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What are the unmet supportive care needs of people with cancer? A systematic review
Goals of workThe identification and management of unmet supportive care needs is an essential component of health care for people with cancer. Information about the prevalence of unmet need canExpand
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What do cancer support groups provide which other supportive relationships do not? The experience of peer support groups for people with cancer.
This qualitative study examined the questions of what cancer support groups provide that other supportive relationships do not, and what the self perceived consequences are of support groupExpand
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Breast cancer survivors’ supportive care needs 2–10 years after diagnosis
Goals of the workA significant proportion of breast cancer patients experience psychosocial morbidity after treatment, although their longer-term outcomes and supportive care service needs have notExpand
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The dynamics of change: cancer patients' preferences for information, involvement and support.
BACKGROUND While the importance of providing individualised communication to cancer patients is now well recognised, little is known about the stability and validity of patients' expressedExpand
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The psychosocial needs of breast cancer survivors; A qualitative study of the shared and unique needs of younger versus older survivors
Due to improvements in medical treatment and survival following breast cancer, researchers have turned their attention to investigating the needs of breast cancer survivors. There is disagreementExpand
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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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Long-term survival from gynecologic cancer: psychosocial outcomes, supportive care needs and positive outcomes.
OBJECTIVES To assess the long-term psychosocial outcomes and supportive care needs of gynecologic cancer survivors. METHODS Women who had received care in a tertiary-based gynecologic cancer centerExpand
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Impact of Medical Qigong on quality of life, fatigue, mood and inflammation in cancer patients: a randomized controlled trial
Background: Substantial numbers of cancer patients use complementary medicine therapies, even without a supportive evidence base. This study aimed to evaluate in a randomized controlled trial, theExpand
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Effect of medical Qigong on cognitive function, quality of life, and a biomarker of inflammation in cancer patients: a randomized controlled trial
PurposeCancer patients often experience diminished cognitive function (CF) and quality of life (QOL) due to the side effects of treatment and the disease symptoms. This study evaluates the effects ofExpand
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When the diagnosis is cancer: Patient communication experiences and preferences
Discrepancies exist between reported experiences of patients when they have been given a diagnosis of cancer, published guidelines for telling a diagnosis, and patterns of communication patients rateExpand
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