Elizabeth Whittington

Sleep: An Unmet Need in Patients, Survivors, and Caregivers

May 05, 2015

Insomnia, restless leg syndrome, sleep apnea, and other sleep issues often affect quality of life in cancer patients, their caregivers, and survivors. Unfortunately, sleep complaints can often be overlooked by the medical staff or not mentioned by the patient.

Clinical Trial Awareness, Enrollment Increasing

May 05, 2015

While clinical trials remain a treatment option and play a significant role in furthering cancer research in treatment, symptom management and survivorship, less than 5 percent of patients participate in them, and 40 percent of patients report that they do not understand the idea of a clinical trial.