J. M. Addington-Hall

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A study was conducted to investigate the feasibility and acceptability of administering single-agent gemcitabine to patients with advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) in their own homes. Gemcitabine is an active agent in NSCLC with a good toxicity profile and lends itself to this type of investigation. A total of 24 patients were studied; as only one(More)
Data from an on-going trial of co-ordinating care for terminally ill cancer patients are used to investigate whether the Spitzer Quality of Life (QL) Index can be used to reduce prognostic uncertainty in terminal care. Four questions are addressed. First, can doctors and nurses distinguish between patients with a prognosis of more or less than 1 year?(More)
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