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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
- MedicineAnnals of oncology : official journal of the…
- 1 May 1995
Chronic pain was more common after breast-conserving surgery than after radical surgery, and surgical complications and postoperative radiotherapy and chemotherapy increased the risk of chronic pain and other symptoms.
Comparative study of work ability between cancer survivors and their referents.
Prospective randomized trial of interferon alfa-2a plus vinblastine versus vinblastine alone in patients with advanced renal cell cancer.
- S. Pyrhönen, E. Salminen, P. Kellokumpu-Lehtinen
- Medicine, BiologyJournal of clinical oncology : official journal…
- 1 September 1999
The combination of IFNalpha2a plus VLB is superior to VLB alone in the treatment of patients with locally advanced or metastatic renal cell carcinoma, and this is the first study to demonstrate that survival can be prolonged by using IFN alpha2a for these patients.
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
- MedicineActa oncologica
- 1 January 2007
In conclusion, a short communication skills course for the trial physicians and nurses improved the quality of informed consent and patient satisfaction in the trial.
The impact of education and occupation on the employment status of cancer survivors.
Early retirement and non‐employment after breast cancer
Whether workplace support, sociodemographic factors and co‐morbidity are associated with early retirement or non‐employment due to other reasons among breast cancer survivors is examined.
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
- Psychology, MedicineSupportive Care in Cancer
- 10 January 2006
There is a clear need for additional social support from work life among the cancer survivors especially from the occupational health personnel.
Survival after first recurrence in breast cancer.
Work ability of survivors of breast, prostate, and testicular cancer in Nordic countries: a NOCWO study
- M. Lindbohm, T. Taskila, H. Gunnarsdóttir
- Medicine, PsychologyJournal of Cancer Survivorship
- 1 March 2012
Although most factors affecting the work ability of the survivors and reference subjects were the same, survivors’ work ability seemed to be particularly sensitive to avoidance behavior.
Chest radiography in the follow-up of breast cancer.
- P. Hietanen
- MedicineActa radiologica. Oncology
The significance of routine chest radiography in the follow-up of breast cancer was evaluated: a higher stage or grade gave a higher risk of intrathoracic relapses, and the presence of symptoms was dependent on the site of relapse.