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Achieving shared treatment decisions

Martin H.N. Tattersall and David W. Kissane.

in Oxford Textbook of Communication in Oncology and Palliative Care

February 2017; p ublished online February 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Medical Oncology. 6668 words.

The respect of a patient’s autonomous rights within the model of patient-centred care has led to shared decision-making, rather than more paternalistic care. Understanding patient needs,...

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Advancing family communication skills in oncology nursing

Talia Zaider, Shira Hichenberg and Lauren Latella.

in Oxford Textbook of Communication in Oncology and Palliative Care

February 2017; p ublished online February 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Medical Oncology. 5134 words.

This chapter presents a new communication skills training initiative designed to advance family-centred care in the inpatient oncology setting. Because of their consistent contact with...

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Ambulatory care nurses responding to depression

Anthony De La Cruz, Richard F. Brown and Steve Passik.

in Oxford Textbook of Communication in Oncology and Palliative Care

February 2017; p ublished online February 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Medical Oncology. 4481 words.

Depression is a common occurrence among cancer patients; however, it goes undetected by healthcare providers in about 50% of cases. Ambulatory nurses are in a key position to identify and...

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American Cancer Society’s Delivery of Support to Caregivers in the Community

Rachel S. Cannady and Katherine Sharpe.

in Cancer Caregivers

January 2019; p ublished online February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Palliative Medicine; Medical Oncology. 5226 words.

The American Cancer Society (ACS) is committed to addressing the needs of cancer caregivers. Many caregivers are unexpectedly thrust into their role as a caregiver with little or no...

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Anaplastic astrocytoma and non-1p/19q co-deleted anaplastic oligoastrocytoma: long-term survival, employment, and performance status of survivors

Elena I. Pentsova, Anne S. Reiner, Katherine S. Panageas and Lisa M. DeAngelis.

in Neuro-Oncology Practice

June 2016; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Palliative Medicine; Radiation Oncology; Clinical Radiology; Neurosurgery. 3823 words.

Background

Despite optimal treatment for patients with anaplastic gliomas, median survival is 2 to 5 years, but some young adults survive longer. We sought...

Announcements

in Neuro-Oncology Practice

September 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Palliative Medicine; Radiation Oncology; Clinical Radiology; Neurosurgery. 207 words.

Announcements

in Neuro-Oncology Practice

March 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Palliative Medicine; Radiation Oncology; Clinical Radiology; Neurosurgery. 247 words.

Announcements

in Neuro-Oncology Practice

June 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Palliative Medicine; Radiation Oncology; Clinical Radiology; Neurosurgery. 278 words.

Assessing behavioral syndromes in patients with brain tumors using the frontal systems behavior scale (FrSBe)

Sergio Cabrera, Kim Edelstein, Warren P. Mason and Maria Carmela Tartaglia.

in Neuro-Oncology Practice

June 2016; p ublished online November 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Palliative Medicine; Radiation Oncology; Clinical Radiology; Neurosurgery. 4532 words.

Background

Personality changes following brain tumors may be due to disruption of frontal-subcortical networks. The relation between personality changes and...

Association between malignancy and non-alcoholic Wernicke's encephalopathy: a case report and literature review

Evan Y. Choi, William A. Gomes, Missak Haigentz and Jerome J. Graber.

in Neuro-Oncology Practice

September 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Palliative Medicine; Radiation Oncology; Clinical Radiology; Neurosurgery. 5059 words.

Background

Wernicke's encephalopathy is a serious medical condition associated with high morbidity and mortality caused by deficiency of thiamine. This...