Henning Spieker

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BACKGROUND Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the second most common cancer-related cause of death in Germany. Screening for colorectal cancer is effective and is covered by statutory health insurance in Germany. METHODS The authors studied the screening behavior of patients with CRC in the Leipzig area in the 10 years before their diagnosis. The patients were(More)
BACKGROUND Liver transplantation in patients with dual antiplatelet therapy is considered high-risk procedure due to possible bleeding complications. However, withdrawal of antiplatelet therapy can lead to major adverse cardiac events such as stent thrombosis and even fatal myocardial infarction. CASE REPORT We report on a 61-year-old male patient with(More)
OBJECTIVE Emotional distress in cancer patients often goes unnoticed in daily routine; therefore, distress screening is now recommended in many national guidelines. However, screening alone does not necessarily translate into better well-being. We examined whether stepped psychooncological care improves referral to consultation-liaison (CL) services and(More)
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