Control of common, non-pain cancer symptoms

Jamie H. Von Roenn*, Judith A. Paice

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Despite major advances in cancer biology and therapeutics, cancer and its treatment continue to cause devastating suffering. Patients with advanced cancer most often experience multiple physical and psychological symptom concurrently. We review here some of the common non-pain cancer symptoms, focusing on the assessment and treatment of fatigue, anorexia and cachexia, dyspnea, and symptoms common near the end of life.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)200-210
Number of pages11
JournalSeminars in Oncology
Volume32
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hematology
  • Oncology

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