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To examine the relative risk of psychological distress of men with prostate cancer and their partners during the period before and after prostate cancer diagnosis compared with men without prostate cancer and their partners.
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Name: Japanese journal of clinical oncology
Female partners of men with prostate cancer (PCa) experience heightened psychological distress, however, long term distress for this group is not well described. We examined partner's psychological an...
Studies indicate that social constraints (barriers to emotional expression) may be a risk factor for psychological morbidity. We aimed to investigate the association between prostate cancer- related s...
Balanced information prior to prenatal diagnosis (PND) aims to help expectant parents to make an informed choice. However, it is important that the information does not increase the expectant parents'...
Few studies have examined the impact of psychological distress on mortality. We aimed to estimate mortality rates of psychological distress and major depressive disorder (MDD) compared to a referent g...
Background Cancer is often associated with negative psychosocial consequences not only for patients but also for their partners. These consequences are also influenced by the applied coping strategies...
RATIONALE: Telephone counseling after radical prostatectomy may help African American prostate cancer survivors and their intimate partners cope with the problems and challenges of surgery...
RATIONALE: Participating in a therapy program may enhance communication and intimacy between men with prostate cancer and their partners. PURPOSE: This randomized clinical trial is studyi...
RATIONALE: Gathering information about survivors of prostate cancer and their partners may help doctors learn more about the goals for sexual functioning after cancer treatment. PURPOSE: T...
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the feasibility and acceptability of an intervention designed to reduce psychological distress among African Americans during treatment for cancer....
The purpose of this project is to test a telephone delivered educational support program versus an education only program for improving symptom management and quality of life in men with p...
A glycoprotein that is a kallikrein-like serine proteinase and an esterase, produced by epithelial cells of both normal and malignant prostate tissue. It is an important marker for the diagnosis of prostate cancer.
A synthetic retinoid that is used orally as a chemopreventive against prostate cancer and in women at risk of developing contralateral breast cancer. It is also effective as an antineoplastic agent.
Tissue ablation of the PROSTATE performed by ultrasound from a transducer placed in the RECTUM. The procedure is used to treat prostate cancer (PROSTATIC NEOPLASMS) and benign prostatic hypertrophy (PROSTATIC HYPERPLASIA).
Proteins secreted by the prostate gland. The major secretory proteins from the human prostate gland include PROSTATE-SPECIFIC ANTIGEN, prostate-specific acid phosphatase, prostate-specific membrane antigen, and prostate-specific protein-94.
Organized efforts to address ongoing psychological and social problems of individuals, their partners, families and caregivers.
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