EAPC Research Network Publications

Abarshi E, Rietjens J, Robijn L, Caraceni A, Payne S, Deliens L, et al. International variations in clinical practice guidelines for palliative sedation: a systematic review. BMJ supportive & palliative care. 2017;7(3):223-9.

Albrecht TD, N; Dimitrov, P; Heins, M; Kaasa, S; Klemenc-Ketiš, Z; Knudsen, AK; Korevaar, JC.; Olesen, F; Pribakovi, R; Shellevis, F; Spronk, I; Strandzheva, M & Vinko, M EU policy recommendations for quality improvement in cancer after-care at the community level. In: Regine Kiasuwa TAMVdB, editor. European Guide on Quality Improvement in Comprehensive Cancer Control  National Institute of Public Health. Slovenia2017. p. 105 – 33

Albreht TBA, Josep M; Dalmas, M; De Lorenzo, F; Ferrari, C; Honing, C; Huovinen, R; Kaasa, S; Kiasuwa, R; Knudsen, AK; Ko, W; Krogstad, H; Mattioli, V; Barceló, AM; Pérez, RP; Pourcel, G; Prades, J; Pylkkanen, L; Tognetti, J; Travado, L; van den Neucker, I & Yared, W. Survivorship and rehabilitation: policy recommendations for quality improvement in cancer survivorship and rehabilitation in EU Member States. In: Bulcke RKTAMVd, editor. European Guide on Quality Improvement in Comprehensive Cancer Control  National Institute of Public Health2017. p. 135 – 58.

Arends J, Bachmann P, Baracos V, Barthelemy N, Bertz H, Bozzetti F, et al. ESPEN guidelines on nutrition in cancer patients. Clinical Nutrition. 2017;36(1):11-48.

Bakitas MA, El-Jawahri A, Farquhar M, Ferrell B, Grudzen C, Higginson I, et al. The TEAM approach to improving oncology outcomes by incorporating palliative care in practice. Journal of oncology practice. 2017;13(9):557-66.

Balstad TRK, Stein; Solheim, Tora Skeidsvoll. . Multimodal behandling av kakeksi hos kreftpasienter. Bestpractice Onkologi/Hematologi 2017.


Bye A, Sjøblom B, Wentzel‐Larsen T, Grønberg BH, Baracos VE, Hjermstad MJ, et al. Muscle mass and association to quality of life in non‐small cell lung cancer patients. Journal of cachexia, sarcopenia and muscle. 2017;8(5):759-67.


Cuhls H, Marinova M, Kaasa S, Stieber C, Conrad R, Radbruch L, et al. A systematic review on the role of vitamins, minerals, proteins, and other supplements for the treatment of cachexia in cancer: a European Palliative Care Research Centre cachexia project. Journal of cachexia, sarcopenia and muscle. 2017;8(1):25-39.


Fredheim O, Brelin S, Hjermstad M, Loge J, Aass N, Johannesen T, et al. Prescriptions of analgesics during complete disease trajectories in patients who are diagnosed with and die from cancer within the five‐year period 2005–2009. European Journal of Pain. 2017;21(3):530-40.


Groenvold M, Petersen MA, Damkier A, Neergaard MA, Nielsen JB, Pedersen L, et al. Randomised clinical trial of early specialist palliative care plus standard care versus standard care alone in patients with advanced cancer: The Danish Palliative Care Trial. Palliative Medicine. 2017:0269216317705100.


Grotmol KS, Lie HC, Hjermstad MJ, Aass N, Currow D, Kaasa S, et al. Depression—A Major Contributor to Poor Quality of Life in Patients With Advanced Cancer. Journal of pain and symptom management. 2017;54(6):889-97.


Gunnarsdottir S, Sigurdardottir V, Kloke M, Radbruch L, Sabatowski R, Kaasa S, et al. A multicenter study of attitudinal barriers to cancer pain management. Supportive Care in Cancer. 2017;25(11):3595-602.


Heikkilä R, Kaasa S. Chemotherapy in end-of-life care. Oxford University Press; 2017.


Jaatun EAA, Fallon M, Kofod-Petersen A, Halvorsen K, Haugen DF. Users’ perceptions on digital visualization of neuropathic cancer-related pain. Health informatics journal. 2017:1460458217720392.


Jacobsen EL, Bye A, Aass N, Fossa SD, Grotmol KS, Kaasa S, et al. Correction to: Norwegian reference values for the Short-Form Health Survey 36: development over time. Qual Life Res. 2017.


Jacobsen EL, Bye A, Aass N, Fosså SD, Grotmol KS, Kaasa S, et al. Norwegian reference values for the Short-Form Health Survey 36: development over time. Quality of Life Research. 2017:1-12.


Johns N, Stretch C, Tan BH, Solheim TS, Sørhaug S, Stephens NA, et al. New genetic signatures associated with cancer cachexia as defined by low skeletal muscle index and weight loss. Journal of cachexia, sarcopenia and muscle. 2017;8(1):122-30.


Jordan K, Aapro M, Kaasa S, Ripamonti C, Scotté F, Strasser F, et al. European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) position paper on supportive and palliative care. Annals of Oncology. 2017;29(1):36-43.


Kaasa S, Knudsen AK, Lundeby T, Loge J. Author’s reply to: Integration between oncology and palliative care: a plan for the next decade? Tumori. 2017;103(3):e24.


Kaasa S, Knudsen AK, Lundeby T, Loge JH. Integration between oncology and palliative care: a plan for the next decade? Tumori. 2017;103(1):1-8.


Kirkhus L, Benth JŠ, Rostoft S, Grønberg BH, Hjermstad MJ, Selbæk G, et al. Geriatric assessment is superior to oncologists’ clinical judgement in identifying frailty. British journal of cancer. 2017;117(4):470.


Koller M, Hjermstad M, Tomaszewski K, Tomaszewska I, Hornslien K, Harle A, et al. An international study to revise the EORTC questionnaire for assessing quality of life in lung cancer patients. Annals of Oncology. 2017;28(11):2874-81.


Kristensen A, Solheim TS, Amundsen T, Hjelde HH, Kaasa S, Sørhaug S, et al. Measurement of health-related quality of life during chemotherapy – the importance of timing. Acta Oncologica. 2017:1-9.


Krogstad H, Brunelli C, Sand K, Andersen E, Garresori H, Halvorsen T, et al. Development of EirV3: A Computer-Based Tool for Patient-Reported Outcome Measures in Cancer. JCO Clinical Cancer Informatics. 2017;1:1-14.


Kurita GP, Benthien KS, Sjøgren P, Kaasa S, Hjermstad MJ. Identification of the predictors of cognitive impairment in patients with cancer in palliative care: a prospective longitudinal analysis. Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer. 2017;25(3):941-9.


Loge J. Kan man «ta opp» en journal? Tidsskrift for den Norske laegeforening: tidsskrift for praktisk medicin, ny raekke. 2017;137(17).


Mulvey M, Boland E, Bouhassira D, Freynhagen R, Hardy J, Hjermstad M, et al. Neuropathic pain in cancer: systematic review, performance of screening tools and analysis of symptom profiles. British journal of anaesthesia. 2017;119(4):765-74.


Paque K, Elseviers M, Vander Stichele R, Pardon K, Hjermstad MJ, Kaasa S, et al. Changes in medication use in a cohort of patients with advanced cancer: The international multicentre prospective European Palliative Care Cancer Symptom study. Palliative medicine. 2017:0269216317746843.


Paulsen Ø, Laird B, Aass N, Lea T, Fayers P, Kaasa S, et al. The relationship between pro-inflammatory cytokines and pain, appetite and fatigue in patients with advanced cancer. PloS one. 2017;12(5):e0177620.


Pettersen K, Andersen S, Degen S, Tadini V, Grosjean J, Hatakeyama S, et al. Cancer cachexia associates with a systemic autophagy-inducing activity mimicked by cancer cell-derived IL-6 trans-signaling. Scientific reports. 2017;7(1):2046.


Raj SX, Brunelli C, Klepstad P, Kaasa S. COMBAT study–Computer based assessment and treatment–A clinical trial evaluating impact of a computerized clinical decision support tool on pain in cancer patients. Scandinavian journal of pain. 2017;17:99-106.


Wheelwright SH, JB; Darlington, AS; Fitzsimmons, DF; Fayers, P; Balstad, TR; Bredart, A; Hammerlid, E; Kaasa, S; Nicolatou-Galitis, O; Pinto, M; Schmidt, H; Solheim, TS; Strasser, F; Tomaszewska, IM; Johnson, CD; on behalf of the EORTC Quality of Life Group. Development of the EORTC QLQ-CAX24, A Questionnaire for Cancer Patients With Cachexia. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 2017;Volume 53(Issue 2).


Sandmæl JA, Bye A, Solheim TS, Stene GB, Thorsen L, Kaasa S, et al. Feasibility and preliminary effects of resistance training and nutritional supplements during versus after radiotherapy in patients with head and neck cancer: A pilot randomized trial. Cancer. 2017;123(22):4440-8.


Simmons CP, Koinis F, Fallon MT, Fearon KC, Bowden J, Solheim TS, et al. Corrigendum to” Prognosis in advanced lung cancer-A prospective study examining key clinicopathological factors”[Lung Cancer 88 (2015) 304-309]. Lung Cancer. 2017;108:256.

Sjøblom B, Benth JŠ, Grønberg BH, Baracos VE, Sawyer MB, Fløtten Ø, et al. Drug Dose Per Kilogram Lean Body Mass Predicts Hematologic Toxicity From Carboplatin-Doublet Chemotherapy in Advanced Non–Small-Cell Lung Cancer. Clinical lung cancer. 2017;18(2):e129-e36.


Solheim TS, Laird BJ, Balstad TR, Stene GB, Bye A, Johns N, et al. A randomized phase II feasibility trial of a multimodal intervention for the management of cachexia in lung and pancreatic cancer. Journal of cachexia, sarcopenia and muscle. 2017;8(5):778-88.


Thomas S, Walsh D, Shrotriya S, Aktas A, Hullihen B, Estfan B, et al. Symptoms, quality of life, and daily activities in people with newly diagnosed solid tumors presenting to a medical oncologist. American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine®. 2017;34(7):611-21.


Thomsen M, Guren MG, Skovlund E, Glimelius B, Hjermstad MJ, Johansen JS, et al. Health-related quality of life in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer, association with systemic inflammatory response and RAS and BRAF mutation status. European Journal of Cancer. 2017;81:26-35.

Vagnildhaug OM, Balstad TR, Almberg SS, Brunelli C, Knudsen AK, Kaasa S, et al. A cross-sectional study examining the prevalence of cachexia and areas of unmet need in patients with cancer. Supportive Care in Cancer. 2017:1-10.

Vagnildhaug OM, Blum D, Wilcock A, Fayers P, Strasser F, Baracos VE, et al. The applicability of a weight loss grading system in cancer cachexia: a longitudinal analysis. Journal of cachexia, sarcopenia and muscle. 2017;8(5):789-97.