Psycho-Oncology

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Are common delirium assessment tools appropriate for evaluating delirium at the end of life in cancer patients?

Abstract Objectives The objectives of this study are to investigate how many advanced cancer patients became unconscious or non‐communicative after pharmacological treatment for delirium, and to explore whether existing delirium assessment tools can successfully evaluate its severity at the end of life. Methods This was a secondary analysis...

Caregiving experiences of Korean family caregivers of cancer patients: An Integrative Literature Review

Abstract Purpose The purpose of this study was to describe the experiences of Korean family caregivers of patients with cancer by reviewing recent literature. Methods Five electronic databases were searched— MEDLINE, the Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature (CINAHL), and PubMed for English literature, and Korean Information...

Trajectory of fear of cancer recurrence and beliefs and rates of medication adherence in patients with breast cancer

Abstract Objective This study examined the growth trajectory of fear of cancer recurrence (FCR) and its predictors, and the association of that trajectory with the beliefs and rates of medication adherence in patients with breast cancer. Methods 210 patients with breast cancer undergoing adjuvant endocrine therapy in a university hospital...

Operationalizing Patient‐Centered Cancer Care: A Systematic Review and Synthesis of the Qualitative Literature on Cancer Patients’ Needs, Values, and Preferences

Abstract Objective Efficiently addressing patient priorities and concerns remains a challenge in oncology. Systematic operationalization of patient‐centered care (PCC) can support improved assessment and practice of PCC in this unique care setting. This review aimed to synthesize the qualitative empirical literature exploring the National Academy...

Colorectal cancer patients can be advocates for colorectal cancer screening for their siblings. A study on siblings’ perspectives

Abstract Introduction Siblings of colorectal cancer (CRC) patients are at higher risk of developing CRC. CRC screening has been shown to improve outcomes but its adoption rates has been dismal. This study was performed to explore in‐depth, the issues and barriers pertaining to CRC screening amongst the siblings of CRC patients. Methods A qualitative...

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A three‐tier process for screening depression and anxiety among children and adolescents with cancer

Abstract Objective To establish and to evaluate the effectiveness of a three‐tier screening process of depressive and anxiety disorders among children and adolescents with cancer based on questionnaires (first tier), semi‐structured psychiatric interviews (second tier), and referral for psychiatric assessment and recommendations for treatment (third...

Increasing access to multidisciplinary care in pancreatic cancer

Research priorities on post‐traumatic growth: Where next for the benefit of cancer survivors?

Pediatric psychosocial oncology in the COVID 19 era: patterns of use, challenges, and lessons learned

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