Joke E. Haartsen

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PURPOSE This study was conducted to longitudinally assess the impact of an automatically generated survivorship care plan (SCP) on patient-reported outcomes in routine clinical practice. Primary outcomes were patient satisfaction with information and care. Secondary outcomes included illness perceptions and health care use. METHODS Twelve hospitals were(More)
PURPOSE To compare the health-related quality of life (HRQOL) among 5-10-year survivors of Stage I-II endometrial (adeno-)carcinoma (EC) treated with surgery alone or surgery with external beam adjuvant radiotherapy (EBRT) and an age-matched norm population. METHODS AND MATERIALS A population-based, cross-sectional survey was conducted by the Eindhoven(More)
Endometrial carcinoma is the most common gynaecologic malignancy in industrialised countries and the incidence is still rising. Primary treatment is based on preoperative risk classification and consists in most cases of hysterectomy with bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy. In patients with serous and clear cell histology a complete surgical staging is(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to assess the long-term impact of an automatically generated Survivorship Care Plan (SCP) on patient reported outcomes in ovarian cancer in routine clinical practice. Outcome measures included satisfaction with information provision and care, illness perceptions and health care utilization. METHODS In this pragmatic(More)
The resumption of pituitary and ovarian activity was investigated by hormonal measurements and ultrasound scanning in 45 healthy post-partum women who were treated with bromocriptine. Bromocriptine, 50 mg (Parlodel LAR) was administered within 24 h post-partum. Plasma luteinizing hormone, follicle stimulating hormone, oestradiol, progesterone and prolactin(More)
BACKGROUND There is a need for improvement of information provision and post-treatment care for cancer survivors. A Survivorship Care Plan (SCP) is recommended by the American Institute of Medicine and the Dutch Health Council, which is a summary of patients' course of treatment as a formal document, and includes recommendations for subsequent cancer(More)
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