In an analysis of 11 studies, researchers investigated whether the benefits of carfilzomib for multiple myeloma outweigh the cardiovascular risks. However, the researchers recommend careful monitoring and management of blood pressure and volume status as good clinical practice, regardless.
In this study, researchers sought to determine if a genetic predisposition to depression exists in some patients with breast cancer and how to identify it.
In a randomized study, researchers sought to determine the effect of IV injections of coix seed oil, a Chinese CAM, on pain and quality of life measures for patients with advanced cancer.
Researchers sought to determine if handgrip force could provide objective measures of CRF in patients with cancer.
The effectiveness of a novel intervention intended to reduce and/or prevent depression in patients with advanced cancer at the end of life was investigated in a randomized study with more than 300 patients.
Mindfulness-based interventions are proven effective in helping patients with cancer manage distress and other psychological symptoms. In this study, researchers sought to determine if Internet-based MBCT can be as effective as face-to-face interventions.
Post-traumatic stress symptoms are linked to a greater symptom burden in hospitalized cancer patients.
In this retrospective study, researchers sought to determine the effectiveness of fentanyl for dyspnea in dying patients with advanced cancer.
In a retrospective study, researchers used established tools to measure the nutritional status of patients with head and neck cancer before, immediately after, and at 2 follow-up points after radiotherapy.
Three-drug regimen twice a week achieved good response and long-term outcomes in patients with newly diagnosed multiple myeloma; however, regimen has higher toxicity than once weekly dose.
In this study, researchers assigned 75 patients with newly diagnosed Philadelphia chromosome (Ph)-positive CML-CP to receive dasatinib 50 mg once daily.
Psychological impairment seen particularly in survivors with chronic health conditions.
A review of immunotherapy — what they are, how they work, and what to watch for — was presented at the 2018 ONA Navigation Summit.
Interventions specifically designed to target cachexia in patients with thoracic or gastrointestinal cancer and established cachexia were effective in helping patients preserve functional stability and rehabilitation potential.
A study presented at the 2018 ASCO Annual Meeting investigated the mortality risk for patients with multiple myeloma who develop VTE.
In a retrospective study, researchers investigated the effect of primary prophylaxis on incidence of febrile neutropenia in patients with early stage breast cancer.
Researchers evaluated whether the development of irAEsc among patients with metastatic head and neck cancer who have failed platinum-based chemotherapy could improve patient outcomes.
Consultations for palliative care for hospitalized highly symptomatic patients with cancer is low regardless of curability or whether patient has hematologic or solid cancer, a study presented at 2018 ASCO has shown.
In a case study, olaparib was found to induce folate deficiency in most patients with relapsed ovarian cancer. Researchers discuss the significance of this adverse effect and how it was managed.
In fielding reports of CNS-related adverse effects from patients in the ambulatory infusion room, nurses were able to prompt a pharmacy practice review. The outcomes of the resulting switch in premedication for HSR was presented at the 2018 ONS Annual Congress.
Long-term neurotoxicity was more frequently seen with cisplatin than with vinca alkaloids, data indicates.
A clinic staffed with clinical research nurses provided needed care for patients in clinical trials who experienced adverse effects, and also ensured consistent documentation of treatment-related AEs, according to a presentation at the 2018 ONS Annual Congress.
A project presented at the 2018 ONS Annual Congress demonstrated the effectiveness of standardizing nursing practices for paclitaxel infusions.
A link between visual function, ocular symptoms, and quality of life was found in cross-sectional study of patients who underwent radiotherapy for head and neck cancers, according to a presentation at the 2018 ONS Annual Congress.
Electronic Self-Report Assessment-Cancer May Preserve Physical Function in Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral NeuropathyMay 18, 2018
Research presented at the 2018 ONS Congress reported on the effectiveness of ESRA-C, a web-based assessment and self-care intervention program, in the management of CIPN in patients receiving platinum and/or taxane-based chemotherapy.
Researchers explored the effectiveness of using a smartphone app to monitor adverse effects of patients with cancer undergoing treatment as part of a clinical trial.
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Slight changes in taste perceptions are noted in patients undergoing HSCT for hematologic cancers. In this study, researchers sought to determine how these changes affect quality of life and nutritional intake.
A randomized study assessed the effectiveness of an Internet-based psychological intervention in helping women survivors of breast cancer cope with the changes brought by their disease and treatment.
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