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Cancer Pain and Palliative Care
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BMJ supportive & palliative care
AbstractText: To characterise the use of the parenteral non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug parecoxib when given by continuous subcutaneous infusion (CSCI) in a hospice population ... is lacking AbstractText: Retrospective chart review of patients with a cancer diagnosis receiving parecoxib CSCI from 2008 to 2013 at the Marie Curie Hospice, Belfast ...
Oncology (4)
Neoplasms (4), more mentions
BMJ supportive & palliative care
According to a small pilot study on palliative cancer patients at our ward, vitamin D supplementation had beneficial effects on pain (measured as opioid consumption), infections and quality of life (QoL) without having any significant side effects.The primary objective of the 'Palliative-D' study is to test the hypothesis that vitamin D supplementation for 12 weeks reduces opioid consumption ...
Oncology (4), Infectious Diseases (1)
Neoplasms (4), Infections (1), more mentions
BMC cancer
For patients receiving aggressive end-of-life (EOL) cancer care (e.g... days), comorbidities of chronic kidney disease, esophageal bleeding, and receiving opioids in the LML, were significantly independent positive predictors of HCs ... avoiding aggressive treatments during EOL for elderly patients with liver cancer and to save on healthcare costs.
Oncology (6), Kidney Disease (1), Cardiovascular Diseases (1)
Liver Neoplasms (5), Hypertension (1), Chronic Kidney Diseases (1), more mentions
Current medical research and opinion
Tapentadol, when used at ≥ 60 mg of oral morphine equivalents in opioid-tolerant patients with cancer pain, or passing from step-2 doses to ≥ 60 mg of oral morphine equivalents, was well tolerated and effective and could be considered ... to be used for the management of moderate to severe cancer pain.
Oncology (6), Pain Management (2)
Neoplasms (6), more mentions
PloS one
... showed an association between low vitamin D levels and high opioid doses to alleviate pain in palliative cancer patients... pain management, quality of life (QoL) and decrease infections in palliative cancer patients AbstractText: Thirty-nine palliative cancer patients with levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D < 75 nmol/L ... of a future randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind study called "Palliative-D" that will start in Nov 2017 and will include 254 palliative cancer patients ...
Oncology (6), Pain Management (2), Infectious Diseases (2)
Neoplasms (6), Infections (3), more mentions
Clinical & experimental metastasis
inhalational vs. intravenous anaesthesia and potentially opioid analgesia) may also affect behaviour of tumour cells and immune cells, suggesting that choice of anaesthetic agent may also be linked to adverse long-term cancer outcomes ... clinical evidence supporting or refuting the role of perioperative stress, anaesthetic techniques and anaesthetic agents in cancer progression and review pre-clinical studies that provide insights into ...
Oncology (9)
Neoplasms (8), more mentions
Journal of cardiology
AbstractText: The term palliative care has historically been associated with support for individuals with advanced incurable cancer, so cardiologists and cardiac nurses may be unfamiliar with its ... information about the facility and multidisciplinary team, patient symptoms for palliative care, positive outcomes after providing palliative care, drug therapy as palliative care for patients with heart failure, advance care planning with patients and their families, and impediments to providing palliative care to patients with heart failure ...
Oncology (1)
Heart Failure (6), Neoplasms (1), more mentions
BMJ open
The objective of this study is to assess the analgesic efficacy of duloxetine in patients suffering from neuropathic cancer pain refractory to opioids and gabapentinoids AbstractText: A multi-institutional, prospective, randomised, double-blind ... The inclusion criteria are adult patients with cancer suffering from neuropathic cancer pain refractory to opioids and gabapentinoids, patients with a Numerical Rating Scale (NRS) pain ...
Oncology (8), Neuroscience (1), Pain Management (1)
Neoplasms (8), Peripheral Nervous System Diseases (2), Neuralgia (1), more mentions
9. Pain control in thoracic oncology.  
Date: 09/11/2017
The European respiratory journal
Similarly, thoracic oncology and radiation therapists utilise both therapeutic and palliative chemotherapeutic and radiation therapy regimens to prolong and improve quality ... interventional approaches including unique drug delivery systems such as epidural analgesia, regional anaesthesia techniques, and intrathecal pumps, as well as neuromodulation techniques and neurolytic or neuroablative procedures.In the USA, these specialists complete an ...
Oncology (5), Pain Management (1)
Lung Neoplasms (1), more mentions
Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer
Patients had the following primary tumors: breast carcinoma (153), prostate carcinoma (155), lung carcinoma (27), or other cancers (35 ... The subjective efficacy was accompanied by a decrease in analgesic intake in 35.0% of cases.(153)Sm-EDTMP therapy is ... from bone metastases, especially in patients with breast or prostate cancer.
Oncology (2)
Carcinoma (3), Prostatic Neoplasms (1), Neoplasms (1), more mentions
BMJ supportive & palliative care
Participants were patients with locally advanced/metastatic cancer, who were under the care of a specialist palliative care team ... and vivid dreams) were not associated with the use of opioid analgesics AbstractText: Nightmares do not seem to be especially common in patients with advanced cancer, and when they do occur, there is often an association ... with sleep disturbance, and/or physical and psychological burden Keyword: cancer.
Oncology (7)
Neoplasms (7), Night Terrors (3), more mentions
Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer
AbstractText: Several patients with advanced cancer suffer from breakthrough cancer pain (BTcP. BTcP is pain exacerbation despite opioid baseline therapy. Fentanyl buccal tablet (FBT) is a rapid-onset opioid for the treatment of BTcP... BTcP episodes, baseline opioid therapy, and FBT dose were rated as well as individual ... Keyword: Palliative care.
Oncology (5)
Neoplasms (5), Adverse Drug Reaction (1), more mentions
Journal of cancer research and therapeutics
... of intraperitoneal or intrapleural triamcinolone acetonide (TA), a slowly metabolized corticosteroid administration for the management of malignant ascites or pleural effusion.The medical records of patients with gynecologic cancer who were treated with paracentesis or thoracocentesis followed by administration ... patients (88%), and 37 patients (50%) were treated in a palliative setting.
Oncology (4)
Pleural Effusion (3), Ascites (3), Ovarian Neoplasms (1), more mentions
The American journal of hospice & palliative care
Data on end-of-life care practices in Asia are scarce... A premedication protocol of morphine and midazolam intravenous bolus was routinely recommended for the patients ... The main diagnosis of cancer, receipt of hospice care, and preservation of spontaneous respiration were independent variables associated ... Promoting hospice care and educating medical personnel in the compassionate withdrawal of ...
Oncology (1)
Neoplasms (1), more mentions
Nederlands tijdschrift voor geneeskunde
A 77-year-old woman died of metastatic colorectal cancer... Existential suffering was partly the reason for commencing palliative sedation for the husband after his wife had died.General practitioners might find it difficult to change their course in ... An effective handover between physicians is essential in the palliative phase.
Oncology (1)
Colorectal Neoplasms (1), more mentions