Alexander de Graeff

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Affiliation: University Medical Center Utrecht
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc Dexamethasone for the prevention of a pain flare after palliative radiotherapy for painful bone metastases: a multicenter double-blind placebo-controlled randomized trial
    Paulien G Westhoff
    Department of Radiotherapy, University Medical Center Utrecht, Q, 00, 118 Heidelberglaan 100, Utrecht 3584 CX, Netherlands
    BMC Cancer 14:347. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint [Malnutrition in patients with cancer]
    Alexander de Graeff
    UMC Utrecht, afd Medische Oncologie, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 156:A4911. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Palliative sedation therapy in the last weeks of life: a literature review and recommendations for standards
    Alexander de Graeff
    Department of Medical Oncology, University Medical Center Utrecht, F 02 126 Heidelberglaan 100, 3584 CX Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Palliat Med 10:67-85. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint [The role of consultation in palliative sedation in the central region of the Netherlands]
    A de Graeff
    Universitair Medisch Centrum Utrecht, afd Interne Geneeskunde, Huispost F 02 126, Heidelberglaan 100, 3584 CX Utrecht
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 152:2346-50. 2008
  5. pmc Gender-related needs and preferences in cancer care indicate the need for an individualized approach to cancer patients
    Hester Wessels
    Department of Medical Oncology, University Medical Center Utrecht, 3508 GA Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Oncologist 15:648-55. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Symptom prevalence in patients with incurable cancer: a systematic review
    Saskia C C M Teunissen
    Department of Medical Oncology, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Pain Symptom Manage 34:94-104. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Symptoms tell it all: a systematic review of the value of symptom assessment to predict survival in advanced cancer patients
    Marija Trajkovic-Vidakovic
    Department of Medical Oncology, University Medical Center Utrecht, PO Box 85500, 3508 GA Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 84:130-48. 2012
  8. pmc Are health care professionals able to judge cancer patients' health care preferences correctly? A cross-sectional study
    Hester Wessels
    1Department of Corporate Communications, University Medical Center Utrecht, Heidelberglaan 100, 3508 GA, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:198. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Prognostic significance of symptoms of hospitalised advanced cancer patients
    Saskia C Teunissen
    Department of Medical Oncology, University Medical Centre, F02 126, P O Box 85500, 3508 GA Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cancer 42:2510-6. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Euthanasia and depression: a prospective cohort study among terminally ill cancer patients
    Marije L van der Lee
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Faculty Social Sciences, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Clin Oncol 23:6607-12. 2005

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Publications10

  1. pmc Dexamethasone for the prevention of a pain flare after palliative radiotherapy for painful bone metastases: a multicenter double-blind placebo-controlled randomized trial
    Paulien G Westhoff
    Department of Radiotherapy, University Medical Center Utrecht, Q, 00, 118 Heidelberglaan 100, Utrecht 3584 CX, Netherlands
    BMC Cancer 14:347. 2014
    ..The aim of this trial is to study the effectiveness of dexamethasone to prevent a pain flare after palliative radiotherapy for painful bone metastases and to determine the optimal dose schedule...
  2. ncbi request reprint [Malnutrition in patients with cancer]
    Alexander de Graeff
    UMC Utrecht, afd Medische Oncologie, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 156:A4911. 2012
    ..Patients who are at an advanced stage of cancer and cancer patients who are anorexic or lose weight can be treated with megastrol acetate...
  3. ncbi request reprint Palliative sedation therapy in the last weeks of life: a literature review and recommendations for standards
    Alexander de Graeff
    Department of Medical Oncology, University Medical Center Utrecht, F 02 126 Heidelberglaan 100, 3584 CX Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Palliat Med 10:67-85. 2007
    ..Palliative sedation therapy (PST) is a controversial issue. There is a need for internationally accepted definitions and standards...
  4. ncbi request reprint [The role of consultation in palliative sedation in the central region of the Netherlands]
    A de Graeff
    Universitair Medisch Centrum Utrecht, afd Interne Geneeskunde, Huispost F 02 126, Heidelberglaan 100, 3584 CX Utrecht
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 152:2346-50. 2008
    ..To gain insight into the role of consultation in palliative sedation...
  5. pmc Gender-related needs and preferences in cancer care indicate the need for an individualized approach to cancer patients
    Hester Wessels
    Department of Medical Oncology, University Medical Center Utrecht, 3508 GA Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Oncologist 15:648-55. 2010
    ..Improving quality of care for cancer patients requires insight into their specific wishes, needs, and preferences concerning cancer care. The aim of this study was to explore the impact of gender on cancer patients' needs and preferences...
  6. ncbi request reprint Symptom prevalence in patients with incurable cancer: a systematic review
    Saskia C C M Teunissen
    Department of Medical Oncology, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Pain Symptom Manage 34:94-104. 2007
    ..Proper attention to symptom burden and suffering should be the basis for individually tailored treatment aimed at improving or maintaining quality of life of patients in their last period of life...
  7. ncbi request reprint Symptoms tell it all: a systematic review of the value of symptom assessment to predict survival in advanced cancer patients
    Marija Trajkovic-Vidakovic
    Department of Medical Oncology, University Medical Center Utrecht, PO Box 85500, 3508 GA Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 84:130-48. 2012
    ..To determine the prognostic meaning of symptoms in patients with advanced cancer...
  8. pmc Are health care professionals able to judge cancer patients' health care preferences correctly? A cross-sectional study
    Hester Wessels
    1Department of Corporate Communications, University Medical Center Utrecht, Heidelberglaan 100, 3508 GA, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:198. 2010
    ..We also examined whether there were gender differences between health care professionals with regard to the degree in which they can estimate patients' preferences correctly...
  9. ncbi request reprint Prognostic significance of symptoms of hospitalised advanced cancer patients
    Saskia C Teunissen
    Department of Medical Oncology, University Medical Centre, F02 126, P O Box 85500, 3508 GA Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cancer 42:2510-6. 2006
    ..To assess the prognostic value of symptoms in hospitalised advanced cancer patients...
  10. ncbi request reprint Euthanasia and depression: a prospective cohort study among terminally ill cancer patients
    Marije L van der Lee
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Faculty Social Sciences, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Clin Oncol 23:6607-12. 2005
    ..To study the association between depression and the incidence of explicit requests for euthanasia in terminally ill cancer patients...