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Married patients are less likely to present with metastatic disease, more likely to adhere to treatment protocols, and less likely to die from their disease. End-of-Life Care Remains Aggressive, Despite Patient Wishes
Although most patients with advanced cancer prefer hospice or palliative care that minimizes symptoms, many continue to receive aggressive treatment during their final weeks and months of life. Following Lifestyle Recommendations Reduces Risk of Cancer Death
People who follow the diet and lifestyle recommendations laid out by the WCRF and the AICR have a 20 percent reduced risk of dying from cancer.
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Myelodysplastic Syndrome Management
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Myelodysplastic Syndrome Clinical Trials
ECOGE1905 – A Randomized Phase II Trial of Azacitidine with or without the Histone Deacetylase Inhibitor MS-275 for the Treatment of Myelodysplastic Syndrome, Chronic Myelomonocytic Leukemia (dysplastic type), and Acute Myeloid Leukemia with Multilineage Dysplasia.
DACO-020 – Phase 2 study of Decitabine Administered Daily for 5 Days Every 4 Weeks to Adults with Advanced-Stage Myelodysplastic Syndromes
REFMAL39 – A Phase I, Open-Label, Dose-Escalation Study of SB-715992 Administered Weekly for Three Consecutive Weeks of 28-Day Cycle in Patients with Solid Tumors