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Anticancer Therapy at the End of Life: Lessons From a Community Cancer Institute.

Shanthi Sivendran, Selah Lynch, Caitlyn McNaughton, Riley Wong, Sarah Svetec, Jason H Moore, Rachel Holliday, Randall A Oyer, Kristina Newport,

INTRODUCTION:Studies have shown aggressive cancer care at the end of life is associated with decreased quality of life, decreased median survival, and increased cost of care. This study describes the patients most likely to receive systemic anticancer therapy at the end of life in a community cancer institute. MATERIALS AND ... Read more >>

J Palliat Care (Journal of palliative care)
[2019, :825859719851484]

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Illness Understanding of Oncology Patients in a Community-Based Cancer Institute.

Shanthi Sivendran, Sarah Jenkins, Sarah Svetec, Michael Horst, Kristina Newport, Kathleen J Yost, Manshu Yang,

PURPOSE:Several studies have demonstrated that patients have a poor understanding of prognosis, survival, and effectiveness of chemotherapy, particularly in the setting of advanced cancer. This study examines oncology patients' understanding of their illness based on accurate reporting of stage at diagnosis and knowledge of cancer status (ie, free of cancer ... Read more >>

J Oncol Pract (Journal of oncology practice)
[2017, 13(9):e800-e808]

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