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A Systematic Review of Web-Based Interventions for Patient Empowerment and Physical Activity in Chronic Diseases: Relevance for Cancer Survivors
Background Patient empowerment reflects the ability of patients to positively influence their health and health behavior such as physical activity. While interactive Web-based interventions areExpand
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Improving the efficiency of a chemotherapy day unit: applying a business approach to oncology.
AIM To improve the efficiency of a hospital-based chemotherapy day unit (CDU). METHODS The CDU was benchmarked with two other CDUs to identify their attainable performance levels for efficiency,Expand
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Use of 70-gene signature to predict prognosis of patients with node-negative breast cancer: a prospective community-based feasibility study (RASTER).
BACKGROUND A microarray-based 70-gene prognosis signature might improve the selection of patients with node-negative breast cancer for adjuvant systemic treatment. The main aims of this MicroarRAyExpand
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Methodology of constructive technology assessment in health care.
OBJECTIVES Technologies in health care are evolving quickly, with new findings in the area of biotechnological and genetic research being published regularly. A health technology assessment (HTA) isExpand
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Effects and moderators of exercise on quality of life and physical function in patients with cancer: An individual patient data meta-analysis of 34 RCTs.
This individual patient data meta-analysis aimed to evaluate the effects of exercise on quality of life (QoL) and physical function (PF) in patients with cancer, and to identify moderator effects ofExpand
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Successfully Improving Physical Activity Behavior after Rehabilitation
Purpose. To determine the effects of the physical activity promotion programs Rehabilitation & Sports (R&S) and Active after Rehabilitation (AaR) on sport and daily physical activity 1 year after in-Expand
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Accounting for Inpatient Wards When Developing Master Surgical Schedules
BACKGROUND: As the demand for health care services increases, the need to improve patient flow between departments has likewise increased. Understanding how the master surgical schedule (MSS) affectsExpand
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Effect of Low-Intensity Physical Activity and Moderate- to High-Intensity Physical Exercise During Adjuvant Chemotherapy on Physical Fitness, Fatigue, and Chemotherapy Completion Rates: Results of
PURPOSE We evaluated the effectiveness of a low-intensity, home-based physical activity program (Onco-Move) and a moderate- to high-intensity, combined supervised resistance and aerobic exerciseExpand
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Actual costs of cancer drugs in 15 European countries.
earlier checkpoint inhibitor protocols. Patients with metastatic melanoma and HIV on highly active antiretroviral therapy have reportedly tolerated immunotherapy well, with no apparent eff ects onExpand
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Empowerment of Cancer Survivors Through Information Technology: An Integrative Review
Background Patient empowerment may be an effective approach to strengthen the role of cancer survivors and to reduce the burden on health care. However, it is not well conceptualized, notably inExpand
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