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  1. Prevalence, severity and correlates of fatigue in newly diagnosed patients with myelodysplastic syndromes

    ... fatigue was evaluated with the Functional Assessment of Chronic Illness Therapy (FACIT)-Fatigue scale and QoL was assessed with the ...

    Research Article last updated 10/27/2014 - 10:22am.

  2. Recommended Reading

    ... satisfying for both caregiver and care recipient." Chronic Illness The Art of Getting Well: Maximizing Health and Well-being ...

    Page last updated 05/07/2013 - 1:41pm.

  3. 2014 Scholarships Awarded to Special Group of Young People

    ... were no longer possible because of the effects of his illness. Instead, he turned to running as a new outlet. He joined a fitness ... is to become part of a medical team to help patients with chronic and terminal diseases accept their situation, and get into a positive ...

    Page last updated 10/22/2015 - 8:28am.

  4. Health Related Quality of Life and Well-Being

    ... have used HRQoL and well-being to measure the effects of chronic illness , treatments, and short- and long-term disabilities. You may have ...

    Page last updated 06/24/2015 - 2:08pm.

  5. Myelodysplastic syndromes.

    ... of therapy among older patients. In addition, when the illness progresses to AML, these patients experience lower response rates to ... blasts (RAEB); RAEB in transformation (RAEB-T); or chronic myelomonocytic leukemia... ...

    Research Article last updated 10/11/2011 - 5:58pm.

  6. Caring for the Caregiver

    ... emotional, or household support, caregiving for rare and chronic bone marrow failure diseases is not an easy task. It can be stressful ... on the blender gets the job done. But a chronic illness can be ongoing. Imagine if you left your blender running 24 hours ...

    Page last updated 10/13/2014 - 5:06pm.

  7. 2013 Scholarships Awarded to Special Group of Young People

    ... to medical school. In His Own Words Though my illness has not exactly been the highlight of my life thus far, I do not want ... trial, some of which could have been fatal or led to chronic issues. They started the trial anyway and “hoped, waited and ...

    Page last updated 06/24/2015 - 10:22am.

  8. Standing Up for Your Children and Parents

    ... caregivers . Find Time to Have Fun. Your child's illness is serious. Sometimes, you may feel like every second of your life ... for parents, especially when your child has a chronic illness .  There are resources that can help with making the move ...

    Page last updated 02/26/2015 - 3:36pm.

  9. Care Planning

    ... support to patients and families facing a life-threatening illness. National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization The ... the than 65 million Americans who care for loved ones with chronic conditions, disabilities, disease, or the frailties of old age. CAN ...

    Page last updated 02/03/2015 - 3:26pm.

  10. Clinical Trial Basics

    ... the comfort and quality of life for patients with a chronic illness through supportive care . What are some risks of being in a ...

    Page last updated 01/20/2015 - 4:58pm.