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Titel Datum Auteur Beschrijving
Artikel: Objective and subjective socioeconomic status and health symptoms in patients following hematopoietic stem cell transplantation 30/07/2014 Jazmin L. Brown-Iannuzzi1*, B. Keith Payne, Christine Rini, Katherine N. DuHamel and William H. Redd

Abstract: Recent research indicates that subjective socioeconomic status (SES) – the perception of one’s own SES compared with other people – is an important predictor of cancer-related health out- comes. Subjective SES may function as a psychosocial mechanism by which objective SES affects...

BRECONDA: Development and acceptability of an interactive decisional support tool for women considering breast reconstruction† 30/07/2014 Kerry A. Sherman, Diana M. Harcourt, Thomas C. Lam, Laura-Kate Shaw and John Boyages
Artikel: Exploring the contribution of psychosocial factors to fatigue in patients with advanced incurable cancer 30/07/2014 Marlies E. W. J. Peters, Martine M. Goedendorp, Stans A. H. H. V. M. Verhagen, Winette T. A. van der Graaf and Gijs Bleijenberg

Abstract:Fatigue is the most frequently occurring and distressing symptom in patients with advanced cancer, caused by multiple factors. Neither a specific histological diagnosis of malignancy nor the type of anticancer treatment seem to be strongly related to fatigue, which support the idea that...

Artikel: Barriers to mental health service use and preferences for addressing emotional concerns among lung cancer patients 30/07/2014 Catherine E. Mosher, Joseph G. Winger, Nasser Hanna, Shadia I. Jalal, Achilles J. Fakiris, Lawrence H. Einhorn, Thomas J. Birdas, Kenneth A. Kesler and Victoria L. Champion

Abstract: This study examined barriers to mental health service use and preferences for addressing emotional concerns among lung cancer patients (N = 165) at two medical centers in the Midwestern United States.

Methods: Lung cancer patients completed an assessment of

Artikel: Facilitators and barriers to help-seeking for breast and cervical cancer symptoms: a qualitative study with an ethnically diverse sample in London 30/07/2014 Laura A. V. Marlow, Lesley M. McGregor, James Y. Nazroo and Jane Wardle

Abstract: Earlier diagnosis of cancer has become a policy priority. There is evidence that minority ethnic groups are more likely to delay help-seeking for cancer symptoms, but few studies have explored reasons for delay in these groups. The present study explored facilitators and barriers to...

Artikel: Associations between accurate prognostic understanding and end-of-life care preferences and its correlates among Taiwanese terminally ill cancer patients surveyed in 2011–2012 30/07/2014 Siew Tzuh Tang, Tsang-Wu Liu, Jyh-Ming Chow, Chang-Fang Chiu, Ruey-Kuen Hsieh, Chen H. Chen, Li Ni Liu and Wei-Lien Feng

Abstract: Adequate knowledge of prognosis is a prerequisite for planning appropriate end-of-life (EOL) care. However, questions remain about whether the association between prognostic under- standing and EOL-care intensity reflects terminally ill cancer patients’ preferences for EOL care. This...

Artikel: Attachment style and respiratory sinus arrhythmia predict post-treatment quality of life in breast cancer survivors 30/07/2014 Christopher P. Fagundes, Lisa M. Jaremka, William B. Malarkey and Janice K. Kiecolt-Glaser

Abstract: Breast cancer is the most frequent malignant tumor among women in the industrialized world. The vast majority of these tumors can now be successfully treated. A subset of breast cancer survivors report quality of life (QOL) difficulties well after treatment is

Artikel: Social support, self-efficacy for decision-making, and follow-up care use in long-term cancer survivors 30/07/2014 Laura P. Forsythe, Catherine M. Alfano, Erin E. Kent, Kathryn E. Weaver, Keith Bellizzi, Neeraj Arora, Noreen Aziz, Gretchen Keel and Julia H. Rowland

Abstract: Cancer survivors play an important role in coordinating their follow-up care and making treatment-related decisions. Little is known about how modifiable factors such as social support are associated with active participation in follow-up care. This study tests associations between...

Review: A systematic review on patient-reported outcomes in cancer survivors of randomised clinical trials: direction for future research 30/07/2014 Qiuping Li, Yi Lin, Xiwen Liu and Yongyong Xu

Abstract: With increasing expectations of a 5-year survival rate among cancer patients, there is grow- ing interest in patient-reported outcome (PRO) measures, particularly measures of health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in cancer practice. The purpose of this review was to explore the...

Meaning-centered group psychotherapy in cancer survivors: a feasibility study 30/07/2014 Nadia van der Spek, Cornelia F. van Uden-Kraan, Joël Vos, William Breitbart, Rob A. E. M. Tollenaar, Christi J. van Asperen, Pim Cuijpers and Irma M. Verdonck-de Leeuw