Vol 6, Supplement 2 (December 2017): Annals of Palliative Medicine

Original Article

Survival analysis of malignant epidural spinal cord compression after palliative radiotherapy using Tokuhashi scoring system and the impact of systemic therapy
Wing Ho Mui, Tai Chung Lam, Frank Chi Sing Wong, Wing King Sze
Palliative radiotherapy utilization within a regional Australian palliative care unit
Peter Eastman, Anna Dowd, James Goonan, Helen Farrell, Graham Pitson
Superior target delineation for stereotactic body radiotherapy of bone metastases from renal cell carcinoma on MRI compared to CT
Fieke M. Prins, Joanne M. van der Velden, Anne S. Gerlich, Alexis N. T. J. Kotte, Wietse S. C. Eppinga, Nicolien Kasperts, Jorrit J. Verlaan, Frank A. Pameijer, Linda G. W. Kerkmeijer
Patient preference for stereotactic radiosurgery plus or minus whole brain radiotherapy for the treatment of brain metastases
K. Liang Zeng, Srinivas Raman, Arjun Sahgal, Hany Soliman, May Tsao, Carole Wendzicki, Edward Chow, Simon S. Lo
Hospitalizations in elderly glioblastoma patients
Claire Moroney, James R. Perry, Derek S. Tsang, Denise Bilodeau, Chris Mueller, Hany Soliman, Sten Myrehaug, Arjun Sahgal, Chia-Lin Tseng, May N. Tsao
Symptom clusters using the Brief Pain Inventory in patients with breast cancer
Vithusha Ganesh, Leah Drost, Nicholas Chiu, Liying Zhang, Leonard Chiu, Ronald Chow, Nicholas Lao, Bo Angela Wan, Justin Lee, Edward Chow, Carlo DeAngelis
Does gender affect self-perceived pain in cancer patients? A meta-analysis
Yusuf Ahmed, Marko Popovic, Bo Angela Wan, Michael Lam, Henry Lam, Vithusha Ganesh, Milica Milakovic, Carlo DeAngelis, Leila Malek, Edward Chow
Gender differences in pain and patient reported outcomes: a secondary analysis of the NCIC CTG SC. 23 randomized trial
Selina Chow, Keyue Ding, Bo Angela Wan, Michael Brundage, Ralph M. Meyer, Abdenour Nabid, Pierre Chabot, Genevievev Coulombe, Shahida Ahmed, Joda Kuk, A. Rashid Dar, Aamer Mahmud, Alysa Fairchild, Carolyn F. Wilson, Jackson S.Y. Wu, Kristopher Dennis, Carlo DeAngelis, Rebecca K. S. Wong, Liting Zhu, Edward Chow
Patient-centered family meetings in palliative care: a quality improvement project to explore a new model of family meetings with patients and families at the end of life
Christine R. Sanderson, Philippa J. Cahill, Jane L. Phillips, Anne Johnson, Elizabeth A. Lobb
Implementation of an advance directive focus in a Chronic Multi-Organ Rare Disease Clinic
Nancy Elorreaga, Deanna Allred, Gloria Ortiz, Constance McNeill, Mary Beth Scholand, Tracy M. Frech

Review Article

Modulating the endocannabinoid pathway as treatment for peripheral neuropathic pain: a selected review of preclinical studies
Shannon O’Hearn, Patrick Diaz, Bo Angela Wan, Carlo DeAngelis, Nicholas Lao, Leila Malek, Edward Chow, Alexia Blake
A selective review of medical cannabis in cancer pain management
Alexia Blake, Bo Angela Wan, Leila Malek, Carlo DeAngelis, Patrick Diaz, Nicholas Lao, Edward Chow, Shannon O’Hearn
A critical evaluation of quality of life in clinical trials of breast cancer patients treated with radiation therapy
Gustavo N. Marta, Fabio Y. Moraes, Elton T. T. Leite, Edward Chow, David Cella, Andrew Bottomley

Original Article on Palliative Radiotherapy

Genetic biomarkers associated with response to palliative radiotherapy in patients with painful bone metastases
Anthony Furfari, Bo Angela Wan, Keyue Ding, Andrew Wong, Liting Zhu, Andrea Bezjak, Rebecca Wong, Carolyn F. Wilson, Carlo DeAngelis, Azar Azad, Edward Chow, George S. Charames
Genetic biomarkers associated with pain flare and dexamethasone response following palliative radiotherapy in patients with painful bone metastases
Anthony Furfari, Bo Angela Wan, Keyue Ding, Andrew Wong, Liting Zhu, Andrea Bezjak, Rebecca Wong, Carolyn F. Wilson, Carlo DeAngelis, Azar Azad, Edward Chow, George S. Charames
Genetic biomarkers associated with changes in quality of life and pain following palliative radiotherapy in patients with bone metastases
Anthony Furfari, Bo Angela Wan, Keyue Ding, Andrew Wong, Liting Zhu, Andrea Bezjak, Rebecca Wong, Carolyn F. Wilson, Carlo DeAngelis, Azar Azad, Edward Chow, George S. Charames

Meeting Report

Society for Palliative Radiation Oncology: report from the Fourth Annual Meeting (2017)
Randy Wei, Charles B. Simone II, Stephen Lutz, Candice Johnstone