Fear of cancer recurrence in colorectal cancer survivors

@article{Custers2015FearOC,
  title={Fear of cancer recurrence in colorectal cancer survivors},
  author={Jos{\'e} A E Custers and Marieke F. M. Gielissen and Stephanie H. V. Janssen and Johannes H. W. de Wilt and Judith B. Prins},
  journal={Supportive Care in Cancer},
  year={2015},
  volume={24},
  pages={555-562}
}
Although long-term colorectal cancer (CRC) survivors generally report a good quality of life, fear of cancer recurrence (FCR) remains an important issue. This study investigated whether the Cancer Worry Scale (CWS) can detect high FCR, the prevalence, and characteristics of FCR in CRC survivors. Two hundred and eleven patients who had undergone successful CRC surgery in the period 2003–2010 in the Radboud University Medical Center in the Netherlands were asked to participate. All patients were… CONTINUE READING
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