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BPI24-014: Implementation of Therapeutic Touch in an Ambulatory Palliative Oncology Clinic

Jennifer Browning, Janine Overcash, Robin Rosselet, and Diane Von Ah

Background: Uncontrolled pain, anxiety, and fatigue are more prevalent in people with advanced cancers. Pharmacology therapies alone are not the best choice for symptom management in this population. Therapeutic Touch (TT) is research supported

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CLO23-060: Extranodal Presentation of Double Hit High Grade B Cell Lymphoma

Ernesto Munoz and Allison Carilli

, fatigue, and CNS involvement. This case illustrates a patient with disease involvement of the muscles of the forearm causing compartment syndrome. This is a rare presentation that have not been described in the literature to this date.

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Communicating About Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting: A Comparison of Patient and Provider Perspectives

John M. Salsman, Steven M. Grunberg, Jennifer L. Beaumont, Miriam Rogers, Diane Paul, Marla L. Clayman, and David Cella

, available online, in this article, at www.JNCCN.org ) Nausea and Vomiting Management Barriers Questionnaire (NVMBQ) were developed using the Fatigue Management Barriers Questionnaire (FMBQ) 16 as a template. Patient-related barriers to communicating about

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Role of Adjuvant and Posttreatment Exercise Programs in Breast Health

Jennifer A. Ligibel

diagnosis have lower rates of recurrence and death compared with sedentary individuals. A growing number of exercise intervention studies show that increased physical activity after diagnosis leads to improvements in quality of life, fatigue, and body image

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Urothelial Carcinoma of the Bladder and the Rise of Immunotherapy

David D. Chism

-related AEs (TRAEs) included fatigue, pneumonitis, rash, and dyspnea. Among the 119 cisplatin-ineligible patients in cohort 1 who received atezolizumab in the first-line setting, there was an ORR of 23% (95% CI, 16–31) and a CR of 9%, with durable responses

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Distress Screening and the Integration of Psychosocial Care Into Routine Oncologic Care

Jimmie C. Holland

-report was considered totally invalid,” explained Dr. Holland. To begin to measure subjective symptoms, validated, quantitative tools were developed in the 1970s and 1980s. Scales focused on items such as health-related quality of life, pain, fatigue

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Targeting Angiogenesis in Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Philip E. Lammers and Leora Horn

show superiority. The toxicities differed between arms; more grade 3/4 thrombocytopenia (23.3% vs 5.6%), anemia (14.5% vs 2.7%), and fatigue (10.9% vs 5.0%) were seen in the pemetrexed group, whereas more grade 3/4 neutropenia (40.6% vs 25.8%), febrile

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The NCCN 2023 Annual Conference

and suggested approaches that can improve inclusion and equity in oncology. In another plenary session focused on sleep disorders, fatigue, and cognitive function in cancer survivors (synopsis available at JNCCN.org ) speakers again noted the need

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New Meets Old: A Case Study and Review of Novel Therapeutics for the Treatment of CLL in Older Patients

Neel K. Gupta and Charalambos Andreadis

performed. He was asymptomatic, without palpable adenopathy or organomegaly, and was monitored expectantly during the next 5 years, remaining free of symptoms or hematologic abnormalities. By August 2009 he developed mild fatigue, cervical lymphadenopathy

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Prevalence of Insomnia in an Oncology Patient Population: An Irish Tertiary Referral Center Experience

Emily C. Harrold, Ahmad F. Idris, Niamh M. Keegan, Lynda Corrigan, Min Yuen Teo, Martin O’Donnell, Sean Tee Lim, Eimear Duff, Dearbhaile M. O’Donnell, M. John Kennedy, Sue Sukor, Cliona Grant, David G. Gallagher, Sonya Collier, Tara Kingston, Ann Marie O’Dwyer, and Sinead Cuffe

trajectory, with an impact on multiple functional domains and a deleterious effect on overall quality of life. 48 Improving sleep outcomes is significantly related to improvements in quality of life and reduced daytime fatigue. 49 Data also suggest an