Cancer Control Journal

This peer-reviewed journal contains articles on the spectrum of actions and approaches needed to reduce the impact of human malignancy.




Guest Editorial: Palliative Care and Mainstream Medicine -An Overdue Collaboration
Ronald S. Schonwetter, MD, FACP


Reforming the Care System to Support Those Coming to the End of Life 
Joanne Lynn, MD, MA, MS

Trends in Cancer Pain Management 
Pauline Lesage, MD, and Russell K. Portenoy, MD 

Physician-Assisted Suicide: The Influence of Psychosocial Issues 
William Breitbart, MD, and Barry D. Rosenfeld, PhD

Ethical Issues in End-of-Life Care   
Robert M. Walker, MD

Advanced Cancer and Comorbid Conditions: Prognosis and Treatment 
Brad Stuart, MD


Imaging in Oncology: Pelvic Radiation Therapy -Implications for the Small Bowel
Hani Ashamalla, MD, FCCP, and David Silver, MD

Ten Best Readings on Oncology Support and Palliation
Ronald S. Schonwetter, MD, FACP

Pathology Update: Significance of p53 and Bcl-2 Protein Expression in Human Breast Ductal Carcinoma
Domenico Coppola, MD, Edison Catalano, MD, and Santo V. Nicosia, MD

Infections in Oncology: Recurrence of Multidrug-Resistant Enterococci in a Neutropenic Patient
Greg Thomas, MD; John N. Greene, MD; Ramon L. Sandin, MD; and Emilio Dominguez, MD

Special Report: World Health Organization Guidelines - Problem Areas in Cancer Pain Management
Sebastiano Mercadante, MD

Special Report: Assessing and Managing Narcotic-Induced Constipation in Adults With Cancer
Susan C. McMillan, PhD, RN, FAAN


The cover of this issue of Cancer Control features E. de Vie (detail), by Robin Gary Wood. Oil and tempera on masonite, 24" x 20".

The following artwork is featured on the Table of Contents:

Linda Hobbs, Gibsonton, Fla. Tropical Splendor II (detail), 1997. Watercolor, 30" x 42".

Jacquie Hoblit, St. Petersburg, Fla. Objects in Space (detail), 1996. Drawing, 24" x 30".

Ana Marie Liddell, Scottsville, Va. In the Dew of the Morn (detail), 1998. Colored pencil, 32" x 34".

Sherry Thurston, Sneads Ferry, NC. Feeding the Flock (detail), 1996. Photograph, 8" x 10".

Dwight Rose, Sarasota, Fla. Portofino Morning (detail), 1997. Watercolor, 30" x 40".