Supportive Care

Cancer anorexia-cachexia syndrome (CACS) is underrecognized and underreported in patients with advanced lung cancer receiving routine clinical care... Read More ›

Dyspnea is the most prevalent symptom in patients with cancer, occurring in 22% to 55% of all affected individuals, and up to 79% at the end of life. Read More ›

Patients with cancer face many challenges, including eating well to maintain a good nutritional status and avoid weight loss and malnutrition. Read More ›

A novel fixed-dose combination of netupitant and palonosetron, referred to as NEPA, was found to be highly effective in preventing chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting in 2 studies presented at the 2013 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting. Read More ›

Evidence suggests that cancer patients commonly experience spiritual pain or distress but believe that their spiritual needs are not being adequately addressed by healthcare providers. Read More ›

I spent five years of my life being treated for cancer, but since then I’ve spent fifteen years being treated for nothing other than looking different than anyone else. Read More ›

Extremely high levels of methotrexate can lead to precipitation of the drug in the renal tubules, delayed drug clearance, and the potential for acute renal failure. Read More ›

Hand-foot skin reaction (HFSR), also known as hand-foot syndrome or palmar-plantar erythrodysesthesia (PPE), is an adverse effect of several chemotherapeutic agents. Read More ›

OnPART can predict 6 common side effects of dose-dense doxorubicin plus cyclophosphamide plus paclitaxel chemotherapy in patients with breast cancer with a high degree of accuracy, according to the results of a study presented at the CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium. Read More ›

Peripheral artery occlusive disease (PAOD) may be an adverse effect of nilotinib treatment in patients with chronic-phase chronic myeloid leukemia (CML), according to a study presented at the 54th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology. Read More ›

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