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Quality of life and satisfaction with outcome among prostate-cancer survivors.
BACKGROUND We sought to identify determinants of health-related quality of life after primary treatment of prostate cancer and to measure the effects of such determinants on satisfaction with theExpand
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Interventions with Family Caregivers of Cancer Patients: Meta‐Analysis of Randomized Trials
Family caregivers of cancer patients receive little preparation, information, or support to perform their caregiving role. However, their psychosocial needs must be addressed so they can maintainExpand
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Randomized clinical trial of a family intervention for prostate cancer patients and their spouses
Few intervention studies have been conducted to help couples manage the effects of prostate cancer and maintain their quality of life. The objective of this study was to determine whether aExpand
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Couples' patterns of adjustment to colon cancer.
The objectives for this longitudinal study were to: (a) compare colon cancer patients' and their spouses' appraisal of illness, resources, concurrent stress, and adjustment during the first yearExpand
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Quality of life of women with recurrent breast cancer and their family members.
PURPOSE Little information is available about the effects of recurrent breast cancer on the quality of life of women and their family members. The present study assessed patients' and family members'Expand
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The impact of caregiving on the psychological well-being of family caregivers and cancer patients.
OBJECTIVES To provide an overview of patient and caregiver emotional distress; examine the sources of their distress, review evidence-based interventions that can reduce distress, and provideExpand
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Psychosocial care for family caregivers of patients with cancer.
PURPOSE To understand family caregivers' needs for better preparation and care, this state-of-the-science review examines the effect of caregiving on the health and well-being of caregivers, theExpand
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Randomized clinical trial of a brief and extensive dyadic intervention for advanced cancer patients and their family caregivers
Few intervention programs assist patients and their family caregivers to manage advanced cancer and maintain their quality of life (QOL). This study examined (i) whether patient–caregiver dyadsExpand
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Effects of a family intervention on the quality of life of women with recurrent breast cancer and their family caregivers
Background: The purpose of this study was to determine if patients with advanced breast cancer and their family caregivers, who participated in a family based intervention, report better quality ofExpand
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Living with prostate cancer: patients' and spouses' psychosocial status and quality of life.
PURPOSE Despite the high prevalence of prostate cancer, little information is available on the quality of life of men and their spouses during the phases of illness. This study assessed patients' andExpand
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