Supportive Care in Cancer
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#2Christina H. Ruhlmann (University of Southern Denmark)
Last. Susanne Oksbjerg Dalton (UCPH: University of Copenhagen)H-Index: 57
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PURPOSE Patients with cancer are using cannabis for self-treatment. The reasons, experienced effects, and prevalence of use are unknown in the European general oncological population. METHODS Adult patients with cancer attending outpatient oncology clinics were invited to participate in a cross-sectional survey. The questionnaire consisted of sociodemographic questions, validated scales on quality of life, neuropathy, anxiety and depression as well as questions regarding use of cannabis. RESULTS...
#1Jie Gao (Tianjin Medical University)H-Index: 3
#2Yingxin Shi (NKU: Nankai University)
Last. Changli Wu (Tianjin Medical University)H-Index: 7
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BACKGROUND Sarcopenia has been proved to be related to the prognosis of patients with bladder cancer (BC) after radical cystectomy (RC). The relationship between sarcopenia and the occurrence of venous thromboembolism (VTE) after RC is unclear. METHODS We collected data of 252 BC patients treated with RC at our institution. Data was obtained from the electronic medical record database. Sarcopenia was defined by the third lumbar vertebra skeletal muscle index (SMI) which was measured using preope...
#1Xing Wei (University of Electronic Science and Technology of China)H-Index: 2
#2Hongfan Yu (CQMU: Chongqing Medical University)H-Index: 1
Last. Qiuling Shi (University of Electronic Science and Technology of China)H-Index: 1
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PURPOSE Patients who undergo surgery for lung cancer experience a variety of symptoms, such as pain and coughing, which interfere with their postoperative daily functions. However, there may be differences between the perception of symptoms among healthcare providers and patients. This study aimed to investigate patients' experiences after lung cancer surgery and analyze whether the perception of postoperative symptoms among the healthcare providers differed from that reported by patients. METHO...
#1Margaret M. Lubas (St. Jude Children's Research Hospital)H-Index: 1
#2Mariana Szklo-Coxe (ODU: Old Dominion University)H-Index: 9
Last. Tara M. Brinkman (St. Jude Children's Research Hospital)H-Index: 25
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PURPOSE To examine self-reported (30-day) sleep versus nightly actigraphy-assessed sleep concordance in long-term survivors of childhood cancer. METHODS Four hundred seventy-seven participants enrolled in the St. Jude Lifetime Cohort (53.5% female, median (range) age 34.3 (19.3-61.6) years, 25.4 (10.9-49.3) years from diagnosis) completed the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index and ≥ 3 nights of actigraphy. Participants had neurocognitive impairment and/or a self-reported prolonged sleep onset latenc...
#1Marcia Grant (City of Hope National Medical Center)H-Index: 69
#2Virginia Sun (City of Hope National Medical Center)H-Index: 29
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OBJECTIVES An ostomy results in lifelong quality of life changes for a cancer survivor. We describe the greatest challenges reported from a randomized trial of cancer survivors with stomas (ostomies). METHODS Cancer survivors with ostomies participating in a multi-site randomized prospective trial of an Ostomy Self-Management Telehealth (OSMT) program versus usual care (UC) were surveyed at six months post accrual. An open-ended question requested greatest challenges after ostomy surgery. Quanti...
#1Belay W (AAU: Addis Ababa University)
#2Mirgissa Kaba (College of Health Sciences, Bahrain)H-Index: 11
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PURPOSE To determine the effect of interpersonal psychotherapy on anxiety, depression, and quality of life among breast cancer patients with mental health disorders at Tikur Anbessa Specialized Hospital, Ethiopia. METHODS A two-arm parallel randomized controlled trial study was conducted among 114 (n = 57 intervention, and n = 57 control group) breast cancer patients with common mental health disorder at the oncology center of Tikur Anbessa Specialized Hospital. The hospital anxiety and depressi...
#1Peng Siyi (CSU: Central South University)H-Index: 1
#2Tao Wei (CSU: Central South University)H-Index: 1
Last. Qin Lin (CSU: Central South University)H-Index: 1
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PURPOSE Limited risk assessment tool to stratify the risk of PICC-related thrombosis (PICC-RVT) in breast cancer patients. This study developed a model to assess the risk of PICC-RVT in breast cancer patients. METHODS We conducted a retrospective cohort study of 1284 breast cancer patients receiving PICC insertion from January 1, 2015, to August 31, 2019, at a cancer specialized hospital in Hunan province, China. The entire population was divided into two groups at a ratio of 3:1 which included ...
#1Maria Silvia ConaH-Index: 5
#2Eliana RulliH-Index: 29
Last. Nicla La VerdeH-Index: 15
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#1Sunitha Daniel (General Hospital Ernakulam)H-Index: 2
Last. Miriam J. Johnson (University of Hull)H-Index: 34
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Background null Psychological symptoms are common in women with breast cancer and profoundly affect their role in the family and wider community, varying across cultural backgrounds. Breast cancer is becoming the most common cancer among women in India. We aimed to understand the cultural context within which Indian women with breast cancer living in India, experience psychological concerns from the perspectives of healthcare professionals, volunteers and church members. null Methods null Five f...
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