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Implications of Survival: Pediatric Oncology Patients and Their Families

David J. Bearison and Raymond K. Mulhern

in Pediatric Psychooncology: Psychological Perspectives on Children with Cancer

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195079319
eISBN:
9780199999804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195079319.003.0009
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Survival of cancer presents a new series of challenges and uncertainties, and while most childhood cancer survivors are sooner or later able to adjust to these conditions, there are patients who have ... More


Communication about coping as a survivor

Linda E Carlson and Barry D Bultz

in Handbook of Communication in Oncology and Palliative Care

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199238361
eISBN:
9780191730290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238361.003.0016
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

As medical cancer treatments become more and more successful, a growing cohort of cancer survivors is emerging. Maintaining effective communication with survivors poses a host of new challenges that ... More


Communicating about infertility risks

Zeev Rosberger, Jeanne Carter, Marie Achille, Barry D Bultz, and Peter Chan

in Handbook of Communication in Oncology and Palliative Care

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199238361
eISBN:
9780191730290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238361.003.0034
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

Infertility is a consequence of many cancer diagnoses and/or treatments for both male and female patients. This is particularly true for those who require cancer treatment comprised of high-dose ... More


Exercise

Margaret L Mcneely and Kerry S Courneya

in Enhancing Cancer Care: Complementary therapy and support

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199297559
eISBN:
9780191730023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297559.003.0013
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

Increasing attention has been directed towards survivorship issues for individuals diagnosed with cancer. Preliminary research has shown that appropriately prescribed exercise training programs are ... More


Cancer and chronic pain

Fiona M. Blyth and Frances Boyle

in Chronic Pain Epidemiology: From Aetiology to Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199235766
eISBN:
9780191594816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235766.003.0021
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the public health implications of cancer pain. It begins with an overview of trends in cancer incidence, mortality, and survival; and cancer-related pain. It then considers ... More


Nutrition

Elizabeth Butler

in Enhancing Cancer Care: Complementary therapy and support

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199297559
eISBN:
9780191730023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297559.003.0020
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

There is strong evidence that dietary factors are important in carcinogenesis and that many cases of cancer could be prevented by making improvements in diet. The influence of nutritional status on ... More


Dealing with cancer recurrence

Lidia Schapira

in Handbook of Communication in Oncology and Palliative Care

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199238361
eISBN:
9780191730290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238361.003.0017
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

Cancer survivors often describe the period following their initial diagnosis as a time of heightened awareness and worry. Many describe being unable to enjoy the present for fear of recurrent ... More


French Cycling in Quest of a New Identity, 2000–2011

in French Cycling: A Social and Cultural History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318351
eISBN:
9781846317859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317859.009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter highlights the increased interest on all kinds of cycling in France after the year 2000. It explains that the industry of cycling has benefited greatly from its growing popularity as a ... More


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