2021 ASCO Annual Meeting

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A Standardized Approach to Fertility Preservation Discussions

Pediatric oncology and bone marrow transplant patients are experiencing increased long-term survival, which has created a need to consider...
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An Analysis of Advanced Care Planning and End-of-Life Outcomes in Patients Who Received Allo-HCT

A retrospective study presented during the 2021 ASCO Annual Meeting assessed how advanced care planning (ACP) affected end-of-life (EOL)...
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Outcomes in Ph-Like ALL Versus Ph+ and Ph- ALL

A study presented during the 2021 ASCO Annual Meeting compared outcomes in patients with Philadelphia-like acute lymphoblastic leukemia (Ph-like...
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Prognostic Understanding Affects Hospitalization, Hospice Use

For older patients with advanced cancer, poor prognostic understanding of the curability of their disease may affect their hospitalizations...
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Are Patients Satisfied with Telehealth?

Satisfaction with telehealth (TH) is high among patients with cancer, according to a study presented during the 2021 ASCO...
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Electronic App to Monitor Symptoms Following HSCT

The lives of patients who undergo hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) change in several ways. A study presented during...
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CD34 Stem Cell Boost Following Allo-HCT May Improve Outcomes

A systemic review and meta-analysis aimed to assess the outcomes with stem cell boost (SCB) for poor graft function...
Nurse-Collected PRO Initiative May Improve QoL in Older Patients Receiving Treatment

Nurse-Collected PRO Initiative May Increase Improve QoL in Older Patients Receiving Treatment

The use of patient-reported outcomes (PROs) in clinical practice significantly improved quality of life (QoL) among older patients receiving...
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Growth Rate and Site of Pulmonary Metastasis Lung Relapse, OS in B-STS

A study presented during the 2021 ASCO Annual Meeting found that the growth rate and site of pulmonary metastasis...

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