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Pain and other symptoms after different treatment modalities of breast cancer.
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to analyse the risk factors that predispose women to chronic symptoms related to the treatment of breast cancer. PATIENTS AND METHODS A questionnaire was sent toExpand
Comparative study of work ability between cancer survivors and their referents.
Even though cancer survivors are often able to continue working after they have been diagnosed, they may have health impairments resulting in reduced work ability. We studied the current work abilityExpand
Prospective randomized trial of interferon alfa-2a plus vinblastine versus vinblastine alone in patients with advanced renal cell cancer.
PURPOSE The combination of interferon alfa-2a (IFNalpha2a) plus vinblastine (VLB) induces objective tumor responses in patients with advanced renal cell cancer. However, no prospective randomizedExpand
The impact of education and occupation on the employment status of cancer survivors.
We explored the effect of a diagnosis of cancer on employment according to cancer type, education, occupation, age, gender, mother tongue (Swedish or Finnish), calendar time and hospital district.Expand
A short communication course for physicians improves the quality of patient information in a clinical trial
We investigated whether a short course in communication skills for physicians would improve the quality of informed consent in a randomized clinical adjuvant trial on breast cancer. In thisExpand
Early retirement and non‐employment after breast cancer
This study examined whether workplace support, sociodemographic factors and co‐morbidity are associated with early retirement or non‐employment due to other reasons among breast cancer survivors. WeExpand
Cancer survivors’ received and needed social support from their work place and the occupational health services
Goals of workEven though a lot of studies have been conducted concerning cancer patients’ social support, the importance of social support from the work life is unclear. We examined the amount ofExpand
Work ability of survivors of breast, prostate, and testicular cancer in Nordic countries: a NOCWO study
IntroductionCancer can cause adverse effects on survivors’ work ability. We compared the self-assessed work ability of breast, testicular, and prostate cancer survivors to that of people withoutExpand
Comparison of effects of tamoxifen and toremifene on bone biochemistry and bone mineral density in postmenopausal breast cancer patients.
Antiestrogens are used in the treatment, and sometimes even in the prophylaxis, of breast cancer. Tamoxifen is the most commonly used antiestrogen, but toremifene is gaining in popularity. WeExpand
Survival after first recurrence in breast cancer.
The aim of the present study was to evaluate the significance of primary stage, histopathological grade, disease-free survival and site of first relapse on survival after first recurrence. The studyExpand