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Pain and other symptoms after different treatment modalities of breast cancer.
- T. Tasmuth, K. V. von Smitten, P. Hietanen, M. Kataja, E. Kalso
- Annals of oncology : official journal of the…
- 1 May 1995
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 to… Expand
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 ability… Expand
Prospective randomized trial of interferon alfa-2a plus vinblastine versus vinblastine alone in patients with advanced renal cell cancer.
- S. Pyrhönen, E. Salminen, +7 authors P. Kellokumpu-Lehtinen
- Journal of clinical oncology : official journal…
- 1 September 1999
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 randomized… Expand
The impact of education and occupation on the employment status of cancer survivors.
- Taina Taskila-Brandt, R. Martikainen, S. Virtanen, E. Pukkala, P. Hietanen, M. Lindbohm
- European journal of cancer
- 1 November 2004
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
- P. Hietanen, A. Aro, K. Holli, M. Schreck, A. Peura, H. Joensuu
- Acta oncologica
- 1 January 2007
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 this… Expand
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. We… Expand
Cancer survivors’ received and needed social support from their work place and the occupational health services
- T. Taskila, M. Lindbohm, R. Martikainen, Ulla-Sisko Lehto, J. Hakanen, P. Hietanen
- Supportive Care in Cancer
- 10 January 2006
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 of… Expand
Work ability of survivors of breast, prostate, and testicular cancer in Nordic countries: a NOCWO study
- M. Lindbohm, T. Taskila, +4 authors H. Gunnarsdóttir
- Journal of Cancer Survivorship
- 1 March 2012
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 without… Expand
Comparison of effects of tamoxifen and toremifene on bone biochemistry and bone mineral density in postmenopausal breast cancer patients.
- M. Marttunen, P. Hietanen, A. Tiitinen, O. Ylikorkala
- The Journal of clinical endocrinology and…
- 1 April 1998
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. We… Expand
Survival after first recurrence in breast cancer.
- P. Hietanen, M. Miettinen, J. Mäkinen
- European journal of cancer & clinical oncology
- 1 August 1986
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 study… Expand