Vol 5, No 1 (January 2016): Annals of Palliative Medicine

Palliative Radiotherapy Column (Original Article)

Do patients with brain metastases selected for whole brain radiotherapy have worse baseline quality of life as compared to those for radiosurgery or neurosurgery (with or without whole brain radiotherapy)?
Ronald Chow, May Tsao, Natalie Pulenzas, Liying Zhang, Arjun Sahgal, David Cella, Hany Soliman, Cyril Danjoux, Carlo DeAngelis, Sherlyn Vuong, Edward Chow

Review Article

Comparison of the EORTC STO-22 and the FACT-Ga quality of life questionnaires for patients with gastric cancer
Aaron Woo, Terence Fu, Marko Popovic, Edward Chow, David Cella, C. Shun Wong, Henry Lam, Natalie Pulenzas, Breanne Lechner, Sherlyn Vuong, Vithusha Ganesh, Andrew Bottomley
The accuracy of clinicians’ predictions of survival in advanced cancer: a review
Stephanie Cheon, Arnav Agarwal, Marko Popovic, Milica Milakovic, Michael Lam, Wayne Fu, Julia DiGiovanni, Henry Lam, Breanne Lechner, Natalie Pulenzas, Ronald Chow, Edward Chow

Original Article

Enteral and parenteral nutrition in cancer patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Ronald Chow, Eduardo Bruera, Leonard Chiu, Selina Chow, Nicholas Chiu, Henry Lam, Rachel McDonald, Carlo DeAngelis, Sherlyn Vuong, Vithusha Ganesh, Edward Chow

Palliative Radiotherapy Column (Review Article)

Latest advances in the management of radiation-induced pain flare, nausea and vomiting
Nicholas Chiu, Leonard Chiu, Marko Popovic, Carlo DeAngelis, Mark Pasetka, Stephen Lutz, Na Zhang, Gustavo Nader Marta, Lucas Castro Mendez, Breanne Lechner, Natalie Pulenzas, Milica Milakovic, Ronald Chow, Edward Chow
Stereotactic body radiation therapy for non-spine bone metastases—a review of the literature
Gillian Bedard, Rachel McDonald, Ian Poon, Darby Erler, Hany Soliman, Patrick Cheung, Hans Chung, William Chu, Andrew Loblaw, Edward Chow, Arjun Sahgal


Is it possible to teach pain therapy playing basketball?
Giampiero Porzio, Lucilla Verna, Raffaele Giusti, Paolo Marchetti, Paolo Morandi, Corrado Ficorella