Clinical Trials test the effectiveness of behavioral, educational and medical interventions on pain, fatigue, cognitive impairment and other symptoms. The Department of Symptom Research is also exploring the role of technologies, such as Interactive Voice Response systems and octaphonic sound, in improving the symptom distress of cancer patients.
- A Randomized, Double-Blind, Two-Period, Placebo-Controlled Crossover Trial of Sustained-Release Methylphenidate in the Treatment of Fatigue in Breast Cancer Patients
- Using a Novel System to Assess and Manage Post-Operative Pain and Other Symptoms in Patients with Lung Cancer
- Using an Interactive Voice Response Telephone System in the Assessment and Management of Symptoms in Advanced NSCLC Patients Receiving Chemotherapy
Symptom Research hosts national colloquium on developing strategies for reducing cancer treatment-related toxicities and symptoms. Read more...
Announcing the publication of Cancer Symptom Science, an interdisciplinary, first-of-its-kind compilation of research on the mechanisms underlying the expression of cancer-related symptoms. Read more...
Old Drugs, New Possibilities (Conquest, Fall 2008)
Symptom Research Awarded NIH P01 Grant (Division of Internal Medicine Newsletter, Summer 2008)
Symptom Research and Psychometrics (Network, Summer 2008)