Palliative and Supportive Care | Integrative Care

Initial Data on Palliative 177Lu-FAP-2286 Highlights High Uptake and Prolonged Retention Across Several Adenocarcinomas
August 24, 2021

Positive preliminary data on FAP-2286 linked to the radionuclide lutetium-177 across a diverse array of adenocarcinomas was reported from the phase 1/2 LuMIERE trial.

Qualitative Study Shares Strategies for Successful End of Life Conversations for Patients With Cancer
August 06, 2021

Trends towards missing key moments for end-of-life discussions when meeting with patients who have stage IV cancer can be overcome with existing strategies for successful EOL conversations.

Study Indicates Lacking Knowledge of Palliative Care in the General US Population
July 24, 2021

A cross-sectional study from patient survey indicates knowledge of palliative care services are lacking across patient populations.

STAR-OLZ Noted as First Product in Trials Using Total Control Primary End Point
June 24, 2021

STAR-OLZ has been found to significantly reduce adverse effects of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting in clinical trials.

Plinabulin Plus G-CSF Earn Priority Review From FDA for CIN
June 01, 2021

Based on phase 3 data, plinabulin plus granulocyte colony-stimulating factor is being considered by the FDA for the prevention of chemotherapy-induced neutropenia.

Study Finds Over Half of Patients With Cancer Experiencing Loneliness and Symptom Burden During the COVID-19 Pandemic
May 18, 2021

Research utilized a convenience sample of patients to determine loneliness during the COVID-19 pandemic, emphasizing factors including anxiety, depression, and fatigue, among other things.

Structured Guidance for Care Delivery May Result in Better Counselling for Patients With Breast Cancer
May 06, 2021

Nurse Navigator Janeen Bazan, RN, OCN, BSN, talks about the 4R Care Sequence® and its impact on the care of patients with breast cancer at the 2021 Oncology Nursing Society Annual Congress.

Adherence to Oral Chemotherapy Regimens May Improve With Assistance From Smartphone Mobile Apps
April 29, 2021

Better adherence to oral chemotherapy was seen in patients who used a smartphone mobile app, according to a presentation at the Oncology Nursing Society’s 46th Annual Congress.

Despite Efforts, Frequency of ‘Same Day’ Teaching Was Unchanged With Chemotherapy Education Policy
April 24, 2021

A new Chemotherapy Education Policy at an NCCN-designated oncology center was received well by nursing and pharmacy staff, yet failed to meet its goals of better-informing patients about their therapy prior to their first dose.

Cancer Center Seeks to Improve Patient Experience, Satisfaction Through Communication Education With Staff
April 23, 2021

A poster presentation from the Oncology Nursing Society’s 46th Annual Congress describes a single-center clinician education program aimed at improving patient satisfaction.