Black patients disproportionately excluded from participation in pancreatic cancer clinical trials
Researchers sought to determine if offering financial reimbursement with or without a follow-up phone call would improve the diversity of patients participating in clinical trials.
A cluster-randomized study evaluated the effectiveness of guideline implementation of pain management strategies for ambulatory patients with advanced cancer.
A qualitative descriptive study identified the interest and willingness to participate in clinical trials of patients 65 and older and their caregivers.
Researchers performing a literature review identified and described several requirements for meaningful involvement of social workers in palliative care.
A retrospective review of patient records sought to understand which patients are more likely to seek spiritual consultations.
A new report describes biases that may influence care and counseling for patients, and strategies to mitigate disparities in patient education about adverse effects.
Researchers sought to determine the effect of breast MRI on women with DCIS before, during, and after undergoing breast MRI.
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.
Patients with DLBCL may be willing to travel longer distances for treatment if follow-up care was local, but this pattern varied by race.