(ISSN: 0162-220X, 1538-9804)
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Life After Cancer: Living With Risk
Learn qualitative details about what cancer survivors think about their risk of cancer and much more . . .
Orange Interventions for Symptoms Associated With Dimethyl Sulfoxide During Stem Cell Reinfusions
Taking a whiff of an orange slice may be a simple way to alleviate symptoms associated with DMSO preservative duringautologous HPC infusion.
Comparison of Differences and Determinants Between Presence and Absence of Sleep Disturbance in Hepatocellular Carcinoma Patients
What difference does sleep make - for patients with HCC?
Coping, Quality of Life, Depression, and Hopelessness in Cancer Patients in a Curative and Palliative, End-of-Life Care Setting
How do the coping strategies of patients with cancer differ between curative and palliative treatment arms?
Psychological Problems in Children With Cancer in the Initial Period of Treatment
Numerous stressful factors challenge the adaptability of children with cancer, from diagnosis and initial hospital admission to chemotherapy, body changes, and adverse effects of treatment.
Breast Cancer in a Wife: How Husbands Cope and How Well It Works
Special skills may be necessary when husbands try to cope with the myriad effects of a spouse with breast cancer.
Characteristics of the Nighttime Hospital Bedside Care Environment (Sound, Light, and Temperature) for Children With Cancer
Sound and light required to perform necessary patient care may prevent sound sleep for kids with cancer.
Experiences of Living With Cancer as Expressed Through E-mail Communications With Oncology Nurses
Email provides a snapshot of patients' experiences of living with cancer.
Improving Hospice Outcomes Through Systematic Assessment
The efficacy of systematic feedback from standardized assessment tools for hospice patient-caregiver dyads is evaluated.
Young Breast Cancer Survivors: Their Perspectives on Treatment Decisions and Fertility Concerns
Reproductive health concerns should be addressed before breast cancer treatment decisions are made.
Cancer Patients With Pain: The Spouse/Partner Relationship and Quality of Life
Does the perceived quality of a spouse/partner relationship affect reports of cancer pain?
Hematologic Patients' Clinical and Psychosocial Experiences With Implanted Long-term Central Venous Catheter: Self-management Versus Professionally Controlled Care
Patients or their relatives were trained to provide CVC self-care, and outcomes were compared with nurse-controlled care.
Cochrane Review Summary for Cancer Nursing: Acupuncture-Point Stimulation for Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea or Vomiting
How effective is acupuncture for relieving acute and delayed chemo-induced nausea?
Psychosocial Issues and Care in Pediatric Oncology: Medical and Nursing Professionals' Perceptions
Physicians and nurses working in pediatric settings may sometimes fail to recognize psychosocial issues in children, leading to missed opportunities for appropriate intervention and care.
"Moving Swiftly On." Psychological Support Provided by District Nurses to Patients With Palliative Care Needs
UK district nurses conduct early support visits with palliative patients and this article describes how patients perceive the visits
The Importance of Hope as a Mediator of Psychological Distress and Life Satisfaction in a Community Sample of Cancer Patients
Hope may be an important coping mechanism that clinicians should consider when they try to help patients reduce the psychological distress associated with cancer.
A Randomized Controlled Trial of Home-Based Exercise for Cancer-Related Fatigue in Women During and After Chemotherapy With or Without Radiation Therapy
Exercise may not alleviate fatigue in patients with cancer. Adherence and dosing are difficult to monitor.
Nurse Autonomy in Cancer Care
Nurses are interviewed to mine their thoughts regarding workplace autonomy.
Trajectories of Fatigue in Patients With Breast Cancer Before, During, and After Radiation Therapy
Not all fatigue is alike. Learn more about the various shades of being tired after radiotherapy for breast cancer.
Patient Navigation in Breast Cancer: A Systematic Review
Do patient navigators improve breast cancer outcomes?