Management of dyspnea in advanced lung cancer: recent data and emerging concepts.


Journal Article (Review)

PURPOSE OF REVIEW: One of the most common symptoms for lung cancer patients, dyspnea, can seriously impact patients' quality of life. RECENT FINDINGS: Alongside conventional disease-focused approaches in lung cancer treatment, notably surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy, physicians and researchers alike are increasingly attending to symptom control and seeking to evaluate the effectiveness of available interventions in mitigating symptoms. SUMMARY: This study reviews several interesting advances in the area of dyspnea with respect to symptom assessment and management.

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Cited Authors

  • Xue, D; Abernethy, AP

Published Date

  • June 2010

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 4 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 85 - 91

PubMed ID

  • 20440205

Pubmed Central ID

  • 20440205

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1751-4266

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1751-4258

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/spc.0b013e328339920d


  • eng