Elisa M Eldermire

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Ovarian cancer is the leading cause of gynecologic cancer deaths in the U.S. The concept of intraperitoneal drug delivery for therapy of intraperitoneal cancers, such as ovarian cancer, arose in the 1960s. The field of intraperitoneal cisplatin therapy for ovarian cancer was initiated in the late 1970s and early 1980s. The markedly improved survival data(More)
BACKGROUND Research on quality and satisfaction with care during palliative chemotherapy in oncology patients has been limited. The objective was to assess the association between patient's satisfaction with care and symptom severity and to evaluate test-retest of a satisfaction survey in this study population. METHODS A prospective cohort of patients(More)
5594 Background: To compare the efficacy of pyridoxine versus placebo in the prevention of palmar-plantar erythrodysesthesia (PPE) and on quality of life (QOL) in patients treated with pegylated liposomal doxorubicin hydrochloride for ovarian, breast, or endometrial cancer. METHODS All patients received pegylated liposomal doxorubicin hydrochloride 40(More)
BACKGROUND The objective of this study was to compare the incidence of hand-foot syndrome (HFS) in patients who received pyridoxine versus placebo during pegylated liposomal doxorubicin (PLD) chemotherapy for recurrent ovarian, breast, or endometrial cancer. METHODS Patients received PLD 40 mg/m(2) for a maximum of 6 cycles. Patients were assigned(More)
PURPOSE This study assessed the safety/tolerability, pharmacokinetics, and clinical activity of three times weekly i.v. 3-aminopyridine-2-carboxaldehyde thiosemicarbazone (3-AP, NSC #663249) in combination with once-weekly i.v. cisplatin and daily pelvic radiation in patients with gynecologic malignancies. 3-AP is a novel small-molecule inhibitor of(More)
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