A conservation and waste reduction approach was used to reduce heparin use at a major medical center.
[Cancer Management and Research] Use of inflammatory indices, particularly C-reactive protein/albumin ratio (CAR), is effective in predicting risk for postoperative complications in patients undergoing resection of colorectal cancer.
Antidepressant treatment, social work referral, and psychological assessment are shown to improve depression symptoms in patients with a cancer diagnosis.
How should side effects of 5-HT3 antagonists be managed so patients can take their antiemetic prophylaxis?
One finding from this study was that VTE was more likely to occur at atypical sites in patients with myelofibrosis compared to those without the disease.
Proton pump inhibitors are used to control negative GI effects in patients receiving chemotherapy for breast cancer. But their availability as over-the-counter medications may be leading to overuse, making another common adverse effects worse.
Thromboprophylaxis with a low-dose direct-acting oral anticoagulant was associated with lower incidences of cancer-associated thrombosis and bleeding compared with placebo.
Medical and ethical considerations are discussed, including in cases of conflict between parent, child.
Strontium89 (Strontium Chloride Sr-89 injection), a radiopharmaceutical indicated for the relief of bone pain in patients with painful skeletal metastases, has been made available by Q BioMed.
The VES-13, a brief frailty screening tool, was found effective in determining which older patients with GU cancer were at higher risk for adverse outcomes and would benefit from a CGA.