Cancer-related Emergency and Urgent Care: Prevention, Management, and Care Coordination Meeting (Recommended Reading)

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2015 NIH White Paper

  1. Brown, J, Grudzen, C, Kyriacou, DN, Obermeyer, Z, Quest, T. Rivera, D, Stone, S, Wright, J, & Shelburne, N. The Emergency Care of Patients with Cancer: Setting the Research Agenda. Ann Emerg Med. 2016;68(6): 706-711.


Retrospecitve Analyses

  1. Mueller EL, Sabbatini A, Gebremariam A, Mody R, Sung L, Macy ML. Why pediatric patients with cancer visit the emergency department: United States, 2006-2010. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2015;62(3):490-5.
  2. Mueller EL, Hall M, Shah SS, August KJ, Radhi MA, Macy ML. Characteristics of Children With Cancer Discharged or Admitted From the Emergency Department. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2016;63(5):853-8.
  3. Rivera DR, Gallicchio L, Brown J, Liu B, Kyriacou DN, Shelburne N. Trends in Adult Cancer-Related Emergency Department Utilization: An Analysis of Data From the Nationwide Emergency Department Sample. JAMA Oncol. 2017;3(10):e172450.


CONCERN Observational Study

  1. Caterino JM, Adler D, Durham DD, Yeung SJ, Hudson MF, Bastani A, et al. Analysis of Diagnoses, Symptoms, Medications, and Admissions Among Patients With Cancer Presenting to Emergency Departments. JAMA Netw Open. 2019;2(3):e190979.
  2. Adler D, Abar B, Durham DD, Bastani A, Bernstein SL, Baugh CW, et al. Validation of the Emergency Severity Index (Version 4) for the Triage of Adult Emergency Department Patients With Active Cancer. J Emerg Med. 2019;57(3):354-61.


Risk Stratifcation

  1. Grant RC, Moineddin R, Yao Z, Powis M, Kukreti V, Krzyzanowska MK. Development and Validation of a Score to Predict Acute Care Use After Initiation of Systemic Therapy for Cancer. JAMA Netw Open. 2019;2(10):e1912823.
  2. Coyne, CJ, Le, V, Brennan, JJ, Castillo, EM, Shatsky, RA, Ferran, K, Brodine, S, & Vilke, GM. Application of the MASCC and CISNE risk-stratification scores to identify low-risk febrile neutropenic patients in the emergency department. Ann Emerg Med. 2017;69:755-64. Open. 2019;2(10):e1912823.



  1. Baugh CW, Faridi MK, Mueller EL, Camargo CA, Jr., Pallin DJ. Near-universal hospitalization of US emergency department patients with cancer and febrile neutropenia. PLoS One. 2019;14(5):e0216835.
  2. McNaughton CH, Horst M, Gehron E, Sivendran S, Nguyen J, Holliday R, et al. Patterns of Support Service, Emergency Department, and Hospital Utilization in Patients with Advanced Cancer: A Descriptive Study. J Palliat Care. 2020;35(1):34-9.
  3. Reyes CC, Anderson KO, Gonzalez CE, Ochs HC, Wattana M, Acharya G, et al. Depression and survival outcomes after emergency department cancer pain visits. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2019;9(4):e36.