Researchers at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center conducted a study to determine which diet is better at reducing cancer risk and improving health: keto or plant-based.
To improve long-term health and increase survival, survivors should avoid obesity, follow healthy eating pattern, engage in regular exercise.
Researchers sought to determine the effectiveness of using electronic health record prompts to assess patients for smoking, desire to quit, and access to smoking cessation programs.
A Dutch study sought to explore factors that influence perception of quality of life in women with breast cancer.
Researchers investigated how young adult cancer survivors felt about using medical crowdfunding to help cover their healthcare and basic living costs.
Retrospective analysis of data from patients’ electronic records described a link between overall survival and whether patients had an email address.
Recruiting African American patients into more clinical trials for cancer treatment is necessary to learn more about differences in results among different ethnic groups and provide more opportunities for underrepresented minorities to benefit from cutting-edge care. But it’s been a challenge, thanks in part to mistrust in the healthcare system and research among this population. …
Researchers sought to determine the palliative effects of chocolate consumption in older people with cancer.
This researcher sought to determine if the benefits of yoga practice extended to men with prostate cancer in the perioperative setting.
A large cohort study sought to determine the effects of hospice care type on management of end of life in terminally ill patients.
Researchers found that duration of palliative care is as important as early initiation for patients with advanced cancer.
A team of Dutch researchers identified the perspectives and activities of nurses who provide a range or support for family caregivers of patients with cancer at the end of life.
A data analysis of electronic health records of pediatric cancer survivors revealed higher risk of CVD and mortality, and a lack of follow-up guideline adherence.
A secondary analysis of data sought to determine the level of sedation for agitated delirium in patients with cancer at the end of life preferred by nurses and caregivers.
An analysis of treatment summaries and survivorship care plans suggests they may be written at a level beyond the reading level of most US adults.
Researchers identified areas of improved outcomes for patients receiving allogeneic blood or marrow transplantation as well as some areas of concern.
Researchers sought to describe symptoms experienced by pediatric patients receiving palliative care based on parent-reported data.
Nurse researchers defined the prevalence and potential risk mitigation for acute ischemic stroke in brain tumor survivors.
Researchers sought to determine when and to what extent survivors of head and neck squamous cell cancers would recover their senses of taste and smell.
As cancer treatments advance and survival rates increase, how is the quality of life among cancer survivors? Outside factors such as employment can play a large role in this. Among patients who are undergoing treatment or have survived cancer, what can the specifics of their occupational status tell us about their quality of life?