Affiliation: McGill University
- Redefining symptom managementNeil MacDonald
Cancer Ethics Programme, Center for Bioethics, Clinical Research Institute of Montreal, 110 Pine Avenue, Montreal, Quebec H2W 1R7, Canada
J Palliat Med 5:301-4. 2002
- Understanding and managing cancer cachexiaNeil MacDonald
Department of Oncology, McGill University, Gerald Bronfman Centre for Clinical Research in Oncology, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
J Am Coll Surg 197:143-61. 2003
- Nutrition as an integral component of supportive careNeil MacDonald
Departments of Oncology and Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Oncology (Williston Park) 17:8-10; discussion 11-2. 2003
- A revisitation of "doc, how much time do I have?"Lidia Schapira
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Brookline, MA, USA
J Clin Oncol 21:8s-11s. 2003
- Ethical issues in palliative care. Views of patients, families, and nonphysician staffAnna Towers
Palliative Care Division, McGill University Health Centre, Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal, QC
Can Fam Physician 49:1626-31. 2003..In this study our goal was to hear other voices and to gain first-hand knowledge of the possibly contrasting views of patients, their families, nurses, volunteers, and other team members on end-of-life issues...
- Is there evidence for earlier intervention in cancer-associated weight loss?Neil MacDonald
McGill Cancer Nutrition and Rehabilitation Programme, Department of Oncology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
J Support Oncol 1:279-86. 2003
- Cancer cachexia and targeting chronic inflammation: a unified approach to cancer treatment and palliative/supportive careNeil MacDonald
McGill Cancer Nutrition and Rehabilitation Programme, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
J Support Oncol 5:157-62; discussion 164-6, 183. 2007....
- Chronic inflammatory states: their relationship to cancer prognosis and symptomsN Macdonald
Gerald Bronfman Centre for Clinical Research in Oncology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
J R Coll Physicians Edinb 41:246-53. 2011....
- Terminology in cancer cachexia: importance and statusNeil MacDonald
Gerald Bronfman Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 15:220-5. 2012..This article reviews the current status of the definition of cancer cachexia, and comments on future initiatives to refine it and to use it as a foundation for a cancer cachexia classification system...
- Modern palliative care: an exercise in prevention and partnershipNeil MacDonald
The Cancer Nutrition Rehabilitation Program, Department of Oncology, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Semin Oncol Nurs 21:69-73. 2005..New partners must be enlisted in more sophisticated, increasingly academic partnerships. This change, while welcome and necessary, must come about with perservation of the core values of palliative care...
- Pattern of care at the end of life: does age make a difference in what happens to women with breast cancer?Bruno Gagnon
Department of Oncology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
J Clin Oncol 22:3458-65. 2004..In the last 40 years, palliative care has become the standard of care at the end of life. However, there are limited data about the degree of access to such care at the population level...
- A Quebec survey of issues in cancer pain managementNeil MacDonald
Center for Bioethics, Clinical Research Institute of Montreal and McGill University, 110 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Quebec H2W 1R7, Canada
J Pain Symptom Manage 23:39-47. 2002..We also note that, based on response to the scenario of a patient presenting with severe pain, many physicians, while feeling competent in the use of opioids, may be overly conservative in their initial use...
- An eicosapentaenoic acid supplement versus megestrol acetate versus both for patients with cancer-associated wasting: a North Central Cancer Treatment Group and National Cancer Institute of Canada collaborative effortAminah Jatoi
Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
J Clin Oncol 22:2469-76. 2004..This study determined whether an EPA supplement-administered alone or with megestrol acetate (MA)-was more effective than MA...
- Ensuring palliative medicine availability: the development of the IAHPC list of essential medicines for palliative careLiliana De Lima
International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care, Houston, TX 77007, USA
J Pain Symptom Manage 33:521-6. 2007..The IAHPC and all the organizations involved in this process welcome suggestions on ways to continue to improve the List of Essential Medicines for Palliative Care and to improve access to medications for patients in need...
- To hydrate or not to hydrate: how should it be?Eduardo Bruera
J Clin Oncol 21:84s-85s; discussion 86s. 2003
- Palliative care and primary careNeil MacDonald
Center for Bioethics, Clinical Research Institute of Montreal, 110 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, P Q H2W 1R7 Canada
J Pain Symptom Manage 23:58-9. 2002