Palliative Care in Neuro-Oncology

Posted On 2021-02-04 12:06:18

This series focuses on a broad range of topics in neuro-oncology including oncological management, death and dignity, mental health, care-giver bereavement, and religious/spiritual concerns. We are so grateful for our many colleagues across disciplines who assist our patients (and ourselves) in providing this care.

Editorial on Palliative Care in Neuro-Oncology
Palliative care in neuro-oncology

Jerome J. Graber, Hany Soliman

Original Article on Palliative Care in Neuro-Oncology
Dignity therapy for patients with brain tumours: qualitative reports from patients, caregivers and practitioners

Melissa B. Korman, Janet Ellis, Jennifer Moore, Denise Bilodeau, Sarah Dulmage, Margaret Fitch, Christina Mueller, Arjun Sahgal, Claire Moroney

Review Article on Palliative Care in Neuro-Oncology
Narrative review of palliative hypofractionated radiotherapy for high grade glioma

Hina Saeed, Yolanda D. Tseng, Simon S. Lo

Overview of prognostic factors in adult gliomas

Akanksha Sharma, Jerome J. Graber

Distinguishing and treating depression, anxiety, adjustment, and post-traumatic stress disorders in brain tumor patients

Alec W. Gibson, Jerome J. Graber

Legal assistance in dying for people with brain tumors

Elie Isenberg-Grzeda, Katie Sofie, Evgenia J. Larrivee, Jerome J. Graber

Update on the management of elderly patients with glioblastoma: a narrative review

Sarah A. Ironside, Arjun Sahgal, Jay Detsky, Sunit Das, James R. Perry

An overview of leptomeningeal disease

Timothy K. Nguyen, Eric K. Nguyen, Hany Soliman

Narrative review of neurocognitive and quality of life tools used in brain metastases trials

Krista Ariello, Hendrick Tan, Hany Soliman

Radiotherapy to the brain: what are the consequences of this age-old treatment?

Caryn Wujanto, Balamurugan Vellayappan, Eric L. Chang, Samuel T. Chao, Arjun Sahgal, Simon S. Lo

Bereavement care for family caregivers of neuro-oncology patients

Sue E. Morris, Timothy S. Sannes

Religious/spiritual concerns of patients with brain cancer and their caregivers

Petra J. Sprik, Beba Tata, Brian Kelly, George Fitchett


The series “Palliative Care in Neuro-Oncology” was commissioned by the editorial office, Annals of Palliative Medicine without any sponsorship or funding. Jerome J. Graber and Hany Soliman are serving as the unpaid Guest Editors for the series.