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Characteristics of the case mix, organisation and delivery in cancer palliative care: a challenge for good-quality research

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  • M J Hjermstad Department of Oncology, Regional Centre for Excellence in Palliative Care, Oslo University Hospital, Ullevål, Oslo, Norway Department of Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, European Palliative Care Research Centre, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • N Aass Department of Oncology, Regional Centre for Excellence in Palliative Care, Oslo University Hospital, Ullevål, Oslo, Norway Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • F Aielli Medical Oncology Department, University of L'Aquila, L'Aquila, Italy PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • M Bennett Academic Unit of Palliative Care, Leeds Institute of Health Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • C Brunelli Department of Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, European Palliative Care Research Centre, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway Pain Therapy and Rehabilitation Unit, Department of Palliative Care, Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, Milan, Italy PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • A Caraceni Department of Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, European Palliative Care Research Centre, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway Pain Therapy and Rehabilitation Unit, Department of Palliative Care, Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, Milan, Italy PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • L Cavanna Oncology-Hematology Department, Hospital of Piacenza, Piacenza, Italy PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • K Fassbender Cross Cancer Institute, Regional Cancer Centre Northern Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • M Feio Instituto Português de Oncologia de Lisboa Francisco Gentil, EPE, Lisbon, Portugal PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • D F Haugen Department of Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, European Palliative Care Research Centre, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway Regional Centre of Excellence for Palliative Care, Western Norway, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway Department of Clinical Medicine K1, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • G Jakobsen Department of Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, European Palliative Care Research Centre, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • B Laird Department of Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, European Palliative Care Research Centre, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway University of Edinburgh, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • E T Løhre Cancer Clinic, St Olavs Hospital, Trondheim University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • M Martinez Clínica Universidad de Navarra, Pamplona, Spain PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • M Nabal Hospital Universitario Arnau de Vilanova, Lleida, Spain PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • A Noguera-Tejedor Fundación Vianorte-Laguna, Madrid, Spain PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • K Pardon End-of-Life Care Research Group, Ghent University & Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Brussels, Belgium Department of Medical Oncology, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • A Pigni Pain Therapy and Rehabilitation Unit, Department of Palliative Care, Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, Milan, Italy PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • L Piva Unità di Cure Palliative Azienda Ospedaliera San Paolo, Milan, Italy PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • J Porta-Sales Palliative Care Service, Catalan Institute of Oncology (ICO), Barcelona, Spain Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL), WeCare Chair: end of life care, Barcelona, Spain Universitat Internacional de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • F Rizzi U.O. Complessa Cure Palliative e Terapia del Dolore Istituti Clinici di Perfezionamento, Milan, Italy PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • E Rondini Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova—IRCCS, Reggio Emilia, Italy PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • P Sjøgren Section of Palliative Medicine, Department of Oncology, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • F Strasser Oncological Palliative Medicine, Oncology Department, Internal Medicine & Palliative Centre Cantonal Hospital, St. Gallen, Switzerland PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • A Turriziani Hospice Villa Speranza, Università Cattolica S. Cuore, Rome, Italy PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • S Kaasa Department of Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, European Palliative Care Research Centre, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway Cancer Clinic, St Olavs Hospital, Trondheim University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
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  1. Correspondence to Dr M J Hjermstad, Department of Oncology, Regional Centre for Excellence in Palliative Care, Oslo University Hospital, Ullevål, Box 4956, Nydalen, Oslo 0424, Norway; marianne.j.hjermstad{at}ntnu.no
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Hjermstad MJ, Aass N, Aielli F on behalf of the European Palliative Care Cancer Symptom study (EPCCS), et al
Characteristics of the case mix, organisation and delivery in cancer palliative care: a challenge for good-quality research

Publication history

  • Received August 7, 2015
  • Revision received February 5, 2016
  • Accepted May 10, 2016
  • First published May 31, 2016.
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December 01, 2018

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