This broad section considers submissions relevant to pain and symptom management for cancer patients, including studies related to rehabilitation, quality of life, and end of life care. We will consider quantitative and qualitative research, including clinical trials of pain or symptom control therapies, and health services studies evaluating the outcomes of diverse therapeutic models.
A qualitative investigation of the roles and perspectives of older patients with advanced cancer and their family caregivers in managing pain in the home
Pain in advanced cancer is complex and multifaceted. In older patients comorbidities and age-related functional decline add to the difficulties in managing cancer pain. The current emphasis on care in the comm...
Citation: BMC Palliative Care 2014 13:39