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Communication in cancer care is multidimensional and may affect patient treatment decision-making and quality of life. This study examined cancer patients' perceptions of the communication with their cancer specialists and explored its impact on the care they received and the financial burden they experienced.
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Name: Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer
Communication about the palliative setting remains a barrier for many physicians because they are afraid to harm the patient by giving bad news. We sought to determine whether this a valid concern; th...
The shift from volume-based to value-based reimbursement has created a need for quantifying clinical performance of ID physicians. Nationally recognized ID specialty-specific quality measures will all...
With the increase in cancer survival, men and women have a chance to conceive children post-recovery. This study aims to better understand hematopoietic cell transplant (HCT) specialist practices and ...
Prior work to integrate early palliative care in oncology has focused on patients with advanced cancer and primarily on palliative care consultation. We developed this outpatient clinic initiative for...
Quality of life (QOL) is important for cancer patients, even for survival. However, factors affecting QOL of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients have not been studied sufficiently.
A generic cancer health-related quality of life measure will be used to assess the impact of the patient-specific radiation therapy plan review using the European Organisation for Research...
The purpose of this study is to determine the effect of a clinician communication coaching intervention versus control on an objective measure of the quality of communication (primary outc...
This study will examine the potential for an Interactive Cancer Communication System (ICCS) to impact not only psychosocial outcomes such as quality of life but also length of survival in ...
This randomized clinical trial studies communication training in promoting employment retention among cancer patients. Communication training may improve patient-employer communication and...
Communication is one of the greatest health needs for high quality end-of-life (EOL) care in the intensive care unit (ICU), especially when patients are too ill to speak for themselves and...
System through which research and other scholarly writings are created, evaluated for quality, disseminated to the scholarly community, and preserved for future use. It includes both formal means of communication, such as publication in peer-reviewed journals, and informal channels, such as electronic listservs. (from Association of College & Research Libraries, “Principles and Strategies for the Reform of Scholarly Communication 1,” 2003)
Communication between animals involving the giving off by one individual of some chemical or physical signal, that, on being received by another, influences its behavior.
The transmission of messages to staff and patients within a hospital.
Institutions specializing in the care of cancer patients.
HORMONES secreted by the gastrointestinal mucosa that affect the timing or the quality of secretion of digestive enzymes, and regulate the motor activity of the digestive system organs.
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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...