Fear of cancer recurrence: specific profiles and nature of intrusive thoughts.

@article{Simard2010FearOC,
  title={Fear of cancer recurrence: specific profiles and nature of intrusive thoughts.},
  author={S{\'e}bastien Simard and Jos{\'e}e Savard and Hans Ivers},
  journal={Journal of cancer survivorship : research and practice},
  year={2010},
  volume={4 4},
  pages={361-71}
}
INTRODUCTION Although the fear of cancer recurrence (FCR) is to varying degrees almost universal in cancer survivors, few studies have been carried out specifically on this issue partly because of the complexity and the heterogeneity of the phenomenon. PURPOSE To explore the presence of specific profiles of FCR and to describe the nature of intrusive thoughts associated with FCR. METHODS A medical database was used to randomly select a large pool of French-Canadian patients who had been… CONTINUE READING