Published in Cancer Weekly, September 19th, 2006
According to recent research from the United States, "A major goal of palliative medicine is to control symptoms that interfere with quality of life. Identification of symptoms that occur together (cluster) may aid in symptom management, resulting in greater therapeutic benefit to the patient."
"An analysis of 25 symptoms from 922 patients with advanced cancer was undertaken to determine if symptom clusters could be identified," explained D. Walsh and colleagues, Cleveland Clinic. "Cluster analysis was done using...
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