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DESCRIBING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF PALLIATIVE GEMCITABINE IN PATIENTS WITH ADVANCED PANCREATIC CANCER TREATED AT THE REGIONAL CANCER CENTRES OF ONTARIO
Background: Palliative gemcitabine has been shown to prevent the deterioration of well-being and to prolong survival of patients with pancreatic cancer in phase III randomized controlled trials (RCTs). It is unknown whether ...
The association between usual health care utilization and stage at diagnosis in laryngeal cancer
Background: A significant number of laryngeal cancer patients are diagnosed with advanced-stage disease. Since stage at diagnosis is an important prognostic factor, it is necessary to understand the characteristics of ...
PREDICTORS OF UP-TO-DATE COLORECTAL CANCER SCREENING AND PATIENT-CENTRED CARE IN FAMILY HEALTH TEAM PRIMARY CARE PRACTICES
Introduction: The Family Health Team (FHT) is an Ontario-based initiative that aims to provide primary care through multidisciplinary teams of healthcare professionals. Little is known about variability between and within ...
Examining the Needs of Families of School-Aged Children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder
Background. Children with autism spectrum disorders have complex needs requiring a broad range of supports. High demand for autism services has led to gaps in the provision of care, and there is little research examining ...
The use of Palliatiave Radiotherapy for bone and brain metastases in Ontario
Abstract Background: Palliative radiotherapy (PRT) plays an important role in the management of patients with bone and brain metastases; however, little is known about the use of this treatment in Ontario. Objectives: ...