Publications by authors named "Florian Strasser"

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Meaning in life and quality of life: palliative care patients versus the general population.

BMJ Support Palliat Care 2020 Jul 6. Epub 2020 Jul 6.

Palliative and Supportive Care Service, Lausanne University Hospital and University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland.

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July 2020

[Cancer Rehabilitation: integrated in the care pathways of modern oncology].

Authors:
Florian Strasser

Ther Umsch 2019 ;76(8):449-459

Integrierte Onkologische Rehabilitation & Cancer Fatigue Clinic, Klinik Gais AG.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1024/0040-5930/a001140DOI Listing
April 2020

A prospective study examining cachexia predictors in patients with incurable cancer.

BMC Palliat Care 2019 Jun 4;18(1):46. Epub 2019 Jun 4.

Department of Clinical and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, NTNU - Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Postbox 8905 MTFS, NO-7491, Trondheim, Norway.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12904-019-0429-2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6549342PMC
June 2019

Orphan disease status of cancer cachexia in the USA and in the European Union: a systematic review.

J Cachexia Sarcopenia Muscle 2019 02;10(1):22-34

Division of Cardiology and Metabolism, Department of Cardiology & Berlin-Brandenburg Center for Regenerative Therapies (BCRT), DZHK (German Centre for Cardiovascular Research), Partner Site Berlin, Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin (CVK), Berlin, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jcsm.12402DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6438416PMC
February 2019

Prognostic impact of polypharmacy and drug interactions in patients with advanced cancer.

Cancer Chemother Pharmacol 2019 04 25;83(4):763-774. Epub 2019 Jan 25.

Department of Medical Oncology and Hematology, Cantonal Hospital, St. Gallen, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00280-019-03783-9DOI Listing
April 2019

Microbial temperature sensitivity and biomass change explain soil carbon loss with warming.

Nat Clim Chang 2018 Oct 17;8(10):885-889. Epub 2018 Sep 17.

Department of Microbiology & Ecosystem Science, Division of Terrestrial Ecosystem Research, University of Vienna, 1090 Vienna, Austria.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6166784PMC
October 2018

Indicators of integration at ESMO Designated Centres of Integrated Oncology and Palliative Care.

ESMO Open 2018 11;3(5):e000372. Epub 2018 Jul 11.

Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/esmoopen-2018-000372DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6045723PMC
July 2018

Automatic referral to standardize palliative care access: an international Delphi survey.

Support Care Cancer 2018 01 19;26(1):175-180. Epub 2017 Jul 19.

Department of Palliative Care, Rehabilitation and Integrative Medicine, Unit 1414, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX, 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00520-017-3830-5DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5705294PMC
January 2018

Relationship Between Spirituality, Meaning in Life, Psychological Distress, Wish for Hastened Death, and Their Influence on Quality of Life in Palliative Care Patients.

J Pain Symptom Manage 2017 10 15;54(4):514-522. Epub 2017 Jul 15.

Palliative and Supportive Care Service, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois (CHUV), Lausanne, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2017.07.019DOI Listing
October 2017

The applicability of a weight loss grading system in cancer cachexia: a longitudinal analysis.

J Cachexia Sarcopenia Muscle 2017 Oct 18;8(5):789-797. Epub 2017 Jun 18.

European Palliative Care Research Centre (PRC), Department of Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, NTNU-Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jcsm.12220DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5659057PMC
October 2017

Referral criteria for outpatient specialty palliative cancer care: an international consensus.

Lancet Oncol 2016 Dec;17(12):e552-e559

Department of Palliative Care, Rehabilitation and Integrative Medicine, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1470-2045(16)30577-0DOI Listing
December 2016

ESMO / ASCO Recommendations for a Global Curriculum in Medical Oncology Edition 2016.

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Christian Dittrich Michael Kosty Svetlana Jezdic Doug Pyle Rossana Berardi Jonas Bergh Nagi El-Saghir Jean-Pierre Lotz Pia Österlund Nicholas Pavlidis Gunta Purkalne Ahmad Awada Susana Banerjee Smita Bhatia Jan Bogaerts Jan Buckner Fatima Cardoso Paolo Casali Edward Chu Julia Lee Close Bertrand Coiffier Roisin Connolly Sarah Coupland Luigi De Petris Maria De Santis Elisabeth G E de Vries Don S Dizon Jennifer Duff Linda R Duska Alexandru Eniu Marc Ernstoff Enriqueta Felip Martin F Fey Jill Gilbert Nicolas Girard Andor W J M Glaudemans Priya K Gopalan Axel Grothey Stephen M Hahn Diana Hanna Christian Herold Jørn Herrstedt Krisztian Homicsko Dennie V Jones Lorenz Jost Ulrich Keilholz Saad Khan Alexander Kiss Claus-Henning Köhne Rainer Kunstfeld Heinz-Josef Lenz Stuart Lichtman Lisa Licitra Thomas Lion Saskia Litière Lifang Liu Patrick J Loehrer Merry Jennifer Markham Ben Markman Marius Mayerhoefer Johannes G Meran Olivier Michielin Elizabeth Charlotte Moser Giannis Mountzios Timothy Moynihan Torsten Nielsen Yuichiro Ohe Kjell Öberg Antonio Palumbo Fedro Alessandro Peccatori Michael Pfeilstöcker Chandrajit Raut Scot C Remick Mark Robson Piotr Rutkowski Roberto Salgado Lidia Schapira Eva Schernhammer Martin Schlumberger Hans-Joachim Schmoll Lowell Schnipper Cristiana Sessa Charles L Shapiro Julie Steele Cora N Sternberg Friedrich Stiefel Florian Strasser Roger Stupp Richard Sullivan Josep Tabernero Luzia Travado Marcel Verheij Emile Voest Everett Vokes Jamie Von Roenn Jeffrey S Weber Hans Wildiers Yosef Yarden

ESMO Open 2016 29;1(5):e000097. Epub 2016 Sep 29.

Department of General Medical Oncology , University Hospitals Leuven , Leuven , Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/esmoopen-2016-000097DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5070299PMC
September 2016

Referral Criteria for Outpatient Palliative Cancer Care: A Systematic Review.

Oncologist 2016 07 16;21(7):895-901. Epub 2016 May 16.

Department of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1634/theoncologist.2016-0006DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4943399PMC
July 2016

When is an invasive palliative intervention in an acute internal medical patient worth it? A structured palliative approach.

Wien Med Wochenschr 2015 Dec 30;165(23-24):467-71. Epub 2015 Nov 30.

Oncological Palliative Medicine, Cantonal Hospital Sankt Gallen, Sankt Gallen, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10354-015-0406-1DOI Listing
December 2015

Multimodal management as requirement for the clinical use of anticachexia drugs - a regulatory and a clinical perspective.

Curr Opin Support Palliat Care 2015 Dec;9(4):333-45

aMedicines Authority, Rue D'Argens, Gzira, Malta bDepartment of Biology, School of Pharmacy, University of Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy cInnovative Clinical Trials, Department of Cardiology and Pneumology, University Medical Center Göttingen (UMG), Göttingen, Germany dIRCCS San Raffaele, Roma, Italy eSt George's University of London, London, UK fDepartment of Pharmacy, University of Malta, Msida, Malta gOncological Palliative Medicine, Clinic Oncology/Hematology, Department of Internal Medicine and Palliative Center, Cantonal Hospital, St. Gallen, Switzerland.

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December 2015

Advancements in the application of NanoSIMS and Raman microspectroscopy to investigate the activity of microbial cells in soils.

FEMS Microbiol Ecol 2015 Oct 30;91(10). Epub 2015 Aug 30.

Division of Microbial Ecology, Department of Microbiology and Ecosystem Science, Research network 'Chemistry meets Microbiology', University of Vienna, Vienna 1090 Austria

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October 2015

Genetic and Non-genetic Factors Associated With Constipation in Cancer Patients Receiving Opioids.

Clin Transl Gastroenterol 2015 Jun 18;6:e90. Epub 2015 Jun 18.

1] Department of Circulation and Medical Imaging, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway [2] Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Medicine, St Olav's University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ctg.2015.19DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4816247PMC
June 2015

How well is palliative care integrated into cancer care? A MASCC, ESMO, and EAPC Project.

Support Care Cancer 2015 Sep 14;23(9):2677-85. Epub 2015 Feb 14.

Palliative Medicine and Supportive Oncology Services, Division of Solid Tumor, Taussig Cancer Institute, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland Clinic Lerner School of Medicine Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA,

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September 2015

MASCC/ESMO/EAPC survey of palliative programs.

Support Care Cancer 2015 Jul 12;23(7):1951-68. Epub 2014 Dec 12.

Cleveland Clinic Lerner School of Medicine Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00520-014-2543-2DOI Listing
July 2015

Integration of oncology and palliative care: a systematic review.

Oncologist 2015 Jan 5;20(1):77-83. Epub 2014 Dec 5.

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA; Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Seongnam, Republic of Korea; Division of Hematology-Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, Daejeon St. Mary's Hospital, The Catholic University of Korea, Daejeon, Republic of Korea; Department of Medical Oncology, Shuguang Hospital, Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Shanghai, People's Republic of China; Oncological Palliative Medicine, Hematology-Oncology, Cantonal Hospital, St. Gallen, Switzerland; Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel; European Palliative Care Research Centre, Department of Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology and The Cancer Clinic, St. Olavs Hospital - Trondheim University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway; Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1634/theoncologist.2014-0312DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4294615PMC
January 2015

Computer-Based Clinical Decision Support Systems and Patient-Reported Outcomes: A Systematic Review.

Patient 2015 Oct;8(5):397-409

Faculty of Medicine, European Palliative Care Research Centre (PRC), Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Cancer Clinic, St. Olavs Hospital, University Hospital in Trondheim, Trondheim, Norway.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40271-014-0100-1DOI Listing
October 2015

Diagnostic criteria for the classification of cancer-associated weight loss.

J Clin Oncol 2015 Jan 24;33(1):90-9. Epub 2014 Nov 24.

Lisa Martin and Vickie E. Baracos, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta; R. Thomas Jagoe, McGill Cancer Nutrition Rehabilitation Clinic, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec; Martin Chasen, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; Pierre Senesse, Institut Régional du Cancer de Montpellier, Montpellier; Sami Antoun, Institut Gustave Roussy, Villejuif, France; Ioannis Gioulbasanis, Larissa General Clinic, Larissa, Thessaly, Greece; Federico Bozzetti, University of Milan, Milan, Italy; Chris Deans and Kenneth H. Fearon, School of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, University of Edinburgh, Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh, United Kingdom; Florian Strasser, Cantonal Hospital, St Gallen, Switzerland; Lene Thoresen, St Olavs University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway; Kent Lundholm, Institute of Clinical Sciences, Gothenburg University; and Ingvar Bosaeus, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden.

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January 2015

Development and validation of a medical chart review checklist for symptom management performance of oncologists in the routine care of patients with advanced cancer.

J Pain Symptom Manage 2014 Dec 23;48(6):1160-7. Epub 2014 May 23.

Oncological Palliative Medicine, Section Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine and Palliative Care Centre, Cantonal Hospital, St. Gallen, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2014.04.009DOI Listing
December 2014

Autonomic dysfunction in cancer cachexia coincides with large fiber polyneuropathy.

J Pain Symptom Manage 2014 Oct 5;48(4):611-8.e1. Epub 2014 Apr 5.

Department of Hematology and Oncology, Cantonal Hospital, St. Gallen, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2013.11.018DOI Listing
October 2014

Dietary treatment of weight loss in patients with advanced cancer and cachexia: a systematic literature review.

Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 2014 Aug 12;91(2):210-21. Epub 2014 Mar 12.

Regional Centre for Excellence in Palliative Care, Department of Oncology, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway; Department of Health, Nutrition and Management, Faculty of Health Sciences, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, Oslo, Norway. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.critrevonc.2014.02.005DOI Listing
August 2014

Barriers to research in palliative care in France.

BMJ Support Palliat Care 2014 Jun 18;4(2):182-189. Epub 2013 Apr 18.

Department of Palliative Care, Centre Hospitalier de Lyon-Sud, Hospices Civils de Lyon, Lyon, France.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjspcare-2012-000360DOI Listing
June 2014

Personalized, patient-centred cancer cachexia management: lessons to be learnt from oncology and to be taught to oncology.

Authors:
Florian Strasser

Curr Opin Support Palliat Care 2013 Dec;7(4):342-4

Oncological Palliative Medicine, Oncology & Palliative Center, Cantonal Hospital, St. Gallen, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SPC.0000000000000018DOI Listing
December 2013

Weight loss, appetite loss and food intake in cancer patients with cancer cachexia: three peas in a pod? - analysis from a multicenter cross sectional study.

Acta Oncol 2014 Apr 2;53(4):539-46. Epub 2013 Sep 2.

Department of Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) , Trondheim , Norway.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/0284186X.2013.823239DOI Listing
April 2014

Psychosocial consequences of cancer cachexia: the development of an item bank.

J Pain Symptom Manage 2013 Dec 17;46(6):795-806. Epub 2013 Apr 17.

Oncological Palliative Medicine, Section Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine and Palliative Care Centre, Cantonal Hospital, St. Gallen, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2013.01.008DOI Listing
December 2013

Nutrition impact symptoms in advanced cancer patients: frequency and specific interventions, a case-control study.

J Cachexia Sarcopenia Muscle 2013 Mar 11;4(1):55-61. Epub 2013 Jan 11.

From the Section Oncological Palliative Medicine, Division of Oncology/Hematology, Department Internal Medicine and Palliative Care Center, Cantonal Hospital, St. Gallen, Switzerland.

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March 2013

Psychosocial effects of cancer cachexia: a systematic literature search and qualitative analysis.

J Pain Symptom Manage 2013 Jul 15;46(1):77-95. Epub 2012 Nov 15.

Oncological Palliative Medicine, Section Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine and Palliative Care Centre, Cantonal Hospital, St. Gallen, Switzerland.

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July 2013

Electronic monitoring of symptoms and syndromes associated with cancer: methods of a randomized controlled trial SAKK 95/06 E-MOSAIC.

BMC Palliat Care 2012 Sep 24;11:19. Epub 2012 Sep 24.

Oncological Palliative Medicine, Section Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine and Palliative Care Centre, Cantonal Hospital St, Gallen, Rorschacherstrasse 95, St, Gallen 9007, Switzerland.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3517324PMC
September 2012

Dying is a transition.

Am J Hosp Palliat Care 2013 May 12;30(3):283-90. Epub 2012 Jul 12.

Psychooncology, Oncology, Cantonal Hospital, St.Gallen, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1049909112451868DOI Listing
May 2013

Computer-based symptom assessment is feasible in patients with advanced cancer: results from an international multicenter study, the EPCRC-CSA.

J Pain Symptom Manage 2012 Nov 13;44(5):639-54. Epub 2012 Jul 13.

European Palliative Care Research Centre, Department of Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway.

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November 2012

Clinical application of ghrelin.

Authors:
Florian Strasser

Curr Pharm Des 2012 ;18(31):4800-12

Oncological Palliative Medicine, Division Oncology, Dept. Internal Medicine and Palliative Center, Dept. Interdisciplinary Medical Services, Cantonal Hospital, St.Gallen, Switzerland.

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May 2013

Is there a genetic cause of appetite loss?-an explorative study in 1,853 cancer patients.

J Cachexia Sarcopenia Muscle 2012 Sep 26;3(3):191-8. Epub 2012 Apr 26.

Department of Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), 7030, Trondheim, Norway,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13539-012-0064-8DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3424193PMC
September 2012

Dealing with ethical dilemmas in oncological communication involving issues of culture and autonomy.

Oncology (Williston Park) 2012 Jan;26(1):56, 62, 64

Oncological Palliative Medicine, Division of Oncology/Hematology, Department of Internal Medicine Cantonal Hospital of St. Gallen, Switzerland.

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January 2012

[Anemia caused by cancer in the context of palliative care].

Wien Med Wochenschr 2012 Jan;162(1-2):11-7

Palliativstation, IV. Interne Abteilung, Klinikum Wels-Grieskirchen, Wels, Austria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10354-011-0047-yDOI Listing
January 2012

Consensus-based standards for best supportive care in clinical trials in advanced cancer.

Lancet Oncol 2012 Feb;13(2):e77-82

Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1470-2045(11)70215-7DOI Listing
February 2012

Cachexia assessment tools.

Curr Opin Support Palliat Care 2011 Dec;5(4):350-5

European Palliative Reasearch Center, Department of Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine, NTNU, Faculty of Medicine, Trondheim, Norway.

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December 2011

Identification of factors associated with fatigue in advanced cancer: a subset analysis of the European palliative care research collaborative computerized symptom assessment data set.

J Pain Symptom Manage 2012 Feb 11;43(2):226-35. Epub 2011 Aug 11.

Division of Population Health Sciences and Education, St. George's University of London, London, United Kingdom.

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February 2012

Patient-focused endpoints in advanced cancer: criterion-based validation of accelerometer-based activity monitoring.

Clin Nutr 2011 Dec 5;30(6):812-21. Epub 2011 Jul 5.

Clinical and Surgical Sciences (Surgery), University of Edinburgh, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, 51 Little France Crescent, Edinburgh EH16 4SA, United Kingdom.

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December 2011

Ghrelin-induced hypothermia: a physiological basis but no clinical risk.

Physiol Behav 2011 Nov 13;105(1):43-51. Epub 2011 Apr 13.

Department of Experimental Diabetology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam-Rehbruecke, A.-Scheunert-Allee 114-116, D14558 Nuthetal, Germany.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3146973PMC
November 2011

Definition and classification of cancer cachexia: an international consensus.

Lancet Oncol 2011 May 4;12(5):489-95. Epub 2011 Feb 4.

Clinical and Surgical Sciences, School of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, University of Edinburgh, Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1470-2045(10)70218-7DOI Listing
May 2011

Cancer cachexia: a systematic literature review of items and domains associated with involuntary weight loss in cancer.

Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 2011 Oct 8;80(1):114-44. Epub 2011 Jan 8.

Oncological Palliative Medicine, Division of Oncology/Hematology, Department of Internal Medicine and Palliative Care Center, Cantonal Hospital, St. Gallen, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.critrevonc.2010.10.004DOI Listing
October 2011

Invasive palliative interventions: when are they worth it and when are they not?

Cancer J 2010 Sep-Oct;16(5):483-7

Oncological Palliative Medicine, Division of Oncology/Hematology, Department of Internal Medicine and Palliative Care Centre, Cantonal Hospital, St Gallen, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PPO.0b013e3181f842b3DOI Listing
February 2011

A multicenter study comparing two numerical versions of the Edmonton Symptom Assessment System in palliative care patients.

J Pain Symptom Manage 2011 Feb 15;41(2):456-68. Epub 2010 Sep 15.

Division of Palliative Care Medicine, Department of Oncology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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February 2011

Development of a computer-administered mobility questionnaire.

Support Care Cancer 2011 Jun 26;19(6):745-55. Epub 2010 Mar 26.

Department of Neuroscience, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Olav Kyrres g, 7006, Trondheim, Norway.

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June 2011

The association between autonomic dysfunction and survival in male patients with advanced cancer: a preliminary report.

J Pain Symptom Manage 2010 Feb;39(2):283-90

Department of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2009.06.014DOI Listing
February 2010

Evolving classification systems for cancer cachexia: ready for clinical practice?

Support Care Cancer 2010 Mar;18(3):273-9

Oncological Palliative Medicine, Division of Oncology/Hematology, Department of Internal Medicine and Palliative Care Center, Cantonal Hospital, Switzerland.

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March 2010

Evaluating cognitive, emotional, and physical fatigue domains in daily practice by single-item questions in patients with advanced cancer: a cross-sectional pragmatic study.

J Pain Symptom Manage 2009 Oct;38(4):505-14

Oncological Palliative Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Cantonal Hospital, St Gallen, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2008.12.009DOI Listing
October 2009

Improving the methodologic and ethical validity of best supportive care studies in oncology: lessons from a systematic review.

J Clin Oncol 2009 Nov 29;27(32):5476-86. Epub 2009 Jun 29.

Department of Oncology, Cancer Pain and Palliative Medicine Unit, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1200/JCO.2009.21.9592DOI Listing
November 2009

Development of symptom assessments utilising item response theory and computer-adaptive testing--a practical method based on a systematic review.

Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 2010 Jan;73(1):47-67

Oncological Palliative Medicine, Section Oncology/Haematology, Department of Internal Medicine and Palliative Care Center, Cantonal Hospital, Rorschacherstrasse 95, 9007 St. Gallen, Switzerland.

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January 2010

Between utter despair and essential hope.

J Clin Oncol 2009 Jan 1;27(1):146-9. Epub 2008 Dec 1.

Sections of Psychooncology and Musictherapy, Division Oncology/Hematology, Department Internal Medicine, Cantonal Hospital, St Gallen, Switzerland.

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January 2009

Symptom assessment in palliative care: a need for international collaboration.

J Clin Oncol 2008 Aug;26(23):3867-73

Pain and Palliation Research Group, Department of Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Trondheim, Norway.

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August 2008

Appraisal of current and experimental approaches to the treatment of cachexia.

Authors:
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Curr Opin Support Palliat Care 2007 Dec;1(4):312-6

Oncology & Palliative Medicine, Division of Oncology/Haematology, Department of Internal Medicine and Palliative Care Centre, Department of Interdisciplinary Medical Services, Cantonal Hospital, St. Gallen, Switzerland.

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December 2007

Metastatic bone pain: treatment options with an emphasis on bisphosphonates.

Support Care Cancer 2008 Oct 6;16(10):1105-15. Epub 2008 Aug 6.

Medical Oncology, Kantonsspital Graubünden, Loestrasse 170, Chur, 7000, Switzerland.

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October 2008

Diagnostic criteria of cachexia and their assessment: decreased muscle strength and fatigue.

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Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 2008 Jul;11(4):417-21

Oncological Palliative Medicine, Division of Oncology/Hematology, Department of Internal Medicine, Cantonal Hospital, St. Gallen, Switzerland.

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July 2008

Prevention of docetaxel- or paclitaxel-associated taste alterations in cancer patients with oral glutamine: a randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind study.

Oncologist 2008 Mar;13(3):337-46

Oncology and Palliative Medicine, Division of Oncology/Haematology, Department of Internal Medicine and Palliative Care Centre, Cantonal Hospital, Rorschacherstrasse, 9007 St. Gallen, Switzerland.

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March 2008

Fatigue in palliative care patients -- an EAPC approach.

Palliat Med 2008 Jan;22(1):13-32

Department of Palliative Medicine, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany.

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January 2008

A randomized, controlled trial of physician postures when breaking bad news to cancer patients.

Palliat Med 2007 Sep;21(6):501-5

Department of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine, MD Anderson Cancer Center, University of Texas, Houston, TX 77030, USA.

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September 2007

Update on adjuvant medications for chronic nonmalignant pain.

Pain Pract 2003 Dec;3(4):282-97

Department of Anesthesiology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA.

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December 2003

Collaborate to catalyse good and sustained research: reflections from Venice 2006.

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Palliat Med 2006 Sep;20(6):563-5

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September 2006

The silent symptom early satiety: a forerunner of distinct phenotypes of anorexia/cachexia syndromes.

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Support Care Cancer 2006 Jul 7;14(7):689-92. Epub 2006 Apr 7.

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July 2006

Palliative pain management: when both pain and suffering hurt.

J Palliat Care 2005 ;21(2):69-79

Oncology and Palliative Medicine, Section Oncology/Hematology, Department of Internal Medicine, Cantonal Hospital, St. Gallen, Switzerland.

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September 2005

Promoting science in a pragmatic world: not (yet) time for partial opioid rotation.

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Support Care Cancer 2005 Oct 12;13(10):765-8. Epub 2005 Jul 12.

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October 2005

Impact of physician sitting versus standing during inpatient oncology consultations: patients' preference and perception of compassion and duration. A randomized controlled trial.

J Pain Symptom Manage 2005 May;29(5):489-97

Department of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, 77030, USA.

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May 2005

Dexamethasone in addition to metoclopramide for chronic nausea in patients with advanced cancer: a randomized controlled trial.

J Pain Symptom Manage 2004 Oct;28(4):381-8

Department of Palliative Care & Rehabilitation Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston 77030, USA.

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October 2004

Methadone versus morphine as a first-line strong opioid for cancer pain: a randomized, double-blind study.

J Clin Oncol 2004 Jan;22(1):185-92

Department of Palliative Care & Rehabilitation Medicine (Unit 0008), the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030-0049, USA.

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January 2004

A randomized controlled trial of supplemental oxygen versus air in cancer patients with dyspnea.

Palliat Med 2003 Dec;17(8):659-63

Department of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine, Unit 8, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA.

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December 2003

The effect of donepezil on sedation and other symptoms in patients receiving opioids for cancer pain: a pilot study.

J Pain Symptom Manage 2003 Nov;26(5):1049-54

Department of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA.

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November 2003

Perception of discomfort by relatives and nurses in unresponsive terminally ill patients with cancer: a prospective study.

J Pain Symptom Manage 2003 Sep;26(3):818-26

Department of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030-0049, USA.

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September 2003

E-motions: email for written emotional expression.

J Clin Oncol 2003 May;21(9 Suppl):98s-101s

Department of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine, Division of Cancer Medicine, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA.

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May 2003

Eating-related disorders in patients with advanced cancer.

Authors:
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Support Care Cancer 2003 Jan 23;11(1):11-20. Epub 2002 Aug 23.

Department of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Box 0008, Houston, TX 77030, USA.

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January 2003

Effect of fish oil on appetite and other symptoms in patients with advanced cancer and anorexia/cachexia: a double-blind, placebo-controlled study.

J Clin Oncol 2003 Jan;21(1):129-34

Department of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030-0049, USA.

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January 2003

Update on anorexia and cachexia.

Hematol Oncol Clin North Am 2002 Jun;16(3):589-617

Department of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine, MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Box 0008, Houston, TX 77030, USA.

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June 2002