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Supportive Therapies in Multiple Myeloma

Charise Gleason, Ajay Nooka, and Sagar Lonial

) neurotoxicity: enhancement by protein-deficient diet . J Appl Toxicol 2004 ; 24 : 497 – 500 . 16 Lonial S Waller EK Richardson PG . Risk factors and kinetics of thrombocytopenia associated with bortezomib for relapsed, refractory multiple myeloma

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Head and Neck Cancers: Advantages of Advanced Radiation Therapy and Importance of Supportive Care

Sharon Spencer

. “Mild cases of pain and dysfunction can be managed with heat therapy, analgesics, muscle relaxants, and a soft diet,” noted Dr. Spencer. Lastly, a combination side effect addressed by Dr. Spencer is odynophagia and dysphagia, which can occur as

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you disrupt a patient’s life with radiation, chemotherapy, or surgery to the head and neck, it’s especially challenging for them and their families. Their diet has to change, their salivary function may change, and many people experience a lot of

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Delayed Recovery and Increased Severity of Paclitaxel-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy in Patients With Diabetes

Pilar de la Morena Barrio, María Ángeles Vicente Conesa, Enrique González-Billalabeitia, Edgar Urrego, Elisa García-Garre, Elena García-Martínez, Marta Zafra Poves, Vicente Vicente, and Francisco Ayala de la Peña

group, 9 patients (20.9%) were diet-controlled, 25 (58.2%) were on oral hypoglycemic agents, and 9 (20.9%) were undergoing on insulin treatment. Depending on the chemotherapy protocol, 2 dose levels of wP were used: 80 and 100 mg/m 2 /wk, although no

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Incident Cardiovascular Diseases Among Survivors of High-Risk Stage II–III Colorectal Cancer: A Cluster-Wide Cohort Study

Shing Fung Lee, Pui Lam Yip, Balamurugan A. Vellayappan, Cheng Ean Chee, Lea Choung Wong, Eric Yuk-Fai Wan, Esther Wai-Yin Chan, Chak-Fei Lee, Francis Ann-Shing Lee, and Miguel Angel Luque-Fernandez

10.1002/cncr.27772 53. Ravasco P , Monteiro-Grillo I , Vidal PM , Nutritional deterioration in cancer: the role of disease and diet . Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol) 2003 ; 15 : 443 – 450 . 10.1016/S0936-6555(03)00155-9 54

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Current Concepts in the Evaluation and Treatment of Patients With Diffuse Malignant Peritoneal Mesothelioma

Keli Turner, Sheelu Varghese, and H. Richard Alexander

Other factors found to be associated with peritoneal mesothelioma development are previous abdominal radiation and the mineral erionite. 5 , 6 Less substantiated and more controversial putative risk factors include a diet low in vegetable consumption

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Changes in Prescribing Patterns in Stage III Colon Cancer

Fang-Shu Ou, Daniel J. Walden, Joseph J. Larson, Sandra Kang, Cassia R. Griswold, Benjamin E. Ueberroth, Bhamini Patel, Amber Draper, Puneet Raman, Olatunji B. Alese, Mohamad B. Sonbol, Tanios S. Bekaii-Saab, Christina S. Wu, and Daniel H. Ahn

%, respectively). 14 The observed difference in tolerability is likely related to the prevalence of folate supplementation in US-based diets compared with Europe/Asia, resulting in a higher baseline serum folate level. 15 Folate stabilizes the interaction

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Alcohol Use Among Patients With Cancer and Survivors in the United States, 2000–2017

Nina N. Sanford, David J. Sher, Xiaohan Xu, Chul Ahn, Anthony V. D’Amico, Ayal A. Aizer, and Brandon A. Mahal

: World Cancer Research Fund/American Institute for Cancer Research ; 2007 . 2. World Cancer Research Fund/American Institute for Cancer Research . Continuous Update Project Expert Report 2018. Diet, nutrition, physical activity and liver cancer

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Breast Cancer Risk Reduction

Therese B. Bevers, Deborah K. Armstrong, Banu Arun, Robert W. Carlson, Kenneth H. Cowan, Mary B. Daly, Irvin Fleming, Judy E. Garber, Mary Gemignani, William J. Gradishar, Helen Krontiras, Swati Kulkarni, Christine Laronga, Loretta Loftus, Deborah J. MacDonald, Martin C. Mahoney, Sofia D. Merajver, Ingrid Meszoely, Lisa Newman, Elizabeth Pritchard, Victoria Seewaldt, Rena V. Sellin, Charles L. Shapiro, and John H. Ward

risk of breast cancer. 172 Diet: Results from the WHI controlled intervention trial of 48,835 postmenopausal women designed to test the effect of a low-fat diet (e.g., fat intake limited to 20% of total caloric intake per day, and increased

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Breast Cancer Risk Reduction, Version 2.2015

Therese B. Bevers, John H. Ward, Banu K. Arun, Graham A. Colditz, Kenneth H. Cowan, Mary B. Daly, Judy E. Garber, Mary L. Gemignani, William J. Gradishar, Judith A. Jordan, Larissa A. Korde, Nicole Kounalakis, Helen Krontiras, Shicha Kumar, Allison Kurian, Christine Laronga, Rachel M. Layman, Loretta S. Loftus, Martin C. Mahoney, Sofia D. Merajver, Ingrid M. Meszoely, Joanne Mortimer, Lisa Newman, Elizabeth Pritchard, Sandhya Pruthi, Victoria Seewaldt, Michelle C. Specht, Kala Visvanathan, Anne Wallace, Mary Ann Bergman, and Rashmi Kumar

, environmental factors play a significant role. Lifestyle modifications, such as those related to diet, body weight, exercise, and alcohol consumption, are some of the modifiable breast cancer risk factors. Although no clear evidence shows that specific dietary