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Ph.D. Student, Pardee RAND Graduate School, and Assistant Policy Researcher, RAND
Reasons for persistent differences in breast cancer mortality rates among various racial and ethnic groups have been difficult to ascertain.
Jan 1, 2006
Omega-3 fatty acids are purported to reduce the risk of cancer. Studies have reported mixed results.
Basic research is urgently needed to address measurement in populations with impaired self-report.
Uses a literature search to identify quality measures for palliative cancer care and the evidence to support their use in pain, dyspnea, depression, and advance care planning, and to ascertain research gaps.
A clinically detailed survey of newly diagnosed lung and colorectal cancer patients is feasible.
Initial management of patients with breast and colorectal cancer in the United States seemed consistent with evidence-based practice.
Letter to the editor and response by the authors regarding their systematic review and assessment of the effects of omega-3 fatty acids on cancer risk
The knowledge scale developed in this study holds promise for measuring the effects of professional education on prostate cancer screening.
Interventions for risk-factor modification, screening, and treatment have the potential to reduce CRC mortality by almost 50% by the Year 2020.
Comorbidity is one of many factors that may affect health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in men with prostate cancer.
A focused analysis of differences and similarities between the models is presented.
The MISCAN-Fadia model was used to analyze the impact of screening and adjuvant treatment on U.S. breast cancer mortality between 1975 and 2000.
In this study, the authors assessed the results of the Dutch breast cancer screening programme for women aged 70-75.
Information and understanding are needed so that men with prostate cancer can effectively manage and cope with their disease.
To evaluate the evidence of the supplements vitamin C and vitamin E for treatment and prevention of cancer.
Further research is needed to establish the effects of this strategy on symptoms and survival, as well as patient satisfaction and true costs.
Postprostatectomy salvage radiotherapy may improve PSA progression-free survival, but little is known about its effect on quality of life.
Spirituality is interdependent with the biological, psychological, and interpersonal aspects of life.
A 66-year-old man with hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and benign prostatic hyperplasia presented for evaluation of an elevated PSA level of 6.2 ng/ml.
Patterns of care after primary prostate cancer therapy continue to vary regionally.