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to describe the meanings that patients attribute to the term cancer survivor and to analyze the identities assumed by them according to their experience with the disease.
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Name: Revista latino-americana de enfermagem
To review the empirical qualitative literature on cancer survivor's experiences with loneliness to inform assessments and interventions for improving cancer survivors' social well-being.
Why do patients practice fasting? The effects of fasting before treatment with chemotherapy for cancer in humans are currently unknown. However, there is an apparent enthusiasm for fasting among cance...
Because rates of skin cancer are greater among adult survivors of childhood cancer who received radiation therapy than the general population, the National Cancer Institute recommends skin self-examin...
Advances in the diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer have resulted in an increasing number of individuals living longer following their diagnosis. No longer is lung cancer the "death sentence" it on...
This pilot clinical trial studies how well the Carevive Survivor Care Planning System works in improving quality of life in breast cancer survivors. A personalized survivor care plan inclu...
The overall goal of this study is to explore colorectal cancer patients' concerns and interest about their health and behavior changes post treatment. Investigators will conduct formative...
PET CT is one of the imaging tools that are used for staging of urological malignancies. C11 Choline is a novel isotope with the advantage of its minimal secretion in the urine. This adva...
This is a multicenter pilot study, proposed for cases and controls 3 departments in France. Cases are cured patients who have had prostate cancer for at least 10 years. Cookies are health...
This study aims to develop a mobile App (named "TICOP") for parents of a childhood cancer survivor and an E-Platform for health professionals which work in pediatric oncology area. The co...
An assessment of a patient's illness, its chronicity, severity, and other qualitative aspects.
A performance measure for rating the ability of a person to perform usual activities, evaluating a patient's progress after a therapeutic procedure, and determining a patient's suitability for therapy. It is used most commonly in the prognosis of cancer therapy, usually after chemotherapy and customarily administered before and after therapy. It was named for Dr. David A. Karnofsky, an American specialist in cancer chemotherapy.
A tumor of both low- and high-grade malignancy. The low-grade grow slowly, appear in any age group, and are readily cured by excision. The high-grade behave aggressively, widely infiltrate the salivary gland and produce lymph node and distant metastases. Mucoepidermoid carcinomas account for about 21% of the malignant tumors of the parotid gland and 10% of the sublingual gland. They are the most common malignant tumor of the parotid. (From DeVita Jr et al., Cancer: Principles & Practice of Oncology, 3d ed, p575; Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 3d ed, p1240)
A surgical specialty concerned with the study, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases of the urinary tract in both sexes, and the genital tract in the male. Common urological problems include urinary obstruction, URINARY INCONTINENCE, infections, and UROGENITAL NEOPLASMS.
Research that derives data from observation, interviews, or verbal interactions and focuses on the meanings and interpretations of the participants (From Holloway and Wheeler, "Ethical issues in qualitative nursing research," Nursing Ethics, 1995 Sep; 2(3): 223-232).
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...
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