Surveying patients diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in the Netherlands, the authors explore the wide range of questions patients consider most important to address in the weeks following their diagnosis.
Ronde-Schoone LJM et al. Appl Cancer Res 2017; 37: 32. doi:10.1186/s41241-017-0038-4
In this randomized sham-controlled trial, the authors evaluate the efficacy and safety of acupuncture as an integrative treatment for managing common symptoms during hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in multiple myeloma patients.
Deng G et al. Support Care Cancer 2017. DOI:10.1007/s00520-017-3881-7
This exploratory study investigates how patients recover their communicative function, swallowing ability, and quality of life after primary surgery for tongue cancer over the first year post-operation.
Dzioba A et al. J of Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2017; 46: 56. doi:10.1186/s40463-017-0234-y
This systematic review evaluates the efficacy of adding a neurokinin-1 (NK1) receptor antagonist to a serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine-3; 5-HT3) receptor antagonist and a steroid for the prevention of nausea and vomiting in patients receiving moderately emetogenic chemotherapy.
Jordan K et al. Support Care Cancer 2018. doi: 10.1007/s00520-017-3857-7.