Changes in the occurrence, severity, and distress of symptoms in patients with gastrointestinal cancers receiving chemotherapy

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Tantoy, Ilufredo Y ; Cooper, Bruce A. ; Dhruva, Anand ; Cataldo, Janine ; Paul, Steven M. ; Conley, Yvette P. ; Hammer, Marilyn ; Wright, Fay ; Dunn, Laura B. ; Levine, Jon D. ; Miaskowski, Christine (2017)
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2017.10.004, pmc: PMC5834370
  • Subject: severity | distress | targeted therapy | pain | fatigue | sleep disturbance | Gastrointestinal cancer | taste changes | feeling drowsy | chemotherapy | Article

BACKGROUND: Studies on multiple dimensions of the symptom experience of patients with gastrointestinal cancers are extremely limited. Purpose was to evaluate for changes over time in the occurrence, severity, and distress of seven common symptoms in these patients. METH... View more
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