News tagged with journal of clinical oncology

E-mail prompts improve code status documentation

(HealthDay)—For patients with advanced lung cancer, prompting oncologists via e-mail successfully improved both the rate and timing of outpatient code status documentation in patients' electronic health ...

Jan 05, 2013
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Nurse-led monitoring improves cancer-related fatigue

(HealthDay)—For patients with advanced cancer, nurse-led monitoring and optimized treatment of physical symptoms significantly improves cancer-related fatigue, according to research published online Jan. ...

Jan 04, 2013
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Longitudinal algorithm may detect ovarian cancer earlier

(HealthDay)—Compared with a single-threshold (ST) rule, a parametric empirical Bayes (PEB) longitudinal screening algorithm can identify ovarian cancer earlier and at a lower concentration of CA125, according ...

Dec 21, 2012
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Inherited gene fault influences breast cancer survival

Researchers have shown that an inherited gene fault influences the chances of some women surviving breast cancer. It also increases the risk of women developing a second breast cancer. The research is publishe ...

Dec 11, 2012
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