Tàrsila Ferro

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This study sought to assess the impact of health care professional (HCP) communication on breast cancer patients across the acute care process as perceived by patients. Methodological approach was based on eight focus groups conducted with a sample of patients (n = 37) drawn from 15 Spanish Regions; thematic analysis was undertaken using the National Cancer(More)
INTRODUCTION The growing number of long-term cancer survivors poses a new challenge to health care systems. In Spain, follow-up is usually carried out in oncology services, but knowledge of cancer survivors' health care needs in this context is limited. The purpose of this study was to ascertain the health status of long-term survivors of breast, prostate,(More)
One of the consequences of diagnostic and therapeutic progress in cancer is the increased survival observed in the last few decades in Spain and elsewhere in Europe. New cancer cases are increasing steadily due to population aging, among other factors. Consequently, the number of long-term survivors can be expected to increase in the years to come. This(More)
PURPOSE The needs and concerns of patients with advanced breast cancer are changing at every phase of the care intervention. Management and coordination of hospital resources and services are also steadily evolving. The objective of the present expert report is to define a new oncology nursing role specialising in advanced breast cancer, to help guide(More)
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