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Early self-reported impairments in arm functioning of primary breast cancer patients predict late side effects of axillary lymph node dissection: results from a population-based cohort study
ObjectivesImprovements in the life expectancy of women with breast cancer raise important questions how to improve quality of life (QoL) for women sustaining complications and side effects of cancerExpand
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The changing landscape of therapeutic strategies for recurrent ovarian cancer.
Advanced epithelial ovarian cancer, cancer of the fallopian tube and primary peritoneal cancer have a poor prognosis and a high rate of disease recurrence following primary therapy. Recurrent ovarianExpand
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The Impact of Breast Care Nurses on Patients’ Satisfaction, Understanding of the Disease, and Adherence to Adjuvant Endocrine Therapy
Background: Breast care nurses (BCNs) are specialized caregivers in certified breast cancer center teams. The impact of a BCN’s work remains unknown. Patients and Methods: The role of BCN care wasExpand
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[A concept for the implementation and evaluation of the guideline "Early Detection of Breast Cancer in Germany"].
Systematically developed, evidence- and consensus-based guidelines are important tools for improving health care services. The effectiveness of a guideline does not only relate to its methodologicalExpand
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Epidemiology of Adult Soft-Tissue Sarcomas in Germany
We conducted a retrospective cohort study using data compiled from the regional German cancer registries by the Centre for Cancer Registry Data (ZfKD) at the Robert Koch Institut (RKI) to describeExpand
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Breast Centers in Germany
A decrease in medical practice variations in national breast cancer care has been shown to improve survival and the negative impact of the disease on affected women and their families. The followingExpand
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Lymphödem bei Mammakarzinom: Regionale Konsensus-Empfehlungen zum postoperativen Management, Prävention, Therapie und Nachsorge
Purpose: Secondary lymphedema is one of the most frequent long-term side effects affecting up to 30% of all breast cancer patients after local surgical and radiation treatment. The distruction of theExpand
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Entscheidungsfindung mit unscharfen Mengen
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Ovarialkarzinom : Neue Therapiestrategien (Leitthema)
Despite progress over the last years in treating ovarian cancer, most patients will have recurrences and finally die. Attempts to improve established chemotherapeutic regimens with the addition ofExpand
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