Clinical Edge

Summaries of Must-Read Clinical Literature, Guidelines, and FDA Actions

Must Reads In Patient & Survivor Care

Patient & Survivor Care for May/June 2018

Doubling of deaths in hospice care over 5-year span, Teno JM et al. JAMA. 2018 Jun 25. doi: 10.1001/jama.2018.8981.

Head and neck cancer therapy toxicities greater in women, Cristina V et al. JAMA Oncol. 2018 May 24. doi: 10.1001/jamaoncol.2018.1080.

Colorectal cancer costs twice as much in US as Canada, Yezefski et al. ASCO 2018 Abstract LBA3579.

Skin side effects of therapies for hematologic cancers, Phillips et al. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2018;78:1102-9.

Insomnia in cancer survivors responds to behavioral therapy, Mao JJ et al. ASCO 2018. Abstract 10001.

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Patient & Survivor Care for March/April 2018

Monetary support affects select prescribing, Mitchell AP et al. JAMA Intern Med. 2018 Apr 9. doi: 0.1001/jamainternmed.2018.0776

Ibrutinib and infection risk, Ghez D et al. Blood. 2018 Feb 1. doi: 10.1182/blood-2017-11-818286.

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Patient & Survivor Care for November/December 2017

Sequelae in Childhood Leukemia Survivors Assessed, Cancer; ePub 2017 Nov 3; Goldsby, Stratton, et al

Predicting CV Risk in Childhood Cancer Survivors, J Clin Oncol; ePub 2017 Nov 2; Chow, Chen, et al

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Patient & Survivor Care for September/October 2017

Varubi Approved for Delayed Nausea and Vomiting, Tesaro news release; 2017 Oct 25

Cochrane on Oxycodone for Cancer-Related Pain, Cochrane; 2017 Aug 22; Schmidt-Hansen, et al

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Patient & Survivor Care for July/August 2017

Cochrane Evaluates Survivorship Programs for BC, Cochrane; 2017 Aug 24; Cheng KKin Fong, et al

Fatigue-Reducing Psychological Therapy, Cochrane; 2017 Jul 14; Poort, Peters, et al

Guideline-Based Statin Eligibility and Cancer, J Clin Oncol; ePub 2017 Jul 12; Pursnani, et al

FDA Clears Expanded Use of Cooling Cap System, FDA news release; 2017 Jul 3

Cochrane on Adding Ketamine to Opioids for Cancer Pain, Cochrane; 2017 Jun 28; Bell, Eccleston, Kalso

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