Improving management of comorbidity in patients with colorectal cancer using comprehensive medical assessment: a pilot study
作者: Virginia SignalChristopher JacksonLouise SignalClaire HardieKirsten HolstMarie McLaughlinCourtney SteeleDiana Sarfati
作者单位: 1Department of Public Health, University of Otago, PO Box 7343, South, 6242, Wellington, New Zealand
2Department of Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin: Southern Blood and Cancer Service, Southern District Health Board, Dunedin, New Zealand
3School of Medicine and Health Sciences at Palmerston North, University of Otago, Wellington: Cancer Screening Treatment and Support, MidCentral District Health Board, Palmerston North, New Zealand
4Elder Health, MidCentral District Health Board, Palmerston North, New Zealand
5Department of Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin: Older Persons Health, Southern District Health Board, Dunedin, New Zealand
刊名: BMC Cancer, 2020, Vol.20 (3), pp.116-262
来源数据库: Springer Nature Journal
DOI: 10.1186/s12885-020-6526-z
关键词: NeoplasmsComorbidityHealth servicesQuality improvementInterventionsChemotherapy tolerance
原始语种摘要: Abstract(#br)Background(#br)Screening for and active management of comorbidity soon after cancer diagnosis shows promise in altering cancer treatment and outcomes for comorbid patients. Prior to a large multi-centre study, piloting of the intervention (comprehensive medical assessment) was undertaken to investigate the feasibility of the comorbidity screening tools and proposed outcome measures, and the feasibility, acceptability and potential effect of the intervention. Methods(#br)In this pilot intervention study, 72 patients of all ages (36 observation/36 intervention) with newly diagnosed or recently relapsed colorectal adenocarcinoma were enrolled and underwent comorbidity screening and risk stratification. Intervention patients meeting pre-specified comorbidity criteria were...
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