Vol 4, No 4 (October 2015): Annals of Palliative Medicine

Message from the Editor-in-Chief

Pain and quality of life in palliative care
Charles B. Simone II

Original Article

Assessment of voice related quality of life and its correlation with socioeconomic status after total laryngectomy
Sangeet Kumar Agarwal, Shweta Gogia, Alok Agarwal, Rajiv Agarwal, Ajay Swaroop Mathur

Review Article

Cut points for mild, moderate, and severe pain among cancer and non-cancer patients: a literature review
Aaron Woo, Breanne Lechner, Terence Fu, C. Shun Wong, Nicholas Chiu, Henry Lam, Natalie Pulenzas, Hany Soliman, Carlo DeAngelis, Edward Chow
Methods of reducing pain during bone marrow biopsy: a narrative review
Mohammad Faizan Zahid

Surgical Palliative Care Column (Original Article)

Utilization of palliative care consultation service by surgical services
Rodrigo Rodriguez, Lisa Marr, Ashwani Rajput, Bridget N. Fahy
American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program as a quality-measurement tool for advanced cancer patients
Roberto J. Vidri, Andrew M. Blakely, Shreyus S. Kulkarni, Raj G. Vaghjiani, Daithi S. Heffernan, David T. Harrington, William G. Cioffi, Thomas J. Miner

Palliative Radiotherapy Column (Perspective)

Debate: Single-fraction treatment should be standard in the retreatment of uncomplicated bone metastases
Derek S. Tsang, Vivian Yau, Hamid Raziee, Mark Niglas, Hany Soliman, Edward Chow, May Tsao

Palliative Radiotherapy Column (Review Article)

Re-irradiation for painful bone metastases: evidence-based approach
Nicholas Chiu, Leonard Chiu, Marko Popovic, Carlo DeAngelis, Stephen Lutz, Na Zhang, Gustavo Nader Marta, Lucas Castro Mendez, Breanne Lechner, Natalie Pulenzas, Milica Milakovic, Ronald Chow, Edward Chow
Radiotherapy for neuropathic pain due to bone metastases
Daniel E. Roos

Palliative Radiotherapy Column (Systematic Review)

Brain metastases: advances over the decades
May N. Tsao

Case Report

An unusual case of metastatic male breast cancer to the nasopharynx—review of literature
Swati Agrawal, Kumar Jayant, Rajendra Kumar Agarwal, Kalyan G. Dayama, Seema Arora