By Edward Chow, Joav Merrick
An envisioned 166,400 new circumstances of melanoma will take place in Canada in 2008. Bone metastases regrettably stay a standard website of recurrence, with breast and prostate melanoma sufferers representing a considerable share of this inhabitants. Metastatic bone sickness is linked to major morbidity and mortality. ache is skilled by means of as much as thirds of sufferers. The analysis for sufferers with bone metastases is extremely motivated by means of tumour kind, functionality prestige, and the presence of extraosseous ailment. The median survival has been considerably longer in breast melanoma sufferers with a primary relapse within the axial skeleton (24 months) as opposed to sufferers with preliminary relapse within the liver (3 months) (2). Survival after prognosis of bone metastases is inspired via the next improvement of extraosseous metastatic websites: 1.6 years as opposed to 2.1 years in sufferers with bone-only illness.
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6                 Edward Chow, MBBS and Joav Merrick, MD, MMEdSc, DMSc Hansen BH, Keller J, Laitinen M, et al. Scandinavian Sarcoma Group Skeletal Metastasis Register. Survival after surgery for bone metastases in the pelvis and extremities. Acta Orthop Scand 2004;75:11-5. Katagiri H, Takahashi M, Wakai K, et al. Prognostic factors and a scoring system for patients with skeletal metastasis. J Bone Joint Surg Br 2005;87:698-703. van der Linden YM, Dijkstra SP, Vonk EJ, et al.
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19-32 ISBN: 978-1-61668-207-1 © 2010 Nova Science Publishers, Inc. Chapter II Improving Cancer Pain Management in the Home April Hazard Vallerand, PhD, RN, FAAN*1, Susan M Hasenau, PhD, RN, NNP-BC2 and Thomas Templin, PhD1 1 2 Wayne State University College of Nursing, Detroit, Michigan Madonna University College of Nursing, Livonia, Michigan, United States of America The purpose of this chapter was to determine the effect of the ―Power Over Pain‖ intervention, a structured educational intervention for nurses, patients and caregivers managing cancer-related pain in the home.
Advanced Cancer. Pain and Quality of Life (Health and Human Development) by Edward Chow, Joav Merrick