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Post‐treatment sexual adjustment following cervical and endometrial cancer: a qualitative insight
There is an increasing number of long‐term survivors of cervical and endometrial cancer for whom quality of life is of major importance. We interviewed 20 women (aged 19–64) to explore the dynamicsExpand
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Physician-patient-companion communication and decision-making: a systematic review of triadic medical consultations.
OBJECTIVE To systematically review quantitative and qualitative studies exploring physician-adult patient-adult companion (triadic) communication and/or decision-making within all medical encounters.Expand
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Communication about standard treatment options and clinical trials: can we teach doctors new skills to improve patient outcomes?
The International Breast Cancer Study Group conducted a phase III trial in Australian/New Zealand (ANZ) and Swiss/German/Austrian (SGA) centres on training doctors in clear and ethical informationExpand
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Meeting the decision-making preferences of patients with breast cancer in oncology consultations: impact on decision-related outcomes.
PURPOSE To investigate how involvement preferences of patients with breast cancer change during the treatment decision-making process and determine the impact of meeting patients' expectations onExpand
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Psychosocial interventions and quality of life in gynaecological cancer patients: a systematic review
Objective: Women with gynaecological cancer are at risk of poor quality of life outcomes. Although various psychosocial interventions have been developed to address these concerns, such interventionsExpand
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Sharing vs. caring--the relative impact of sharing decisions versus managing emotions on patient outcomes.
OBJECTIVE To assess the relative impact of cognitive and emotional aspects of shared decision making (SDM) on patient outcomes. METHODS Cognitive and emotional aspects of SDM in consultationsExpand
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HPV Vaccination and the Effect of Information Framing on Intentions and Behaviour: An Application of the Theory of Planned Behaviour and Moral Norm
BackgroundHuman papillomavirus (HPV) is a common sexually transmitted infection (STI) known to cause cervical cancer and genital warts. However, making the genital warts aspect explicit may reduceExpand
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Psychological Distress Mediates the Relationship Between Pain and Disability in Hand or Wrist Fractures.
Upper limb fracture is a common musculoskeletal injury and can lead to marked pain-related disability. Unlike other common painful musculoskeletal conditions, such as low back pain, littleExpand
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Chore or priority? Barriers and facilitators affecting dilator use after pelvic radiotherapy for gynaecological cancer
PurposePelvic radiotherapy for gynaecological cancer often leads to damage of the vaginal mucosa, resulting in stenosis (obstruction by scar tissue). Stenosis has been associated with sexualExpand
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The struggle towards ‘the New Normal’: a qualitative insight into psychosexual adjustment to prostate cancer
BackgroundDespite the growing body of literature which highlights the potential for significant and enduring side-effects of prostate cancer treatment, there is limited research exploring theExpand
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