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Artikel: Body image screening for cancer patients undergoing reconstructive surgery 30/08/2014 Michelle Cororve Fingeret, Summer Nipomnick, Michele Guindani, Donald Baumann, Matthew Hanasono and Melissa Crosby

Abstract: Body image is a critical issue for cancer patients undergoing reconstructive surgery, as they can experience disfigurement and functional impairment. Distress related to appearance changes can lead to various psychosocial difficulties, and patients are often reluctant to discuss these...

Artikel: Negative religious coping as a correlate of suicidal ideation in patients with advanced cancer 30/08/2014 K. M. Trevino, M. Balboni, A. Zollfrank, T. Balboni and H. G. Prigerson

Abstract: The purpose of this study is to examine the relationship between negative religious coping (NRC) and suicidal ideation in patients with advanced cancer, controlling for demographic and disease characteristics and risk and protective factors for suicidal ideation.

Artikel: Helping cancer patients to quit smoking by understanding their risk perception, behavior, and attitudes related to smoking 30/08/2014 William H. C. Li, Sophia S. C. Chan and T. H. Lam

Abstract: Evidence shows that smoking is a major cause of cancer, and cancer patients who con- tinue smoking are at greater risk for all causes of mortality, cancer recurrence, and second primary cancers. Nevertheless, many cancer patients still smoke and are not willing to quit. This study...

Artikel: Feasibility and efficacy of speed-feedback therapy with a bicycle ergometer on cognitive function in elderly cancer patients in Japan 30/08/2014 Emi Miki, Tsuyoshi Kataoka and Hitoshi Okamura

Abstract: We conducted this study with the aim of demonstrating the feasibility and efficacy of speed- feedback therapy with a bicycle ergometer on cognitive function in elderly cancer patients.

Methods: The subjects were patients with breast or prostate cancer who were

Artikel: Measuring psychosocial functioning in the radiation oncology clinic: a systematic review 30/08/2014 Clayton B. Hess and Allen M. Chen

Abstract: This paper aimed to systematically review the (1) prevalence, (2) risk factors, (3) interventions, and (4) measurement instruments associated with psychosocial function decline in radiation therapy (RT) patients.


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Unmet information needs and impact of cancer in (long-term) thyroid cancer survivors: results of the PROFILES registry 30/08/2014 O. Husson, F. Mols, W. A. Oranje, H. R. Haak, W. A. Nieuwlaat, R. T. Netea-Maier, J. W. A. Smit and L. V. van de Poll-Franse

Abstract: The objective of this study was to provide insight into the following: (a) the perceived level of, satisfaction with, and helpfulness of received information and unmet information needs among thyroid cancer (TC) survivors and (b) the relation between unmet information needs and impact...

Systemic inflammation among breast cancer survivors: the roles of goal disengagement capacities and health-related self-protection 30/08/2014 Andree L. Castonguay, Carsten Wrosch and Catherine M. Sabiston

 Abstract: This study examined the associations between breast cancer survivors’ capacity to adjust to unattainable goals (through goal disengagement and goal reengagement), health-related self-protection (e.g., positive reappraisals), and low-grade systemic inflammation (i.e., C-reactive...

Artikel:The instrument ‘Sense of Security in Care – Patients’ Evaluation’: its development and presentation 30/08/2014 Barbro Krevers and Anna Milberg
Abstract: The aim of this paper is to report the development, construction, and psychometric properties
of the new instrument Sense of Security in Care – Patients’ Evaluation (SEC-P) in palliative home care.
Methods: The preliminary instrument was based on a review of...
Male breast cancer networking and telephone support group: a model for supporting a unique population 30/08/2014 Elizabeth Farrell, Nancy Borstelmann, Fremonta Meyer, Ann Partridge, Eric Winer and Kathryn Ruddy
Artikel: Measuring Individual Burden of Illness for Depression among prostate cancer patients 30/08/2014 Christopher F. Sharpley, Vicki Bitsika and David R. H. Christie

Abstract: This study aims to develop and test three potential models of Individual Burden of Illness for Depression (IBI-D) in prostate cancer patients.

Methods: Responses to three sets of scales measuring depressive symptoms, functional impairment, and quality of life