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Treatment Access and Survival Amongst British Asians with Pancreatic Cancer.

Related Articles Treatment Access and Survival Amongst British Asians with Pancreatic Cancer. World J Surg. 2017 Feb;41(2):546-551 Authors: Isherwood J, Bilku D, Metcalfe MS, Dennison AR, Garcea G Abstract INTRODUCTION: Despite increasingly mixed communities in large cities, there remains a paucity of absolute and comparative data concerning the treatment, access and survival of British Asians with pancreatic cancer. METHODS: A prospective database of 1038 patients with a diagnosis of pancreatic cancer from 2003 to 2012 was analysed. Asian/Asian British was defined as patients identifying themselves as originating from India, Bangladesh or Pakistan. RESULTS: No significant difference was observed in gender…
Origen: Treatment Access and Survival Amongst British Asians with Pancreatic Cancer. – PubMed

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Conservative Management and End-of-Life Care in an Australian Cohort with ESRD.

Related Articles Conservative Management and End-of-Life Care in an Australian Cohort with ESRD. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2016 Dec 07;11(12):2195-2203 Authors: Morton RL, Webster AC, McGeechan K, Howard K, Murtagh FE, Gray NA, Kerr PG, Germain MJ, Snelling P Abstract BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: We aimed to determine the proportion of patients who switched to dialysis after confirmed plans for conservative care and compare survival and end-of-life care among patients choosing conservative care with those initiating RRT. DESIGN, SETTING, PARTICIPANTS, & MEASUREMENTS: A cohort study of 721 patients on incident dialysis, patients receiving transplants, and conservatively managed patients from 66…
Origen: Conservative Management and End-of-Life Care in an Australian Cohort with ESRD. – PubMed

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Cannabis Use in Palliative Oncology: A Review of the Evidence for Popular Indications.

Related Articles Cannabis Use in Palliative Oncology: A Review of the Evidence for Popular Indications. Isr Med Assoc J. 2017 Feb;19(2):85-88 Authors: Turgeman I, Bar-Sela G Abstract BACKGROUND: A flowering plant of variegated ingredients and psychoactive qualities, cannabis has long been used for medicinal and recreational purposes. Currently, cannabis is approved in several countries for indications of symptomatic alleviation. However, limited knowledge on the benefits and risks precludes inclusion of cannabis in standard treatment guidelines. This review provides a summary of the available literature on the use of cannabis and cannabinoid-based medicines in palliative oncology. Favorable outcomes are demonstrated for…
Origen: Cannabis Use in Palliative Oncology: A Review of the Evidence for Popular Indications. – PubMed

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Palliative and End-of-Life Care for Patients with Malignancy.

Related Articles Palliative and End-of-Life Care for Patients with Malignancy. Clin Chest Med. 2017 Jun;38(2):363-376 Authors: Akgün KM Abstract Patients with cancer continue to have unmet palliative care needs. Concurrent palliative care is tailored to the needs of patients as well as their families to relieve suffering. Specialty palliative care referral is associated with improved symptom management, improved end-of-life quality, and higher family-rated satisfaction. Optimal timing for palliative care referral has not been determined. Barriers to palliative care referral include workforce limitations, provider attitudes and perceptions, and potential ethnic and racial disparities in access to palliative care. Future work should…
Origen: Palliative and End-of-Life Care for Patients with Malignancy. – PubMed

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