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Publications - MASCC International Pain Management Center

Pain & Palliative Care Articles - 2016

From the MASCC Journal, Supportive Care in Cancer

“Use of olanzapine for the relief of nausea and vomiting in patients with advanced cancer: a multicenter survey in Japan”
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00520-016-3101-x

“Screening for psychological distress in follow-up care to identify head and neck cancer patients with untreated distress”
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00520-015-3053-6 

“Long-term safety of fentanyl sublingual spray in opioid-tolerant patients with breakthrough cancer pain”
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00520-015-3056-3 

“Detrimental social interactions predict loss of dignity among patients with cancer”
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00520-016-3090-9 

“Is it possible to detect an improvement in cancer pain management? A comparison of two Norwegian cross-sectional studies conducted 5 years apart”
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00520-015-3064-3 

“PRO-ONKO—selection of patient-reported outcome assessments for the clinical use in cancer patients—a mixed-method multicenter cross-sectional exploratory study”
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00520-015-3055-4 

“Scrambler Therapy for the management of chronic pain”
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00520-016-3177-3

“Psychological flexibility correlates with patient-reported outcomes independent of clinical or sociodemographic characteristics”
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00520-015-3050-9 

“A web-based intervention (RESTORE) to support self-management of cancer-related fatigue following primary cancer treatment: a multi-centre proof of concept randomised controlled trial”
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00520-015-3044-7 

“Taxane acute pain syndrome (TAPS) in patients receiving taxane-based chemotherapy for breast cancer—a systematic review”
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00520-016-3256-5 

“The association between patient’s and partner’s fatigue in couples coping with colorectal cancer: a longitudinal study”
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00520-016-3226-y 

“Sleep disorders in breast cancer survivors”
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00520-016-3247-6 

“Characteristics and predictors of fatigue among men receiving androgen deprivation therapy for prostate cancer: a controlled comparison”
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00520-016-3241-z 

“Assessing cancer-related distress in cancer patients and caregivers receiving outpatient psycho-oncological counseling”
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00520-015-3042-9 

“Chemotherapy-induced gut toxicity and pain: involvement of TLRs”
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00520-015-3020-2 

“Do-not-resuscitate orders and related factors among family surrogates of patients in the emergency department”
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00520-015-2971-7 

“Symptom burden in long-term germ cell tumor survivors”
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00520-015-3026-9 

“Efficacy of venlafaxine for the relief of taxane and oxaliplatin-induced acute neurotoxicity: a single-center retrospective case–control study”
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00520-015-3009-x 

“Family caregiving challenges in advanced colorectal cancer: patient and caregiver perspectives”
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00520-015-2995-z 

“Changes in physical functioning and muscle strength in men receiving androgen deprivation therapy for prostate cancer: a controlled comparison”
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00520-015-3016-y 

“Prediction of critical weight loss during radiation treatment in head and neck cancer patients is dependent on BMI”
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00520-015-2999-8 

“Polypharmacy in the terminal stage of cancer”
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00520-015-3007-z 

“Safe and effective deodorization of malodorous fungating tumors using topical metronidazole 0.75 % gel (GK567): a multicenter, open-label, phase III study (RDT.07.SRE.27013)”
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00520-015-3067-0 

“Treatment of taxane acute pain syndrome (TAPS) in cancer patients receiving taxane-based chemotherapy—a systematic review”
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00520-015-2941-0 

“Health-related quality of life in patients with metastatic, relapsed, or inoperable squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck in India”
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00520-015-2937-9 

“Treatment of cancer patients in their last month of life: aimless chemotherapy”
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00520-015-2959-3 

“Revisiting classification of pain from bone metastases as mild, moderate, or severe based on correlation with function and quality of life”
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00520-015-2957-5 

“Antiepileptic drug treatment in the end-of-life phase of glioma patients: a feasibility study”
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00520-015-2930-3 

“Pilot evaluation of scrambler therapy for pain induced by bone and visceral metastases and refractory to standard therapies”
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00520-015-2952-x 

“Dysgeusia and weight loss under treatment with vismodegib: benefit of nutritional management”
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00520-015-2932-1 

“Cancer patients’ respect experiences in relation to perceived communication behaviours from hospital staff: analysis of the 2012–2013 National Cancer Patient Experience Survey”
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00520-015-2973-5 

“Do-not-resuscitate orders among advanced-stage Chinese lung cancer patients who died in hospital”
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00520-015-2966-4 

“Malignancy associated hypercalcaemia-responsiveness to IV bisphosphonates and prognosis in a palliative population”
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00520-015-2962-8 

“Evaluating the efficacy of a self-guided Web-based CBT intervention for reducing cancer-distress: a randomised controlled trial”
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00520-015-2867-6 

“A new once-a-day fentanyl citrate patch (Fentos® Tape) could be a new treatment option in patients with end-of-dose failure using a 72-h transdermal fentanyl matrix patch”
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00520-015-2880-9 

“Phase II evaluation of S-adenosyl-L-methionine (SAMe) for the treatment of hot flashes”
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00520-015-2878-3 

“MC11C4: a pilot randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind study of venlafaxine to prevent oxaliplatin-induced neuropathy”
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00520-015-2876-5 

“Factors associated with aggressive end of life cancer care”
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00520-015-2885-4 

“The effect of melatonin on sleep and quality of life in patients with advanced breast cancer”
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00520-015-2883-6 

“Understanding domains of health-related quality of life concerns of Singapore Chinese patients with advanced cancer: a qualitative analysis”
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00520-015-2886-3 

“Reversal of muscle atrophy by Zhimu and Huangbai herb pair via activation of IGF-1/Akt and autophagy signal in cancer cachexia”
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00520-015-2892-5 

“Differences of symptoms in head and neck cancer patients with and without lymphedema”
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00520-015-2893-4 

“Pain and analgesic use associated with skeletal-related events in patients with advanced cancer and bone metastases”
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00520-015-2908-1 

“Buspirone for management of dyspnea in cancer patients receiving chemotherapy: a randomized placebo-controlled URCC CCOP study”
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00520-015-2903-6 

“Fatigue and its associated psychosocial factors in cancer patients on active palliative treatment measured over time”
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12311-016-0775-z 

“Subtypes of depression in cancer patients: an empirically driven approach”
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00520-015-2919-y 

“Chemotherapy at end-of-life: an integration of oncology and palliative team”
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00520-015-3031-z 

“National Cancer Institute-supported chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy trials: outcomes and lessons”
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00520-015-3063-4 

“Can pregabalin prevent paclitaxel-associated neuropathy?—An ACCRU pilot trial”
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00520-015-2807-5 

“Improving psychosocial outcomes for caregivers of people with poor prognosis gastrointestinal cancers: a randomized controlled trial (Family Connect)”
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00520-015-2817-3 

“Efficacy and safety of an amino acid jelly containing coenzyme Q10 and L-carnitine in controlling fatigue in breast cancer patients receiving chemotherapy: a multi-institutional, randomized, exploratory trial (JORTC-CAM01)”
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00520-015-2824-4 

“The assessment of anorexia in patients with cancer: cut-off values for the FAACT–A/CS and the VAS for appetite”
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00520-015-2826-2 

“Constipation in specialized palliative care: factors related to constipation when applying different definitions”
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00520-015-2831-5 

“Skeletal related events in patients with bone metastasis arising from non-small cell lung cancer”
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00520-015-2835-1 

“Cancer and quality of life in spousal dyads: spillover in couples with and without cancer-related health problems”
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00520-015-2840-4 

“Assessing the psychosocial needs and program preferences of adolescents and young adults with cancer”
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00520-015-2849-8 

“Inadequate pain management in cancer patients attending an outpatient palliative radiotherapy clinic”
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00520-015-2858-7 

“Implementation of NCCN Palliative Care Guidelines by member institutions”
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00520-015-2862-y 

“Breakthrough pain and its treatment: critical review and recommendations of IOPS (Italian Oncologic Pain Survey) expert group”
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00520-015-2951-y 

“Effects of aerobic exercise on cancer-related fatigue: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials”
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00520-015-2953-9 

“Non-pharmacological cancer pain interventions in populations with social disparities: a systematic review and meta-analysis”
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00520-015-2998-9