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The purpose of this study is to look at pain control and QOL improvement after treatment with CK Radiosurgery for spinal metastases.
Observational Model: Ecologic or Community, Time Perspective: Prospective
pain rating survey
Stanford University School of Medicine
Not yet recruiting
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:12:10-0400
The purpose of this study is to identify whether or not the addition of a numbing medicine that is injected directly into the site of the bone marrow procedure can reduce pain and the use ...
Bone marrow biopsy is a painful medical procedure often performed with local anesthetic. Therefore a double-blind, randomized, controlled trial was carried out in 330 adult patients who w...
The retrospective survey is to investigate the incidence of bone fracture in post-menopausal breast cancer patients with Arimidex 1mg, who were previously registered for the clinical exper...
Study hypothesis: Has corticosteroids an effect on pain in cancer patients? We are performing a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled multicentre trial evaluating the effect of Meth...
The purpose of this study is to compare the effectiveness of an investigational drug versus placebo in the treatment of metastatic bone cancer pain in patients diagnosed with breast or pro...
We have limited knowledge about cancer patients' pain control satisfaction in outpatient departments in Taiwan and doctors' practice of adjusting analgesics according to their pain status. This survey...
The skeleton is the most common metastatic site in patients with advanced cancer. Pain is a major healthcare problem in patients with bone metastases. Bone-seeking radionuclides that selectively accum...
Strong breakthrough pain is one of the most disabling symptoms of cancer since it affects up to 90% of cancer patients and is often refractory to treatments. Alteration in gene expression is a known m...
More than half of the patients have reported improper management of breakthrough cancer pain. Empirical evidence is lacking concerning the effectiveness of cancer pain education on breakthrough pain c...
Prostate cancer cells metastasize to the bones, causing ectopic bone formation, which results in fractures and pain. The cellular mechanisms underlying new bone production are unknown. In a recent stu...
Standardized procedures utilizing rating scales or interview schedules carried out by health personnel for evaluating the degree of mental illness.
An aggressive THYROID GLAND malignancy which generally occurs in IODINE-deficient areas in people with previous thyroid pathology such as GOITER. It is associated with CELL DEDIFFERENTIATION of THYROID CARCINOMA (e.g., FOLLICULAR THYROID CARCINOMA; PAPILLARY THYROID CANCER). Typical initial presentation is a rapidly growing neck mass which upon metastasis is associated with DYSPHAGIA; NECK PAIN; bone pain; DYSPNEA; and NEUROLOGIC DEFICITS.
A performance measure for rating the ability of a person to perform usual activities, evaluating a patient's progress after a therapeutic procedure, and determining a patient's suitability for therapy. It is used most commonly in the prognosis of cancer therapy, usually after chemotherapy and customarily administered before and after therapy. It was named for Dr. David A. Karnofsky, an American specialist in cancer chemotherapy.
Pain that may be caused by or related to cellular, tissue, and systemic changes that occur during NEOPLASM growth, tissue invasion, and METASTASIS.
Tumors or cancer located in bone tissue or specific BONES.
Pain is defined by the International Association for the Study of Pain as “an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage or described in terms of such damage”. Some illnesses can be excruci...
Osteoporosis is a disease in which the bones become extremely porous, are subject to fracture, and heal slowly, occurring especially in women following menopause and often leading to curvature of the spine from vertebral collapse. Follow and track&n...
Head and neck cancers
Cancer can occur in any of the tissues or organs in the head and neck. There are over 30 different places that cancer can develop in the head and neck area. Mouth cancers (oral cancers) - Mouth cancer can develop on the lip, the tongue, the floor...