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Miren Gaztañaga and Juanita Crook

according to established indications. Describe methods to mitigate side effects in order to improve quality of life for men with prostate cancer. Since Huggins and Hodges 1 first recognized the androgen dependence of prostate cancer in 1940, androgen

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Caron A. Jacobson and Arnold S. Freedman

cytotoxic chemotherapy within 3 years. The patients treated with R/M had significant improvements in quality of life scores compared with those treated with watchful waiting, specifically with respect to mental adjustments to cancer, the ability to cope with

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Amit Mahipal, Minsig Choi and Richard Kim

metastatic and locally advanced gastric cancer (AGC) and has been associated with improved quality of life and survival in patients with advanced disease. 4 Recently, the FDA approved 2 targeted agents, trastuzumab and ramucirumab, for the treatment of AGC

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Philip J. Saylor and Matthew R. Smith

ADT to either a control or treatment arm that featured resistance exercise 3 times a week. 30 Although the treatment cohort experienced significantly less fatigue, higher quality of life, and improved muscular fitness, body composition did not

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Zeeshan Butt, Sarah K. Rosenbloom, Amy P. Abernethy, Jennifer L. Beaumont, Diane Paul, Debra Hampton, Paul B. Jacobsen, Karen L. Syrjala, Jamie H. Von Roenn and David Cella

. Oncol Nurs Forum 1994 ; 21 : 23 – 36 . 3. Cella D . Quality of life in cancer patients experiencing fatigue and anemia . Anemia in Oncology 1998 ; 2 – 4 . 4. Wagner LI Cella D . Fatigue and cancer: causes, prevalence and

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Simon D. Fung-Kee-Fung, Sima P. Porten, Maxwell V. Meng and Michael Kuettel

for both patients and physicians. This article examines the role of AS in the contemporary management of prostate cancer, focusing on key issues that influence decision-making, including competing risks of mortality and health-related quality of life

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Mikkael A. Sekeres

. Decision-making and quality of life in older adults with acute myeloid leukemia or advanced myelodysplastic syndrome . Leukemia 2004 ; 18 : 809 – 816 . 38. Carey RW Ribas-Mundo M Ellison RR . Comparative study of cytosine arabinoside therapy

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Ruben Niesvizky and Ashraf Z. Badros

, appropriate dental hygiene, and dose adjustments, can contribute to improved outcomes and quality of life for MM patients. The authors thank Caitlin Rothermel, MA, for medical writing assistance. This work was supported by an educational grant

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Paul G. Richardson, Jacob P. Laubach, Robert L. Schlossman, Constantine Mitsiades and Kenneth Anderson

interfere with optimal therapy and substantially affect patient quality of life as well as outcome. Effective strategies for preventing and managing these complications of MM therapy are thus critical. Peripheral Neuropathy Overview PN occurs in MM

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Arti Hurria, Tanya Wildes, Sarah L. Blair, Ilene S. Browner, Harvey Jay Cohen, Mollie deShazo, Efrat Dotan, Barish H. Edil, Martine Extermann, Apar Kishor P. Ganti, Holly M. Holmes, Reshma Jagsi, Mohana B. Karlekar, Nancy L. Keating, Beatriz Korc-Grodzicki, June M. McKoy, Bruno C. Medeiros, Ewa Mrozek, Tracey O’Connor, Hope S. Rugo, Randall W. Rupper, Rebecca A. Silliman, Derek L. Stirewalt, William P. Tew, Louise C. Walter, Alva B. Weir III, Mary Anne Bergman and Hema Sundar

treatment that could improve quality of life or extend meaningful survival. 6 , 7 Treatment that diminishes quality of life with no significant survival benefit should be avoided. The available data suggest that older patients with good performance status