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Steroids plus exercise could be the best combination for treating fatigue in patients with advanced cancer, according to data presented at the 2019 Supportive Care in Oncology Symposium. In a phase 2 clinical trial, short-course dexamethasone plus standardized aerobic and resistance exercise resulted in sustained and robust reductions in cancer-related fatigue for up to 3 weeks after discontinuation of steroids.
Bone metastases are exceedingly common among patients with cancer and can significantly affect quality of life. Approximately 65% to 75% of patients with advanced breast or prostate cancer have bone metastases, which can lead to devastating complications...
This section provides a quick update of symptomatic conditions in oncology and their management. Readers are invited to submit brief updates following the guidelines at www.JHOPonline.com.
This section provides a quick update of symptomatic conditions in oncology and their management.
Delaying medication processing is common, especially when it comes to oral cancer therapies. Oncologists at 3 oncology clinics looked at such barriers and the potential impact on patient outcomes.
This section provides a quick update of symptomatic conditions in oncology and their management. Readers are invited to submit brief updates following the guidelines at http://www.JHOPonline.com.
Sonia Amin Thomas, PharmD, discusses the clinical significance of her Symptom Management Overview, “Management of Hypercalcemia of Malignancy.”
Hypercalcemia is defined as a condition in which the serum calcium level is >10.5 mg/dL (the upper limit of normal) or the ionized calcium level exceeds 5.6 mg/dL. The consequences of abnormally high serum calcium can range from asymptomatic to life-threatening.
Opioid-induced constipation (OIC) is a common distressing symptom in patients with cancer who are taking opioids.
This section provides a quick update of symptomatic conditions in oncology and their management. Readers are invited to submit brief updates following the guidelines provided within.
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