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Kamya Sankar and Brady L. Stein

, polycythemia vera; QoL, quality of life. has been established in high-risk ET, and there is consensus toward its use in patients with high-risk PV. This review discusses the current positioning of cytoreductives for the treatment of ET and PV ( Figure 1

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Ashley E. Rosko, Sarah Wall, Robert Baiocchi, Don M. Benson, Jonathan E. Brammer, John C. Byrd, Yvonne A. Efebera, Kami Maddocks, Kerry A. Rogers, Desiree Jones, Lara Sucheston-Campbell, Hancong Tang, Hatice Gulcin Ozer, Ying Huang, Christin E. Burd and Michelle J. Naughton

, and chemotherapy induced-toxicity and mortality. 3 Among patients with hematologic malignancy there is inconclusive evidence that exercise improves function and quality of life in this population. 4 Physical fitness is highly predictive of survival

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Michael J. Hall

population screening could harm unsuspecting patients by creating unanticipated personal burdens (e.g., financial, emotional) that are unwanted and unjustified by personal survival and/or quality-of-life benefits. This article highlights critical barriers

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Umang Shah and Tara Morrison

neurologic problems are common in this patient population, and require frequent monitoring and treatment to maximize quality of life. The most common problems encountered by the treating physician are seizures, cerebral edema, venous thromboembolism (VTE

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Bianshly Rivera Rivero, Sonya Pflanzer, Diane Riccardi and Smitha R. Pabbathi

improving their quality of life. Methods: We created an 8-week curriculum customized and designed for breast cancer survivors by experts in nutrition, social work, physical therapy, yoga, arts in medicine, and survivorship medicine with utilization

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Crystal S. Denlinger, Jennifer A. Ligibel, Madhuri Are, K. Scott Baker, Wendy Demark-Wahnefried, Debra L. Friedman, Mindy Goldman, Lee Jones, Allison King, Grace H. Ku, Elizabeth Kvale, Terry S. Langbaum, Kristin Leonardi-Warren, Mary S. McCabe, Michelle Melisko, Jose G. Montoya, Kathi Mooney, Mary Ann Morgan, Javid J. Moslehi, Tracey O’Connor, Linda Overholser, Electra D. Paskett, Muhammad Raza, Karen L. Syrjala, Susan G. Urba, Mark T. Wakabayashi, Phyllis Zee, Nicole McMillian and Deborah Freedman-Cass

More than one-third of posttreatment cancer survivors experience chronic pain, which often leads to psychological distress; decreased activity, motivation, and personal interactions; and an overall poor quality of life. 1 - 5 Pain in survivors is often

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Jimmie C. Holland, Barbara Andersen, William S. Breitbart, Bruce Compas, Moreen M. Dudley, Stewart Fleishman, Caryl D. Fulcher, Donna B. Greenberg, Carl B. Greiner, George F. Handzo, Laura Hoofring, Paul B. Jacobsen, Sara J. Knight, Kate Learson, Michael H. Levy, Matthew J. Loscalzo, Sharon Manne, Randi McAllister-Black, Michelle B. Riba, Kristin Roper, Alan D. Valentine, Lynne I. Wagner and Michael A. Zevon

-lasting and can adversely affect the quality of life of long-term cancer survivors. The underlying mechanisms for chemotherapy-induced cognitive changes are not known. Recent studies have reported elevated levels of cytokines or DNA damage as some of the

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Jacob Klapper and Thomas A. D’Amico

. The thoracoscopic approach is oncologically equivalent to thoracotomy, while resulting in fewer complications, improved quality of life, shorter length of stay, and superior compliance with adjuvant therapies. 6 – 8 Oncologic Outcomes The

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Crystal S. Denlinger, Jennifer A. Ligibel, Madhuri Are, K. Scott Baker, Wendy Demark-Wahnefried, Debra L. Friedman, Mindy Goldman, Lee Jones, Allison King, Grace H. Ku, Elizabeth Kvale, Terry S. Langbaum, Kristin Leonardi-Warren, Mary S. McCabe, Michelle Melisko, Jose G. Montoya, Kathi Mooney, Mary Ann Morgan, Javid J. Moslehi, Tracey O’Connor, Linda Overholser, Electra D. Paskett, Muhammad Raza, Karen L. Syrjala, Susan G. Urba, Mark T. Wakabayashi, Phyllis Zee, Nicole McMillian and Deborah Freedman-Cass

29% of cancer survivors experience persistent fatigue for years after the completion of active therapy. 15 , 16 Persistent cancer-related fatigue affects quality of life, because individuals become too tired to fully participate in the roles and

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Michael H. Levy, Michael D. Adolph, Anthony Back, Susan Block, Shirley N. Codada, Shalini Dalal, Teresa L. Deshields, Elisabeth Dexter, Sydney M. Dy, Sara J. Knight, Sumathi Misra, Christine S. Ritchie, Todd M. Sauer, Thomas Smith, David Spiegel, Linda Sutton, Robert M. Taylor, Jennifer Temel, Jay Thomas, Roma Tickoo, Susan G. Urba, Jamie H. Von Roenn, Joseph L. Weems, Sharon M. Weinstein, Deborah A. Freedman-Cass and Mary Anne Bergman

goal of these guidelines is to help assure that each patient with cancer experiences the best quality of life possible throughout the illness trajectory by providing guidance for the primary oncology team. The Palliative Care Panel is an