Radiation Oncology

Supportive Care   

Questions discussed in this category

What non-pharmacological interventions do you recommend? Do you routinely prescribe prophylactic laxatives to patients initiating opioids? How do you ...

After optimizing symptoms and reversible factors, and attempting cognitive-behavioral interventions and exercise, do you recommend pharmacologic agent...

Obviously, patient and caregiver preferences are paramount. But, what factors do you consider? Does expanded hospice (e.g., Medicare Care Choices) inf...

Is there specific workup you perform? Are there preventive measures? Once established, are there non-pharmacological and pharmacological treatments yo...

i.e. doxorubicin, ifosfamide + RT. Do you worry about decreased locoregional control or increased toxicities with the use of G-CSF in combination with...

We often counsel patients that they shouldn't take very high doses of antioxidants but taking a daily multivitamin with antioxidants is OK. Do you thi...

Papers discussed in this category

Journal of the National Cancer Institute, 2008-06-04

J. Natl. Cancer Inst., 2008-09-17

BMJ, 2010-07-29

Arch. Ophthalmol., 2001-10-01

Chest, 2017-06

Annals of internal medicine, 2013-12-17

Oncology, 2013-01-01

PLoS ONE, 2015-01-01

Clinical breast cancer, 2018-02


Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, 2013-09-01

Journal of the National Cancer Institute, 2013-08-21

Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer, 2010-02