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Dr. Paolo BossiTaste and smell alterations are so-called orphan symptoms, which Dr. Bossi defines as rare and neglected symptoms which are not assessed in classification systems and for which no effective treatment is available ...
Dosing and Safety Implications for Oncologists When Administering Everolimus to Patients With Hormone Receptor-Positive Breast Cancer
Hope S. RugoClinical Breast Cancer, Vol. 16, No. 1, 18-22
Presentation by Dr. Jean-Yves Pierga at the TAO Congress on 19/20 November 2015The first presentation of the session dedicated to “New therapies and supportive care in breast cancer” is by Dr. Jean-Yves...
Presentation by Elika Loir at the TAO Congress on 19/20 November 2015The patient, a 64-year-old woman who never smoked, is diagnosed with bronchial adenocarcinoma with EGFR mutation (Del19). The examination reveals...
Presentation by Dr. Paolo Bossi at the TAO Congress on 19/20 November 2015Dr. Paolo Bossi discusses the question whether the assessment of adverse events in cancer treatment needs to be changed. The...
Management of oral and gastrointestinal mucosal injury: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up
Peterson DE, Boers-Doets CB, Bensadoun RJ, Herrstedt J, on behalf of the ESMO Guidelines CommitteeAnn Oncol (2015) First published online: July 4, 2015; doi: 10.1093/annonc/mdv202
- Dr. Keefe reviews the possibilities of the Internet and e-health with regard to cancer: this can be a useful supplementary...Category: Interviews
The Incidence and Outcomes of Oral Mucositis Among Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplantation Patients: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Hafsa Myedah Chaudhry, Alison J. Bruce, Robert Wolf, Mark R. Litzow, William Hogan, et al.Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation, Volume 21, Issue 2, Supplement, February 2015, Pages S245-S246
Editors’ comment: Dr Ricardo Caponero
Oral mucositis remains the major problem with great impact on the quality of life in patients during stem cell transplantation and may be the cause of prolonged hospitalization time. Hafsa Myedah Chaudhry and cols. performed a systematic review and a meta-analysis about the incidence and outcomes of this uncomfortable symptom.