Retrospective Review of Palliative Care Patients with Cachexia: 2002-2013

Study ID
STU 092013-028

Cancer Related
Yes

Healthy Volunteers
No

Study Sites

Contact
Silvia Pilarski
214-633-1752
silvia.pilarski@utsouthwestern.edu

Principal Investigator
Puneeth Iyengar

Summary

We will review the charts of patients who were referred to the palliative care clinic for management of their symptoms at Parkland Memorial hospital diagnosed with a tissue diagnosis of carcinoma of the lung or pancreas from 1/1/2005 through 6/30/2013 to compile demographic, diagnostic, therapeutic, outcome, and toxicity data. This data will be analyzed statistically and used for future directed research.

Participant Eligibility

Medical charts representing patients with a diagnosis of carcinoma of the lung or pancreas with a tissue diagnosis from 1/1/2005-6/30/2013 treated at the Parkland Memorial hospital palliative care clinic.