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Chemotherapy and palliative care near end-of life: examining the appropriateness at a cancer institute for colorectal cancer patients.

Related Articles Chemotherapy and palliative care near end-of life: examining the appropriateness at a cancer institute for colorectal cancer patients. BMC Palliat Care. 2018 Jun 19;17(1):86 Authors: Massa I, Nanni O, Foca F, Maltoni M, Derni S, Gentili N, Frassineti GL, Casadei Gardini A, Valgiusti M, Amadori D, Prati E, Altini M, Gallegati D, Sansoni E Abstract BACKGROUND: Appropriate cessation of chemotherapy and timely referral of patients to hospice services are crucial for the quality of care near death. We investigated the quality of care in our Cancer Institute in very advanced metastatic colorectal cancer patients treated in real life.…
Origen: Chemotherapy and palliative care near end-of life: examining the appropriateness at a cancer institute for colorectal cancer patients. – PubMed

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[Occipital condyle syndrome as the first symptom of a metastatic hepatocellular carcinoma. Two case reports].

Related Articles [Occipital condyle syndrome as the first symptom of a metastatic hepatocellular carcinoma. Two case reports]. Rev Neurol. 2018 Mar 01;66(5):154-156 Authors: Garcia-Madrona S, Corral-Corral I Abstract INTRODUCTION: Occipital condyle syndrome consists of the presence of unilateral occipital headache exacerbated by moving the head and is accompanied by paralysis of the ipsilateral hypoglossal nerve. One of its causes is infiltration of the base of the skull by bone metastases, especially those affecting the hypoglossal nerve due to infiltration as it passes through the osseous canal. CASE REPORTS: We report two clinical cases of occipital condyle syndrome secondary to metastatic…
Origen: [Occipital condyle syndrome as the first symptom of a metastatic hepatocellular carcinoma. Two case reports]. – PubMed

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Perception of cancer patients in palliative care about quality of life.

Related Articles Perception of cancer patients in palliative care about quality of life. Rev Bras Enferm. 2018 Jul-Aug;71(4):1998-2004 Authors: Meneguin S, Matos TDS, Ferreira MLDSM Abstract OBJECTIVE: To understand the perception of cancer patients in palliative care about quality of life and identify propositions for its improvement. METHOD: This is a quantitative research carried out with 96 patients in palliative care, admitted in a public hospital from March 2015 to February 2015. The interviews were transcribed and analyzed by the methodology Discourse of the Collective Subject. RESULTS: Quality of life was tied to meanings of health, well-being, happiness and spirituality;…
Origen: Perception of cancer patients in palliative care about quality of life. – PubMed

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Bending the Cost Curve in Childhood Cancer.

Related Articles Bending the Cost Curve in Childhood Cancer. Curr Hematol Malig Rep. 2016 Aug;11(4):295-302 Authors: Russell H, Bernhardt MB Abstract Healthcare for children with cancer costs significantly more than other children. Cost reduction efforts aimed toward relatively small populations of patients that use a disproportionate amount of care, like childhood cancer, could have a dramatic impact on healthcare spending. The aims of this review are to provide stakeholders with an overview of the drivers of financial costs of childhood cancer and to identify possible directions to curb or decrease these costs. Costs are incurred throughout the spectrum of care.…
Origen: Bending the Cost Curve in Childhood Cancer. – PubMed

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