Digant Gupta

Summary

Affiliation: Cancer Treatment Centers of America
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Patient satisfaction with service quality as a predictor of survival outcomes in breast cancer
    Digant Gupta
    Cancer Treatment Centers of America, 1336 Basswood Road, Schaumburg, IL, 60173, USA
    Support Care Cancer 22:129-34. 2014
  2. pmc Longitudinal health-related quality of life assessment: implications for prognosis in ovarian cancer
    Digant Gupta
    Cancer Treatment Centers of America, 1336 Basswood Road, Schaumburg, IL, 60173, USA
    J Ovarian Res 6:17. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint The prognostic association of health-related quality of life scores with survival in breast cancer
    Digant Gupta
    Office of Research, Cancer Treatment Centers of America CTCA Operations Center at Midwestern Regional Medical Center, 2610 Sheridan Road, Zion, IL, 60099, USA
    Support Care Cancer 15:387-93. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint The relationship between cancer-related fatigue and patient satisfaction with quality of life in cancer
    Digant Gupta
    Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Midwestern Regional Medical Center, Zion, Illinois, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 34:40-7. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Perceived cancer-related financial difficulty: implications for patient satisfaction with quality of life in advanced cancer
    Digant Gupta
    Office of Research, Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center, 2610 Sheridan Road, Zion, IL 60099, USA
    Support Care Cancer 15:1051-6. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint The relationship between dyspnea and patient satisfaction with quality of life in advanced cancer
    Digant Gupta
    Office of Research, Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Midwestern Regional Medical Center, Zion, IL 60099, USA
    Support Care Cancer 15:533-8. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Malnutrition was associated with poor quality of life in colorectal cancer: a retrospective analysis
    Digant Gupta
    Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center, Operations Center, Office of Research, 2610 Sheridan Road, Zion, IL 60099, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:704-9. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Self-reported quality of life in users and nonusers of dietary supplements in cancer
    Christopher G Lis
    Cancer Treatment Centers of America CTCA at Midwestern Regional Medical Center, Zion, IL, USA
    Support Care Cancer 14:193-9. 2006
  9. pmc The relationship between bioelectrical impedance phase angle and subjective global assessment in advanced colorectal cancer
    Digant Gupta
    Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center, 2610 Sheridan Road, Zion, IL 60099, USA
    Nutr J 7:19. 2008
  10. pmc Bioelectrical impedance phase angle as a prognostic indicator in breast cancer
    Digant Gupta
    Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center, Zion, IL, USA
    BMC Cancer 8:249. 2008

Detail Information

Publications49

  1. doi request reprint Patient satisfaction with service quality as a predictor of survival outcomes in breast cancer
    Digant Gupta
    Cancer Treatment Centers of America, 1336 Basswood Road, Schaumburg, IL, 60173, USA
    Support Care Cancer 22:129-34. 2014
    ..We therefore evaluated the relationship between patient-reported satisfaction with service quality and survival in breast cancer...
  2. pmc Longitudinal health-related quality of life assessment: implications for prognosis in ovarian cancer
    Digant Gupta
    Cancer Treatment Centers of America, 1336 Basswood Road, Schaumburg, IL, 60173, USA
    J Ovarian Res 6:17. 2013
    ..There is no information in the literature on the impact of changes in quality of life (QoL) scores on prognosis in ovarian cancer. We investigated whether changes in QoL during treatment could predict survival in ovarian cancer patients...
  3. ncbi request reprint The prognostic association of health-related quality of life scores with survival in breast cancer
    Digant Gupta
    Office of Research, Cancer Treatment Centers of America CTCA Operations Center at Midwestern Regional Medical Center, 2610 Sheridan Road, Zion, IL, 60099, USA
    Support Care Cancer 15:387-93. 2007
    ..The Ferrans and Powers quality of life index (QLI) is one such instrument. This study evaluated the association between HRQOL, as measured by the QLI, and survival in breast cancer...
  4. ncbi request reprint The relationship between cancer-related fatigue and patient satisfaction with quality of life in cancer
    Digant Gupta
    Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Midwestern Regional Medical Center, Zion, Illinois, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 34:40-7. 2007
    ..5-point decline in QLI health functioning-a clinically significant decline. In our study, we found that fatigue is strongly associated with patient satisfaction with QoL independent of the effects of age and prior treatment history...
  5. ncbi request reprint Perceived cancer-related financial difficulty: implications for patient satisfaction with quality of life in advanced cancer
    Digant Gupta
    Office of Research, Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center, 2610 Sheridan Road, Zion, IL 60099, USA
    Support Care Cancer 15:1051-6. 2007
    ..The goal of this study was to investigate the relationship between perceived cancer-related financial difficulty and patient satisfaction with quality of life (QoL) in advanced cancer...
  6. ncbi request reprint The relationship between dyspnea and patient satisfaction with quality of life in advanced cancer
    Digant Gupta
    Office of Research, Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Midwestern Regional Medical Center, Zion, IL 60099, USA
    Support Care Cancer 15:533-8. 2007
    ..Dyspnea is a common symptom in patients with advanced cancer. The goal of this study was to investigate the relationship between dyspnea and patient satisfaction with quality of life (QoL) in advanced cancer...
  7. ncbi request reprint Malnutrition was associated with poor quality of life in colorectal cancer: a retrospective analysis
    Digant Gupta
    Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center, Operations Center, Office of Research, 2610 Sheridan Road, Zion, IL 60099, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:704-9. 2006
    ..We investigated the relationship between nutritional status and QoL in colorectal cancer...
  8. ncbi request reprint Self-reported quality of life in users and nonusers of dietary supplements in cancer
    Christopher G Lis
    Cancer Treatment Centers of America CTCA at Midwestern Regional Medical Center, Zion, IL, USA
    Support Care Cancer 14:193-9. 2006
    ..To describe the Quality of Life (QoL) characteristics of users of dietary supplements vs nonusers...
  9. pmc The relationship between bioelectrical impedance phase angle and subjective global assessment in advanced colorectal cancer
    Digant Gupta
    Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center, 2610 Sheridan Road, Zion, IL 60099, USA
    Nutr J 7:19. 2008
    ..Subjective Global Assessment (SGA) is a subjective method of nutritional status. The objective of this study was to investigate the association between BIA derived phase angle and SGA in advanced colorectal cancer...
  10. pmc Bioelectrical impedance phase angle as a prognostic indicator in breast cancer
    Digant Gupta
    Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center, Zion, IL, USA
    BMC Cancer 8:249. 2008
    ..Since malnutrition can be found in patients with breast cancer, we investigated the prognostic role of phase angle in breast cancer...
  11. ncbi request reprint Can patient satisfaction with quality of life predict survival in advanced colorectal cancer?
    Christopher G Lis
    Office of Research, Cancer Treatment Centers of America CTCA Operations Center, Midwestern Regional Medical Center, Zion, IL 60099, USA
    Support Care Cancer 14:1104-10. 2006
    ..The goal of this study was to evaluate the association between patient satisfaction with quality of life (QoL) and survival in colorectal cancer patients undergoing care in a community hospital comprehensive cancer center...
  12. ncbi request reprint Patient satisfaction with quality of life as a predictor of survival in pancreatic cancer
    Christopher G Lis
    Cancer Treatment Centers of America CTCA at Midwestern Regional Medical Center, Zion, IL 60099, USA
    Int J Gastrointest Cancer 37:35-44. 2006
    ..The goal of this study was to evaluate the association between patient satisfaction with quality of life (QoL) and survival in pancreatic cancer patients undergoing care in a community hospital comprehensive cancer center...
  13. pmc Predicting survival in prostate cancer: the role of quality of life assessment
    Donald P Braun
    Office of Clinical Research, Cancer Treatment Centers of America CTCA, Midwestern Regional Medical Center, Zion, IL 60099, USA
    Support Care Cancer 20:1267-74. 2012
    ..We investigated the association between QoL at presentation and survival in prostate cancer...
  14. pmc Bioelectrical impedance phase angle in clinical practice: implications for prognosis in stage IIIB and IV non-small cell lung cancer
    Digant Gupta
    Cancer Treatment Centers of America CTCA at Midwestern Regional Medical Center, Zion, IL 60099, USA
    BMC Cancer 9:37. 2009
    ..We investigated the prognostic role of BIA-derived phase angle in advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)...
  15. doi request reprint Longitudinal health-related quality of life assessment implications for prognosis in stage IV pancreatic cancer
    Donald P Braun
    Office of Clinical Research, Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Zion, IL 60099, USA
    Pancreas 42:254-9. 2013
    ..We investigated whether changes in quality of life (QoL) during treatment could predict survival in stage IV pancreatic cancer...
  16. pmc Can changes in health related quality of life scores predict survival in stages III and IV colorectal cancer?
    Donald P Braun
    Office of Clinical Research, Cancer Treatment Centers of America CTCA at Midwestern Regional Medical Center, 2520 Elisha Ave, Zion, IL 60099, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 9:62. 2011
    ..We investigated whether changes in QoL during treatment could predict survival in CRC...
  17. pmc Impact of oral vitamin D supplementation on serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels in oncology
    Pankaj G Vashi
    Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center, 2610 Sheridan Road, Zion, IL 60099, USA
    Nutr J 9:60. 2010
    ..We investigated the effect of oral vitamin D supplementation as a means for restoring suboptimal levels to optimal levels in cancer...
  18. pmc Role of nutritional status in predicting quality of life outcomes in cancer--a systematic review of the epidemiological literature
    Christopher G Lis
    Cancer Treatment Centers of America CTCA, 1336 Basswood Road, Schaumburg, IL 60173, USA
    Nutr J 11:27. 2012
    ..Correcting malnutrition may improve QoL in cancer patients, an important outcome of interest to cancer patients, their caregivers, and families...
  19. doi request reprint Role of nutritional status in predicting the length of stay in cancer: a systematic review of the epidemiological literature
    Digant Gupta
    Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center, Zion, IL 60099, USA
    Ann Nutr Metab 59:96-106. 2011
    ..Length of stay (LOS) has been used as a surrogate marker for patients' well-being during hospital treatment. We systematically reviewed all pertinent literature on the role of nutritional status in predicting LOS in cancer...
  20. pmc Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D is inversely associated with body mass index in cancer
    Pankaj G Vashi
    Cancer Treatment Centers of America CTCA at Midwestern Regional Medical Center, 2520 Elisha Avenue, Zion, IL 60099, USA
    Nutr J 10:51. 2011
    ..Moreover, current dietary recommendations for vitamin D do not take into account a person's body mass index (BMI). We investigated the relationship between serum 25-hydroxy-vitamin D [25(OH)D] and BMI in cancer...
  21. ncbi request reprint Bioelectrical impedance phase angle as a prognostic indicator in advanced pancreatic cancer
    Digant Gupta
    Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center, 2520 Elisha Avenue, Zion, IL 60099, USA
    Br J Nutr 92:957-62. 2004
    ..Similar studies in other cancer settings with larger sample sizes are needed to further validate the prognostic significance of the phase angle...
  22. doi request reprint Impact of improved nutritional status on survival in ovarian cancer
    Digant Gupta
    Office of Research, Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center, 2610 Sheridan Road, Zion, IL 60099, USA
    Support Care Cancer 18:373-81. 2010
    ..Malnutrition is a common occurrence in ovarian cancer and is a major cause of morbidity and mortality. We evaluated the impact of improvement in nutritional status on ovarian cancer survival...
  23. pmc The relationship between baseline nutritional status with subsequent parenteral nutrition and clinical outcomes in cancer patients undergoing hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy
    Pankaj G Vashi
    Cancer Treatment Centers of America CTCA at Midwestern Regional Medical Center, 2520 Elisha Avenue, Zion, IL 60099, USA
    Nutr J 12:118. 2013
    ..This retrospective study investigated the relationship between baseline nutritional assessment with subsequent parenteral nutritional (PN) and clinical outcomes in cancer patients undergoing CRS and HIPEC...
  24. pmc Distribution and determinants of patient satisfaction in oncology with a focus on health related quality of life
    Christopher G Lis
    Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center, 2610 Sheridan Road, Zion, IL 60099, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:190. 2009
    ..We investigated the clinical, demographic and QoL factors associated with patient satisfaction in a large heterogeneous sample of cancer patients...
  25. ncbi request reprint The European organization for research and treatment of cancer quality of life questionnaire: implications for prognosis in pancreatic cancer
    Digant Gupta
    Cancer Treatment Centers of America CTCA at Midwestern Regional Medical Center, Zion, IL, USA
    Int J Gastrointest Cancer 37:65-73. 2006
    ..The goal of this study was to evaluate the association between patient quality of life (QoL) and survival in pancreatic cancer patients undergoing care in a community hospital comprehensive cancer center...
  26. pmc The association of quality of life with potentially remediable disruptions of circadian sleep/activity rhythms in patients with advanced lung cancer
    James F Grutsch
    Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center, Zion, IL 60099, USA
    BMC Cancer 11:193. 2011
    ..This study was initiated to determine the relationship between the severity of potentially remediable cancer-associated circadian disruption and quality of life among patients with advanced lung cancer...
  27. pmc Quality of life assessment as a predictor of survival in non-small cell lung cancer
    Donald P Braun
    Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center, Zion, IL 60099, USA
    BMC Cancer 11:353. 2011
    ..There are conflicting and inconsistent results in the literature on the prognostic role of quality of life (QoL) in cancer. We investigated whether QoL at admission could predict survival in lung cancer patients...
  28. ncbi request reprint The relationship between insomnia and patient satisfaction with quality of life in cancer
    Christopher G Lis
    Office of Research, Cancer Treatment Centers of America CTCA, Midwestern Regional Medical Center, Zion, IL 60099, USA
    Support Care Cancer 16:261-6. 2008
    ..Insomnia is the most common sleep disorder in patients with advanced cancer. The goal of this study was to investigate the relationship between insomnia and patient satisfaction with quality of life (QoL) in cancer...
  29. ncbi request reprint Patient satisfaction with quality of life as a prognostic indicator in ovarian cancer patients treated in an integrative treatment setting
    Digant Gupta
    Office of Research, Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center, Zion, IL 60099, USA
    J Soc Integr Oncol 6:98-104. 2008
    ..Our study has demonstrated no statistically significant prognostic association of patient satisfaction with QoL, as measured by the QLI, with survival in ovarian cancer...
  30. pmc Prevalence, sources, and predictors of soy consumption in breast cancer
    Carolyn A Lammersfeld
    Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center, Zion, IL 60099, USA
    Nutr J 8:2. 2009
    ..The goal of this study was to quantify the intake of isoflavones in women with breast cancer...
  31. doi request reprint Can anorexia predict patient satisfaction with quality of life in advanced cancer?
    Christopher G Lis
    Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Midwestern Regional Medical Center, Zion, IL 60099, USA
    Support Care Cancer 17:129-35. 2009
    ..Anorexia is the second most common symptom after fatigue in patients with advanced cancer. We quantified the relationship between anorexia and patient satisfaction with quality of life (QoL) in advanced cancer...
  32. pmc The relationship between perceived service quality and patient willingness to recommend at a national oncology hospital network
    Christopher G Lis
    Cancer Treatment Centers of America CTCA, 500 E Remington St, Schaumburg, IL 60173, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:46. 2011
    ..We therefore evaluated the relationship between perceived service quality and subsequent single top box "willingness to recommend" scores among oncology patients...
  33. doi request reprint The prognostic role of quality of life assessment in breast cancer
    Edgar D Staren
    Office of Clinical Research, Cancer Treatment Centers of America CTCA at Midwestern Regional Medical Center, Zion, Illinois, USA
    Breast J 17:571-8. 2011
    ..This study suggests that baseline QoL (in particular, the role function) provides useful prognostic information in breast cancer...
  34. ncbi request reprint The use of dietary supplements in a community hospital comprehensive cancer center: implications for conventional cancer care
    Digant Gupta
    Cancer Treatment Centers of America CTCA at Midwestern Regional Medical Center, Zion, IL, USA
    Support Care Cancer 13:912-9. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the use of dietary supplements among adult cancer patients in a community hospital comprehensive cancer center...
  35. ncbi request reprint Bioelectrical impedance phase angle in clinical practice: implications for prognosis in advanced colorectal cancer
    Digant Gupta
    Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center, Zion, IL 60099, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:1634-8. 2004
    ....
  36. pmc Effect of naturopathic and nutritional supplement treatment on tumor response, control, and recurrence in patients with prostate cancer treated with radiation therapy
    Donald P Braun
    Office of Clinical Research, Cancer Treatment Centers of America CTCA at Midwestern Regional Medical Center, Zion, IL 60099, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 19:198-203. 2013
    ..The effects of concomitant use of NNS with antioxidant activity during radiation therapy for prostate cancer were investigated in terms of clinical tumor responsiveness, kinetics, and durability...
  37. doi request reprint Patient satisfaction with health-related quality of life: implications for prognosis in prostate cancer
    Christopher G Lis
    Office of Research, Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center, Zion, IL 60099, USA
    Clin Genitourin Cancer 6:91-6. 2008
    ....
  38. pmc Pretreatment serum albumin as a predictor of cancer survival: a systematic review of the epidemiological literature
    Digant Gupta
    Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center, Zion, IL, USA
    Nutr J 9:69. 2010
    ..This review summarizes all available epidemiological literature on the association between pretreatment serum albumin levels and survival in different types of cancer...
  39. ncbi request reprint Comparison of two quality of life instruments for cancer patients: the Ferrans and Powers Quality of Life Index and the European Organisation for the Research and Treatment of Cancer Quality of Life Questionnaire C30
    Digant Gupta
    Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Midwestern Regional Medical Center, Zion, IL 60099, USA
    J Soc Integr Oncol 6:13-8. 2008
    ..6 and -47.3 to 61.5. For QLQ-C30 social and QLI social, the correlation and limits of agreement were 0.2 and -78.2 to 50.2. Consequently, these instruments measure unrelated aspects of QoL and can give different conclusions...
  40. pmc Longitudinal monitoring of CA125 levels provides additional information about survival in ovarian cancer
    Digant Gupta
    Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center, Zion, IL, 60099, USA
    J Ovarian Res 3:22. 2010
    ..We investigated the prognostic impact of changes in serum CA125 levels during the first 3 months of therapy in ovarian cancer...
  41. pmc Dose escalation study of an anti-thrombocytopenic agent in patients with chemotherapy induced thrombocytopenia
    Robert D Levin
    Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center, Zion IL, USA
    BMC Cancer 10:565. 2010
    ..The Phase I clinical trial described here was designed to investigate the relationship between the administration of small chain RNA fragments and the recovery in platelets following Chemotherapy-Induced Thrombocytopenia (CIT)...
  42. pmc Validation of actigraphy to assess circadian organization and sleep quality in patients with advanced lung cancer
    James F Grutsch
    Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center, Zion, IL, USA
    J Circadian Rhythms 9:4. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  43. pmc Patient satisfaction with service quality in an oncology setting: implications for prognosis in non-small cell lung cancer
    Digant Gupta
    Cancer Treatment Centers of America, 1336 Basswood Road, Schaumburg, IL 60173, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 25:696-703. 2013
    ..To evaluate the relationship between self-reported satisfaction with service quality and overall survival in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)...
  44. pmc Distribution and determinants of patient satisfaction in oncology: A review of the literature
    Christopher G Lis
    Cancer Treatment Centers of America R at Midwestern Regional Medical Center, 2610 Sheridan Road, Zion, IL, 60099, USA
    Patient Prefer Adherence 3:287-304. 2009
    ..The aim of this review was therefore to systematically evaluate the available information on the distribution and determinants of patient satisfaction in oncology...
  45. pmc Colon carcinoma with unusual metastasis to the esophagus manifesting as multiple nodules and Dysphagia: management with systemic chemotherapy
    Pankaj G Vashi
    Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center, Zion, Ill, USA
    Case Rep Gastroenterol 6:484-8. 2012
    ..In conclusion, we present a very rare, previously unreported case of metastases from colon cancer to the esophagus presenting as non-obstructive nodules and dysphagia that responded to systemic chemotherapy...
  46. pmc Renal cell carcinoma with unusual metastasis to the small intestine manifesting as extensive polyposis: successful management with intraoperative therapeutic endoscopy
    Pankaj G Vashi
    Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center, Zion, Ill, USA
    Case Rep Gastroenterol 5:471-8. 2011
    ..In conclusion, gastrointestinal bleeding in a patient with known RCC should always trigger full gastrointestinal work-up including capsule endoscopy and, if necessary, double balloon enteroscopy...
  47. pmc Role of CA125 in predicting ovarian cancer survival - a review of the epidemiological literature
    Digant Gupta
    Cancer Treatment Centers of America R at Midwestern Regional Medical Center, Zion, IL, USA
    J Ovarian Res 2:13. 2009
    ..To place these studies in context, we provide some background information on CA125 and its role in ovarian cancer...
  48. doi request reprint Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube occlusion in malignant peritoneal carcinomatosis-induced bowel obstruction
    Pankaj G Vashi
    Department of Nutrition and Metabolic Research, Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center, Zion, Illinois 60099, USA
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 23:1069-73. 2011
    ..We describe a rare, previously unreported phenomenon of PEG tube occlusion by gastric mucosal herniation...