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Lillie D. Shockney and Anthony Back

. Shockney discussed the challenge of talking with patients with advanced cancer and suggested ways in which such conversations can facilitate decision-making and enhance quality of life. This task requires providers to be open yet delicate with patient and

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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 R. McMillian and Deborah A. Freedman-Cass

cognitive dysfunction can impact quality of life and function. Cognitive dysfunction is most commonly connected with chemotherapy (sometimes referred to as “chemobrain”), but evidence suggests that therapies other than chemotherapy, such as endocrine therapy

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Barbara Burtness

Inhibition in Patients with Cancer. Although typically not dramatic, these skin complications can represent a chronic struggle for patients, negatively impacting their overall quality of life. Dermatologic Complications of Targeted Therapy A wide

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Michel Kahaleh

studies, both past and present, PDT seems to be an effective way to improve the quality of life of patients with cholangiocarcinoma, with randomized controlled trials needed to also confirm its promise in prolonging survival. Clinical Implications of

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Crystal S. Denlinger, Jennifer A. Ligibel, Madhuri Are, K. Scott Baker, Wendy Demark-Wahnefried, Don Dizon, 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, Jeffrey Peppercorn, Muhammad Raza, M. Alma Rodriguez, Karen L. Syrjala, Susan G. Urba, Mark T. Wakabayashi, Phyllis Zee, Nicole R. McMillian and Deborah A. Freedman-Cass

Lifestyles: Nutrition and Weight Management Healthy lifestyle habits, such as engaging in routine physical activity, maintaining a healthy diet and weight, and avoiding tobacco use, have been associated with improved health outcomes and quality of life. For

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Caroline C. Henson, Carmel N. Anandadas, Lisa H. Barraclough, Ric Swindell, Catharine M.L. West and Susan E. Davidson

levels of distress associated with their symptoms. 4 Currently, none of the toxicity scoring systems capture the effect of symptoms in terms of distress levels or quality of life. The use of currently available and validated patient-reported outcome (PRO

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Barry D. Bultz, Amy Waller, Jodi Cullum, Paula Jones, Johan Halland, Shannon L. Groff, Catriona Leckie, Lisa Shirt, Scott Blanchard, Harold Lau, Jacob Easaw, Konrad Fassbender and Linda E. Carlson

study sought to examine the benefits of implementing a routine screening for distress program based on patient-reported outcomes. Methods Objective The objective of this study was to compare quality of life, physical symptoms, and common

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Crystal S. Denlinger, Tara Sanft, K. Scott Baker, Shrujal Baxi, Gregory Broderick, Wendy Demark-Wahnefried, Debra L. Friedman, Mindy Goldman, Melissa Hudson, Nazanin Khakpour, Allison King, Divya Koura, Elizabeth Kvale, Robin M. Lally, Terry S. Langbaum, Michelle Melisko, Jose G. Montoya, Kathi Mooney, Javid J. Moslehi, Tracey O'Connor, Linda Overholser, Electra D. Paskett, Jeffrey Peppercorn, M. Alma Rodriguez, Kathryn J. Ruddy, Paula Silverman, Sophia Smith, Karen L. Syrjala, Amye Tevaarwerk, Susan G. Urba, Mark T. Wakabayashi, Phyllis Zee, Deborah A. Freedman-Cass and Nicole R. McMillian

size, and thinning of body hair. Menopausal symptoms can have a profound impact on quality of life (QoL). 2 , 3 Menopausal symptoms in cancer survivors have been most extensively studied in female survivors after breast cancer treatment, with hot

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Ruben Mesa, Catriona Jamieson, Ravi Bhatia, Michael W. Deininger, Aaron T. Gerds, Ivana Gojo, Jason Gotlib, Krishna Gundabolu, Gabriela Hobbs, Rebecca B. Klisovic, Patricia Kropf, Sanjay R. Mohan, Stephen Oh, Eric Padron, Nikolai Podoltsev, Daniel A. Pollyea, Raajit Rampal, Lindsay A. M. Rein, Bart Scott, David S. Snyder, Brady L. Stein, Srdan Verstovsek, Martha Wadleigh, Eunice S. Wang, Mary Anne Bergman, Kristina M. Gregory and Hema Sundar

development of targeted therapies, which have resulted in significant improvements in disease-related symptoms and quality of life. 7 , 8 However, certain aspects of clinical management regarding diagnosis, assessment of symptom burden, and selection of

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Robert A. Swarm, Amy Pickar Abernethy, Doralina L. Anghelescu, Costantino Benedetti, Sorin Buga, Charles Cleeland, Oscar A. deLeon-Casasola, June G. Eilers, Betty Ferrell, Mark Green, Nora A. Janjan, Mihir M. Kamdar, Michael H. Levy, Maureen Lynch, Rachel M. McDowell, Natalie Moryl, Suzanne A. Nesbit, Judith A. Paice, Michael W. Rabow, Karen L. Syrjala, Susan G. Urba, Sharon M. Weinstein, Mary Dwyer and Rashmi Kumar

friends, and overall quality of life. Mounting evidence in oncology shows that survival is linked to pain control. 5 The importance of relieving pain and the availability of effective therapies make it imperative that physicians and nurses be adept at