Délio Marques Conde

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To evaluate quality of life (QOL) and identify its associated factors in a cohort of women with gynecologic cancer. A cross-sectional study was conducted, including 103 women with cervical or endometrial cancer, aged between 18 and 75 years who were receiving their entire treatment at the institution where the investigation was carried out. QOL was measured(More)
The advent of highly active antiretroviral therapy has promoted a reduction in mortality due to HIV. Thus more women are living longer after receiving a diagnosis of HIV infection. With an increase in survival, topics related to the menopausal transition in HIV-infected women have emerged, such as age at menopause, bone mineral density and menopause-related(More)
This study compared VO(2peak), treatment frequency and dosage, and QOL between 22 post-treated breast cancer survivors (CATotal) and 22 apparently healthy, age-matched women (CO). The CATotal group included 11 with no history of any other co-morbidities (CA) and 11 with controlled hypertension (CA + H). VO(2peak) was measured using the Bruce Protocol. QOL(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate factors associated with the sexuality of middle-aged women. DESIGN Cross-sectional, population-based survey using an anonymous self-response questionnaire. A total of 276 Brazilian-born women, 40 to 65 years old with at least 11 years of formal education, participated in the study. The evaluation instrument was based on the Short(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the prevalence and factors associated with menopause symptoms in HIV-infected women. METHODS A cross-sectional study of two groups of women was conducted: 96 with HIV and 155 without HIV. Women aged 40 years or older, non-users of hormone therapy in the last 6 months and native Brazilians were included. The prevalence of menopause(More)
OBJECTIVES The aims of this study were to investigate the frequency of menopausal and sexual symptoms and the proportion of sexually active women and to assess and identify quality of life (QOL) predictors in gynecologic cancer survivors. METHODS A prospective case series following a cohort of women under radiation therapy was conducted, including 107(More)
To investigate the incidence of acute toxicity of radiotherapy, evaluate quality of life (QOL) and identify its predictors in a cohort of gynecologic cancer patients. A longitudinal prospective study was conducted including 107 women between the ages of 18 and 75 years with cervical or endometrial cancer. Acute toxicity was evaluated according to the Common(More)
Primary osteosarcoma of the breast (POB) is an extremely rare and aggressive tumor. Differential diagnosis of POB includes osteosarcoma of the chest wall and metaplastic breast carcinoma. Imaging tests that exclude the existence of a direct connection between the tumor and chest wall, as well as histopathological and immunohistochemical studies that rule(More)
BACKGROUND Constipation occurs more frequently in the female population and it becomes more prevalent with increasing age. There are few studies that have assessed the prevalence of constipation in postmenopausal women. AIM To investigate the prevalence and factors associated with constipation in postmenopausal women. PATIENTS AND METHODS A(More)
PURPOSE It was to assess the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in breast cancer survivors (BCS). METHODS This cross-sectional study analyzed 67 BCS, aged 45 -65 years, who underwent complete oncological treatment, but had not received hormone therapy, tamoxifen or aromatase inhibitors during the previous 6 months. Lipid profile and CVD risk were(More)