Tiziana Magnani
PsychiatryCancerInternal medicineRadiologyUrologySurgeryOncologyPsychologyNursingIntensive care medicinePhysical therapyMedical physicsMultidisciplinary approachObservational studyDiseaseQuality of life (healthcare)Prostate cancerBladder cancerProtocol (science)GynecologyPalliative careIn patientHealth related quality of lifeRepeat biopsyProportional hazards modelRadiation therapyFamily medicineMedical emergencyAnxietyClinical psychologyMedicine
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#1Paola DordoniH-Index: 2
#1Paola DordoniH-Index: 6
Last. Lara BellarditaH-Index: 10
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OBJECTIVE: To investigate whether prostate cancer (PCa) patients' coping strategies (i.e., fighting spirit, anxious preoccupation, fatalism, helplessness/hopelessness, and avoidance) significantly change during the first 3-year follow-up period of active surveillance (AS). MATERIALS AND METHODS: Altogether, 104 patients on AS completed the Mini-Mental Adjustment to Cancer (Mini-MAC) at baseline (T0), at 10 and 12 months after diagnostic biopsy (T1 and T2, respectively) and then at 24- (T3) and 3...
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#2F. ZolloH-Index: 1
Last. Riccardo Valdagni (University of Milan)H-Index: 51
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Purpose In 2003, the German Cancer Society (Deutsche Krebsgesellschaft, DKG) launched a certification program aimed at improving the quality of cancer care. The purpose of this article is to describe the experience of the Prostate Cancer Unit (PCU) at Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, Milan, in the process towards DKG certification.
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Background The psychological burden possibly deriving from not immediately undergoing radical treatment for prostate cancer (PCa) could be a potential disadvantage of active surveillance (AS), especially in the eve of some relevant clinical exams [i.e., re-biopsy, prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test, and medical examination]. Even if it is known from the literature that the majority of PCa men in AS do not report heightened anxiety, there is a minority of patients who show clinically significan...
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#1F. BadenchiniH-Index: 3
#2C. MarenghiH-Index: 6
Last. Nicola NicolaiH-Index: 28
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#1Lara BellarditaH-Index: 10
#2Daniela Villani (UCSC: Catholic University of the Sacred Heart)H-Index: 19
Last. Riccardo Valdagni (University of Milan)H-Index: 51
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The principal aim of the study was to investigate the role of individual characteristics in decisional conflict of patients with prostate cancer (PCa) in order to identify risk and protective features. An observational study was conducted with 83 PCa patients accessing the multidisciplinary visit of Prostate Cancer Program at Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori in Milan. The multidisciplinary visit (MDV) consists in two separate but interrelated parts: the medical consultation and the...
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#1F. BadenchiniH-Index: 3
#2C. MarenghiH-Index: 6
Last. Nicola NicolaiH-Index: 28
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The diagnosis of prostate cancer (PCa) often represents a stressful event. In addition to the psychological distress related to the diagnosis, patients face challenging health decisions: in fact, besides radical treatments, Active Surveillance may represent an option for patients with diagnosis of localized PCa. A multidisciplinary clinical approach seems to represent the suitable organizational model to meet such a requirement, optimising the therapeutic outcome for PCa patients.The present stu...
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#1Tiziana MagnaniH-Index: 10
#2Sergio BracardaH-Index: 48
Last. Riccardo ValdagniH-Index: 51
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Introduction:The multidisciplinary management of oncologic patients is identified as the bottom line element of quality in tumor care.Methods:In 2015, 7 Italian scientific societies representing the specialists involved in the diagnosis and treatment of genitourinary tumors joined efforts in the Italian uro-oncologic multidisciplinary teams (MDTs) project. The aims were to promote the reorganization of genitourinary cancer care, switching to a multidisciplinary approach, reach a consensus on the...
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#1C. MarenghiH-Index: 6
#2Nicola NicolaiH-Index: 28
Last. Riccardo ValdagniH-Index: 51
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#1Nicola NicolaiH-Index: 28
#2F. BadenchiniH-Index: 3
Last. Riccardo ValdagniH-Index: 51
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