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Questions discussed in this category



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

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

How would you manage symptoms? How would you adjust the adjuvant regimen (dose reduce, omit paclitaxel etc)? What strategies would you consider for pr...

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

In patients who continue to have insomnia despite diphenhydramine, benzos, and trazodone, are there other evidence based treatments that are helpful?

If yes, what dosage and do you use it continuously or intermittently? Regarding provera, many patients with ER/PR (+) breast cancer worry about taking...

Many women are distressed when asked to discontinue hormone replacement therapy or use intravaginal estrogen suppositories.

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

Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, 2006-03-20

Clinical breast cancer, 2018-02

Breast,

JAMA oncology, 2016-09-01

Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer, 2013-04

Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer, 2016-07

Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, 2010-02-01

Cancer,

Eur J Oncol Nurs, 2011 Jul 23

Support Care Cancer, 2013 Dec 22

Breast Cancer Res. Treat., 2017 May 09

JAMA, 2013-04-03

Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer, 2017-09

Springerplus, 2016 May 10

JAMA dermatology, 2018-06-01