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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. Surgery May Not Be Best in Elderly Patients with Nonfatal Skin Cancer
Although skin cancer is often treated with surgery, older patients with a limited life expectancy may not benefit from this treatment approach.
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Skin Cancer Clinical Trials
REFMAL31 – A STUDY TO DETERMINE THE BIOEQUIVALENCE OF AN ORAL FORMULATION OF TOPOTECAN CONTAINING THE DRUG SUBSTANCE MANUFACTURED BY NEW PROCESS RELATIVE TO THE CURRENT STUDY FORMULATION OF TOPOTECAN IN PATIENTS WITH ADVANCED SOLID TUMORS
REFMAL32 – AN OPEN-LABEL, SAFETY, PHARMACOKINETIC AND PHARMACODYNAMIC STUDY OF MULTIPLE DOSES OF GW572016 TO EXAMINE THE INHIBITION OF EGFR/ERBB-2 PHOSPHORYLATION IN CANCER PATIENTS WITH SOLID TUMORS
REFMAL33 – A PHASE I TRIAL OF WEEKLY AMONAFIDE (AMF)IN PATIENTS WITH ADVANCED, SOLID TUMORS