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17.07.2018 | Original Article

Quality of care in hospitalized cancer patients before and after implementation of a systematic prevention program for delirium: the DELTA exploratory trial

Delirium is an acute confusional state marked by disturbance of attention, awareness, and general cognition. It can occur anywhere along the illness trajectory of patients with cancer, occurring in 13 to 42% at admission, in 14 to 60% of …

16.07.2018 | Original Article

The prevalence and determinants of return to work in head and neck cancer survivors

Recent advancements in the detection and treatment of head and neck cancer (HNC) have resulted in a growing number of cancer survivors [ 1 – 4 ], emphasizing the need for adequate survivorship health services and support programs. HNC has …

16.07.2018 | Original Article

Knowledge, fatigue, and cognitive factors as predictors of lymphoedema risk-reduction behaviours in women with cancer

Lymphoedema (LE) is a chronic condition resulting from impairment of the lymphatic system and accumulation of protein-rich fluid in the interstitial tissue. Secondary LE frequently occurs among patients with breast or gynaecological cancers [ 1 ] …

13.07.2018 | Letter to the Editor

Acupuncture for cancer-related fatigue in lung cancer patients: methodological and statistical issues

12.07.2018 | Original Article

Disparities in health-related quality of life in women undergoing treatment for advanced ovarian cancer: the role of individual-level and contextual social determinants

Over 20,000 women in the USA are diagnosed with ovarian cancer each year. The majority of ovarian cancer cases are diagnosed at an advanced stage, and 5-year survival is poor. Ideal initial treatment includes a combination of surgery and …

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"Supportive Care in Cancer" provides members of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC) and all other interested individuals, groups and institutions with the most recent scientific and social information on all aspects of supportive care in cancer patients. The journal primarily covers medical, technical and surgical topics concerning supportive therapy and care which may supplement or substitute basic cancer treatment at all stages of the disease. Nursing, rehabilitative, psychosocial and spiritual issues of support are also covered.

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