Table of Contents

Cancer cachexia and anorexia.
Xerostomia and dental problems in the head and neck radiation patient.
Dysphagia, reflux, and hiccups.
Nausea and vomiting.
Mucositis (oral and gastrointestinal).
Diarrhea, constipation, and obstruction in cancer management.
Ascites.
Hepatotoxicity and hepatic dysfunction.
Urological symptoms and side effects of treatment.
Gynecological symptoms.
Central nervous system symptoms: headache, seizures, encephalopathy, and memory impairment.
Neuromuscular disease and spinal cord compression.
Eye symptoms and toxicities of systemic chemotherapy.
Extravasation.
Dermatologic toxicities.
Chemotherapy-induced alopecia: overview and methodology for characterizing hair changes and regrowth.
Rehabilitation in cancer.
Oral health and survivorship: late effects of cancer and cancer therapy.
Survivorship: psychosocial, physical issues, and insomnia.
Spiritual issues in supportive cancer care. Cancer symptoms and side effects of treatment.
Cancer pain.
Cancer-related fatigue.
Palliative care: end-of-life symptoms.
Supportive care in elderly cancer patients.
Supportive care in pediatric oncology.
Quality-of-life assessment: the challenge of incorporating quality-of-life and patient-reported outcomes into investigative trials and clinical practice.
Cardiac toxicities of cancer therapies: challenges for patients and survivors of cancer.
Malignant pericardial effusion and cardiac tamponade (cardiac and pericardial symptoms).
The vena cava syndrome.
Pulmonary toxicity of therapy.
Management of respiratory symptoms in people with cancer.
Endocrine and metabolic symptoms of cancer and its treatment.
Sexual problems in patients with cancer.
Sterility, infertility, and teratogenicity.
Menopause symptoms.
Preserving cardiac health in the breast cancer patient treated with anthracyclines.
Thrombosis and bleeding in cancer patients.
Lymphedema care.
Infections and cancer.