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Eduardo Bruera, MD, FAAHPM

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

Department Chair, Department of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine, Division of Cancer Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
F.T. McGraw Chair in the Treatment of Cancer, Division of Cancer Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Clinical Medical Director, Department of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine, Division of Cancer Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Chair, BMIO Study Section, BMIO Study Section, BMIO Study Section, The National Institutes of Health, Washington, DC
Professor of Medicine, Department of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine, Division of Cancer Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Member - BMIO Study Section, The National Instiutes of Health, Washington, DC
Adjunct Faculty, UT Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Houston, Houston, TX

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

1984 Universidad del Salvador, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Certificate of Specialist, Medical Oncology
1979 Universidad de Rosario, Rosario, Argentina, MD, Honor Diploma (Average: 9.625/10

Board Certifications

2011 American Board of Internal Medicine
1/2010 Fellow of the American Association of Hospice & Palliative Medicine
1/2007 American Board of Hospice & Palliative Medicine

Experience/Service

Administrative Appointments/Responsibilities

Member - Cancer Pain Control Committee, American Society of Clinical Oncologists, Houston, TX, 1/2000-1/2002
President, International Association for Hopice & Palliative Care, Houston, TX, 2000-2005
Executive Director, Department of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine, Division of Cancer Medicine, Palliative Research Group, Houston, TX, 11/1999-present
Expert Advisory Panel on Cancer, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland, 1/1999-6/2010
Member - Publications Committee, American Society of Clinical Oncology, Alexandria, VA, 1/1997-1/1999
Member, Palliative Care Task Force, American Society of Clinical Oncology, Alexandria, VA, 1/1996-1/1998
Coordinator, Palliative Care Program for Latin America, World Health Organization, Geneva, 1/1989-7/1999

Other Appointments/Responsibilities

Advisory Board Member, HealthCare Chaplaincy, New York, NY, 2013-2015
Associate Member - Faculty, The University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Houston, TX, 6/2008-8/2013
Member, National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, Alexandria, VA, 1/2005-present
Member - Committee for Preferred Practices for Palliative Care, National Quality Forum, Washington, DC, 1/2005-1/2007
International Professor, University of Trondheim, Trondheim, Norway, 1/2005-1/2006
Member, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation – The Center to Advance Palliative Care, Princeton, NJ, 1/2000-1/2005
Board Member, Multinational Association for Care in Cancer, Metairie, LA, 1994-2010

Consultantships

Consultant, St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, Memphis, TN, 1/2003-1/2004
Consultant, Ministry of Health, Rosario, Argentina, 1/2002-1/2003
Consultatnt, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, 1/1997-1/1998
Consultatnt, Ministry of Health, Basque Regional Government, Spain, 1/1996-1/1997
Consultant, Heriberto Pieter Cancer Center, Santo Domingo, 1/1991-1/1992

Honors and Awards

2014 President's Recognition for Faculty Excellence, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center
2013 Frank M. Ryburn, Jr Symposium, Hospice of Lubbock
2013 Hospice and Palliative Medicine Visionary, American Academy of Hopice & Palliative Medicine
2013 Melvin L. Samuels Award for Excellence in Patient Care, Division of Cancer Medicine, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center
2012-present The 2nd Vittorio Ventafridda Memorial Lecture Award, European Association for Palliative Care
2012 Nixon Lecturership Award, Norton Healthcare Foundation
2010-present Fellow, American Association of Hospice & Palliative Medicine
2010 AAHPM Lifetime Achievement Award, American Academy of Hospice & Palliative Medicine
2010 Mariluisa Ferrari Lectureship for Life Award, Marialuisa Ferrari Lectureship Fund
2009 Pioneer in Palliative Care, J of Palliative Medicine
2007 American Academy of Pain Medicine/Visiting Professorship in Pain Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham
2006 Lane Adams Quality of Life Award, American Cancer Society
2005 Eduardo Bruera Award in Palliative Medicine, Canadian Society of Palliative Care Physicians
2004 Excellence in Scientific Research Award, American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Care
2003 Champions in End-of-Life Care Award, Texas Partnership for End-of-Life Care (TxPEC
2003 Excellence in Research, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute & University of South Florida
2002 Award of Special Recognition for contributions to Palliative Care in Latin America, Children’s Hospital of Costa Rica, and the organizing committee of the IV Latin American Palliative Care Congress
2002 Distinguished Researcher Award, National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
2001 Distinguished Researcher Award, National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization
2000 Honorary President, 4th Argentinian Palliative Care Congress
1999-present F.T. McGraw Chair in the Treatment of Cancer, UT M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
1997-1998 McCalla Research Professorship, University of Alberta
1995 Benefactor Member, Pain Foundation, Argentinean Association of Anesthesiology
1994-1999 Chair in Palliative Medicine, Alberta Cancer Foundation
1990 Charles E. Lefavbre Medal, Best Intern 1990, Grey Nuns Hospital
1984-1985 Mervin Laskin Fellowship, Alberta Cancer Board

Professional Memberships

International Associaiton of Hospice & Palliative Care, Houston, TX
Life-time Member - Board of Directors, 1999-present

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Culver Wygant CR, Bruera E, Hui D. Intimate Partner Violence in an Outpatient Palliative Care Setting. J Pain Symptom Manage. In Press. PMID: 23948161.
2. Dev R, Bruera E, Del Fabbro E. When and when not to use testosterone for palliation in cancer care. Curr Oncol Rep 16(4):378-386, 2014 Apr, 4/2014. e-Pub 4/2014. PMID: 24510740.
3. Didwaniya N, Reddy A, Gottumkkala RS, Bruera E. What Is Your Gut Feeling About Opioid Rotation? J Clin Oncol, 2014 Mar 3, 3/2014. e-Pub 3/2014. PMID: 24590650.
4. Dev R, Hui D, Del Fabbro E, Delgado-Guay MO, Sobti N, Dalal S, Bruera E. Association between hypogonadism, symptom burden, and survival in male patients with advanced cancer. Cancer, 2014 Feb 27, 2/2014. e-Pub 2/2014. PMID: 24577665.
5. Kwon JH, Tanco KC, Hui D, Reddy A, Bruera E. Chemical Coping versus pseudoaddiction in patients with cancer pain. Palliat Support Care, 2014 Feb 13, 2/2014. PMID: 24524251.
6. de la Cruz M, Noguera A, San Miguel-Arregui MT, Chisholm G, Bruera E. Delirium, agitation, and symptom distress within the final seven days of life among cancer patients receiving hospice care. Pallia Support Care:1-6, 2014 Feb 20, 2/2014. e-Pub 2/2014. PMID: 24556057.
7. Kuriya M, Yennurajalingam S, de la Cruz MG, Wei W, Palla S, Bruera E. Frequency and factors associated with falls in patients with advanced cancer presenting to an outpatient supportive care clinic. Palliat Support Care, 2014 Feb 13, 2/2014. e-Pub 2/2014. PMID: 24524647.
8. Hui D, Didwanyia N, Vidal M, Chisholm GB, Roquemore JL, Bruera E. Quality of End-of-Life care in patients with hematologic Malignancies: A Retrospective Cohort Study. Cancer, 2/2014. e-Pub 2/2014. PMID: 24549743.
9. Norguera A, Carvajal A, Alonso-Babarro A, Chisholm G, BrueraE, Centeno C. First Spanish Version of the Memorial Delirium Assessment Scale: Psychometric Properties, REsponsiveness, and Factor Loadings. J Pain Symptom Manage 47(1):189-197, 1/2014.
10. Bush SH, Janji S, Pereira JL, Davis DH, Currow DC, Meagher D, Rabheru K, Wright D, Bruera E, Agar M, Hartwick M, Gagnon PR, Gagnon B, Breitbart W, Regnier L, Lawlor PG. Treating an Established Episode of Delirium in Palliative Care: Expert Opinion and Review of the Current Evidence Base with Recommendations for Future Development. J Pain Symptom Manage S0885-3924(13):00671-00674, 2014 Jan 28, 1/2014. PMID: 24480529.
11. Badgwell B, Krouse R, Klimberg SV, Bruera E. Outcome Measures Other than Morbidity and Mortality for Patients with Incurable Cancer and Gastrointestinal Obstruction. J Palliat Med, 2013 Dec 17, 12/2013. e-Pub 12/2013. PMID: 24341323.
12. Pinna MA, Bruera E, Moralo MJ, Correas MA, Vargas RM. A randomized crossover clinical trial to evaluate the efficacy of oral transmucosal fentanyl citrate in the treatment of dyspnea on exertion in patients with advanced cancer. Am J Hosp Palliat Care, 2013 Nov 20, 11/2013. PMID: 24259406.
13. Rhondali W, Yennuragalingam S, Ferrer J, Chisholm G, Filbet M, Bruera E. Association between supportive care interventions and patient self-reported depression among advanced cancer outpatients. Support Care Cancer, 2013 Nov 16, 11/2013. PMID: 24240646.
14. Shin SH, Hui D, Chisholm GB, Kwon JH, San-Miguel MT, Allo JA, Yennuragalingam S, Frisbee-Hume SE, Bruera E. Characteristics and outcomes of patients admitted to the acute palliative care unit from the emergency center. J Pain Symptom Manage, 2013 Nov 15, 11/2013. PMID: 24246788.
15. Reddy A, Yennurajalingam S, Cruz MD, Palla SL, Wang X, Kwon JH, Frisbee-Hume S, Bruera E. Factors associated with survival after opioid rotation in cancer patients presenting to an outpatient supportive care center. J Pain Symptom Manage, 2013 Nov 7, 11/2013. PMID: 24210704.
16. Yennurajalingam S, Chisholm G, Palla SL, Holmes H, Reuben JM, Bruera E. Self-reported sleep disturbance in patients with advanced cancer: Frequency, intensity, and factors associated with response to outpatient supportive care consultation - A preliminary report. Palliat Support Care:1-9, 2013 Nov 4, 11/2013. PMID: 241822896.
17. Badgwell B, Bruera E, Klimberg SV. Can patient reported outcomes help identify the optimal outcome in palliative surgery? J Surg Oncol, 2013 Oct 16, 10/2013. e-Pub 10/2013. PMID: 24132785.
18. Rhondali W, Tremellat F, Ledoux M, Ciais JF, Bruera E. Filbet M. Methadone rotation for cancer patients with refractory pain in a palliative care unit: An observational study. J Palliat Med 16(11), 2013 Oct 12, 10/2013. e-Pub 10/2013. PMID: 24116946.
19. Reddy A, Vidal M, de la Cruz M, Yennurajalingam S, Bruera E. Snapshot of an acute palliative care unit in a tertiary coancer hospital. Palliat Support Care, 2013 Oct 12, 10/2013. e-Pub 10/2013. PMID: 24128689.
20. Viswanathan A, Bruera E. Cordotomy for treatment of cancer-related pain: patient selection and intervention timing. Neurosurg Focus 35(3), 9/2013. PMID: 23991819.
21. Noguera A, Yennurajalingam S, Torres-Vigil I, Parsons HA, Duarte ER, Palma A, Bunge S, Palmer JL, Bruera E. Decisional Control Preferences, Disclosure of Information Preferences, and Satisfaction Among Hispanic Patients with Advanced Cancer. J Pain Symptom Manage, 2013 Sep 11. e-Pub 9/2013. PMID: 24035071.
22. Jarlbaek L, Christensen L, Bruera E, Gilsa Hanssen D. The epidemiology of long-and-short term cancer survisors. A population-based cohort study exploring denominators for rehabilitation and palliative care programs. Acta Oncol, 2013 Sep 19. e-Pub 9/2013. PMID: 24050517.
23. Yennurajalingam S, Frisbee-Hume S, Palmer JL, Delgado-Guay MO, Bull J, Phan AT, Tannir NM, Litton JK, Reddy A, Hui D, Dalal S, Massie L, Reddy SK, Bruera E. Reduction of Cancer-Related Fatigue with Dexamethasone: A Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial in Patients with Advanced Cancer. J Clin Oncol, 2013 Jul 29, 7/2013. e-Pub 7/2013. PMID: 23897970.
24. Yennurajalingam S, Noguera A, Parsons HA, Torres-Vigil I, Duarte ER, Palma A, Bunge S, Palmer JL, Delgado-Guay MO, Bruera E. A multicenter survey of Hispanic caregiver preferences for patient decision control in the United States and Latin America. Palliat Med, 2013 May 13, 5/2013. e-Pub 5/2013. PMID: 23670718.
25. Ha C, Reddy A, Tavel L, Bruera E. Discussing Goals of Care for a Delirious Advanced Cancer Patient in the Hospice Setting. J Palliat Med, 2013 May 01, 5/2013. e-Pub 5/2013. PMID: 23634814.
26. Bruera E, Yennurajalingam S, Palmer JL, Perez-Cruz PE, Frisbee-Hume SE, Allo JA, Williams JL, Cohen MZ. Methylphenidate and/or a Nursing Telephone Invervention for Fatigue in Patients with Advanced Cancer: A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Phase II Trial. J Clin Oncol, 2013 May 20, 5/2013. PMID: 23690414.
27. Del Fabbro E, Garcia JM, Dev R, Hui D, Williams J, Engineer D, Palmer JL, Schover L, Bruera E. Testosterone replacement for fatigue in hypogonadal ambulatory males with advanced cancer: a preliminary double-blind placebo-controlled trial. Support Care Cancer, 2013 May 8, 5/2013. e-Pub 5/2013. PMID: 23653013.
28. Kang JH, Kwon JH, Hui D, Yennurajalingam S, Bruera E. Changes in Symptom Intensity Among Cancer Patients Receiving Outpatient Palliative Care. J Pain Symptom Manage 46(5), 2013 Apr 5. e-Pub 4/2013. PMID: 23566756.
29. Guo Y, Palmer JL, Strasser F, Yusuf SW, Bruera E. Heart rate variability as a measure of autonomic dysfunction in men with advanced cancer. Eur J Cancer Care, 2013 Apr 30, 4/2013. e-Pub 4/2013. PMID: 23627642.
30. Rhondali W, Perez-Cruz P, Hui D, Chisholm GB, Dalal S, Baile W, Chittenden E, Bruera E. Patient-physician communication about code status preferences: A randomized controlled trial. Cancer, 2013 Apr 5. e-Pub 4/2013. PMID: 23564395.
31. Rhondali W, Yennurajalingam S, Chisholm G, Ferrer J, Kim SHK, Kang JH, Filbert, Bruera E. Predictors of response to palliative care interventions for chronic nausea in advanced cancer outpatients. Support Care Cancer, 2013 Apr 16, 4/2013. e-Pub 4/2013. PMID: 23584132.
32. Koyyalagunta D, Bruera E, Aigner C, Nusrat H, Driver L, Novy D. Risk Stratification of Opioid Misuse among Patients with Cancer Pain Using the SOAPP-SF. Pain Med, 2013 Apr 30, 4/2013. e-Pub 4/2013. PMID: 23631401.
33. Salpeter SR, Buckley JS, Bruera E. The Use of Very-Low-Dose Methadone for Palliative Pain Control and the Prevention of Opioid Hyperalgesia. J Palliat Med, 2013 Apr 4. e-Pub 4/2013. PMID: 23556990.
34. Kwon JH, Nam SH, Koh S, Hong YS, Lee KH, Shin SW, Hui D, Park KW, Yoon SY, Won JY, Chisholm G, Bruera E. Validation of Edmonton Symptom Assessment System in Korean Patients with Cancer. J Pain Symptom Managae, 2013 Apr 26, 4/2013. e-Pub 4/2013. PMID: 23628516.
35. Dev R, Coulson L, Del Fabbro E, Palla SL, Yennurajalingam S, Rhondali W, Bruera E. A Prospective Study of Family Conferences: Effects of Patient Presence on Emotional Expression and End-of-Life Discussions. J Pain Symptom Manage, 2013 Mar 25. e-Pub 3/2013. PMID: 23507128.
36. Kwon JH, Oh SY, Chisholm G, Lee J-A, Lee JJ, Park KW, Nam S-H, Song HH, Lee K, Zang DY, Kim HY, Choi DR, Kim HJ, Kim JH, Jung JY, Jang G, Kim HS, Won JY, Bruera E. Predictors of high score patient-reported barriers to controlling cancer pain: a preliminary report. Support Care Cancer 21:1175-1183, 15 November 2012, 3/2013. e-Pub 11/2012. PMID: 23151648.
37. Yennrajalingam S, Kwon JH, Urbauer DL, Hui D, Reyes-Gibby CC, Bruera E. Consistency of symptom clusters among advanced cancer patients seen at an outpatient supportive care clinic in a tertiary cancer center. Palliat Support Care(7):1-8, 2013 Feb 7:1-8, 2/2013. e-Pub 2/2013. PMID: 23388652.
38. Hui D, Morgado M, Vidal M, Withers L, Nguyen Q, Chisholm G, Finch C, Bruera E. Dyspnea in Hospitalized Advanced Cancer Patients: Subjective and Physiologic Correlates. J Palliat Med, 2013 Feb 11, 2/2013. e-Pub 2/2013. PMID: 23398052.
39. Dev R, Del Fabbro E, Miles M, Vala A, Hui D, Bruera E. Growth of an Academic Palliative Medicine Program: Patient Encounters and Clinical Burden. J Pain Symptom Manage 45(2):261-271, 2013 Feb, 2/2013. PMID: 22889857.
40. Del Fabbro E, Dev R, Hui, D, Palmer JL, Bruera E. The effects of melatonin on appetite and other symptoms in patients with advanced cancer and cachexia: A double-blind placebo-controlled trial. J Clin Oncol, 25 Feb 2013. e-Pub 2/2013. PMID: 23439759.
41. Dalal S, Bruera E. Access to opioid analgesics and pain relief for patients with cancer. Nat Rev Clin Oncol, 2013 Jan 15. e-Pub 1/2013. PMID: 23319138.
42. Kwon JH, Hui D, Chisholm G, Ha C, Yennurajalingam S, Kang JH, Bruera E. Clinical Characteristics of Cancer Patients Referred Early to Supportive and Palliative Care. J Palliat Med, 2013 Jan 18, 1/2013. e-Pub 1/2013. PMID: 23331085.
43. Rhondali W, Bert S, Wittenberg-Lyles E Bruera E Dalal S. Medical oncologists' perception of palliatiave care programs and the impact of name change to supportive care on communication with patients during the referral process: A qualitative study. Palliat Support Care:1-8, 2013 Jan 10, 1/2013. e-Pub 1/2013. PMID: 23302500.
44. Bruera E, Hui D, Dalal S, Torres-Vigil I, Trunble J, Roosth J, Krauter S, Strickland C, Unger K, Palmer JL, Allo J, Frisbee-Hume S, Tarleton K. Parenteral Hydration in Patients with Advanced Cancer: A Multicaenter, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Randomized Trial. J Clin Oncol 31(1):111-118, http://cjo.ascopubs.org/cgi/doi/10.1200/JCO.2012.44.6518, 1/2013. e-Pub 11/2012. PMID: 23169523.
45. Rhondali W, Nguyen L, Palmer JL, Kang D-H; Hui D, Bruera E. Self-reported constipation in patients with advanced cancer. J Pain Symptom Manage 45(1):23-32, 2012 Jul 24, 1/2013. PMID: 22835482.
46. Hwang IC, Bruera E, Park SM. Use of Intravenous Fentanyl Agains Morphine Tolerance in Breakthrough Cancer Pain: A Case Series and Literature Revies. Am J Hosp Palliat Care, 2013 Jan 22. e-Pub 1/2013. PMID: 23345613.
47. Hui D, Tanco, K, Rhondali W, Kang J-H, Chisholm G, Zhang T, Kwon JH, Bruera E. Access to Palliative Care Before Death Among Patients Treated at a Comprehensive Cancer Center. The Oncologist, 2012 Dec 7, 12/2012. e-Pub 12/2012. PMID: 23220843.
48. Reddy A, Yennurajalingam S, Pulivarthi K, Palla SL, Wang X, Kwon JH, Frisbee-Hume S, Bruera E. Frequency, Outcome, and Predictors of Success Within 6 Weeks of an Opioid Rotation Among Outpatients with Cancer Receiving Strong Opioids. Oncologist, 2012 Dec 13. e-Pub 12/2012. PMID: 23238913.
49. De Lima L, Wenk R, Krakauer E, Ferris F, Bennett M, Murray S, Bruera E, Radbruch L. Global Framework for Noncommunicable Diseases: How Can We Monitor Palliative Care? J Palliat Med, 2012 Dec 20. e-Pub 12/2012. PMID: 23256511.
50. Hui D, Glitza I, Chisholm G, Yennu S, Bruera E. Attrition rates, reasons, and predictive factors in supportive care and palliative oncology clinical trials. Cancer. e-Pub 11/2012. PMID: 23132290.
51. Yennurajalingam S, Parsons HA, Duatre ER, Palma A, Bunge S, Palmer JL, Delgado-Guay MO, Allo J, Bruera E. Decisional Control Preferences of Hispanic Patients with Advanced Cancer from the United States and Latin America. J Pain Symptom Manage, 2012 Nov 22. e-Pub 11/2012. PMID: 23182756.
52. Hui D, Karuturi MS, Tanco KC, Kwon JH, Kim SH, Zhang T, Kang JH, Chisholm G, Bruera E. Targeted Agent Use im Cancer Patients at the End of Life. J Pain Symptom Manage, 2012 Nov 9, 11/2012. e-Pub 11/2012. PMID: 23211648.
53. Fu J, Gutierrez C, Bruera E, Guo Y, Palla S. Use of injectable spasticity management agents in a cancer center. Support Care Cancer, 2012 Nov 11. e-Pub 11/2012. PMID: 23142955.
54. Del Fabbro E, Dev R, Cabanillas ME, Busaidy NL, Rodriguez EC, Bruera E. Extreme hypothyroidism associated with sunitinib treatment for metastatic renal cancer. J Chemother 24(4):221-225, 10/2012. PMID: 23040687.
55. Fu J, Lee J, Smith D, Bruera E. Frequency and Reasons for Return to the Primary Acute Care Service Among Leukemia Patients Undergoing Inpatient Rehabilitation: A Preliminary Report. Am J Phys Med Rehabil, 2012 Oct 31, 10/2012. e-Pub 10/2012.
56. Kang JH, Shin SH, Bruera E. Comprehensive approaches to managing delirim in patients with advanced cancer. Cancer Treat Rev 39:105-112, 2012 Sep 5, 9/2012. e-Pub 9/2012. PMID: 22959227.
57. Yennu S, Urbauer D, Bruera E. Factors associated with the severity and improvement of fatigue in patients with advanced cancer presenting to an outpatient palliative care clinic. BMC Palliat Care 11 (1)(16), 2012 Sept 17, 9/2012. e-Pub 9/2012. PMID: 22985058.
58. Torres-Vigil I, Cohen MZ, de la Rosa A, Cardenas-Turanzas M, Burbach BE, Tarleton KW, She W-M, Bruera E. Food or medicine: ethnic variations in perceptions of advanced cancer patients and their caregivers regarding artificial hydration during the last weeks of life. BMJ Support & Palliat Care 2(3):276-279, 9/2012.
59. Delgado Guay MO, Parsons HA, Hui D, De la Cruz MG, Thorney S, Bruera E. Spirituality, Religiosity, and Spiritual Pain Among Caregivers of Patients with Advanced Cancer. Am J Hosp Palliat Care, 2012 Sep 4, 9/2012. e-Pub 9/2012.
60. Reddy A, Yennurajalingam S, Bruera E. "Whatever My Mother Wants": Barriers to Adequate Pain Management. J Pain Symptom Manage, 2012 Sep 4, 9/2012. e-Pub 9/2012. PMID: 22946542.
61. Bruera E, Hui D. Conceptual Models for Integrating Palliative Care at Cancer Centers. J Palliat Med, Aug 27 2012, 8/2012. PMID: 22925157.
62. Hui D, de la Cruz M, Mori M, Parsons HA, Kwon JH, Torres-Vigil I, Kim SH, Dev R, Hutchins R, Liem C, Kang D-K, Bruera E. Cponcepts and definitions for "supportive care", "best supportive care", "palliative care", and "hospice care" in the published literature, dictionaries, and textbooks. Support Care Cancer, 2012 Aug 31, 8/2012. PMID: 22936493.
63. Nguyen LMI, Rhondali W, de la Cruz M, Hui D, Palmer JL, Kang DH, Parsons HA, Bruera E. Frequency and Predictors of Patient Deviation From Prescribed Opioids and Barriers to Opioid Pain Management in Patients with Advanced Cancer. J Pain Symptom Manage, 2012 Aug 31, 8/2012. e-Pub 8/2012. PMID: 22940562.
64. Del Fabbro E, Parsons H, Warneke CL, Pulivarthi K, Litton JK, Dev R, Palla SL, Brewster A, Bruera E. The Relationship Between Body Composititon and Response to Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy in Women with Operable Breast Cancer. Oncologist, Aug 17. e-Pub 8/2012. PMID: 22903527.
65. Yennurajalingam S, Willey JS, Palmer JL, Allo J, Del Fabbro E, Cohen EN, Tin S, Ruben JM, Bruera E. The Role of Thalidomide and Placebo for the Treatment of Cancer-Related Anorexia-Cachexia Symptoms: Results of a Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Randomized Study. J Palliat Med, Aug 10. e-Pub 8/2012. PMID: 22880820.
66. Koyyalagunta D, Bruera E, Solanki DR, Nouri KH,Burton AW, Toro MP, Bruel BM, Manchikanti L. A systematic review of randomized trials on the effectiveness of opioids for cancer pain. Pain Physician 15(3 Suppl):ES59-ES66, 7/2012. PMID: 22786461.
67. Dev R, Dalal S, Bruera E. Is there a role for parenteral nutrition or hydration at the end of life? Curr Opin Support Palliat Care, 2012 Jul 15, 7/2012. PMID: 22801468.
68. Hui D, Reddy A, Parsons H, Bruera E. Reporting of Funding Sources and Conflict of Interest in the Supportive and Palliative Oncology Literature. J Pain Symptom Manage, 2012 Jul 7, 7/2012. PMID: 22771126.
69. Vigano A, Del Fabbro E, Bruera E, Borod M. The cachexia clinic: From staging to managing nutritional and functional problems in advanced cancer patients. Crit Rev Oncog 17(3):293-304, 7/2012. PMID: 22831160.
70. Yennurajalingam S, Kang JH, Hui D, Kim SH, Kang D-H, Bruera E. Clinical response to an outpatient pallaitive care consultation in advanced cancer patients with cancer pain. J Pain Symptom Manage 44(3):340-350, 2012 June 13, 6/2012. e-Pub 6/2012. PMID: 22699092.
71. De Lima L, Bennett MI, Murray SA, Hudson P, Doyle D, Bruera E, Granda-Cameron C, Strasser F, Downing J, Wenk R. International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care (IAHPC) List of Essential Practices in Palliative Care. J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother 26(2):118-122, 2012 Jun, 6/2012. PMID: 22764847.
72. Dalal S, Hui D, Bidaut L, Lem K, Del Fabbro E, Crane C, Reyes-giddy CC, Bedi D, Bruera E. Relationships among body mass index, longitudinal body composition alterations, and survival in patients with locally advanced pancreatic cancer receiving chemoradiation: A pilot study. J Pain Symptom Manage, 2012 Jun 12. e-Pub 6/2012. PMID: 22695045.
73. Arthur J, Hui D, Bruera E. Till death do us part: Getting married at the end of life. J Pain Symptom Manage, 2012 Jun 9, 6/2012. e-Pub 6/2012. PMID: 22682789.
74. Reddy A, Hui D, Bruera E. A Successful Palliative Care Intervention for Cancer Pain Refractory to Intrathecal Analgesia. J Pain Symptom Manage. e-Pub 5/2012. PMID: 22652136.
75. Rhondali W. Perceau E, Saltel P, Trillet-Lenoir V, Blay JY, Fournel-Federico C, Coulon JP, Tredan O, Terra JL, Matillon Y, Bruera E, Filbet M. Depression assessment by oncologists and palliative care physicians. Palliat Support Care, May 15, 5/2012. e-Pub 5/2012. PMID: 22583756.
76. Hui D, Kilgore K, Fellman B, Urbauer D, Hall S, Fajardo J, Rhondali W, Kang JH, Del Fabbro E, Zhukovsky D, Bruera E. Development and Cross Validation of the In-Hospital Mortality Prediction in Advanced Cancer Patients (IMPACT) Score: A Preliminary Study. J Palliat Med 15(8), 5/2012. e-Pub 5/2012. PMID: 22663175.
77. Rhondali W, Filbet M, Bruera E. La médecine palliative dans les 10 prochaines années(Palliative Medicine in the nesxt 10 years). Medecine palliative. e-Pub 5/2012.
78. Cohen MZ, Torres-Vigil I, Burbach BE, de la Rosa A, Bruera E. The meaning of parenteral hydration to family caregivers and patients with advanced cancer receiving hospice care. J Pain Symptom Manage, Mar 27. e-Pub 3/2012. PMID: 22459230.
79. Clemens KE, Faust M, Bruera E. Update on combined modalities for the management of breathlessness. Curr Opin Support Palliat Care, Mar 30. e-Pub 3/2012. PMID: 22469671.
80. Rhondali, W, Hui D, Kim SH, Kilore K, Kang JH, Nguyen L, Bruera E. Association between patient-reported symptoms and nurses' clinical impressions in cancer patients admitted to an acute palliative care unit. J Palliat Med 15(3):1-7, 2/2012. e-Pub 2/2012. PMID: 22339287.
81. Rhondali W, Perceau E, Berthiller J, Saltel P, Trillet-Lenoir V, Tredan O, Coulon J-P, Bruera E, Filbet M. Frequency of depression among oncology outpatients and association with other symptoms. Support Care Cancer. e-Pub 2/2012. PMID: 22350596.
82. Mercadante S, Bruera E. The effect of age on opioid switching to methadone: a systematic review. J Palliat Med 15(3):1-5, 2012 Feb 21, 2/2012. e-Pub 2/2012. PMID: 22352334.
83. Bruera E, Yennurajalingam S. Palliative Care in Advanced Cancer Patients: How and When? The Oncologist(17), 1/2012. e-Pub 1/2012. PMID: 22252934.
84. Torres-Vigil I, Hernandez M, de la Rosa A, Bruera E. Pratice Patterns and Perceptions about Parenteral Hydration in the Last Weeks of Life: A Survey of Palliative Care Physicians in Latin America. Lancet 43(1):47-58, 1/2012. PMID: 21835577.
85. Hardy D, Chan W, Liu CC, Cormier JN, Xia R, Bruera E, Du XL. Racial disparities in length of stay in hospice care by tumor stage in a large elderly cohort with non-small cell lung cancer. Palliat Med 26(1):61-71, 01/26/2012, 1/2012. PMID: 21606129.
86. Yennurajalingam S, Bruera E. Palliative Care in Advanced Cancer Patients: How and When? The Oncologist 17(2):267-273, 2012.
87. Elsayem A, Calderon BB, Camarines EM, Lopez Gabriel, Bruera E, Fadul NA. A Month in an Acute Palliative Care Unit: Clinical Interventons and Financial Outcomes. Am J Hosp Palliat Care 28(8):550-555, 12/2011. e-Pub 4/2011. PMID: 21478176.
88. Dalal S, Hui D, Nguyen L, Chacko R, Scott C, Roberts L, Bruera E. Achievement of personalized pain goal in cancer patients referred to a supportive care clinic at a comprehensive cancer center. Cancer, Dec 16. e-Pub 12/2011. PMID: 22180337.
89. Yennurajalingam S, Atkinson B, Masterson J, Hui D, Urbauer D, Tu S-M, Bruera E. The Impact of an outpatient palliative care consultation on symptom burden in advanced prostate cancer patients. J Pain Symptom Manage, 12/2011. e-Pub 12/2011. PMID: 22141432.
90. Spinks T, Albright HW, Feeley TW, Walters R, Burke TW, Aloia T, Bruera E, Buzdar A, Foxhall L, Hui D, Summers B, Rodriguez A, Dubois R, Shine Kl. Ensuring quality cancer care: A follow-up review of the Institute of Medicine's 10 recommendations for improving the quality of cancer care in America. Cancer. e-Pub 11/2011. PMID: 22045610.
91. Hui D, Kilgore K, Nguyen L, Hall S, Fajardo J, Cox-Miller T, Palla S, Rhondali W, Kang JH, Kim SH, Del Fabbro E, Zhukovsky D, Reddy S, Elsayem A, Dalal S, Dev R, Walker P, Yennu S, Reddy A, Bruera E. The accuracy of probabilistic versus temporal clinician's prediction of survival for advanced cancer patients. Oncologist 16(11):1642-1648, 11/2011. e-Pub 10/2011. PMID: 21976316.
92. Hui D, Mori M, Parsons HA, Kin SH, Li Z, Damani S, Bruera E. The lack of standard definitions in the supportive and palliative oncology literature. J Pain Symptom Manage. e-Pub 11/2011.
93. Vignaroli E, Bennett MI, Nekolaichuk C, De Lima L, Wenk R, Ripamonti CI, Bruera E. Strategic Pain Management: The Identification and Development of the IAHPC Opioid Essential Prescription Package. J Pain Symptom Manage. e-Pub 10/2011. PMID: 22014206.
94. Dev R, Parsons HA, Palla S, Palmer JL, Del Fabbro E, Bruera E. Undocumented Alcoholism and its Relationship with Tobacco and Non-presecription Drug Use in Advanced Cancer Patients. Cancer 117(19):4551-4556, 10/2011. e-Pub 3/2011. PMID: 21446042.
95. Del Fabbro E, Hui D, Dalal S, Dev R, Noorhuddin Z, Bruera E. Clinical Outcomes and Contributions to Weight Loss in a Cancer Cachexia Clinic. J Palliat Med 14(9), 9/2011. e-Pub 9/2011. PMID: 21793729.
96. Kang JH, Hui D, Kim MJ, Kim HG, Kang MH, Lee GW, Bruera E. Corticosteroid rotation to alleviate dexamethasome-induced hiccup: A case series at a single institution. J Pain Symptom Manage, 2011 Sept 15. e-Pub 9/2011. PMID: 21924583.
97. Bruera E, Hui D. Palliative Care Units: the best option for the most distressed. Arch Intern Med 171(17):1601, 09/26/2011, 9/2011. PMID: 21949183.
98. Dev R, Del Fabbro E, Schwartz GG, Hui D, Palla SL, Gutierrez N, Bruera E. Preliminary Report: Vitamin D Deficiency in Advanced Cancer Patients with Symptoms of Fatigue or Anorexia. Oncologist 16(11). e-Pub 9/2011. PMID: 21964001.
99. Hui D, Arthur J, Dalal S, Bruera E. Quality of the supportive and palliative oncology literature: a focused analysis on randomized controlled trials. Support Care Cancer. e-Pub 9/2011. PMID: 21935717.
100. Carvajal A, Centeno C, Watson R, Bruera E. A comprehensive study of psychometric properaties of the Edmonton Symptom Assessment System (ESAS) in Spanish advanced cancer patients. Eur J Cancer 47(12):1863-1872, 8/2011. e-Pub 4/2011. PMID: 21514818.
101. Mori M, Parsons HA, de la Cruz M, Elsayem A, Palla SL, Liu J, Li Z, Palmer L, Bruera E, Fadul NA. Changes in Symptoms and Inpatient Mortality: A study in advanced cancer patients admitted to an acute palliative care unit in a comprehensive cancer center. J Palliat Med 14(9), 8/2011. e-Pub 8/2011. PMID: 21834647.
102. Wygant C, Hui D, Bruera E. Childhood Sexual Abuse in Advanced Cancer Patients in the Palliative Care Setting. J Pain Symptom Manage 42(2):290-295, 8/2011. e-Pub 3/2011. PMID: 21444190.
103. Dev R, Del Fabbro E, Bruera E. Patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) in patients with advanced cancer: Should patients be in control? J Pain Symptom Manage 42(2):296-300, 8/2011. e-Pub 3/2011. PMID: 21444180.
104. Reyes-Gibby CC, Anderson KO, Shete S, Bruera E, Yennurajalingam S. Early Referral to Supportive Care Specialists for Symptom Burden in Lung Cancer Patients: A Comparison of Non-Hispanic Whiles, Hispanics, and Non-Hispanic Blacks. Cancer, 10.1002/cncr.26312, 7/2011. e-Pub 7/2011. PMID: 21751190.
105. Cabanillas ME, Kantarjian H, Mattiuzzi G, Rytting M, Cortes J, Thomas D, Foudray M, Bruera E, Xiao L, Bekele N. Epoetin alfa decreases the number of red blood cell transfusions in patients with acute lymphoblasic leukemia, lymphoblastic lymphoma, and Burkitt's leukemia/lymphoma - results of a randomized clinical trial. Cancer. e-Pub 7/2011. PMID: 21751205.
106. Bruera E, et al. Neuroleptic Prescription Pattern for Delirium in Patients with Advanced Cancer. J Palliat Care 27(2):141-147, 7/2011. PMID: 21805949.
107. Mori M, Fadul N, Elsayem A, Reddy S, Bruera E. Unrelieved Pain and Suffering in Patients with Advanced Cancer. Am J Hospice Pall Med, 2011 Jul 22, 7/2011. PMID: 21784754.
108. Dalal S, Bruera E. Assessment and Management of pain in the Terminally Ill. Prim Care Clinic Office Pract 38(2):195-223, 6/2011. PMCID: PMC21628035.
109. Hui D, de la Cruz M, Thorney S, Parsons HA, Delgado-Guay M, Bruera E. The frequency and correlates of spiritual distress among patients with advanced cancer admitted to an acute palliative care unit. Am J Hospice & Pall Med 28(4):264-270, 6/2011.
110. Degado-Guay M, Yennurajalingam S, Parsons H, Palmer JL, Bruera E. Association between self-reported sleep distrubance and other symptoms in patients with advanced cancer. J Pain Symptom Manage 41(5):819-827, 5/2011. PMID: 21306864.
111. Fearon K, Strasser F, Anker SD, Bosaeus I, Bruera E, Fainsinger RL, Jatoi A, Loprinzi C, MacDonal N, Mantovani G, Davis M, Muscaritoli M, Ottery F, Radbruch L, Ravasco P, Walsh D, Wilcock A, Kaasa S, Baracos VE. Definition and classification of cancer cachexia: an international consensus. Lancet 12(5):489-495, 5/2011. e-Pub 2/2011. PMID: 21296615.
112. Shin KY, Guo Y, Konzen B, Fu J, Yadav R, Bruera E. Inpatient Cancer Rehabilitation: The Experience of a National Comprehensive Cancer Center. Am J Phys Med Rehabil 90(5 (Suppl)):S63-S68, 5/2011. PMID: 21765265.
113. Hui D, Reddy A, Palla S, Bruera E. Neuroleptic Prescription Pattern for Delirium in Patients with Advanced Cancer. J Palliat Care 27(2):141-147, 5/2011. PMID: 20152585.
114. Hui D, Parsons HA, Damani S, Fulton S, Liu Jun, Evans A, De La Cruz M, Bruera E. Quantity, Design, and Scope of the Palliative Oncology Literature. Oncologist 16(5):694-703, 5/2011. e-Pub 4/2011. PMID: 21471275.
115. Delgado-Guay MO, Bruera E, et al. Spirituality, Religiosity, and Spritual Pain in Advanced Cancer Patients. J Pain Symptom Manage 41(5):819-827, 5/2011. e-Pub 3/2011. PMCID: PMC21402459.
116. Dev R, Hui D, Dalal S, Nooruddin ZI, Yennu S, Del Fabbro E, Bruera E. Association Between Serum Cortisol and Testosterone Levels, Opioid Therapy, and Symptom Distress in Patients with Advanced Cancer. J Pain Symptom Manage 41(4):788-795, 4/2011. e-Pub 1/2011. PMID: 21276699.
117. Guo Y, Fu J, Palmer JL, Hanohano J, Cote C, Bruera E. Comparison of Post-operative Rehabilitation in Cancer Patients Undergoing Internal and External Hemiplevectomy. Arch Phys Med Rehab 92(4):620-625, 4/2011. PMID: 21440708.
118. Guo Y, Hainley S, Bruera E. In-Patient Rehabilitation Improved Functional Status in Asthenic Patients with Solid and Hematological Malignancy. Am J Phys Med Rehabil 90(4):265-271, 4/2011. e-Pub 1/2011. PMID: 21273895.
119. Hardy D, Chan W, Liu C, Cormier JN, Xia R, Bruera E, Du XL. Racial Disparities in the Use of Hospice Services According to Geopgraphic Residence and Socioeconomic Status in an Elderly Cohort with Nonsmall Cell Lung Cancer. Cancer 117(7):1506-1515, 4/2011. PMID: 21425152.
120. Baile WR, Palmer JL, Bruera E, Parker PA. Assessment of palliative care cancer patients' most important concerns. Support Care Cancer 19:475-481, 3/2011.
121. Alonso-Babarro A, Bruera E, Varela-Cerdeira M, Boya-Cristia MJ, Madero R, Torres-Vigil I, De Castro J, Gonzalez-Baron M. Can This Patient Be Discharged Home? Factors Associated with At-Home Death among Cancer Patients. J Clin Oncol 29(9):1159-1167, 2/2011. PMID: 21343566.
122. Dalal S, Palla S, Hui D, Nguyen L, Chacko R, Li Z, Fadul N, Scott C, Thornton V, Coldman B, Amin Y, Bruera E. Association Between a Name Change from Palliative to Supportive Care and the Timing of Patient Referrals at a Comprehensive Cancer Center. Oncologist 16(1):105-111, 1/2011. e-Pub 1/2011. PMID: 21212438.
123. Yennurajalingham S, Urbauer DL, Casper KLB; Reyes-Gibby C; Chacko R, Poulter V; Bruera E. Impact of a Palliative Care Consultation Team on Cancer-Related Symptoms in Advanced Cancer Patients Referred to an Outpatient Supportive Care Clinic. J Pain Symptom Manage 41(1):49-56, 1/2011. e-Pub 8/2010. PMID: 20739141.
124. Astolfi A, Biasco G, Bruera E, Surbone A. Progress in genomic technology: a new challenge for the palliative medicine? J Pain Symptom Manage 40(5):e7-9, 11/2010. PMID: 21075271.
125. Elsayem A; Bush SH; Munsell MF; Curry E; Caleron BB; Paraskevopoulos T; Fadul N; Bruera E. Subcutaneous Olanzapine for Hyperactive or Mixed Delirium in Patients with Advanced Cancer: A Preliminary Study. J Pain Symptom Manage 40(5):774-782, 11/2010. PMID: 20728301.
126. Hui D, de la Cruz M, Thorney S, Parsons HA, Delgado-Guay M, Bruera E. The frequency and correlates of spiritual distress among patients with advanced cancer admitted to an acute palliative care unit. Am J Hosp Palliat Care Nov:1-7, 11/2010. PMID: 21057143.
127. Bruera E, Hui D. Spinal analgesia: where is teh evidence? Support Care Cancer 18(10):1239-1240, 10/2010. PMID: 20549248.
128. Hui D, Parsons H, Nguyen L, Palla SL, Yennurajalingam S, Kurzrock R, Bruera E. Timing of Palliative Care Referral and Symptom Burden in Phase 1 Cancer Patients. CANCER 116(18):4402-4409, September 15, 2010, 9/2010.
129. Bruera E. Cancer-related fatigue: a multidimensional syndrome. J Support Oncol 8(4):175-176, 8/2010. PMID: 20822035.
130. Frenkel M; Cohen L; Peterson N; Palmer JL; Swint K; Bruera E. Integrative Medicine Consultation Service in a Comprehensive Cancer Center: Findings and Outcomes. Integr Cancer Ther, August 11, 21010, 8/2010. e-Pub 8/2010. PMID: 20702490.
131. Bruera E, Hui D. Integrating Supportive and Palliative Care in the Trajectory of Cancer: Establishing Goals and Models of Car(e). J Clin Oncol 28(25):4013-4017, 10.1200/JCO.2010.29.5618, 7/2010. e-Pub 7/2010. PMID: 20660825.
132. Asher A, Palmer JL, Yadav RR, Yusuf SW, Konzen B, Breura E, Guo Y. The effects of a brief relaxation program on symptom distress and heart rate variability in cancer patients. PM R 7:636-641, 7/2010. PMID: 20659719.
133. Del Fabbro E, Hui D, Nooruddin ZI, Dalal S, Dev R, Freer G, Roberts L, Palmer JL, Bruera E. Association Among Hypogonadism, C-Reactive Protein, Symptom Burden, and Survival in Male Cancer Patients with Cachexia: A Preliminary Report. J Pain Symptom Manag 39(6):1016-1024, 6/2010.
134. Holmes HM, Bain KT, Zalpour A, Luo R, Bruera E, Goodwin JS. Predictors of Anticoagulation in Hospice Patients with Lung Cancer. Cancer, 6/2010. e-Pub 6/2010. PMID: 20572034.
135. Fainsinger R, Lawlor P, Nekolaichuk C, Hagen N, Spruyt O, Fisch MJ, Zhukovsky D, Bruera E, et al. An International Multicentre Validation Study of a Pain Classification for Cancer Patients. J Clin Oncol. e-Pub 5/2010. PMCID: PMC20483589.
136. Yennurajalingam S, Dev R, Walker PW, Reddy SK, Bruera E. Challenges Associated with Spinal Opioid Therapy for Pain in Patients with Advanced Cancer: A Report of Three Cases. J Pain Symptom Manag 39(5):930-935, 5/2010.
137. Parsons HA, de la Cruz MJ, Zhukovsky DS, Hui D, Delgado-guay MO, Akitoye AE, El Osta B, Palmer L, Palla SL, Bruera E. Characteristics of patients Who Refuse Do-Not-Resuscitate Orders Upon Admission to an Acute Pallaitive Care Unit in a Comprehensive Cancer Center. Cancer, www.Interscience.wiley.com, 5/2010. e-Pub 5/2010.
138. Bruera E, Billings JA, Lupu D, Ritchie CS. AAHPM Position Paper: Requirements for the Successful Development of Academic Palliative Care Programs. J Pain Symptom Manage 39(4):743-755, 4/2010. PMID: 20413061.
139. Baile WF, Plamer JL, Bruera E, Parker PA. Assessment of palliative care patients' most important concerns. Supp Care Cancer. e-Pub 4/2010.
140. Hui D, Bush SH, Gallo LE, Palmer JL, Yennurajalingam S, Bruera E. Neuroleptic dose in the management of deirium in patients with advanced cancer. J Pain Symptom Manage 39(2):186-196, 2/2010.
141. de la Cruz M, HuiD, Parsons H, Bruera E. Placebo and Nocebo Effects in Randomized Double-Blind Clinical Trials of Agents for the Therapy for Fatigue in Patients with Advanced Cancer. Cancer 116(3):766-774, 2/2010. PMID: 19918921.
142. Fadul N, Strasser F, Palmer JL, Yusuf SW, Guo Y, Li Z, Allo J, Bruera E. The Association Between Autonomic Dysfunction and Survival in Male Patients with Advanced Cancer: A Preliminary Report. J Pain Symptom Manag 39(2):283-290, 2/2010.
143. Parsons H, de la Cruz, M, El Osta B, Li Z, Calderon B, Palmer JL, Bruera E. Methadone Initiation and Rotation in the Outpatient Setting for Patients with Cancer Pain. Cancer 116(2):520-528, 1/2010. PMID: 19924788.
144. Elsayem A, Mori M, Parsons HA, Munsell MF, Hui D, Delgado-guay MO, Paraskevopoulos T, Fadul NA, Bruera E. Predictos of inpatient mortality in an acute palliative care unit at a comprehensive cancer center. Support Care Cancer 18(1):67-76, 1/2010. e-Pub 4/2009. PMID: 19350282.
145. Reyes-Gibby CC, Shete S, Yennurajalingam S, Frazier M, Bruera E, Kruzrock R, Crane CH, Abbruzzese J, Evans D, Spitz MR. Genertic and Nongentic Covariates of Pain Severity in Patients with Adenocarcinoma of the Pancreas: Assessing the influence of Cytokine Genes. J Pain Symptom Manage 38(6):894-902, 12/2009. PMID: 19692203.
146. Cohen MZ, Pace EA, Kaur G, Bruera E. Delirium in Advanced Cancer Leading to Distress in Patients and Family Caregivers. J Palliat Care 25(3):164-171, 9/2009. PMID: 19824277.
147. Badgwell BD, Smith K, Liu P, Bruera E, Curley SA, Cormier JN. Indictors of surgery and survival in oncology inpatients requiring surgical evaluation for palliation. Support Care Cancer 17:727-734, 9/2009. e-Pub 12/2008. PMID: 19083026.
148. Mori M, Fadul N, Bruera E, Dalal S. Hypocalcemia Associated with Strontium-89 Administration in a Patient with Diffuse Bone Metastases from Neuroendocrine Carcinoma. J Pain Symptom Manage 37(5):923-929, 2008.05.010, 5/2009. PMID: 19041217.
149. Bruera E, Bush SH, Willey J, Paraskevopoulos T, Palmer JL, Cohen MZ, Sivesind D, Elsayem A. The Impact of Delirium and Recall on the Level of Distress in Patients with Advanced Cancer and Their Family Caregivers. CANCER 115(9):2004-2012, 5/2009. e-Pub 2/2009. PMID: 19241420.
150. Reddy SK, Parsons HA, Elsayem A, Palmer JL, Bruera E. Characteristics and correlates of dyspnea in patients with advanced cancer. J Palliat Med 12(1):29-36, 2009 Jan, 1/2009. PMID: 19284260.
151. Del Fabbro E, Reddy SG, Walker P, Bruera E. Palliative Sedation: When the Family and Consulting Service See No Alternative. J Palliat Med 10(2):488-492, 4/2007. PMID: 17472523.
152. Bruera E, Sala R, Spruyt O, Palmer JL, Zhang T, Willey J. Nebulized versus subcutaneous morphine for patients with cancer dyspnea: a preliminary study. J Pain Symptom Manage 29(6):613-8, 6/2005. PMID: 15963870.
153. Bruera E, Sweeney C, Willey J, Palmer JL, Strasser F, Morice RC, Pisters K. A randomized controlled trial of supplemental oxygen versus air in cancer patients with dyspnea. Palliat Med 17(8):659-63, 12/2003. PMID: 14694916.

Invited Articles

1. von Gunten CF, Bruera E, Pirrello RD, Portenoy RK. New Opioids: Expensive Distractions or Important Additions to Practice? J Palliat Med 13(5):1-7, 5/2010. PMID: 20406105.
2. Bruera E, Currow D. Strategies for the palliation of dyspnea in cancer. WHO HIV/AIDS Cancer Pain Release 22(1 & 2):1-5, 2009.
3. Bruera E. On Third Base but not Home Yet. J Palliat Med 11(4):565-569, 5/2008. PMID: 18454608.
4. Bruera E. A long and winding road. Euro J Pall Care 14 (6):225, 11/2007.
5. Bruera E. Investigacion cooperativa en cuidados paliativos. Medicina Paliativa 14:1-2, 5/2007.

Editorials

1. Bruera E, Elsayem A. Palliative care unit and medical intensive care unit deaths. Palliat Support Care 1(1), 2013 Feb 1:1, 2/2013. e-Pub 2/2013. PMID: 23369523.
2. Bruera E, Yennurajalingam S. Measuring non-pharmacological caregiving. Ann Palliat Med, 12/2012. e-Pub 12/2012.
3. Bruera E. Palliative Sedation: When and How? J Clin Oncol 30(12):1258-1259, 2012 Apr 20, 4/2012. PMID: 22412126.
4. Bruera E. Cuidados Paliativos: calidad, ahorros, cantidad y, sin embargo, los lideres aun no compran. Med Pal (Madrid) 17(5):1-2, 11/2010.
5. Bruera E. Cancer-related fatigue: a multidimensional syndrome. J Support Oncol 8(4):175-176, 8/2010. PMID: 20822035.

Abstracts

1. Roya J, Cunill M, Font T, Picaza JM, Borja M, Pineda M, Clavel M, Martin E, Lourdes C, Llagostera C, Bidegain A, Bruera E. SPORT PC: The impact of a soccer game on physical and emtional symptoms in advanced cancer patients: A preliminary report. Palliat Med 26(4):506 (#P122), 6/2012.
2. Del Fabbro E, Garcia J, Dev R, Pulivarthi K, Palmer J, Bruera E. Testosterone replacement for fatigue in male hypogonadic patients with advanced cancer: a preliminary double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Support Care Cancer 20(Suppl 1):S249-S250 (#1040), 6/2012.
3. Reddy S, Allo JA, Williams JL, Bruera E. Texas bus rounds: characteristics of an innovative educational model of palliative care delivery at a cancer hospital. Support Care Cancer 20(Suppl 1):S173 (#729), 6/2012.
4. Torres-Vigil I, Cohen MZ, de la Rosa A, Bruera E. The Association between Past Grief Reactions and Bereaved Caregivers' Perceptions of Parenteral Hydration during the Last Weeks of Life. Palliat Med 26(4):411 (#OA33), 6/2012.
5. Del Fabbro E, Dev R, Hui D, Palmer L, Bruera E. The effect of melatonin on appetite in patients with advanced cancer and cachexia: a double-blind placebo-controlled trial. Support Care Cancer 20(Suppl 1):S247 (#1029), 6/2012.
6. Hui D, Mori M, Parsons HA, De La Cruz M, Torres I, Kim SH, Dev R, Hutchins R, Liem C, Bruera E. What's in a name? A systematic review of concepts and definitions for "Supportive Care", "Best Supportive Care", "Palliative Care", and "Hospice Care". Palliat Med 26(4):436 (#OA66), 6/2012.
7. Del Fabbro E, Garcia J, Dev R, Palmer JL, Klingner-Winton C, Roberts LE, Allo J, Cardwell G, Bruera E. A randomized placebo-controlled trial of testosterone replacement for fatigue in male hypogonadic patients with advanced cancer. J Clin Oncol 29(suppl; abstr TPS238) (#TPS238), 6/2011.
8. Dalal S, Hui D, Nguyen LMT, Chacko R, Bruera E. Achievement of personalized pain goal (PPG) in cancer patients referred to a supportive care clinic. J Clin Oncol 29(Suppl; abstr 9060) (#9060), 6/2011.
9. Dalal S, Hui D, Nguyen L, Chacko R, Bruera E. Achievement of personalized pain goal (PPG) in cancer patients referred to the supportive care clinic at a comprehensive cancer center. Support Care Cancer 19(suppl 2):S279, 6/2011.
10. Rhondali W, Hui D, Kang JH, Kilgore KL, Kim SH, Nguyen LMT, Bruera E. Association between a validated symptom assessment tool and nurse clinical impression in cancer patients admitted to a palliative care unit. Support Care Cancer 19(Suppl 2):S175, 6/2011.
11. Rhondali W, Hui D, Kim SH, Kilgore KL, Kang JH, Nguyen LMT, Bruera E. Association between a validated symptom assessment tool and nurse clinical impression in patients with cancer admitted to a palliative care unit. J Clin Oncol 29(Suppl; abstr 9112) (#9112), 6/2011.
12. Yennurajalingam S, Reuben JM, Palmer JL, Cohen EN, Tin S, Wu C, Bruera E. Cancer-related-fatigue (CRF) is associated with IL-6, IL-6R, and IL-17, while IL-8 & IL-6 are associated with no improcement of CRF after treatment. Support Care Cancer 19(Suppl 2):S233, 6/2011.
13. Yennurajalingam S, Chisholm G, Palla S, Bruera E. Factors associated with response to specialist based outpatient palliative care in advanced cancer patients with sleep disturbance. Support Care Cancer 19(Suppl 2):S153, 6/2011.
14. Torres-Vigil I, Cohen MZ, de la Rosa A, Burbach BE, Bruera E. Food or medicine: perceptions of advanced cancer patients and their caregivers regarding artificial hydration during the last weeks of life. Support Care Cancer 19(Suppl 2):S303, 6/2011.
15. Kuriya M, Wei WA, Palla S, Bruera E, Yennu S. Frequency and factors associated with falls in patients with advanced cancer consulted to outpatient supportive care clinic. Support Care Cancer 19(Suppl 2):A154, 6/2011.
16. Nguyen LMT, de la Cruz M, Hui D, Palmer JL, Parsons H, Bruera E. Frequency and predictors of patient deviation from prescribed opioids and barriers to opioid pain management in advanced cancer patients (PTS). Support Care Cancer 19(Suppl 2):S282, 6/2011.
17. Nguyen LMT, De la Cruz M, Hui D, Palmer JL, Parsons HA, Bruera E. Frequency and predictors of patient deviation from presecribed opioids and barriers to opioid pain-management in patients (pts) with advanced cancer. J Clin Oncol 29(Suppl; abstr 9081) (#9081), 6/2011.
18. Kang JH, Yennurajalingam S, Chisholm G, Kim SH, Rhondali W, Hui D, Bruera E. Frequency and predictors of response to outpatient palliative care in patients with moderate to severe cancer pain. J Clin Oncol 29(suppl; abstr e19698) (#e19698), 6/2011.
19. Hui D, Kilgore K, Nguyen L, Urbauer D, Fellman B, Rhondali W, Kang JH, Kim SH, Hall S, Fajardo J, Cox-Miller T, Del Fabbro E, Zhukovsky DS, Reddy S, Dalal S, Walker P, Dev R, Yennurajalingam S, Evans A, Bruera E. In-hospital mortality prediction for advanced cancer patients admitted to an acute palliatiave care unit (APCU): A prospective study. Support Care Cancer 19(Suppl 2):S221, 6/2011.
20. Hui D, Mori M, Parsons H, Kim SH, Li Z, Damani S, Bruera E. Lack of definitions for common terminologies in the supportive and palliative oncology (SPO) literature. Support Care Cancer 19(Suppl 2):S224, 6/2011.
21. Torres-Vigil I, De Lima L, Eisenchlas J, de la Rosa A, Torres-Yaghi Y, Bruera E. Palliative care physicians attitudes and beliefs regarding communication with terminally ill cancer patients: Changes in Latin America over one decade. Support Care Cancer 19(Suppl 2):S239, 6/2011.
22. Reddy A, Hui D, Parsons H, Bruera E. Reporting of funding sources in the supportive and palliative oncology literature. Support Care Cancer 19(Suppl 2):S292, 6/2011.
23. Yennu S, Kang JH, Chisholm G, Palla S, Hui D, Bruera E. Response rate to outpatient palliative care in patients (PTS) with cancer pain. Support Care Cancer 19(Suppl 2):S179, 6/2011.
24. Yennurajalingam S, Chisholm G, Palla SL, Bruera E,. Sleep disturbance in patients with advanced cancer: Frequency and factors associated with response to specialist-based outpatient supportive care. J Clin Oncol 29(Suppl; abstr 9069) (#9069), 6/2011.
25. Hui D, Kilgore K; Nguyen L, Hall S, Fajardo J, Cox-Miller T, Rhondali W, Kim SH, Kang JH, Palla S, Del Fabbro E, Zhukovsky DS, Reddy S, Elsayem A, Dalal S, Walker P, Dev R, Yennu S, Reddy A, Bruera E. The accuracy of clinical prediciton of survival (CPS) for advanced cancer patients: The role of profession and probability question. Support Care Cancer 19(Suppl 2):S215, 6/2011.
26. Delgado Guay MO, Parsons HA, Hui D, De La Cruz M, Govan KB, Thorney S, Bruera E. The impact of spiritual pain in quality of life (QOL) of advanced cancer patients (ADCA) and their caregivers in the palliative care setting. Support Care Cancer 19(Suppl 2):S350, 6/2011.
27. Dev R, Parsons HA, Palla S, Palmer JL, Del Fabbro E, Bruera E. Undocumented alcoholism and its relationship with tobacco and illegal drug use in advanced cancer patients. Support Care Cancer 19(Suppl 2):S137, 6/2011.
28. Dev R, Del Fabbro E, Palla S, Hui D, Gutierrez N, Dalal S, Yennurajalingam S, Bruera E. Vitamin D Deficiency and Endorgrin Abnormalities in Advanced Cancer Patients. Support Care Cancer 19(Suppl 2):S136, 6/2011.
29. Torres-Vigil I, Eisenchlas J, De Lima L, de la Rosa A, Torres-Yaghi Y, Bruera E. Changes in palliative care physcian attitudes and beliefs regarding communication with terminally ill cancer patients: A Latin American survey one decade later. Eur J Palliat Care 12 Congress of the Association for Palliative Care(Abstract Book):57, 5/2011.
30. Torres-Vigil I, Mendoza TR, Alonso-Babarro A, De Lima L, Cardenas-Turanzas M, Hernandez M, de la Rosa A, Bruera E. Practice Patterns and Perceptions about Parenteral Hydration in the Last Weeks of Life: A survey of palliative care physicians in Latin America. Eur J Palliat Care 12th Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care(Abstracts Book):193, 5/2011.
31. Hui D, Parsons HA, Damani S, Fulton S, Liu J, Evans A, De la Cruz M, Bruera E. Quantity, Quality and Scope of Palliative Oncology Literature. Eur J Palliat Care 12 Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care(Abstracts Book):155, 5/2011.
32. Delgado Guay M, Parsons HA, Hui D, De La Cruz M, Govan KB, Thorney S, Bruera E. Spirituality: An expression of inner strength and meaning of life in patients with advanced cancer (ACAP) and their caregivers in the palliative care setting. Eur J Palliat Care 12 Congress of the Association for Palliative Care(Abstracts Book):250, 5/2011.
33. Delgado Guay MO, Hui D, Parsons H, De La Cruz M, Thorney S, Bruera E. Domains Involved in the Expression of Spiritual Pain in Patients with Advanced Cancer in the Palliative Care (PC) Setting. Palliative Medicine 24(4):S12 (#29), 6/2010.
34. Delgado Guay MO, Hui D, De La Cruz M, Parsons H, Thorney S, Bruera E. Spiritual Pain as an Expression of Suffering in Advanced Cancer Patients' Caregivers in the Palliative Care Setting. Palliative Medicine 24(4):S171, 6/2010.
35. Alonso-Barbarro A, Astray-Mochales J, Doninguez-Berjon F, Genova-Maleras R, Diaz-Muyordomo A, Bruera E. The Association between Inpatient Death, Utilization of Hospital Resources and Availability of Palliative Home Care for Cancer Patients in an Urban Region of Spain. Palliative Medicine 24(4):S30, 6/2010.
36. Bruera E. What are the Challenges on Diagnosis and Treatment of Cachexia from a Clinical Perspective?. Palliative Medicine 24(4):S19, 6/2010.
37. Zhukovsky DZ, Palmer J, Bruera E, Pei B, Zhang T, Nekolaichuk C, Fainsinger R. Characterization of cancer pain syndromes (PS) seen at a Comprehensive Cancer Center (CCC) and pain response (PR) to palliative care consultation (PCC). J Clin Oncol:480s (#8551), 5/2006.
38. El Osta B, Braiteh FS, Reddy S, El Osta H, Bruera E. Patients' characteristics and outcomes of palliative care inpatient consults at a comprehensive cancer center. J Clin Oncol:474s (#8524), 5/2006.
39. Walker PW, Bruera E, Pei B, Kaur G, Zhang K, Jeanine H, Curry E, Palla S, Mansell M. Switching from methadone to a different opioid: What is the equianalgesic doce ration?. J Clin Oncol:497s (#8617), 5/2006.

Book Chapters

1. de la Cruz M, Bruera E. Diagnosis and Treatment of Delirium. In: Palliative Care and Ethics. Ed(s) TE Quill, FG Miller. Oxford University Press: New York, 124-135978-0-19-931667-0, 2014. ISBN: 978-0-19-931667-0.
2. Hui D, Bruera E. Palliative Care for Patients with Advanced Breast Cancer. In: Advanced Therapy of Breast Disease. 1, 3. Ed(s) Babiera GV, Skoracki RJ, Esteva FJ. People's Medical Publishing House - USA: Shelton, CT, 1075-1087, 2012. ISBN: 978-1-60795-094-3.
3. Dalal S,Bruera E. Assessment and Management of Pain in the Terminally Ill. In: Primary Care: Clinics in Office Practice. 38 (2). Ed(s) Heidelbaugh JJ, Eti E. WB Saunders Company: Philadelphia, PA, 195-223, 2011. ISBN: 0095-4543.
4. Dalal S, Bruera E. Cancer anorexia and cachexia. In: Supportive Oncology, 1. Ed(s) Davis MP, Feyer PCh, Ortner P, Zimmermann C. Elsevier Saunders: Philadelphia, PA, 150-163, 2011. ISBN: 978-1-4377-1015-1.
5. Hui D, Bruera E. Cancer Pain Management. In: Clinical Pain Management: A Practical Guide. 1, 1. Ed(s) Lynch ME, Craig KD, Peng PWH. Wiley-Blackwell: W Sussex, UK, 299-307, 2011. ISBN: 978-1-4443-3069-4.
6. Parsons HA, Bruera E. Clinical decision making. In: Oxford American Handbook of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. 1, 1. Ed(s) Yennurajalingam S, Bruera E. Oxford University Press: New York NY, 23-30, 2011.
7. Yennurajalingam S, Bruera E. Definitions and key elements in palliative care. In: Oxford American Handbook of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. 1, 1. Ed(s) Yennurajalingam S, Bruera E. Oxford University Press: New York NY, 1-7, 2011. ISBN: 978-0-19-538015-6.
8. Braiteh F, Bruera E. Palliative Care in the Management of Cancer Pain. In: Pain Management. 1, 2. Ed(s) Waldman SD. Elsevier Saunders: Philadelphia, PA, 336-348, 2011. ISBN: 978-1-4377-0721-2.
9. Yennurajalingam S, Bruera E. Research in Terminall Ill Patients. In: Oxford American Handbook of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. 1, 1. Ed(s) Yennurajalingam S, Bruera E. Oxford University Press: New York NY, 439-447, 2011.
10. Bruera E. The Palliative Care Team. In: Oxford American Handbook of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. 1, 1. Ed(s) Yennurajalingam S; Bruera E. Oxford University Press: New York NY, 269-274, 2011.
11. Parsons HA, Burera E. Conducting clinical research in cancer cachexia. In: Nutrition and the Cancer Patient. 1, 1. Ed(s) Del Fabbro E, Baracos, V, Demark-Wahnefried W, Bowling T, Hopkinson J, Bruera E. Oxford University Press: London, UK, 63-76, 2010. ISBN: 978-0-19-955019-7.
12. Alonso-Babarro A, Bruera E. Evaluacíon de síntomas en cuidados paliativos. In: Medicina Paliativa y Cuidados Continuos. 1. Ed(s) Palma A, Taboada P, Nervi F. Ediciones Universidad Catolica De Chile: Santiago, Chile, 53-68, 2010. ISBN: 978-956-14-1139-5.
13. Yennurajalingam S, Bruera E. Fatigue and asthenia. In: Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine. 1, 4th. Ed(s) Hanks G, Cherny NI, Christakis NA, Fallon M, Kaasa S, Portenoy RK. Oxford University Press: New York, 916-927, 2010. ISBN: 978-0-19-857029-5.
14. Yennurajalingam S, Bruera E. Fatigue and dyspnea. In: Cancer Management: A Multidisciplinary Approach. 1, 12. Ed(s) Pazdur R, Wagman LD, Camphausen KA, Hoskins WJ. CMP Medica: Norwalk, CT, 917-928, 2010.
15. Bush S, Bruera E. Improing Quality of Life. In: Cancer Control. 1. Ed(s) Elwood JM, Sutcliffe SB. Oxford University Press: Northants, UK, 221-238, 2010. ISBN: 978-0-19-955017-3.
16. Hui D, Bruera E. Palliative Care for Patients with Lung Cancer. In: Lung Cancer - Prevention, Management, and Emerging Therapies, 1. Ed(s) Stewart DJ. Humana Press: New York, NY, 483-502, 2010. ISBN: 978-1-60761-523-1.
17. Yennurajalingam S, Bruera E. Palliative Management of Fatigue at the Close of Life "It Feels Like My Body Is Just Worn Out". In: Care At The Close of Life - Evidence & Experience. 1, 1. Ed(s) McPhee SJ, Winker MA, Rabow MW, Pantilat SZ, Markowitz AJ. McGraw Hill: San Francisco, USA, 101-114, 2010. ISBN: 978-0-07-163795-4.
18. Hui D, Bruera E. Palliative Medicine and the Cancer Patient. In: MD Anderson Manual of Psychosocial Oncology. 1, 1. Ed(s) Duffy JD, Valentine AD. McGraw Hill Medical: USA, 329-349978-0-07-162438-1, 2010. ISBN: 978-0-07-162438-1.
19. de la Cruz MG, Bruera E. Pharmacological Considerations in Palliative Care. In: Pharmacology of Pain. 1, 1. Ed(s) Beaulieu P, Lussier D, Porreca F,Dickenson AH. IASP Press: Seattle, WA, 585-604, 2010. ISBN: 978-0-931092-78-7.
20. Portenoy RK, El Osta B, Bruera E. Physical Symptom Management in the Terminally Ill. In: Handbook of Psychiatry in Palliative Medicine. 1, 2nd. Ed(s) Chochinov HM, Breitbart W. Oxford University Press: New York, NY, 355-383, 2009.
21. Bruera E, MacDonald S. Audit Methods: The Edmonton Symptom Assessment System. In: Clinical Audit in Palliative Care. Ed(s) Higginson I. Radcliffe Medical Press: Oxford, UK, 61-77, 1993.
22. Bruera, E, Ripamonti C. Adjuvants to Opioid Analgesics. In: Cancer Pain. Ed(s) Patt R. JB Lippincott Co: Philadelphia, 143-159, 1992.
23. Bruera E, Ripamonti C. Alternate Routes of Administration of Opioids for the Management of Cancer Pain. In: Cancer Pain. Ed(s) Patt R. JB Lippincott Co: Philadelphia, 161-184, 1992.
24. Bruera E. Cancer Pain: Chronic Studies of Adjuvants to Opiate Analgesics. In: Advances in Pain Research and Therapy. 18. Ed(s) Portenoy R, Laske E. Raven Press: New York, 267-81, 1991.
25. Bruera, E, MacDonald RN. Clinical Trials in Pain Control. In: Quality of Life in Cancer. Ed(s) Osoba D. CRC Publications: New York, 307-21, 1991.
26. Bruera E. Update on Adjuvant Drugs in the Management of Patients with Cancer Pain. In: Proceedings World Congress on Pain. 57. Ed(s) Bond MR, Charlton JE, Woolf, CJ. Elsevier Science Publications BV: New York, 459-65, 1991.
27. MacDonald RN Bruera E. Clinical Trials in Cancer Pain Research. In: Recent Advances in Pain Research and Therapy. 16. Ed(s) Foley K, Ventafridda V. Raven Press: New York, 443-9, 1990.
28. Bruera E. Subcutaneous Administration of Opioids in the Management of Cancer Pain. In: Advances in Pain Research & Therapy. 16. Ed(s) Foley K, Ventafridda V. Raven Press: New York, 203-18, 1990.
29. Bruera E. Symptom Control in Patients with Cancer. In: J Psychosoc Oncol. 8. Haworth Press, Inc, 47-73, 1990.
30. Bruera E, Brenneis C, Michaud M, Hanson J, Paterson AHG, MacDonald RN. Autonomic Insufficiency in Patients with Advanced Breast Cancer. In: Fundamental Problems in Breast Cancer. Ed(s) Paterson A, Lees AW. Nijjof: Amsterdam, 241-47, 1987.

Books (edited and written)

1. Yennurajalingam S, Bruera E. Ed(s) Yennurajalingam S, Bruera E. Oxford American Handbook of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. 1, 19780-19-538015-6. Oxford University Press: New York, NY, 2011. ISBN: 978-0-19-538015-6.
2. Bruera E. Ed(s) Seragnoli I, Biasco G. Sulle Cure Palliative. In: Lectio magistralis - Seminari de Bentivoglio. 1, 1. Accademia Delle Scienze Di Medicina Palliativa: Bologna, Italy, 2011. ISBN: 978-88-97260-00-6.
3. Bruera E, Elsayem A. Ed(s) Bruera E, Elsayem A. The MD Anderson Supportive and Palliative Care Handbook. Series Ed(s) Bruera E, Elsayem A. 1, 4. UT Health Science Center: Houston, TX, 2011.
4. Del Fabbro E, Baracos V, Demark-Wahnefried W, Bowling T, Hopkinson J, Bruera E. Ed(s) Del Fabbro E, Varacos V, Demark-Wahnefried W, Bowling T, Hopkinson J, Bruera E. Nutrition and the Cancer Patient. 1, 1. Oxfor University Press: London, UK, 2010. ISBN: 978-0-19-955019-7.
5. Bruera E. Ed(s) Bruera E. Unos Poemas Paliativos, simples y algo educativos. 1, 1. Ut Pinting & Media Services, UT Health Science Center: Houston TX, 2010.
6. Bruera E, Portenoy R. Ed(s) Bruera E, Portenoy RK. Cancer Pain : Assessment and Management. Series Ed(s) Bruera E, Portenoy RK, 2nd Edition. Cambridge University Press: New York, 2009.
7. Portenoy RK Bruera E (eds). Topics in Palliative Care. 3. Oxford University Press, 1998.
8. Portenoy RK Bruera E (eds). Topics in Palliative Care. 1. Oxford University Press, 1997.
9. Bruera E, Higginson I, (eds). Cachexia-Anorexia in Cancer Patients. Oxford University Press, 1996.

Letters to the Editor

1. Bruera E, Yennurajalingam S. In Reply - Palliative care in advanced cancer patients: How and when? The Oncologist 17(6), May 17, 5/2012. e-Pub 5/2012. PMID: 22605344.
2. Bruera E. Challenges of Prognosis in Cancer Pain. PAIN, 1/2012. e-Pub 1/2012. PMID: 22244440.
3. Morselli M, Bandieri E, Zanin R, Buonaccorso L, D'Amico R, Forghieri F, Pietramaggiori A, Potenza L, Berti A, Cacciapaglia G, Molitierno A, Galli L, Artioli F, Ripamonti C, Bruera E, Torelli G, Luppi M. Pain and emtional distress in leukemia patients at diagnosis. Leuk Res 34:e67-e68, 2010. e-Pub 9/2009. PMID: 19733395.

Grant & Contract Support

Title: Outcomes in Patients with Advanced Cancer and Gastrointestinal Obstruction
Funding Source: ACS - Research Scholar Grant
Role: Co-Investigator
Principal Investigator: Badgwell, Brian
Duration: 7/1/2014 - 6/30/2018
 
Title: Minimally invasive cordotomy for refractory cancer pain
Funding Source: ACS - Pilot Projects in Palliative Care
Role: Co-Investigator
Principal Investigator: Viswanathan
Duration: 7/1/2014 - 6/30/2016
 
Title: Minimally invasive cordotomy for refractory cancer pain
Funding Source: NIH/NCI
Role: Co-Investigator
Principal Investigator: Viswanathan
Duration: 7/1/2014 - 6/30/2016
 
Title: Patient-Centered Outcomes: Knowledge Generation, Synthesis and Translation
Funding Source: NIH/AHRQ
Role: Mentor
Principal Investigator: Suarez-Almazor, Maria
Duration: 4/1/2014 - 3/31/2019
 
Title: Assessing the Quality of Cancer Treatment in Texas
Funding Source: Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT)
Role: Co-Investigator
Principal Investigator: Linda Elting
Duration: 8/2010 - 7/31/2013
 
Title: The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Community Oncology Program Research Base
Funding Source: NIH/NCI
Role: Co-Investigator
Principal Investigator: Michael Fisch
Duration: 6/1/2007 - 5/31/2012
 
Title: Morphine versus Methadone as first line strong opioid for cancer pain
Funding Source: NIH/NCI
Role: Principal Investigator
Duration: 2007 - 2011
 
Title: Methylphenidate for fatigue in advanced cancer patients
Funding Source: NIH/NCI
Role: Principal Investigator
Duration: 2006 - 2011
 
Title: Parenteral Hydration in Advanced Cancer Patients: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Funding Source: NIH/NCI
Role: Principal Investigator
Duration: 2006 - 2011
 
Title: Effect of Dexamethasone on symptom distress in patients with advanced cancer
Funding Source: American Cancer Society (ACS)
Role: Mentor
Principal Investigator: S. Yennurajalingam
Duration: 2006 - 2011
 
Title: Caregiver Assessments of the Quality of Home Hospice Care: A Comparison Across 3 Ethnic Groups
Funding Source: NIH/NCI
Role: Principal Investigator
Duration: 2006 - 2011

Last updated: 2/27/2014