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Palliative and Supportive Care

Palliative and Supportive Care

Men with painful bone metastases from prostate cancer may be able to achieve clinically meaningful improvements in pain and quality of life as early as 10 days after undergoing radiotherapy.

In this interview we discuss the different types of T-cell lymphomas and how supportive care is used in the management of these malignancies.

Acupressure, a technique derived from acupuncture, helped improve sleep and relieved chronic fatigue experienced by women treated for breast cancer.

The diagnosis and treatment of depression in the cancer setting can improve patients’ quality of life, their adherence to therapy recommendations, and the illness experience, all of which may affect survival outcomes.

In this video we discuss how palliative care early on in the process of treating patients with cancer led to an improvement in depressive symptoms and quality of life among family caregivers.

Early palliative care in cancer patients led to an improvement in depressive symptoms and quality of life among family caregivers.

The FDA has approved the first single-dose intravenous NK1 receptor antagonist, fosaprepitant dimeglumine (Emend), for the treatment of nausea and vomiting that can accompany the use of moderately and highly emetogenic chemotherapy.

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