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Sixty patients received best supportive care because of some reason independent of medicine.
Hoffman et al., "Randomized comparison between chemotherapy plus best supportive care with best supportive care in advanced gastric cancer," Annals of Oncology, vol.
The AETHERA trial demonstrated that patients with Hodgkin lymphoma who received ADCETRIS (plus best supportive care) as consolidation therapy immediately following ASCT lived significantly longer without disease progression compared to patients who received placebo (plus best supportive care) as assessed by an independent review committee (hazard ratio=0.57; p-value=0.001), which equates to a 75% improvement in PFS.
For patients with poor performance status (3-4), the guidelines call for best supportive care according to guidelines for palliative care.
"After considering the evidence, and the opinions of the clinical and patient experts, the Committee agreed that Ataluren represents an important development in the treatment of DMD and could potentially prolong the time before children have to use a wheelchair, compared with best supportive care.
Only 12 (6.62%) patients were treated with radical intent with chemotherapy (CT) and radiotherapy (RT) and 29 (16.02%) patients received only best supportive care due to poor general condition.
Chapters include brief discussions and dot points on the topics of ESKD, comorbidity, complications of ESKD, health related quality of life, symptom assessment and trajectories, the management of pain, non-pain symptoms in ESKD, how to deliver the best supportive care and palliative care, recognising dying, communicating with patients and families, ethical and legal considerations, management of the last few days, spiritual and religious care, caring for carers, drug doses in advanced chronic kidney disease and audit and research in renal end-oflife care.
For instance, earlier economic evaluation studies comparing the cost-effectiveness of treatment options for nonsmall-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) often chose best supportive care as the standard of care [9], while more recent studies have often used Cisplatin-based regimens as the standard of care for NSCLC [5].
Patients: Maximally 434 patients with diagnosis of locally advanced or metastatic adenocarcinoma of the pancreas not eligible for gemcitabine receiving and receiving "best supportive care".
"In the case of vinflunine, the manufacturer has been unable to provide the committee with conclusive evidence on how effective vinflunine is, particularly the extent to which it can prolong survival compared with best supportive care."
On day 1, May 2004, the options of treatment were discussed with the patient including observation with best supportive care, surgical intervention, palliative chemotherapy or referral for second medical opinion.
Dacarbazine (DTIC) has long and often been used, but no randomized trial has ever proven it superior to best supportive care.