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Epidemiology, Natural History, and Practice Patterns of Patients with Myelodysplastic Syndromes in 2010

Mikkael A. Sekeres

occurred in 11% of recently diagnosed patients. Table 2 Survey-Based Characteristics of Patients With MDS Lower-risk MDS was more common than higher-risk MDS among both recently diagnosed cases (68%–69% vs. 31%–32%, respectively) and

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Characteristics Associated With Functional Changes During Systemic Cancer Treatments: A Systematic Review Focused on Older Adults

Kah Poh Loh, Vivian Lam, Katey Webber, Simran Padam, Mina S. Sedrak, Vivek Musinipally, Madison Grogan, Carolyn J. Presley, Janice Grandi, Chandrika Sanapala, Daniel A. Castillo, Grace DiGiovanni, Supriya G. Mohile, Louise C. Walter, and Melisa L. Wong

characteristics are associated with these changes can inform shared decision-making to individualize cancer care. Identifying which patients are at highest risk of functional decline is necessary to weigh the potential benefits and harms of treatment options, to

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Clinical Characteristics and Outcomes of Oral Mucositis Associated With Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors in Patients With Cancer

Jake S. Jacob, Barbara E. Dutra, Victor Garcia-Rodriguez, Kavea Panneerselvam, Fiyinfoluwa O. Abraham, Fangwen Zou, Weijie Ma, Petros Grivas, John A. Thompson, Mehmet Altan, Isabella C. Glitza Oliva, Hao Chi Zhang, Anusha S. Thomas, and Yinghong Wang

and the ICI therapy course and lead to morbidity and mortality. Given the limited data on IMM, we evaluated the clinical characteristics, disease course, treatment, and outcome of IMM in patients at a tertiary cancer center. Methods Study

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Edmonton Symptom Assessment Scale and Clinical Characteristics Associated With Cannabinoid Use in Oncology Supportive Care Outpatients

Young D. Chang, Jae-Woo Jung, Ritika Oberoi-Jassal, Jongphil Kim, Sahana Rajasekhara, Meghan Haas, Joshua Smith, Vijay Desai, Kristine A. Donovan, and Diane Portman

characteristics among patients with positive versus negative test results. Patients and Methods Study Population A retrospective medical records review was performed to identify reported differences in symptom characteristics of cannabinoid users and nonusers

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End-of-Life Characteristics Associated With Short Hospice Length of Stay for Patients With Solid Tumors Enrolled in Phase I Clinical Trials

Ramy Sedhom, Amanda L. Blackford, Arjun Gupta, Kelly Griffiths, Janet Heussner, and Michael A. Carducci

solid cancer and enrollment in a phase I intervention trial. The primary objective of this study was to identify patient and treatment characteristics associated with a short hospice LOS (≤3 days). Data Collection Patient demographics and EOL

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Lung Cancer in Nonelderly Patients: Facility and Patient Characteristics Associated With Not Receiving Treatment

Elizabeth A. Nardi, Can-Lan Sun, Francisco Robert, and Julie A. Wolfson

(“treatment”). Sociodemographic Characteristics The following sociodemographic variables were included in multivariable analyses: (1) age (continuous variable); (2) year of diagnosis (11 categories); (3) race/ethnicity (non-Hispanic white [NHW], black

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EPR19-072: Breast Cancer Laterality and Immunohistochemical Characteristics

Tarek Safi, Pascale Salameh, Lea Aoude, Mirna Waked, FCCP, and Bassim Kobrossy

looking at differences in immunohistochemical characteristics between left and right sided breast cancer. This study aims to assess the incidence and age distribution as well as the following immunohistochemical characteristics: estrogen receptor (ER

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Association Between Urologist Characteristics and Radiation Oncologist Consultation for Patients With Locoregional Prostate Cancer

Ruben G.W. Quek, Kevin C. Ward, Viraj A. Master, Chun Chieh Lin, Kenneth M. Portier, Katherine S. Virgo, and Joseph Lipscomb

patients’ treatment decisions. 7 , 8 Multiple studies have indicated that physician characteristics are important determinants of referral patterns. 9 – 13 This study examined urologists’ characteristics as determinants of radiation oncologist

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A Real-World Comparison of Regorafenib and Trifluridine/Tipiracil in Refractory Metastatic Colorectal Cancer in the United States

Christopher Nevala-Plagemann, Shashank Sama, Jian Ying, Jincheng Shen, Benjamin Haaland, Vaia Florou, and Ignacio Garrido-Laguna

review of the EHR, Social Security Death Index, and review of obituaries. 19 Statistical Analysis Baseline characteristics of patients who received TAS-102 alone or prior to receiving regorafenib (TAS-102 group) versus those who received

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Variation in Integrated Head and Neck Cancer Care: Impact of Patient and Hospital Characteristics

Lydia F.J. van Overveld, Robert P. Takes, Jozé C.C. Braspenning, Robert J. Baatenburg de Jong, Jan P. de Boer, John J.A. Brouns, Rolf J. Bun, Eric A. Dik, Boukje A.C. van Dijk, Robert J.J. van Es, Frank J.P. Hoebers, Barry Kolenaar, Arvid Kropveld, Ton P.M. Langeveld, Hendrik P. Verschuur, Jan G.A.M. de Visscher, Stijn van Weert, Max J.H. Witjes, Ludi E. Smeele, Matthias A.W. Merkx, and Rosella P.M.G. Hermens

obtain insight into the quality of currently delivered HNC care in the Netherlands and some of the influencing characteristics to test the value of the QI set as an instrument for monitoring and improving clinical performance for this quality registration