Supportive care

Known as: supportive care/therapy, care/therapy, supportive, Supportive Therapy 
Supportive care is that which helps the patient and their family to cope with cancer and treatment of it from pre-diagnosis, through the process of… (More)
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1945-2018
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND Several studies have shown the efficacy, tolerability, and ease of administration of pemetrexed-an antifolate… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND Drug treatments for patients with high-risk myelodysplastic syndromes provide no survival advantage. In this trial, we… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND Treatment with cetuximab, a monoclonal antibody directed against the epidermal growth factor receptor, improves… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND Cetuximab, an IgG1 chimeric monoclonal antibody against epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR), has activity against… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND This placebo-controlled phase III study investigated the effect on survival of gefitinib as second-line or third-line… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
PURPOSE To evaluate whether treatment with single-agent docetaxel would result in longer survival than would best supportive care… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND In phase II studies, irinotecan is active in metastatic colorectal cancer, but the overall benefit has not been… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND The extent to which chemotherapy may relieve tumour-related symptoms, improve quality of life and prolong survival in… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
A phase III randomised study, comparing treatment with fluorouracil, epidoxorubicin and methotrexate (FEMTX) with the best… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
OBJECTIVES To compare the length of survival and quality of life in patients given combination chemotherapy in addition to… (More)
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