palliative care

DocWire News EditorsOncology | November 9, 2021
Results from a randomized controlled trial found that one 30-minute session of mindful breathing was effective at ...
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Rebecca AraujoOncology | December 23, 2020
A study published in JAMA Oncology showed that early integration of palliative care for patients with advanced blood ...
Kaitlyn D’OnofrioHead and Neck Cancer | December 3, 2020
For patients with head and neck cancer (HNC), the prognosis may not be the greatest. Five-year survival ranges from 30% ...
Kaitlyn D’OnofrioOncology | October 8, 2020
Cancer patients in palliative care with limited health literacy (LHL) may not be receiving an adequate explanation of ...
Kaitlyn D’OnofrioOncology | September 29, 2020
A qualitative study assessed a unique role of oncology nurses: addressing needs pertaining to spirituality and religion ...
Kaitlyn D’OnofrioLung Cancer | September 21, 2020
Cancer patients—and lung cancer patients in particular—have a greater risk for COVID-19 mortality compared to the ...
Rob DillardNeurology | February 18, 2020
Outpatient palliative care (PC) benefits patients with Parkinson’s disease and related disorders (PDRD) more than ...
Ajay K. Singh, MBBS, FRCP, MBAFrom the Chair | December 23, 2019
Nearly one-half of patients >75 years of age who initiate dialysis are dead within 6 months (almost one-half are dead ...
DocWire News EditorsFuture of Medicine | October 8, 2019
A recent study from Tufts University School of Medicine researchers has found that virtual reality (VR) simulations may ...
Kaitlyn D’OnofrioLung Cancer | September 24, 2019
According to a new retrospective, population-based cohort study, early palliative care could have a survival benefit in ...
Rob DillardCareer News | March 12, 2019
Most sepsis-associated deaths are caused by severe chronic comorbidities and are unlikely to be prevented through ...
DocWire News EditorsHeart Failure | August 30, 2018
Hospice use is rare in patients with heart failure (HF) and those patients are often referred late, a new analysis ...
Kerri FitzgeraldOncology | August 15, 2018
The 16th annual report from the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) found that California and ...
Kerri FitzgeraldOncology | August 2, 2018
Incorporating lay health workers (LHWs) into cancer care can improve patient satisfaction and reduce costs, according to ...
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