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Adult Cancer Pain

Robert A. Swarm, Amy Pickar Abernethy, Doralina L. Anghelescu, Costantino Benedetti, Sorin Buga, Charles Cleeland, Oscar A. deLeon-Casasola, June G. Eilers, Betty Ferrell, Mark Green, Nora A. Janjan, Mihir M. Kamdar, Michael H. Levy, Maureen Lynch, Rachel M. McDowell, Natalie Moryl, Suzanne A. Nesbit, Judith A. Paice, Michael W. Rabow, Karen L. Syrjala, Susan G. Urba, Sharon M. Weinstein, Mary Dwyer, and Rashmi Kumar

. Constipation, nausea and vomiting, pruritus, delirium, respiratory depression, motor and cognitive impairment, and sedation are fairly common, especially when multiple agents are used. 84 - 89 Each adverse effect requires a careful assessment and treatment

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Development and Validation of 11 Symptom Indexes to Evaluate Response to Chemotherapy for Advanced Cancer

David Cella, Sarah K. Rosenbloom, Jennifer L. Beaumont, Susan E. Yount, Diane Paul, Debra Hampton, Amy P. Abernethy, Paul B. Jacobsen, Karen Syrjala, and Jamie H. Von Roenn

broader multidimensional assessment. 3 , 4 , 25 , 26 Cancer-specific HRQOL questionnaires, such as the Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy-General (FACT-G 4 ) and EORTC QLQ-C30, 3 assess common cancer symptoms such as pain, fatigue, and nausea in

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Psychostimulants for Cancer-Related Fatigue

William Breitbart and Yesne Alici

9 (82%) of 11 patients with advanced cancer were successfully treated for cancer-related fatigue with methylphenidate. Notably, more than half of the patients experienced side effects, such as insomnia, agitation, anorexia, dry mouth, nausea, and

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Complications of Multiple Myeloma Therapy, Part 1: Risk Reduction and Management of Peripheral Neuropathy and Asthenia

Paul G. Richardson, Jacob P. Laubach, Robert L. Schlossman, Constantine Mitsiades, and Kenneth Anderson

thalidomide treatment; if present, it is usually mild in severity. 9 , 14 Autonomic manifestations are common, and include gastrointestinal (e.g., constipation, anorexia, nausea) as well as cardiovascular (e.g., hypotension, bradycardia) effects. 15 – 17

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Patient-Reported Symptom Complexity and Acute Care Utilization Among Patients With Cancer: A Population-Based Study Using a Novel Symptom Complexity Algorithm and Observational Data

Linda Watson, Siwei Qi, Claire Link, Andrea DeIure, Arfan Afzal, and Lisa Barbera

associated with ED visits and found that pain, nausea, and shortness of breath were significantly associated. 12 Additionally, as symptom severity increased, the odds of visiting the ED increased further. 12 PROs are routinely collected throughout Alberta

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Optimizing BTK Inhibition in Waldenström Macroglobulinemia

Shayna Sarosiek and Jorge J. Castillo

cramping), cardiac (arrhythmia, hypertension, palpitations), nail/hair/skin changes, cytopenias, gastrointestinal (diarrhea, nausea, reflux), and bleeding/bruising. In 65% of cases, the adverse effect improved or resolved after the initial dose reduction

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Incorporating the Patient’s Voice in the Continuum of Care

Bradford R. Hirsch and Amy P. Abernethy

boundaries. Responses will prompt the delivery of tailored education across platforms, such as the release of an educational video to a patient’s iPad that outlines the management of nausea. Data obtained from patients are made available to the physician at

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Immunotherapies for Lung Cancer

Matthew A. Gubens

immunotherapy (eg, nausea, fatigue), and when they do occur, are typically less than grade 3. Immunotoxicity, however, is associated with checkpoint inhibitors. Most of the immune-related AEs are due to inflammation of organ systems and end in “-itis.” They are

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Smoking Cessation in Patients With Cancer: Treatment Advances and the Oncologist's Role

Paul Cinciripini

practice by following up with these patients a few weeks after starting medication to assess their progress and tolerance. Nausea and other gastrointestinal symptoms are the most common AEs associated with varenicline. Combination Therapies Studies

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Update on Psychotropic Medications for Cancer-Related Fatigue

William Breitbart and Yesne Alici-Evcimen

Aspects of Comfort: Management of Pain, Fatigue and Nausea . New York : Springer ; 1989 : 199 – 208 . 18. Belza BL . Comparison of self-reported fatigue in rheumatoid arthritis and controls . J Rheumatol 1995 ; 22 : 639 – 643 . 19