The Department of Health's "Two week standard" for bowel cancer: is it working?
- END OF LIFE CARE FOR LUNG CANCER; CAN WE IDENTIFY THOSE IN NEED OF SUPPORT. Jones, S. M.; Gallagher, J.; Sweeney, T.; Pugh, E.; McIver, A.; Kelly, V.; Walshaw, M. J.; Ledson, M. // Thorax;Dec2011 Supplement, pA131
Introduction and Objectives The End of Life Care Strategy advocates the identification and support of patients approaching the end of their lives, and to aid this, social care benefits can be awarded to those with a life expectancy <6 months by completion of a DS1500 form. Many lung cancer...
- Barriers to colorectal cancer screening in community health centers: A qualitative study. Lasser, Karen E.; Ayanian, John Z.; Fletcher, Robert H.; Del Vecchio Good, Mary Jo // BMC Family Practice;2008, Vol. 9, Special section p1
Background: Colorectal cancer screening rates are low among disadvantaged patients; few studies have explored barriers to screening in community health centers. The purpose of this study was to describe barriers to/facilitators of colorectal cancer screening among diverse patients served by...
- Erratum to: Characteristics and outcomes of advanced cancer patients who miss outpatient supportive care consult appointments. Delgado Guay, Marvin; Tanzi, Silvia; San Miguel Arregui, Maria; Chisholm, Gary; De la Cruz, Maxine; Bruera, Eduardo // Supportive Care in Cancer;Oct2014, Vol. 22 Issue 10, p2875
A correction to the article "Characteristics and outcomes of advanced cancer patients who miss outpatient supportive care consult appointments" that was published in a previous issue is presented.
- Scientific rigour is far more than a matter of sample size. Salander, Pär // Supportive Care in Cancer;Apr2015, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p901
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Spiritual well-being among outpatients with cancer receiving concurrent and oncological and palliative care." by M.W. Rabow and S. J. Knish in a 2014 issue is presented.
- Demographics, Clinical Presentations and Outcomes of Cancer Patients Admitted to the Emergency Department. Bozdemir, Nuri; Eray, Oktay; Eken, Cenker; Şenol, Yeşim; Artaç, Mehmet; Samur, Mustafa // Turkish Journal of Medical Sciences;2009, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p235
Aim: The development of new treatment strategies for cancer patients resulted in an increase of cancer patient visits to emergency departments (EDs). The purpose of this study is to determine clinical characteristics, causes, and predictors of short term prognosis of cancer patient admissions to...
- Patient satisfaction in outpatient cancer care: a prospective survey using The PASQOCÂ® questionnaire. Ulrich Kleeberg; Petra Feyer; Wolfram Günther; Monika Behrens // Supportive Care in Cancer;Aug2008, Vol. 16 Issue 8, p947
Abstract Study objectivesÂ Â To examine how outpatient cancer patients assess their cancer care in private oncology practices and day hospitals, and to identify the extent to which staff meet the expectations of their patients. SettingÂ Â Private practices (nâ€‰=â€‰41) and...
- Prevalence of sporadic renal angiomyolipoma: a retrospective analysis of 61,389 in- and out-patients. Fittschen, Astrid; Wendlik, Inka; Oeztuerk, Suemeyra; Kratzer, Wolfgang; Akinli, Atilla; Haenle, Mark; Graeter, Tilmann // Abdominal Imaging;Oct2014, Vol. 39 Issue 5, p1009
Purpose: To calculate the prevalence, localization, and growth of sporadic angiomyolipomas and to identify the predominant sex in the largest patient population reviewed to date. Methods: Abdominal ultrasound analyses of 61,389 patients (49.7% women; 50.3% men) were consecutively collected using...
- Ambulatory Care. // Bone Marrow Transplantation;3/2/2002 Supplement, Vol. 29 Issue 5, pS259
Bone Marrow Transplantation (2001) 29, Suppl. 2, S259â€“S260. DOI: 10.1038/sj/bmt/1703501
- Frequency of side effects in outpatient cancer care and their influence on patient satisfactionâ€”a prospective survey using the PASQOCÂ® questionnaire. Petra Feyer; Ulrich Kleeberg; Maria Steingräber; Wolfram Günther; Monika Behrens // Supportive Care in Cancer;Jun2008, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p567
Abstract Study objectivesÂ Â The aims of the study were to examine the frequency of side effects and fatigue in ambulatory cancer patients and to analyse how these symptoms are reflected in patient satisfaction. SettingÂ Â Private practices (Nâ€‰=â€‰41) and day hospitals...