Recent Developments in Palliative Cancer Care Academic Article uri icon

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abstract

  • In recent years major developments have taken place in palliative cancer care. Cancer specialists should be familiar with a number of these developments since they can improve symptom control in advanced cancer patients. Some of these developments are discussed in this article, with particular emphasis on the multidimensional assessment of symptom complexes and neurotoxicity of opioids.

publication date

  • January 1998