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Inventory of oncologists' unmet needs for tools to support decision-making about palliative treatment for metastatic colorectal cancer.

Related Articles Inventory of oncologists’ unmet needs for tools to support decision-making about palliative treatment for metastatic colorectal cancer. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2018 12 14;18(1):132 Authors: Engelhardt EG, Révész D, Tamminga HJ, Punt CJA, Koopman M, Onwuteaka-Philipsen BD, Steyerberg EW, de Vet HCW, Coupé VMH Abstract BACKGROUND: Decision-making about palliative care for metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC) consists of many different treatment-related decisions, and there generally is no best treatment option. Decision support systems (DSS), e.g., prognostic calculators, can aid oncologists’ decision-making. DSS that contain features tailored to the needs of oncologists are more likely to be implemented in…
Origen: Inventory of oncologists' unmet needs for tools to support decision-making about palliative treatment for metastatic colorectal cancer. – PubMed

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Rethinking End-of-Life Care and Palliative Care: Learning From the Illness Trajectories and Lived Experiences of Terminally Ill Patients and Their Family Carers.

Related Articles Rethinking End-of-Life Care and Palliative Care: Learning From the Illness Trajectories and Lived Experiences of Terminally Ill Patients and Their Family Carers. Qual Health Res. 2018 12;28(14):2220-2238 Authors: Sercu M, Beyens I, Cosyns M, Mertens F, Deveugele M, Pype P Abstract Lynn conceptualized end-of-life (EoL) care for patients with advanced chronic-progressive illnesses as a combination of life-preserving/palliative care, the palliative aspect gradually becoming the main focus as death approaches. We checked this concept by exploring the advanced-terminal illness trajectories of 50 patients. Strategies heralding active therapy exhaustion were the catalyst for a participant’s awareness of terminality, but were…
Origen: Rethinking End-of-Life Care and Palliative Care: Learning From the Illness Trajectories and Lived Experiences of Terminally Ill Patients and Their Family Carers. – PubMed

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Palliative care patients' perceptions of the work involved in understanding and managing the network of care provision surrounding them.

Related Articles Palliative care patients’ perceptions of the work involved in understanding and managing the network of care provision surrounding them. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2017 Jun;7(2):133-139 Authors: Jarrett N, Porter K, Davis C, Lathlean J, Duke S, Corner J, Addington-Hall J Abstract OBJECTIVE: To explore the work carried out for cancer palliative care patients in understanding and dealing with the often large network of care provision surrounding them. METHOD: Qualitative thematic analysis of interviews with 24 patients (aged 48-85 years) with 15 different types/sites of cancer and palliative care needs. RESULTS: The main theme of ‘patient work-their strategies and project…
Origen: Palliative care patients' perceptions of the work involved in understanding and managing the network of care provision surrounding them. – PubMed

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Therapeutic developments in pancreatic cancer: current and future perspectives.

Related Articles Therapeutic developments in pancreatic cancer: current and future perspectives. Nat Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2018 06;15(6):333-348 Authors: Neoptolemos JP, Kleeff J, Michl P, Costello E, Greenhalf W, Palmer DH Abstract The overall 5-year survival for pancreatic cancer has changed little over the past few decades, and pancreatic cancer is predicted to be the second leading cause of cancer-related mortality in the next decade in Western countries. The past few years, however, have seen improvements in first-line and second-line palliative therapies and considerable progress in increasing survival with adjuvant treatment. The use of biomarkers to help define treatment and the…
Origen: Therapeutic developments in pancreatic cancer: current and future perspectives. – PubMed

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