Bakitas, MA et al. (2015) Early versus delayed initiation of concurrent palliative oncology care: patient outcomes in the ENABLE III Randomized Controlled Trial. Journal of Clinical Oncology 33(13), 1438–1445.
Chang, VT, Hwang, SS, and Feuerman, M (2000) Validation of the Edmonton Symptom Assessment Scale. Cancer 88(9), 2164–2171.
David, HA and Gunnink, JL (1997) The paired t test under artificial pairing. The American Statistician 51(1), 9–12.
Davis, MP, Strasser, F and Cherny, N (2015) How well is palliative care integrated into cancer care? A MASCC, ESMO, and EAPC Project. Supportive Care in Cancer 23(9), 2677–2685.
Davis, MP et al. (2015) A review of the trials which examine early integration of outpatient and home palliative care for patients with serious illnesses. Annals of Palliative Medicine 16(4), 99–121.
Extermann, M et al. (1998) Comorbidity and functional status are independent in older cancer patients. Journal of Clinical Oncology 16(4), 1582–1587.
Ferrell, BR et al. (2017) Integration of palliative care into standard oncology care: American Society of Clinical Oncology Clinical Practice Guideline Update. Journal of Clinical Oncology 35(1), 96–112.
Giusti, R et al. (2017) Knowledge and attitudes of young italian medical oncologists toward the approach and treatment of pain: no changes, despite the law. Pain Medicine 18(9), 1822–1824.
Grávalos, C et al. Spanish Society for Medical Oncology (SEOM). (2012) Functions and workload of medical oncologists in Spain. Clinical & Translational Oncology 14(6), 423–429.
Greer, JA et al. (2013) Early integration of palliative care services with standard oncology care for patients with advanced cancer. CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians 63(5), 349–363.
Kruskal, W and Wallis, WA (1952) Use of ranks in one-criterion variance analysis. Journal of the American Statistical Association 47(260), 583–621.
Mann, HB and Whitney, DR (1947) On a test of whether one of two random variables is stochastically larger than the other. Annals of Mathematical Statistics 18(1), 50–60.
Masel, EK et al. (2016) The PERS(2)ON score for systemic assessment of symptomatology in palliative care: a pilot study. European Journal of Cancer Care 25(4), 544–550.
Porzio, G et al. (2005a) Assessment and treatment of symptoms among Italian medical oncologists. Supportive Care in Cancer 13(11), 865–869.
Porzio, G et al. (2005b) The Supportive Care Task Force at the University of L'Aquila: 2-years experience. Supportive Care in Cancer 13(6), 351–355.
Spearman, C (1904) The proof and measurement of association between two things. American Journal of Psychology 15, 72–101. Reprinted in International Journal of Epidemiology (2010) 39(5), 1137–50.
Temel, JS et al. (2010) Early palliative care for patients with metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer. New England Journal of Medicine 363, 733–742. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1000678
Verna, L et al. (2016) Integration between oncology and palliative care: does one size fit all? Annals of Oncology 27(3), 549.
Zagonel, V et al. AIOM Simultaneous and Continuous Care (SCC), Task Force: ESMO Italian DCs. (2017) Position paper of the Italian Association of Medical Oncology on early palliative care in oncology practice (simultaneous care). Tumori 103(1), 9–14.
Zagonel, V et al. AIOM Simultaneous & Continuous Care (SCC) Task Force-ESMO-DCs. (2016) Early integration of palliative care in oncology practice: results of the Italian Association of Medical Oncology (AIOM) survey. Journal of Cancer 7(14), 1968–1978.