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Innovative Model Improves Care for Patients With Bone Mets

A new model that partners radiation oncology with palliative care led to better results for patients with advanced cancer and bone metastases.  
medscape.com
about 6 years ago
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ESMO Award a Nod to Integrated Palliative Care

Dr David Kerr speaks with Dr Nathan Cherny, this year's recipient of the ESMO Award, about his work to win worldwide support for integrating palliative care into standard cancer care and training.  
medscape.com
about 6 years ago
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Pharmacists Can Improve Palliative Care

Adding a pharmacist to the palliative care team can help patients achieve pain goals and reduce costs by eliminating unnecessary medications, a new study shows.  
medscape.com
about 6 years ago
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Teamwork Reduces Hospital Needs in Advanced-Cancer Patients

A palliative care team approach that offers comprehensive assessment allows the majority of advanced-cancer patients to die at home and reduces hospital costs.  
medscape.com
about 6 years ago
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Addressing Cachexia for Cancer Patients (and Caregivers)

Cachexia is a common, but often misunderstood, complication of cancer and its treatment. Experts in palliative care discuss how to treat cachexia and manage patients', and caregivers', expectations.  
medscape.com
about 6 years ago