Review collection - Cancer 

843 reviews

General 447 reviews
Brain 28 reviews
Breast 29 reviews
Colorectal 26 reviews
Lung 50 reviews
Melanoma 5 reviews
Other 99 reviews
Palliative chemotherapy 55 reviews
Palliative surgery and stents 80 reviews
Prostate 14 reviews
Stomach 14 reviews

General: 447 reviews


Golmohammadi M, Ebadi A, Ashrafizadeh H, Rassouli M, Barasteh S. Factors related to advance directives completion among cancer patients: A systematic review. BMC Palliat Care. 2024;23(1):3.

Walbaum C, Philipp R, Oechsle K, Ullrich A, Vehling S. Existential distress among family caregivers of patients with advanced cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Psychooncology. 2024;33(1):e6239.


Agustina R, Ispriantari A, Konlan KD, Lin MF. Impact of early palliative care on the quality of life in caregivers of cancer patients: A systematic review. Worldviews Evid Based Nurs. 2023 Jan 13. doi: 10.1111/wvn.12629. Epub ahead of print.

Arian M, Hajiabadi F, Amini Z, Oghazian MB, Valinejadi A, Sahebkar A. Introduction of various models of palliative oncology care: A systematic review. Rev Recent Clin Trials. 2023 Dec 28.

Baykal D, Çömlekçi N. Non-Pharmacologic Approaches to Sleep Problems for Palliative Care Cancer Patients: A Systematic Review. Florence Nightingale J Nurs. 2023 Jun;31(2):131-137. doi: 10.5152/FNJN.2023.23051.

Becqu YN, van der Wel M, Aktan-Arslan M, van AG, Rietjens DJ, van der Heide A, Witkamp E, Watson M. Supportive interventions for family caregivers of patients with advanced cancer: A systematic review. Psychooncology. 2023 Mar 23. doi: 10.1002/pon.6126. Epub ahead of print.

Buchan EJ, Haywood A, Syrmis W, Good P. Medically assisted hydration for adults receiving palliative care. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2023;12(12):Cd006273.

Corasaniti MT, Bagetta G, Morrone LA, Tonin P, Hamamura K, Hayashi T, Guida F, Maione S, Scuteri D. Efficacy of Essential Oils in Relieving Cancer Pain: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Int J Mol Sci. 2023 Apr 11;24(8):7085. doi: 10.3390/ijms24087085.

Craig S, Cao Y, McMahon J, Anderson T, Stark P, Brown Wilson C, et al. Exploring the holistic needs of people living with cancer in care homes: An integrative review. Healthcare (Basel). 2023;11(24):3166.

Cui J, Fang P, Bai J, Tan L, Wan C, Yu L. Meta-analysis of effects of early palliative care on health-related outcomes among advanced cancer patients. Nurs Res. 2023;72(6):E180-e190.

Davis S, Serfaty M, Low J, Armstrong M, Kupeli N, Lanceley A. Experiential avoidance in advanced cancer: a mixed-methods systematic review. Int J Behav Med. 2023 Oct;30(5):585-604.

Dhumal T, Siddiqui ZA, Kelley GA, Harper F, Kelly KM. Systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials of interventions addressing caregiver distress and burden among cancer caregivers. PEC Innov. 2023 Dec;2:100145. doi: 10.1016/j.pecinn.2023.100145.

Donkor A, Ayitey JA, Adotey PN, Ofori EO, Kitson-Mills D, Vanderpuye V, et al. Mobile-based application interventions to enhance cancer control and care in low- and middle-income countries: A systematic review. Int J Public Health. 2023;68:1606413.

Edwards M, Holland-Hart D, Mann M, Seddon K, Buckle P, Longo M, Byrne A, Nelson A. Understanding how shared decision-making approaches and patient aids influence patients with advanced cancer when deciding on palliative treatments and care: A realist review. Health Expect. 2023 Jul 13. doi: 10.1111/hex.13822. Epub ahead of print.

Garcia ACM, Schneiders M, da Mota KS, da Conceição VM, Kissane DW. Demoralization and spirituality in oncology: an integrative systematic review. Support Care Cancer. 2023 Apr 13;31(5):259. doi: 10.1007/s00520-023-07722-6.

Gautama MSN, Damayanti A, Khusnia AF. Impact of Early Palliative Care to Improve Quality of Life of Advanced Cancer Patients: A Meta-Analysis of Randomised Controlled Trials. Indian J Palliat Care. 2023 Jan-Mar;29(1):28-35. doi: 10.25259/IJPC_153_2022. Epub 2022 Sep 7.

Gomes AML, de Freitas Melo CF. Total pain in cancer patients: The integrative literature review. Psicol estud. 2023 Jul;28:e5362903 doi: 10.4025/psicolestud.v28i0.53629.

Gomes-Ferraz CA, Rezende G, Fagundes AA, De Carlo MMRDP. Assessment of total pain in people in oncologic palliative care: integrative literature review. Palliat Care Soc Pract. 2022 Sep 22;16:26323524221125244. doi: 10.1177/26323524221125244.

Goswami P. Impact of advance care planning and end-of-life conversations on patients with cancer: An integrative review of literature. J Nurs Scholarsh. 2023 Jan;55(1):272-290. doi: 10.1111/jnu.12804. Epub 2022 Aug 10.

Guccione L, Fullerton S, Gough K, Hyatt A, Tew M, Aranda S, Francis J. Why is advance care planning underused in oncology settings? A systematic overview of reviews to identify the benefits, barriers, enablers, and interventions to improve uptake. Front Oncol. 2023 Apr 28;13:1040589. doi: 10.3389/fonc.2023.1040589.

Ham L, Slotman E, Burghout C, Raijmakers NJ, van de Poll-Franse LV, van Zuylen L, et al. Potentially inappropriate end-of-life care and its association with relatives’ well-being: A systematic review. Support Care Cancer. 2023;31(12).

Hirata M, Kobayashi K. Experiences with the end-of-life decision-making process in children with cancer, their parents, and healthcare professionals: A systematic review and meta-ethnography. J Pediatr Nurs. 2022 Dec 29:S0882-5963(22)00319-0. doi: 10.1016/j.pedn.2022.12.004. Epub ahead of print.

Hwang IY, Woo GU, Lee SY, Yoo SH, Kim KH, Kim MS, et al. Home-based supportive care in advanced cancer: A systematic review. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2023 Dec 30:spcare-2023-004721.

Joost K, Washington K, Faurot M, Alexander RL, Craig KW, Tuller ER. Identifying the palliative care needs of patients and families in gynecologic surgical oncology: A scoping review. J Psychosoc Oncol. 2023 Feb 8:1-12. doi: 10.1080/07347332.2023.2174474. Epub ahead of print.

Khanmohammadi S, Noroozi A, Yekaninejad MS, Rezaei N. Cryoablation for the Palliation of Painful Bone Metastasis: A Systematic Review. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2023 Jan 11. doi: 10.1007/s00270-022-03356-z. Epub ahead of print.

Kyota A, Kanda K, Senuma M, Tsukagoshi N, Futawatari T, Kondo Y. The perception of life and death in patients with end-of-life stage cancer: A systematic review of qualitative research. Eur J Oncol Nurs. 2023 Jun 15;66:102354. doi: 10.1016/j.ejon.2023.102354. Epub ahead of print.

Lee ARYB, Yau CE, Low CE, Li J, Ho RCM, Ho CSH. Severity and Longitudinal Course of Depression, Anxiety and Post-Traumatic Stress in Paediatric and Young Adult Cancer Patients: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. J Clin Med. 2023 Feb 23;12(5):1784. doi: 10.3390/jcm12051784.

Levoy K, Sullivan SS, Chittams J, Myers RL, Hickman SE, Meghani SH. Don't Throw the Baby Out With the Bathwater: Meta-Analysis of Advance Care Planning and End-of-life Cancer Care. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2023 Jun;65(6):e715-e743. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2023.02.003. Epub 2023 Feb 9.

Liu J, Li X, Tan Y, Hu M, Fang Y, Wang JL. Barriers for Nurses Providing Cancer Pain Management: A Qualitative Systematic Review. Oncol Nurs Forum. 2023 Apr 21;50(3):348-360. doi: 10.1188/23.ONF.348-360.

Matsuda Y, Tanimukai H, Inoue S, Hirayama T, Kanno Y, Kitaura Y, Inada S, Sugano K, Yoshimura M, Harashima S, Wada S, Hasegawa T, Okamoto Y, Dotani C, Takeuchi M, Kako J, Sadahiro R, Kishi Y, Uchida M, Ogawa A, Inagaki M, Okuyama T. A revision of JPOS/JASCC clinical guidelines for delirium in adult cancer patients: a summary of recommendation statements. Jpn J Clin Oncol. 2023 May 15:hyad042. doi: 10.1093/jjco/hyad042. Epub ahead of print.

Mercadante S. Breakthrough cancer pain in the radiotherapy setting: a systematic and critical review. Expert Rev Anticancer Ther. 2023 Mar;23(3):229-234. doi: 10.1080/14737140.2023.2182773. Epub 2023 Feb 23.

Mercadante S. Refractory Cancer Pain and Intrathecal Therapy: Critical Review of a Systematic Review. Pain Ther. 2023 Apr 13. doi: 10.1007/s40122-023-00507-z. Epub ahead of print.

McLarney M, Johnson T, Bajaj G, Lee D, Zheng J. Cancer Pain and Frailty: A Scoping Review of How Cancer Pain Is Evaluated and Treated in the Frail and Elderly. Rehabil Oncol. 2023 Apr;41(2):69-77. doi: 10.1097/01.REO.0000000000000338.

Motlagh EG, Bakhshi M, Davoudi N, Ghasemi A, Moonaghi HK. The physical and psychological outcomes of art therapy in pediatric palliative care: A systematic review. J Res Med Sci. 2023 Mar 16;28:13. doi: 10.4103/jrms.jrms_268_22.

Nadolny S, Schildmann E, Gaßmann ES, Schildmann J. What is an “early palliative care” intervention? A scoping review of controlled studies in oncology. Cancer Medicine. 2023 Dec;12(23):21335-21353.

Ng S, Ozdemir S. The associations between prognostic awareness and health-related quality of life among patients with advanced cancer: A systematic review. Palliat Med. 2023 Jun;37(6):808-823. doi: 10.1177/02692163231165325. Epub 2023 Apr 24.

Nolan CM, Brighton LJ, Mo Y, Bayly J, Higginson IJ, Man WD, Maddocks M. Meditative movement for breathlessness in advanced COPD or cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Eur Respir Rev. 2023 Jun 21;32(168):220243. doi: 10.1183/16000617.0243-2022.

Ongko E, Philip J, Zomerdijk N. Perspectives in preparedness of family caregivers of patients with cancer providing end-of-life care in the home: A narrative review of qualitative studies. Palliat Support Care. 2023 Jul 27:1-11. doi: 10.1017/S1478951523001013. Epub ahead of print.

Poillucci G, Ortenzi M, Pilia T, Murzi V, DI Saverio S, Segalini E, Locci E, Cois A, Pisanu A, Podda M. Updates on the multidisciplinary management of elderly patients with rectal cancer: a narrative review. Minerva Surg. 2023 Jun;78(3):267-282. doi: 10.23736/S2724-5691.23.09845-3. Epub 2023 Feb 1.

Rajeswaran T, Wong HCY, Zhang E, Kennedy SKF, Gojsevic M, Soliman H, et al. Quality of life issues in patients with bone metastases: A systematic review. Support Care Cancer. 2023;32(1):18.

Rizvi F, Wilding HE, Rankin NM, Le Gautier R, Gurren L, Sundararajan V, Bellingham K, Chua J, Crawford GB, Nowak AK, Le B, Mitchell G, McLachlan SA, Sousa TV, Hudson R, IJzerman M, Collins A, Philip J. An evidence-base for the implementation of hospital-based palliative care programs in routine cancer practice: A systematic review. Palliat Med. 2023 Jul 8:2692163231186177. doi: 10.1177/02692163231186177. Epub ahead of print.

Rogers-Shepp I, Bhattacharya S, Mennillo HA, Kumar R, Hsieh B, Anandarajah G. Exercise interventions for advanced cancer palliative care patients: A systematic literature review and descriptive evidence synthesis of randomized controlled trials. Palliat Med. 2023 Apr 8:2692163231162888. doi: 10.1177/02692163231162888. Epub ahead of print.

Rosenscheg M, Pedron J, Pedroso L. Treatment of Cancer Pain: A Systematic Review. Am J Clin Oncol. 2023 Jul 24. doi: 10.1097/COC.0000000000001029. Epub ahead of print.

Sakaguchi T. Cancer-related breathlessness: opioids other than morphine - comprehensive literature review. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2023 Jul 19:spcare-2022-004115. doi: 10.1136/spcare-2022-004115. Epub ahead of print.

Sheehan S, Hanna JR, Drury A, McCance T, Semple CJ, O'Neill C. A Systematic Review of Educational Interventions to Equip Health and Social Care Professionals to Promote End-of-Life Supportive Care when a Parent with Dependent Children is Dying with Cancer. Semin Oncol Nurs. 2023 Jul 20:151474. doi: 10.1016/j.soncn.2023.151474. Epub ahead of print.

Shore DD. Hospice use in patients with cancer: A comprehensive clinical literature review. Clin J Oncol Nurs. 2023;27(6):629-636.

Sicignano D, Snow-Caroti K, Hernandez AV, White CM. The Impact of Psychedelic Drugs on Anxiety and Depression in Advanced Cancer or other Life-threatening Disease: A Systematic Review With Meta-analysis. Am J Clin Oncol. 2023 Jun 1;46(6):236-245. doi: 10.1097/COC.0000000000000998. Epub 2023 Mar 13.

Silva DNM, Vicente LCC, Glória VLP, de Lima Friche AA. Swallowing disorders and mortality in adults with advanced cancer outside the head and neck and upper gastrointestinal tract: a systematic review. BMC Palliat Care. 2023 Oct 6;22(1):150.

Spooner C, Vivat B, White N, Bruun A, Rohde G, Kwek PX, Stone P. What outcomes do studies use to measure the impact of prognostication on people with advanced cancer? Findings from a systematic review of quantitative and qualitative studies. Palliat Med. 2023 Aug 10:2692163231191148. doi: 10.1177/02692163231191148. Epub ahead of print.

Tanriverdi A, Ozcan Kahraman B, Ergin G, Karadibak D, Savci S. Effect of exercise interventions in adults with cancer receiving palliative care: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Support Care Cancer. 2023 Mar 8;31(4):205. doi: 10.1007/s00520-023-07655-0.

To J, Davis M, Sbrana A, Alderman B, Hui D, Mukhopadhyay S, Bouleuc C, Case AA, Amano K, Crawford GP, de Feo G, Tanco K, Garsed J. MASCC guideline: cannabis for cancer-related pain and risk of harms and adverse events. Support Care Cancer. 2023 Mar 6;31(4):202. doi: 10.1007/s00520-023-07662-1.

Toohey K, Chapman M, Rushby AM, Urban K, Ingham G, Singh B. The effects of physical exercise in the palliative care phase for people with advanced cancer: a systematic review with meta-analysis. J Cancer Surviv. 2023 Apr;17(2):399-415. doi: 10.1007/s11764-021-01153-0. Epub 2022 Jan 18.

Treleaven L, Komesaroff P, La Brooy C, Olver I, Kerridge I, Philip J. A review of the utility of prognostic tools in predicting 6-month mortality in cancer patients, conducted in the context of voluntary assisted dying. Intern Med J. 2023 Apr 8. doi: 10.1111/imj.16081. Epub ahead of print.

Walbaum C, Philipp R, Oechsle K, Ullrich A, Vehling S. Existential distress among family caregivers of patients with advanced cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Psychooncology. 2023 Nov 20.

Wang G, Xiao J, Chen Z, Huang C, Deng Y, Tang S. Good death from cancer-the patient view: systematic review of qualitative studies. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2023 Jun 23:spcare-2022-004146. doi: 10.1136/spcare-2022-004146. Epub ahead of print.

Weiss CR, Baker C, Gillespie A, Jones J. Ambiguous loss in family caregivers of loved ones with cancer, a synthesis of qualitative studies. J Cancer Surviv. 2023 Apr;17(2):484-498. doi: 10.1007/s11764-022-01286-w. Epub 2022 Nov 18.

Yıldız M, Terzioğlu C, Ayhan F. Psychosocial interventions aimed at family members caring for patients with cancer in the palliative period: A systematic review. Int J Nurs Knowl. 2023 Mar 31. doi: 10.1111/2047-3095.12423. Epub ahead of print.

Yoong SQ, Porock D, Whitty D, Tam WWS, Zhang H. Performance of the Palliative Prognostic Index for cancer patients: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Palliat Med. 2023 Sep;37(8):1144-1167.

Zhang J, Chan DNS, Liu X, Cai Y, Chen J, Xie M. Effects of self-management interventions for cancer patients with pain: A systematic review of randomised controlled trials. J Clin Nurs. 2023 Mar 16. doi: 10.1111/jocn.16669. Epub ahead of print.

Zhang J, Wu W, Ren Y, Yuan Y, Jia L. Electroacupuncture for the treatment of cancer pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials. Front Pain Res (Lausanne). 2023 May 15;4:1186506. doi: 10.3389/fpain.2023.1186506.

Zhang X, Xie X, Xiao H. Effects of death education interventions on cancer patients in palliative care: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Death Stud. 2023 Jul 11:1-15. doi: 10.1080/07481187.2023.2233450. Epub ahead of print.

Zhao DY, Hu SQ, Hu FH, Du W, Tang W, Zhang WQ, Chen HL, Shen WQ. Palliative care for cancer patients during the COVID-19 pandemic: A narrative synthesis from 36 studies of 16 countries. J Clin Nurs. 2023 Sep;32(17-18):6120-6135. doi: 10.1111/jocn.16742. Epub 2023 May 22.

Zhu Y, Pei X, Chen X, Li T. Family Caregivers' Experiences of Caring for Advanced Cancer Patients: A Qualitative Systematic Review and Meta-synthesis. Cancer Nurs. 2023 Jul-Aug 01;46(4):270-283. doi: 10.1097/NCC.0000000000001104. Epub 2022 Dec 11.


Ansari N, Wilson CM, Heneghan MB, Supiano K, Mooney K. How technology can improve communication and health outcomes in patients with advanced cancer: an integrative review. Support Care Cancer. 2022 Apr 12. doi: 10.1007/s00520-022-07037-y. Epub ahead of print.

Baddeley E, Mann M, Bravington A, Johnson MJ, Currow D, Murtagh FEM, Boland EG, Obita G, Oliver A, Seddon K, Nelson A, Boland JW, Noble SIR. Symptom burden and lived experiences of patients, caregivers and healthcare professionals on the management of malignant bowel obstruction: A qualitative systematic review. Palliat Med. 2022 Mar 8:2692163221081331. doi: 10.1177/02692163221081331. Epub ahead of print.

Battat MMK, Marie M. Rehabilitation interventions for depression symptoms among cancer patients in Palestine: A systematic review. Front Rehabil Sci. 2022 Dec 5;3:978844. doi: 10.3389/fresc.2022.978844.

Belar A, Arantzamendi M, Menten J, Payne S, Hasselaar J, Centeno C. The Decision-Making Process for Palliative Sedation for Patients with Advanced Cancer-Analysis from a Systematic Review of Prospective Studies. Cancers (Basel). 2022 Jan 8;14(2):301. doi: 10.3390/cancers14020301.

Candy B, Jones L, Vickerstaff V, Larkin PJ, Stone P. Mu-opioid antagonists for opioid-induced bowel dysfunction in people with cancer and people receiving palliative care. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2022 Sep 15;9(9):CD006332. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD006332.pub4.

Chand CP, Greenley S, Macleod U, Lind M, Barton R, Kelly C. Geographical distance and reduced access to palliative radiotherapy: systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2022 Mar 15:bmjspcare-2021-003356. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2021-003356. Epub ahead of print.

Cheng Q, Xu B, Ng MSN, Zheng H, So WKW. Needs assessment instruments for family caregivers of cancer patients receiving palliative care: a systematic review. Support Care Cancer. 2022 May 28. doi: 10.1007/s00520-022-07122-2. Epub ahead of print.

Coffey M, Edwards D, Anstey S, Gill P, Mann M, Meudell A, Hannigan B. End-of-life care for people with severe mental illness: mixed methods systematic review and thematic synthesis of published case studies (the MENLOC study). BMJ Open. 2022 Feb 22;12(2):e053223. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-053223.

Couchman E, Ejegi-Memeh S, Mitchell S, Gardiner C. Facilitators of and barriers to continuity with GPs in primary palliative cancer care: A mixed-methods systematic review. Prog Palliat Care. 2022 Jun 7. doi: 10.1080/09699260.2022.2074126.

Effendy C, Kurianto E, Darmayanti ARI, Noviana U, Nurjannah I. Palliative Care Education to Enhance Informal Caregivers’ Skills in Caring for Patients with Cancer: A Scoping Review. Open Access Maced J Med Sci. 2022 Jan. 2;10(G):69-75.

Gomes-Ferraz CA, Rezende G, Fagundes AA, De Carlo MMRDP. Assessment of total pain in people in oncologic palliative care: integrative literature review. Palliat Care Soc Pract. 2022 Sep 22;16:26323524221125244. doi: 10.1177/26323524221125244.

Harnischfeger N, Rath HM, Oechsle K, Bergelt C. Addressing palliative care and end-of-life issues in patients with advanced cancer: a systematic review of communication interventions for physicians not specialised in palliative care. BMJ Open. 2022 Jun 17;12(6):e059652. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-059652.

Hasdenteufel M, Quintard B. Psychosocial factors affecting the bereavement experience of relatives of palliative-stage cancer patients: a systematic review. BMC Palliat Care. 2022 Nov 30;21(1):212. doi: 10.1186/s12904-022-01096-y.

Hasdenteufel M, Quintard B. Dyadic Experiences and Psychosocial Management of Couples Facing Advanced Cancer: A Systematic Review of the Literature. Front Psychol. 2022 Jun 8;13:827947. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2022.827947.

Hindmarch T, Dalrymple J, Smith M, Barclay S. Spiritual interventions for cancer pain: a systematic review and narrative synthesis. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2022 Mar;12(1):1-9. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2021-003102. Epub 2021 Oct 19.

Hoomani Majdabadi F, Ashktorab T, Ilkhani M. Impact of palliative care on quality of life in advanced cancer: A meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials. Eur J Cancer Care (Engl). 2022 Jul 13:e13647. doi: 10.1111/ecc.13647. Epub ahead of print.

Hosokawa M, Ito M, Kyota A, Hirai K, Yamakawa M, Miyashita M. Non-pharmacological interventions for cancer-related fatigue in terminal cancer patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Ann Palliat Med. 2022 Nov 10:apm-22-655. doi: 10.21037/apm-22-655. Epub ahead of print.

Hui-Lin C, Ting G. The experiences, perceptions, and support needs among family caregivers of patients with advanced cancer and eating problems: An integrative review. Palliat Med. 2022 Feb 21:2692163211058598. doi: 10.1177/02692163211058598. Epub ahead of print.

Huo B, Song Y, Chang L, Tan B. Effects of early palliative care on patients with incurable cancer: A meta-analysis and systematic review. Eur J Cancer Care (Engl). 2022 May 25:e13620. doi: 10.1111/ecc.13620. Epub ahead of print.

Ikander T, Raunkiær M, Hansen O, Dieperink KB. Nurses' involvement in end-of-life discussions with incurable cancer patients and family caregivers: An integrative review. Palliat Support Care. 2022 Aug;20(4):570-581. doi: 10.1017/S1478951521000596.

Kishino M, Ellis-Smith C, Afolabi O, Koffman J. Family involvement in advance care planning for people living with advanced cancer: A systematic mixed-methods review. Palliat Med. 2022 Jan 6:2692163211068282. doi: 10.1177/02692163211068282. Epub ahead of print.

Kutzko JH, Dadwal P, Holt T, Rahman MA, Zahir SF, Hickey B. Defining the expected 30-day mortality for patients undergoing palliative radiotherapy: A meta-analysis. Radiother Oncol. 2022 Jan 29;168:147-210. doi: 10.1016/j.radonc.2022.01.030. Epub ahead of print.

Lo JJ, Graves N, Chee JH, Hildon ZJ. A systematic review defining non-beneficial and inappropriate end-of-life treatment in patients with non-cancer diagnoses: theoretical development for multi-stakeholder intervention design in acute care settings. BMC Palliat Care. 2022 Nov 9;21(1):195. doi: 10.1186/s12904-022-01071-7.

Meyer HJ, Wienke A, Zamsheva M, Surov A. Low Skeletal Muscle Mass Predicts Relevant Outcomes in Palliative Urological Oncology: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Urol Int. 2022 Dec 1:1-11. doi: 10.1159/000527277. Epub ahead of print.

Mohan BP, Chandan S, Khan SR, Kassab LL, Ponnada S, Artifon ELA, Otoch JP, McDonough S, Adler DG. Photodynamic Therapy (PDT), Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) With Biliary Stents in Palliative Treatment of Unresectable Extrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2022 Feb 1;56(2):e153-e160. doi: 10.1097/MCG.0000000000001524.

Montagut-Martínez P, Pérez-Cruzado D, Gutiérrez-Sánchez D. Cancer-related fatigue measures in palliative care: A psychometric systematic review. Eur J Cancer Care (Engl). 2022 Jul 12:e13642. doi: 10.1111/ecc.13642. Epub ahead of print.

Noyes M, Herbert A, Moloney S, Irving H, Bradford N. Location of end-of-life care of children with cancer: A systematic review of parent experiences. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2022 Jun;69(6):e29621. doi: 10.1002/pbc.29621. Epub 2022 Mar 16.

Opsomer S, Lauwerier E, De Lepeleire J, Pype P. Resilience in advanced cancer caregiving. A systematic review and meta-synthesis. Palliat Med. 2022 Jan;36(1):44-58. doi: 10.1177/02692163211057749. Epub 2022 Jan 5.

Paolucci A, Nielssen I, Tang KL, Sinnarajah A, Simon JE, Santana MJ. The impacts of partnering with cancer patients in palliative care research: a systematic review and meta-synthesis. Palliat Care Soc Pract. 2022 Oct 18;16:26323524221131581. doi: 10.1177/26323524221131581.

Patra L, Ghoshal A, Damani A, Salins N. Cancer palliative care referral: patients' and family caregivers' perspectives - a systematic review. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2022 Nov 3:spcare-2022-003990. doi: 10.1136/spcare-2022-003990. Epub ahead of print.

Rezende G, Gomes-Ferraz CA, Bacon IGFI, De Carlo MMRDP. The importance of a continuum of rehabilitation from diagnosis of advanced cancer to palliative care. Disabil Rehabil. 2022 Nov 20:1-11. doi: 10.1080/09638288.2022.2140456. Epub ahead of print.

Roberto A, Greco MT, Uggeri S, Cavuto S, Deandrea S, Corli O, Apolone G. Living systematic review to assess the analgesic undertreatment in cancer patients. Pain Pract. 2022 Jan 11. doi: 10.1111/papr.13098. Epub ahead of print.

Sánchez-Cárdenas MA, Iriarte-Aristizábal MF, León-Delgado MX, Rodríguez-Campos LF, Correa-Morales JE, Cañón-Piñeros A, Parra SL. Rural Palliative Care Telemedicine for Advanced Cancer Patients: A Systematic Review. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2022 Nov 4:10499091221130329. doi: 10.1177/10499091221130329. Epub ahead of print.

Shakeri B, Abdi K, Bagi M, Dalvand S, Shahriari H, Sadeghi S, Ghanei Gheshlagh R. A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Death Anxiety Among Iranian Patients With Cancer. Omega (Westport). 2022 Feb 6:302228211070400. doi: 10.1177/00302228211070400. Epub ahead of print.

Sharafi S, Ziaee A, Dahmardeh H. What are the outcomes of hospice care for cancer patients? A systematic review. Support Care Cancer. 2022 Dec 20;31(1):64. doi: 10.1007/s00520-022-07524-2.

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