Lara Bellardita
Catholic University of the Sacred Heart
Quality of lifePsychiatryInternal medicineOncologyPsychologyNursingIntensive care medicinePhysical therapyMultidisciplinary approachObservational studyPsychological interventionDiseaseMEDLINEQuality of life (healthcare)Context (language use)Prostate cancerPopulationIn patientHealth related quality of lifeFamily medicineAnxietyClinical psychologyMedicineGerontology
Publications 60
#1F. BadenchiniH-Index: 3
#2Federica PaloriniH-Index: 11
Last. R. ValdagniH-Index: 4
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#1Silvia VillaH-Index: 6
#2Friederike KendelH-Index: 16
Last. Lara BellarditaH-Index: 10
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Abstract Background Literature on the health-related quality of life (HRQoL) for men with localized prostate cancer (PCa) on active surveillance (AS) shows a need for methodological guidance regarding HRQoL issues and how to address them. Objective The European School of Oncology Task Force (ESO TF) aimed to identify a core set of research questions and related measures to include in AS HRQoL studies. Design, setting, and participants A modified Delphi study was used to reach consensus on AS HRQ...
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#1Tiziana MagnaniH-Index: 10
#2Lara BellarditaH-Index: 10
Last. Riccardo Valdagni (University of Milan)H-Index: 51
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The multidisciplinary management of cancer patients is recognized as the best way to manage and organize cancer care. The collaboration of trained and qualified health professionals guarantees the delivery of the multimodal treatment necessary for several malignancies, quality and continuity of care, the individualization of paths, and the taking care of patients’ broad array of needs (i.e., physical, functional, psychological, financial). Indeed the focus is on delivering care as well as monito...
#1Julia Menichetti (UCSC: Catholic University of the Sacred Heart)H-Index: 9
#2Silvia VillaH-Index: 6
Last. Lara BellarditaH-Index: 10
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Abstract Improving quality of life is a key issue for patients with prostate cancer (PCa). Lifestyle interventions could positively impact the quality of life of patients. However, there is no clear-cut understanding of the role of diet, exercise and risky behaviour reduction in improving the quality of life of men with PCa. The aim of this review was to systematically summarize randomized controlled trials on lifestyle in PCa patients with quality of life as main outcome. 17 trials were include...
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#1Claudia Repetto (CUA: The Catholic University of America)H-Index: 17
#2Tiziana RancatiH-Index: 27
Last. Lara BellarditaH-Index: 10
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PurposeTo investigate the presence of regret in patients about having followed an active surveillance (AS) protocol. The secondary aim was to identify variables that influence regret.MethodsFrom February 2006 to May 2014, 204 patients discontinued the AS protocols and were invited to enter the study. Sociodemographic variables were collected at AS enrollment, together with health-related quality of life (Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy-Prostate version [FACT-P]) and coping (Mini-Mental A...
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The Prostate Cancer Specific Quality of Life Instrument (PROSQOLI) is a measure of health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in advanced hormone-resistant prostate cancer. In this study, we aimed at performing a cross-cultural adaptation and validation of the Italian version of the PROSQOLI.The original version of the PROSQOLI underwent several turnarounds of translations. A total of 472 patients treated with radical prostatectomy, radiotherapy or medical therapy were enrolled for the validation of...
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#2Villa SilviaH-Index: 1
Last. Lara BellarditaH-Index: 10
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#1Villa SilviaH-Index: 1
Last. Lara BellarditaH-Index: 10
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