Vol 6, No 1 (January 2017): Annals of Palliative Medicine

Original Article

Palliative care units in lung cancer in the real-world setting: a single institution’s experience and its implications
Eva Katharina Masel, Sophie Schur, Romina Nemecek, Michael Mayrhofer, Patrick Huber, Feroniki Adamidis, Bruno Maehr, Matthias Unseld, Herbert Hans Watzke, Robert Pirker
Effects of circadian rhythms and treatment times on the response of radiotherapy for painful bone metastases
Stephanie Chan, Liying Zhang, Leigha Rowbottom, Rachel McDonald, Georg A. Bjarnason, May Tsao, Elizabeth Barnes, Cyril Danjoux, Marko Popovic, Henry Lam, Carlo DeAngelis, Edward Chow
Palliative interventions for hepatocellular carcinoma patients: analysis of the National Cancer Database
Abdulrahman Y. Hammad, Jared R. Robbins, Kiran K. Turaga, Kathleen K. Christians, T. Clark Gamblin, Fabian M. Johnston
Urinary cytokines/chemokines after magnetic resonance-guided high intensity focused ultrasound for palliative treatment of painful bone metastases
Ahmad Bushehri, Gregory Czarnota, Liying Zhang, Kullervo Hynynen, Yuexi Huang, Michael Chan, William Chu, Kristopher Dennis, Charles Mougenot, Jennifer Coccagna, Arjun Sahgal, Edward Chow, Carlo DeAngelis
Patterns of care and survival outcomes of palliative radiation for prostate cancer with bone metastases: comparison of ≤5 fractions to ≥10 fractions
David Schreiber, Joseph Safdieh, Daniel J. Becker, David Schwartz

Review Article

Use of multimedia in patient and caregiver education for cancer pain management: a literature review
Michael Lam, Matthew Choi, Helen R. Lam, Arnav Agarwal, Ronald Chow, Selina Chow, Leigha Rowbottom, Rachel McDonald, Henry Lam, Stephanie Chan, Edward Chow, Blair Henry

Review Article on Palliative Radiotherapy1

Collaboration between primary care physicians and radiation oncologists
Elizabeth A. Barnes, Edward Chow, Cyril Danjoux, May Tsao


1. The series “Palliative Radiotherapy” was commissioned by the editorial office, Annals of Palliative Medicine without any sponsorship or funding.

2. The series “Ethics” was commissioned by the editorial office, Annals of Palliative Medicine without any sponsorship or funding.