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  1. 1. Managing chemotherapy risks : Learning from medication errors and developing a national knowledge source for chemotherapy regimens

    Författare :Ann-Sofie Fyhr; Ergonomi och aerosolteknologi; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Chemotherapy; Chemotherapy regimens; Medication errors; Patient safety; e-library; Standardisation; User evaluation; Usability; Chemotherapy; Chemotherapy regimens; Medication errors; Patient safety; e-library; Standardisation; User evaluation; Usability;

    Sammanfattning : The basics in cancer treatment are surgery, radiation therapy, and treatment with cancer drugs, often combined. Chemotherapy regimens that define the drugs used, the dosage, the frequency and duration of drug administration, have been developed and used for different cancer diagnoses. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Aspects of Chemotherapy in Prostate Cancer

    Författare :Åsa Jellvert; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; prostate cancer; CRPC; chemotherapy; metronomic; prognostic; predictive; biomarkers;

    Sammanfattning : Since 2004 chemotherapy has been a part of standard of care in prostate cancer (PC) and improved symptom control and survival has been demonstrated in metastatic castration-resistant PC. Whether docetaxel has benefits in earlier stages of PC is currently under investigation. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Optimisation of Chemotherapy Treatment in Advanced Colorectal Cancer

    Författare :Åke Berglund; Ragnar Hultborn; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Oncology; Colorectal cancer; chemotherapy; 5-fluorouracil; dose-effect relationship; ex vivo assay; thymidylate synthase; p53; CEA; TPS; VEGF; bFGF.; Onkologi; Oncology; Onkologi; Oncology; onkologi;

    Sammanfattning : Colorectal cancer is one of the most common malignant diseases in Sweden – more than 5000 new cases are diagnosed each year. The overall five-year survival is about 60% and in cases of recurrence the prognosis is poor. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Nutritional consequences in children undergoing chemotherapy for malignant disease

    Författare :Inger Skolin; Yigael Finkel; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :paediatric oncology; chemotherapy; food intake; taste alteration;

    Sammanfattning : Background: Chemotherapy has side effects that may interfere with food intake. Children suffering from a malignant disease are subjected to treatment with chemotherapy. They may therefore become at risk of undernutrition during the period of treatment. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Dilemmas in palliative chemotherapy when approaching end-of-life

    Författare :Ulla Näppä; Bertil Axelsson; Birgit H Rasmussen; Olav Lindqvist; Gunilla Enblad; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; cancer; chemotherapy; decision-making; dilemma; palliative care; performance status; questionnaire; registered nurse; kyselylomake; ongelma; palliatiivinen hoito; päätöksenteko; sairaanhoitaja; sytostaattihoito; syöpä; yleistila; allmäntillstånd; beslutsprocess; cancer; cytostatika; dilemma; enkät; palliativ vård; sjuksköterska; onkologi; Oncology;

    Sammanfattning : Background When cure is no longer possible, medical care should aim for a transition to palliative care regardless of disease. Patients with incurable cancer are often treated with palliative chemotherapy (PCT), starting with the intent to prolong life and increase quality of life. LÄS MER