Psychosocial adjustment after testicular cancer treatment.

@article{Ozen1998PsychosocialAA,
  title={Psychosocial adjustment after testicular cancer treatment.},
  author={H. Ozen and A. Şahin and C. Toklu and M. Rastadoskouee and C. Kılıç and A. Gogus and S. Kendi},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={1998},
  volume={159 6},
  pages={
          1947-50
        }
}
PURPOSE The high cure rate in testicular cancer has provoked investigations relating to the quality of life in long-term survivors. We determine the psychosocial consequences of the disease especially in regard to sexual and professional performance. MATERIALS AND METHODS Among the testicular cancer patients treated with various treatment modalities 140 rendered free of disease for at least a year were included in this study. General Health Questionnaire 28 and a general survey were used to… Expand
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