During end-of-life care, cancer patients who utilized spiritual, psychology, and social work services received different oncologic treatment.
A nurse-led primary palliative care intervention can improve advance care planning in patients with advanced cancer.
Researchers sought to increase the rate of serious illness conversations between clinicians and patients with cancer.
Though cancer cachexia has been researched extensively, it remains challenging to understand and treat.
Opioid equianalgesic dosing chart used for interchanging between drug, route of administration, or both.
The patient’s prognosis should inform the decision to add full-agonist opioids to treatment.
Patients who received early palliative care had improvements in symptom control and mood over time.
An analysis of data from the SEER-Medicare database demonstrated the benefits of specialty palliative care over time for Medicare beneficiaries with NSCLC.
A discussion on the genetic influence of single nucleotide polymorphisms on cancer pain and their potential to assist pain management in patients with cancer.
As part of our 10-year celebration, the editors of ONA look at a subspecialty collaboration that can enhance palliative care and expand the multidisciplinary cancer care team.