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New Frailty Index Associated With Outcomes in Older Patients on Chemotherapy
A largely self-administered comprehensive geriatric assessment can be used to create a deficit-accumulation frailty index in cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy.
Laser Moxibustion Appears to Lessen Cancer-Related Fatigue
An infrared laser-based version of the traditional Chinese medicinal technique known as moxibustion was found to improve cancer-related fatigue.
Delirium Common in Advanced Cancer Patients Visiting ER
Ten percent of advanced cancer patients have developed delirium, but it is often missed by emergency department physicians.
Young Cancer Survivors Lack Information on Fertility Issues and Options
Young adult female cancer survivors have unmet informational needs regarding reproductive issues and decisional conflict regarding fertility preservation.
Study Offers New Ways to Report AEs in Era of Molecularly Targeted Therapies
A new study has suggested two new ways to report on adverse events in the era of molecularly targeted therapies.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Reduced Survivors’ Memory-Related Issues
Cognitive behavioral therapy may reduce long-term memory-related issues linked to chemotherapy treatment in cancer survivors.
Assessing Critical Situations in Cancer Care
While oncologic emergencies are common among cancer patients, they can often be avoided with close monitoring, early intervention, and ongoing patient education.
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