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Resilience intervention improves quality of life, lowers depression in young patients with cancer

Resilience intervention improves quality of life, lowers depression in young patients with cancer
October 25, 2017

Adolescents and young adults with cancer who participated in a one-on-one targeted intervention reported improvements in resilience, cancer-related quality of life and stress management, according to a study scheduled for presentation at the Palliative and Supportive Care in Oncology Symposium.

Patients in the program also had lower incidence of depression than those who had received usual psychosocial care, researchers reported.

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Early palliative care does not show quality-of-life benefit for newly diagnosed mesothelioma

October 16, 2017
Early palliative care did not significantly improve quality-of-life measures among patients newly diagnosed with malignant pleural mesothelioma, according to results of…
In the Journals

Race does not impact quality of palliative care

October 11, 2017
Researchers did not observe significant racial differences in various aspects of end-of-life care in the United States; however, they reported that both black and white…
In the Journals

ACP remains opposed to legalizing physician-assisted suicide

September 18, 2017
The American College of Physicians has reaffirmed its opposition to legalizing physician-assisted suicide and its commitment to improving hospice and palliative care…
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Innovations in Insulin: New Opportunities to Individualize Therapy

Presented by the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences.
This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Novo Nordisk Inc.
This activity is supported by an educational grant from Lilly.

Vivian A. Fonseca, MD, and Jonathan D. Leffert, MD, combine their expertise and discuss emerging concepts, treatment…
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Chapter 53: Nutritional Support Of Obese And Bariatric Patients

From Clinical Nutrition in Gastrointestinal Disease
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American Heart Association Scientific Sessions

American Heart Association Scientific Sessions

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VIDEO: Insulin therapy unnecessary more than 5 years after bariatric surgery

November 7, 2017
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