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Optimistic personality and psychosocial well-being during treatment predict psychosocial well-being among long-term survivors of breast cancer.
In considering well-being among survivors of life-threatening illnesses such as breast cancer, 2 important questions are whether there is continuity between initial adjustment and longer termExpand
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Assessing Quality of Life in Adult Cancer Survivors (QLACS)
This article describes development of a quality of life measure designed to assess issues relevant to long-term cancer survivors. In-depth semi-structured interviews were conducted with 58 long-termExpand
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Reduction of cancer-specific thought intrusions and anxiety symptoms with a stress management intervention among women undergoing treatment for breast cancer.
OBJECTIVE After surgery for breast cancer, many women experience anxiety relating to the cancer that can adversely affect quality of life and emotional functioning during the year postsurgery.Expand
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Quality of life among long‐term survivors of breast cancer: different types of antecedents predict different classes of outcomes
Quality of life (QOL) has many aspects, both in the short‐term and in the long‐term. Different aspects of QOL may have different types of precursors: demographic, medical, and psychosocial. WeExpand
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A qualitative exploration of the cancer experience among long‐term survivors: comparisons by cancer type, ethnicity, gender, and age
Background: To elucidate meanings ascribed to the cancer experience by long‐term survivors.
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Variation in the ginsenoside content of American ginseng, Panax quinquefolius L., roots
The weights and ginsenoside levels of twenty 4-year-old American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius) roots harvested from a homogeneous-looking 1-m2 plot were determined. It was found that the dry weightExpand
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Contribution from geriatric medicine within acute medical wards.
In 1977 a scheme of attachment to acute medical wards of consultants in geriatric medicine and associated junior medical staff was instituted in a large Edinburgh teaching hospital. The effect onExpand
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Randomized clinical trial investigating the stress response from two different methods of analgesia after laparoscopic colorectal surgery
One of the key elements of managed recovery is thought to be suppression of the neuroendocrine response using regional analgesics. This may be superfluous in laparoscopic colorectal surgery withExpand
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Single bacterial cell detection with nonlinear rotational frequency shifts of driven magnetic microspheres
Shifts in the nonlinear rotational frequency of magnetic microspheres, driven by an external magnetic field, offer a dynamic approach for the detection of single bacterial cells. We demonstrate thisExpand
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