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Informal caregivers of patients with advanced cancer experience a challenging time, especially while caring for the patient at home. Aim of this study is to compare experiences, perceived burdens, and needs during home care of informal caregivers of brain tumor patients and informal caregivers of non-brain tumor patients.
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Name: Journal of psychosocial oncology
As survival rates have improved owing to advances in management strategies for pediatric brain tumors, long-term complications such as endocrine dysfunction, have emerged as a major issue. This study ...
Caring for patients with advanced disease involves many concerns for caregivers. All aspects of health of the caregiver is compromised in the process of caring for the cancer patients. Usually, most o...
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is without question the best tool used for diagnosing and evaluating spinal metastasis. An MRI examination is known to be of great value for the treatment planning and...
Constructional apraxia (CA) is a neuropsychological impairment of either basic perceptual and motor abilities, or executive functions, in absence of any kind of motor or perceptual deficit. Considerin...
Fatty liver has emerged as a prognostic marker of cancer, so we investigated the impact of ectopic lipid accumulation in liver on the clinical outcome for patients with renal cell carcinoma (RCC). The...
RATIONALE: COL-3 may stop the growth of brain tumors by stopping blood flow to the tumor. PURPOSE: Phase I/II trial to study the effectiveness of COL-3 in treating patients who have progr...
This pilot research trial studies blood brain barrier differences in patients with brain tumors undergoing surgery. Studying samples of tissue and blood from patients with brain tumors in ...
RATIONALE: Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as temozolomide, work in different ways to stop the growth of tumor cells, either by killing the cells or by stopping them from dividing. Collec...
The first phase of the study will investigate if there is increased uptake of [F-18]FDOPA in pediatric brain tumors when compared to normal brain tissue.
This is a randomized trial of three caring based interventions to see if we can help couples heal after miscarriage. All three are based on Swanson's theory of caring and Meaning of Miscar...
Test for cell-mediated antitumor immunity and related serum blocking factors based on the finding that leukocytes from cancer patients, but not from controls, when mixed in vitro with antigenic extracts of tumors of the same histological type, undergo a diminution in their normal adherence to glass surfaces. Sera from tumor-bearing patients block the LAI reaction of their own leukocytes or those of other patients with the same type of tumor.
Multi-channel hearing devices typically used for patients who have tumors on the COCHLEAR NERVE and are unable to benefit from COCHLEAR IMPLANTS after tumor surgery that severs the cochlear nerve. The device electrically stimulates the nerves of cochlea nucleus in the BRAIN STEM rather than the inner ear as in cochlear implants.
CNS infections caused by neurotropic dematiaceous fungi that contain melanin in their cell walls. The infections often result in BRAIN ABSCESS; ENCEPHALITIS; and MENINGITIS in patients who are often immunocompetent. The common causative fungi include members Cladophialophora bantiana, Exophiala dermatitidis, Rhinocladiella mackenziei, and Ochroconis gallopavum. R. mackenziei infection is seen almost exclusively in patients from the MIDDLE EAST.
Patients' guests and rules for visiting.
PATIENTS who do not turn up for scheduled healthcare appointments. Do not confuse with PATIENT DROPOUTS.
Cancer is not just one disease but many diseases. There are more than 100 different types of cancer. Most cancers are named for the organ or type of cell in which they start - for example, cancer that begins in the colon is called colon cancer; cancer th...