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Discharge to Primary Care for Survivorship Follow-Up: How Are Patients With Early-Stage Breast Cancer Faring?

Cindy Railton, Sasha Lupichuk, Jennifer McCormick, Lihong Zhong, Jenny Jaeeun Ko, Barbara Walley, Anil A. Joy, and Janine Giese-Davis

interview (≥55 vs <55 years); (2) residence (urban/nonurban); (3) ET plan (yes/no); current symptoms, including (4) fatigue, (5) hot flashes, and (6) vaginal dryness (yes/no); (7) time since diagnosis (months); and (8) discharge status (cancer center

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What Is the Appropriate Approach to Treating Women With Incurable Cervical Cancer?

Lois Ramondetta

Odors 24 Fatigue 25 , 26 Pain 27 , 28 Constipation 27 Unfortunately, patients with cervical cancer, because of its association with low socioeconomic status, are often without the extensive social and clinical supportive services that are

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Guiding Lay Navigation in Geriatric Patients With Cancer Using a Distress Assessment Tool

Gabrielle B. Rocque, Richard A. Taylor, Aras Acemgil, Xuelin Li, Maria Pisu, Kelly Kenzik, Bradford E. Jackson, Karina I. Halilova, Wendy Demark-Wahnefried, Karen Meneses, Yufeng Li, Michelle Y. Martin, Carol Chambless, Nedra Lisovicz, Mona Fouad, Edward E. Partridge, Elizabeth A. Kvale, and the Patient Care Connect Group

distress at initial assessment were pain (408 of 5,254 cases reporting a cause of distress), balance/mobility difficulties (404 cases), and fatigue (399 cases; Figure 2A ). This breakdown was similar for formal and informal DTs. Patients with distress

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Phase I Clinical Trial of Bendamustine and Bevacizumab for Patients With Advanced Cancer

Apostolia M. Tsimberidou, Alexandra M. Adamopoulos, Yang Ye, Sarina Piha-Paul, Filip Janku, Siqing Fu, David Hong, Gerald S. Falchook, Aung Naing, Jennifer Wheler, Adoneca Fortier, Razelle Kurzrock, and Kenneth R. Hess

fatigue (n=22), nausea (n=14), anorexia (n=9), and thrombocytopenia (n=7) ( Table 3 ). Grade 3 toxicities were fatigue (n=3), thrombocytopenia (n=1), neutropenia (n=3), hypertension (n=1), and decreased white blood cell count (n=1). Two patients

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Change Toward Healthier Lifestyles Is Associated With Better Health-Related Quality of Life in Long-Term Colorectal Cancer Survivors

Ruth Elisa Eyl-Armbruster, Melissa S.Y. Thong, Prudence R. Carr, Lina Jansen, Jenny Chang-Claude, Michael Hoffmeister, Hermann Brenner, and Volker Arndt

, occupational and social aspects of relevance) and social functioning, 6 , 8 and less fatigue 5 , 6 , 8 in CRC survivors. However, most studies used a cross-sectional study design, and to the best of our knowledge, no study has investigated whether a change

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A Randomized Phase II Study of Cetuximab Every 2 Weeks at Either 500 or 750 mg/m2 for Patients With Recurrent or Metastatic Head and Neck Squamous Cell Cancer

Matthew G. Fury, Eric Sherman, Donna Lisa, Neeraj Agarwal, Kenneth Algazy, Bruce Brockstein, Corey Langer, Dean Lim, Ranee Mehra, Sandeep K. Rajan, Susan Korte, Brynna Lipson, Furhan Yunus, Tawee Tanvetyanon, Stephanie Smith-Marrone, Kenneth Ng, Han Xiao, Sofia Haque, and David G. Pfister

The median number of treatment cycles delivered was 2 for both groups (ranges, <1–13 for Group A; <1–15 for Group B). The most common cetuximab-related adverse events (all grades) among treated subjects included rash, fatigue, and hypomagnesemia

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Molecular Complete Remission Following Ivosidenib in a Patient With an Acute Undifferentiated Leukemia

Sandipkumar H. Patel, Sumithira Vasu, Ling Guo, Olivia Lemaster, John C. Byrd, and Alison Walker

had been well until 1 month before admission, when she noted fatigue, a 25-pound weight loss with concurrent otitis media, and sinus infections lasting 4 weeks. She was evaluated by her primary care physician and found to have new-onset anemia and

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Early Application of Next-Generation Sequencing Identifies Pancreatic Mass as Metastasis From an EGFR-Mutated Lung Adenocarcinoma

Luxi Chen, John Davelaar, Srinivas Gaddam, Kambiz Kosari, Nicholas Nissen, George Chaux, Christopher Lee, Eric Vail, Andrew Hendifar, Jun Gong, Karen Reckamp, and Arsen Osipov

abdominal pain. He experienced a significant unintentional 35-pound weight loss over 6 months with associated fatigue, loss of appetite, abdominal pain, and light-colored stools. Physical examination findings were notable for scleral icterus and jaundice. In

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Lung Cancer Survivorship: Physical, Social, Emotional, and Medical Needs of NSCLC Survivors

Melinda L. Hsu, Matthew Z. Guo, Sarah Olson, Cyd Eaton, Mary Boulanger, Michelle Turner, Mattea E. Miller, Anna Nguyen, Karol Szczepanek, Rahul Shenolikar, and Josephine L. Feliciano

/issues ( supplemental eTable 2 ) included fatigue (69.8%), sleep disturbance (59.6%), memory and concentration (57.5%), weakness (53.6%), and trouble breathing (50.6%). Fatigue was indicated as a high need by 23.0% of LC survivors. Other common physical needs included

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Outcomes From a Patient-Centered, Interprofessional, Palliative Consult Team in Oncology

Andrea Feldstain, Barry D. Bultz, Janet de Groot, Amane Abdul-Razzak, Leonie Herx, Lyle Galloway, Srini Chary, and Aynharan Sinnarajah

study can be found on the Alberta Health Services website. 11 Edmonton Symptom Assessment System: The ESAS 12 is a self-report questionnaire that asks patients to rate the severity of their current suffering regarding 9 common symptoms (pain, fatigue