Why do patients with cancer visit the emergency department near the end of life?
- A STUDY IN THAI FAMILY CULTURE: THE ROLE OF MEDITATION AND PRAYER IN EMPOWERING A WOMAN COPING WITH CANCER AND FACING END OF LIFE. Matchim, Yaowarat; Armer, Jane // Oncology Nursing Forum;Jan2007, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p223
People cannot fully understand meditation and prayer by simply reading and discussing. Although some people may think that meditation and prayer are unnecessary daily practices, this case study illustrates how their application can effectively empower a person coping with cancer and facing end...
- Genomic testing has 'transformed' lung cancer care. // Hem/Onc Today;6/25/2014, Vol. 15 Issue 12, p60
The article discusses the results of a study which appeared in separate articles of MG. Kris and B. Pasche in the 2014 issues of the "Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)," revealing that most of the patients with lung cancer who underwent full genotyping expressed an oncogenic...
- End of Life Care Makes for Longer Lives. Jakubowski, Andrew // Penn Bioethics Journal;Fall2010, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p4
The article reports on the bioethical issue of end of life care for longevity in patients with terminal lung cancer.
- Lung cancer numbers on the rise among women smokers. // Women's Health Advisor;Mar2013, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p2
The article focuses on a research which states that the risks of deaths from lung cancer have been increased among women smokers and comments that quitting smoking can reduce the risk of death.
- Clinicians perceive poorer quality of life in patients with lung cancer. // Hem/Onc Today;2/25/2014, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p11
The article discusses research which examined the quality of life of lung cancer patients, conducted by Heidi A. Hamann of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and colleagues, published in a 2013 issue of the "Journal of Thoracic Oncology."
- Hungary "tops" lung cancer study. // Hungary A.M.;5/29/2014, p8
The article reports on the American Cancer Society study on lung cancer that Hungary has the highest lung cancer mortality rate in young women.
- Clinical investigation into the initial diagnosis and treatment of 1,168 lung cancer patients. QIAN SHAO; JIANBIN LI; FENGXIANG LI; SUZHEN WANG; WEI WANG; SHANSHAN LIU; YINGJIE ZHANG // Oncology Letters;2015, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p563
The aim of the present study was to analyse clinical data obtained from lung cancer patients, including the initial clinical symptoms upon diagnosis, duration of patient delay in presenting to a doctor, lung cancer stage, treatment strategy and prognosis. A retrospective analysis was conducted...
- PROGNOSTIC FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH BRONCHOSCOPIC DESOBSTRUCTION IN LUNG CANCER. Christophe, Hermant; Nicolas, Guibert; Gavin, Plat; Benoit, Lepage; Julien, Mazieres; Alain, Didier // Turkish Respiratory Journal / Solunum Dergisi;2013 Supplement, Vol. 15, p48
Aim: We here propose to better identify from a large retrospective study the lung cancer patients with central airway obstruction (CAO) who derived the greater benefit from interventional bronchoscopy Materials and Methods: We retrospectively studied data from 204 consecutive patients treated...
- Why patients with lung cancer do not want help with some needs. Steele, Rose; Fitch, Margaret I. // Supportive Care in Cancer;Mar2008, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p251
Goal The purpose of this exploratory study was to understand what motivates patients to ask or not ask for assistance when they have expressed need in specific areas. Materials and methods A qualitative approach was used to explore the desire for assistance of patients with lung cancer who...