We are a team of clinical researchers who focus on improving the health-related, emotional, psychosocial, and spiritual experiences of cancer patients. Our strategy has four prongs:
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The mission of the Duke Cancer Care Research Program is todefine, demonstrate, refine, and disseminate new methods of cancer care that best meet the needs of the individual patient. These methods will enhance the patient's quality of life, better manage cancer-related symptoms, and improve the experience of having cancer and receiving cancer care while also ensuring that the patient receives highest quality medical treatment.
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Study Challenges Value of Oxygen Therapy in End-of-Life Care
Millions of patients with advanced disease in palliative care settings receive oxygen therapy to help them breathe more easily. But a new study from Duke University Medical Center, published in The Lancet, says roughly half of them don't benefit from the intervention says Dr. Amy Abernethy...Read the press release
Patients, doctors benefit from e/Tablets
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The Herald Sun - Duke tries new way of keeping tabs on patients