Recent publications

Vagnildhaug OM et al; EPCCS study group: The applicability of a weight loss grading system in cancer cachexia: a longitudinal analysis. Journal of Cachexia, Sarcopenia and Muscle (2017)

Solheim T el al: A randomized phase II feasability trial of a multomodal intervension for the management of cachexia in lung and pancreatic cancer. Journal of Cachexia, Sarcopenia and Muscle (2017)

Paulsen Ø et al: The relationship between pro-inflammatory cytokines and pain, appetite and fatigue in patients with advanced cancer. PLoS One 2017

Kaasa S et al: Integration between oncology and palliative care: a plan for the next decade? Tumori 2017

Kristensen A et al: Measurement of health-related quality of life during chemotherapy - the importance of timing. Acta Oncol 2017

Heikkilä R & Kaasa S: Chemotherapy in end of life care. Ann Oncol. 2017 

Brenne E et al; EPCRC: The Edmonton Symptom Assessment System: Poor performance as screener for major depression in patients with incurable cancer. Palliat Med 2016

Hjermstad MJ et al: Characteristics of breakthrough cancer pain and its influence on quality of life in an international cohort of patients with cancer. BMJ Support Palliat Care 2016

Bye A et al: Alterations in inflammatory biomarkers and energy intake in cancer cachexia: a prospective study in patients with inoperable pancreatic cancer. Med Oncol 2016

Strasser F et al: The effect of real-time electronic monitoring of patient-reported symptoms and clinical syndromes in outpatient workflow of medical oncologists: E-MOSAIC, a multicenter cluster-randomized phase III study (SAKK 95/06). Ann Oncol 2016

Janberidze E. et al; EURO IMPACT Depressive symptoms in the last days of life of patients with cancer: a nationwide retrospective mortality study. BMJ Support Palliat Care 2016

Halvorsen TO et al: Comorbidity and outcomes of concurrent chemo- and radiotherapy in limited disease small cell lung cancer. Acta Oncol 2016

Kurita GP et al: Identification of the predictors of cognitive impairment in patients with cancer in palliative care: a prospective longitudinal analysis. Support Care Cancer 2016

Mercadante S et al: Minimally invasive procedures for the management of vertebral bone pain due to cancer: The EAPC recommendations. Acta Oncol 2016. 

Sjøgren P & Kaasa S: The role of opioids in cancer progression: emerging experimental and clinical implications. Ann Oncol 2016

Hui D et al: Referral criteria for outpatient specialty palliative cancer care: an international consensus. Lancet Oncol 2016. 

Halvorsen TO et al: Tumour size reduction after the first chemotherapy-course and outcomes of chemoradiotherapy in limited disease small-cell lung cancer. Lung Cancer 2016

Sande TA et al: The use of opioids in cancer patients with renal impairment-a systematic review. Support Care Cancer 2016

Wheelwright SJ et al: Development of the EORTC QLQ-CAX24, a questionnaire for cancer patients with cachexia. J Pain Symptom Manage 2016