Browsing: Palliative

A practical randomized trial demonstrates triggered palliative care visits upon a change in treatment, a hospitalization or a 10-point decrease…

A large (n=1250) rigorous longitudinal prospective randomized trial trial demonstrates equivalent quality of life metrics when delivering standard integrated palliative…

Top Line: It wasn’t so long ago that a radiation oncologist would see “bone met” on her schedule and formulate…

Consensus guidelines recommend sacral SBRT volumes larger than that to which you may be accustomed, and this retrospective look at…

Top Line: Bone mets are one of the most common sites radiation oncologists treat.The Study: We know ablative radiation to…

In 2024 we can safely say that stereotactic body irradiation is the standard for oligomets, but how safe is it…

The best time to designate an advanced directive is in advance of significant clinical decline, and this look back at…

This large cohort study demonstrates a significant reduction in pain severity for adolescents with cancer referred to specialty palliative care.…

Top Line: Does prophylactic radiation reduce the risk of skeletal events in patients with high risk, but asymptomatic bone metastases?The…

Any surgeon knows wounds on the lower extremities, particularly in elderly patients, are notorious for poor healing. This case report…