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TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionMD Anderson
DepartmentPalliative Care & Rehabilitation Medicine
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    1. Azhar A, Haider A, Ali Naqvi SM, Wong AN, Dibaj SS, Liu DD, Williams JL, Bruera E. Frequency of Concomitant Use of Opioids and Psychoactive Medications Among Cancer Patients Referred to Outpatient Palliative Care. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2019 Jun; 57(6):e7-e10. PMID: 30878298.
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    2. Azhar A, Kim YJ, Haider A, Hui D, Balankari VR, Epner MC, Park M, Liu DD, Williams J, Frisbee-Hume SE, Allo JA, Bruera E. Response to Oral Immediate-Release Opioids for Breakthrough Pain in Patients with Advanced Cancer with Adequately Controlled Background Pain. Oncologist. 2019 Jan; 24(1):125-131. PMID: 30254187.
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    3. Azhar A, Bruera E. Outcome measurement and complex physical, psychosocial and spiritual experiences of death and dying. Ann Palliat Med. 2018 Oct; 7(Suppl 3):S231-S243. PMID: 30180737.
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    4. Haider A, Tanco K, Epner M, Azhar A, Williams J, Liu DD, Bruera E. Physicians' Compassion, Communication Skills, and Professionalism With and Without Physicians' Use of an Examination Room Computer: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Oncol. 2018 Jun 01; 4(6):879-881. PMID: 29710136.
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    5. Azhar A, Wong AN, Cerana AA, Balankari VR, Adabala M, Liu DD, Williams JL, Bruera E. Characteristics of Unscheduled and Scheduled Outpatient Palliative Care Clinic Patients at a Comprehensive Cancer Center. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2018 05; 55(5):1327-1334. PMID: 29410087.
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    6. Azhar A, Yennurajalingam S, Ramu A, Zhang H, Haider A, Williams JL, Dibaj SS, Liu DD, Bruera E. Timing of Referral and Characteristics of Uninsured, Medicaid, and Insured Patients Referred to the Outpatient Supportive Care Center at a Comprehensive Cancer Center. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2018 03; 55(3):973-978. PMID: 29129738.
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    7. Tanco K, Azhar A, Rhondali W, Rodriguez-Nunez A, Liu D, Wu J, Baile W, Bruera E. The Effect of Message Content and Clinical Outcome on Patients' Perception of Physician Compassion: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Oncologist. 2018 Mar; 23(3):375-382. PMID: 29118266.
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    8. Yennurajalingam S, Tannir NM, Williams JL, Lu Z, Hess KR, Frisbee-Hume S, House HL, Lim ZD, Lim KH, Lopez G, Reddy A, Azhar A, Wong A, Patel SM, Kuban DA, Kaseb AO, Cohen L, Bruera E. A Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial of Panax Ginseng for Cancer-Related Fatigue in Patients With Advanced Cancer. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2017 09; 15(9):1111-1120. PMID: 28874596.
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    9. Reddy A, Vidal M, Stephen S, Baumgartner K, Dost S, Nguyen A, Heung Y, Kwan S, Wong A, Pangemanan I, Azhar A, Tayjasanant S, Rodriguez E, Waletich J, Lim KH, Wu J, Liu D, Williams J, Yennurajalingam S, Bruera E. The Conversion Ratio From Intravenous Hydromorphone to Oral Opioids in Cancer Patients. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2017 09; 54(3):280-288. PMID: 28711751.
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    10. de la Cruz M, Reddy A, Vidal M, Tanco K, Azhar A, Silvestre J, Liu DD, Wu J, Bruera E. Impact of a Palliative Care Checklist on Clinical Documentation. J Oncol Pract. 2016 Feb; 12(2):e241-7. PMID: 26733626.
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    11. Allo JA, Cuello D, Zhang Y, Reddy SK, Azhar A, Bruera E. Patient Home Visits: Measuring Outcomes of a Community Model for Palliative Care Education. J Palliat Med. 2016 Mar; 19(3):271-8. PMID: 26652056.
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    12. Patient Home Visits. Journal of Palliative Medicine. 19:271-278.
    13. Impact of a palliative care checklist on clinical documentation. Journal of Oncology Practice. 12:e241-e247.
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