Cancer Supportive Care: Advances in Therapeutic Strategies by Gary H. Lyman, Jeffrey Crawford

By Gary H. Lyman, Jeffrey Crawford

Written with a broader standpoint and data, Cancer Supportive Care: Advances in healing Strategies provides state of the art administration innovations for the entire diversity of indicators, toxicities, and issues skilled through melanoma sufferers. as well as ''bread and butter'' themes reminiscent of ache regulate and nausea and vomiting, the ebook comprises exact, ground-breaking discussions of symptom dimension, the position of progress elements, and overdue results and melanoma survivorship.

Written by means of key opinion leaders within the box, Cancer Supportive Care: Advances in healing Strategies :

  • assembles and synthesizes state of the art details into one handy source, supporting busy clinicians study the simplest supportive care concepts available
  • discusses rising cures and approaches
  • covers issues no longer integrated in different melanoma supportive care books, akin to dimension of signs, development elements, thromboembolism, skeletal issues, fatigue, the aged melanoma sufferer, melanoma survivorship, and replacement and integrative therapies

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By Gary H. Lyman, Jeffrey Crawford

Written with a broader standpoint and data, Cancer Supportive Care: Advances in healing Strategies provides state of the art administration innovations for the entire diversity of indicators, toxicities, and issues skilled through melanoma sufferers. as well as ''bread and butter'' themes reminiscent of ache regulate and nausea and vomiting, the ebook comprises exact, ground-breaking discussions of symptom dimension, the position of progress elements, and overdue results and melanoma survivorship.

Written by means of key opinion leaders within the box, Cancer Supportive Care: Advances in healing Strategies :

  • assembles and synthesizes state of the art details into one handy source, supporting busy clinicians study the simplest supportive care concepts available
  • discusses rising cures and approaches
  • covers issues no longer integrated in different melanoma supportive care books, akin to dimension of signs, development elements, thromboembolism, skeletal issues, fatigue, the aged melanoma sufferer, melanoma survivorship, and replacement and integrative therapies

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Greenberg DB, Sawicka J, Eisenthal S, et al. Fatigue syndrome due to localized radiation. J Pain Symptom Manage 1992; 7(1):38–45. 14. Hann DM, Jacobsen P, Martin S, et al. Fatigue and quality of life following radiotherapy for breast cancer: a comparative study. J Clin Psychol Med Settings 1998; 5 (1):19–33. 15. Stone P, Richards M, A’Hern R, et al. A study to investigate the prevalence, severity and correlates of fatigue among patients with cancer in comparison with a control group of volunteers without cancer.

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Data suggest that this type of treatment may be efficacious in improving sleep quality, decreasing use of sleep medication, improving mood, reducing fatigue, and enhancing quality of life (73,74). Pharmacologic Treatment Pharmacological treatments for fatigue generally take two forms: 1) erythropoiesisstimulating agents (ESAs) for treatment of anemia; and 2) use of psychostimulants. , hemoglobin <10 g/dL) (75), their use has become increasingly common in patients with mild to moderate anemia (76).

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