- Malnutrition and chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting: implications for practiceWendy Davidson
Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
Oncol Nurs Forum 39:E340-5. 2012..To determine the prevalence of malnutrition and chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV) limiting patients' dietary intake in a chemotherapy unit...
- Weight stabilisation is associated with improved survival duration and quality of life in unresectable pancreatic cancerWendy Davidson
Nutrition and Dietetic Services, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Ipswich Road, Woolloongabba, Brisbane 4102, Australia
Clin Nutr 23:239-47. 2004..The aims were to determine whether stabilising weight loss for patients with unresectable pancreatic cancer was associated with improved survival and quality of life (QoL) and to identify determinants of weight stabilisation...
- Long-term functional outcomes and patient perspective following altered fractionation radiotherapy with concomitant boost for oropharyngeal cancerBena Cartmill
Division of Speech Pathology and Speech Pathology Department, The University of Queensland and Princess Alexandra Hospital, Woolloongabba, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
Dysphagia 27:481-90. 2012..In contrast, patients perceived their broader functioning had improved at 2 years, suggesting long-term adjustment to ongoing swallowing deficits...
- Swallowing, nutrition and patient-rated functional outcomes at 6 months following two non-surgical treatments for T1-T3 oropharyngeal cancerBena Cartmill
Division of Speech Pathology, The University of Queensland and Speech Pathology Department, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Woolloongabba, QLD, Australia
Support Care Cancer 20:2073-81. 2012..As functional outcomes following AFRT-CB have been minimally reported, this exploratory paper describes the outcomes of patients managed with AFRT-CB or CRT at 6 months post-treatment...
- Compliance with nutrition prescription improves outcomes in patients with unresectable pancreatic cancerJudith Bauer
The Wesley Research Institute, Brisbane, Australia
Clin Nutr 24:998-1004. 2005..The aim of this study, in a posthoc analysis, was to examine the effect of dietary compliance on intake and body composition in patients with unresectable pancreatic cancer...
- Emerging understanding of dosimetric factors impacting on dysphagia and nutrition following radiotherapy for oropharyngeal cancerBena Cartmill
The University of Queensland, Division of Speech Pathology, and Speech Pathology Department, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Woolloongabba, Queensland, Australia
Head Neck 35:1211-9. 2013..However, this evidence is preliminary. The current study aimed to identify which reported dose constraints identified functional impairment at 6 months posttreatment...
- Nutritional therapy for cancer-induced weight lossSandra Capra
School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Victoria Park Road, Kelvin Grove Q 4059, Brisbane, Australia
Nutr Clin Pract 17:210-3. 2002..They need to be confident that with the right prescription and implementation, nutrition therapy can be successful and bring real benefit to patients with cancer...
- A prospective investigation of swallowing, nutrition, and patient-rated functional impact following altered fractionation radiotherapy with concomitant boost for oropharyngeal cancerBena Cartmill
Speech Pathology Department, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Australia
Dysphagia 27:32-45. 2012..The ongoing deficits related to weight and patient-perceived outcomes at 6 months revealed that this treatment has a long-term impact on function possibly related to the chronic effects of AFRT-CB...