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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1321056
Description: Background: The cost of medicines may prove prohibitive for some cancer patients, potentially reducing the ability of a health system to fully deliver best practice care. Objective: To identify nonuse... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1317412
Description: Objective: Although elevated psychological distress is commonly reported among cancer patients, our understanding of patients' preferences for, and perceived barriers to, accessing psychological suppo... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1330320
Description: Purpose: Gantry-mounted megavoltage electronic portal imaging devices (EPIDs) have become ubiquitous on linear accelerators. WatchDog is a novel application of EPIDs, in which the image frames acquire... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1313858
Description: Objectives: Determine how general practitioners (GPs) manage patients with cancer symptoms. Design: GPs reviewed 24 video-vignettes and case notes on patients with cancer symptoms and indicated whethe... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1038408
Description: Objectives: We aimed to describe the proportion and characteristics of cancer patients who perceived that better care would have greatly improved their well-being in (1) specific and (2) multiple doma... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1066771
Description: Quality of life is a concern that extends to various specialist areas, such as the provision of oncology and associated ancillary services, and the living support services (LSS) provided to patients. ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1044247
Description: Waiting times can raise significant concern for cancer patients. This study examined cancer patients' concern levels at each phase of waiting. Demographic, disease and psychosocial characteristics ass... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1309049
Description: Objectives: The recognition that a partner or caregiver is typically the patient's primary support person and is also deeply affected by the cancer diagnosis has prompted efforts to document their unm... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/923722
Description: Background: Caring for a person with progressive cancer creates challenges for caregivers. However the needs of caregivers are often not assessed or recognised by health care providers. Research is al... More
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Date: 2009
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: uon:7113
Description: With an increasing number of people living with and beyond a cancer diagnosis, research addressing the needs of this population has consistently been identified as one of the key priorities for a glob... More
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Date: 2009
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: uon:7114
Description: Increasingly, researchers and clinicians are recognising the reverberating impact of a cancer diagnosis on patients' families. Upon diagnosis, families often find themselves grappling with intense emo... More
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Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/925057
Description: Unmet needs scales are a way of eliciting cancer patients’ perceptions of their need for help in order to achieve optimal psychosocial wellbeing. This represents a bottom-up approach to the assessment... More
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Creators: Burns, Catherine
Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: book
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/931080
Description: Patient and caregiver understanding of treatment goals are influenced by differing clinical and socio-demographic features. Psychological morbidity was not associated with differing patient perception... More
Date: 2008
Resource Type: book
Identifier: uon:5702
Description: The profile of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) has risen dramatically over the last decade and cancer patients represent its most prolific users. As a result, the NHS and UK cancer servic... More