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  1. 1. Centre Current Awareness Bulletin July 2008 *-CCRC Staff News Battle over leukaemia figures returns to Scotland http://www.theherald.co.uk/display.var.2388011.0.0.php?utag=39434 Huge gap in world cancer survival http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/7510121.stm Cancer-Specific Products: An Unnecessary Balm? http://www.nytimes.com/2008/07/10/fashion/10SKIN.html? _r=1&th&emc=th&oref=slogin In Cancer Battle, Do Appearances Deceive? http://abcnews.go.com/Health/story?id=5428968&page=1 Statistical Publication Notice-24th June 2008 Cancer Incidence (2005) http://www.isdscotland.org/isd/5671.html NHS The NHS isn't Ikea Consumer-style choice in the NHS isn't working. What we need is a holistic attitude to care, and a focus on the huge importance of staff morale http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2008/jul/07/nhs60.health NHS spends £750m on drugs to treat lifestyle diseases: official figures http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/2480919/NHS-spends-750m-on-drugs-to- treat-lifestyle-diseases-official-figures.html?DCMP=EMC-new_01082008 Right to Pay: NHS spurns gift of free cancer drug http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/life_and_style/health/article4364419.ece Video links doctors with patients http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/tayside_and_central/7528983.stm Disabled 'face suffering in NHS'
  2. 2. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/7530624.stm Horton, R. 2008 The Darzi vision: quality, engagement, and professionalism. LANCET 372 (9632) pp. 3-4 The, L. 2008 The NHS: the next 60 years. LANCET 371 (9631) p. 2146 Doctors facing 'five-year MOTs' http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/7520705.stm Making Darzi's vision a reality http://www.kingsfund.org.uk/publications/articles/making_the_nhs_next.html Carballo, L. 2008 The Cancer Reform Strategy: Challenges for nursing. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ONCOLOGY NURSING 12 (3) pp. 178-179 Topping up NHS cancer care with private drugs divides doctors http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2008/jul/10/nhs.health1 Future of the NHS in Scotland http://www.scotland.gov.uk/News/Releases/2008/07/08141818 Health Secretary Nicola Sturgeon. Speech to the British Medical Association (BMA) July 8, 2008 http://www.scotland.gov.uk/News/This-Week/Speeches/Healthier/nhs- future/Q/EditMode/on/ForceUpdate/on English doctors hail Scottish vision of NHS http://news.scotsman.com/latestnews/English-doctors-hail-Scottish-vision.4268492.jp Is the Scottish NHS really the best? http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/7493061.stm Private firms face Scots GP block http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/7493657.stm 'The government is bullying GPs' http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/7493994.stm NHS failing non-heterosexual women http://www.theherald.co.uk/display.var.2383504.0.0.php?utag=39434 Half of all patients fear free NHS set to end http://www.theherald.co.uk/display.var.2381745.0.0.php?utag=39434 Anon. 2008 The government has indicated it is prepared to unravel more than 20 years of guidance preventing patients from topping up NHS care. But some health service leaders feel change could exacerbate health inequalities. HEALTH SERVICE JOURNAL 6111 pp. 4-5
  3. 3. Wasted: The millions spent trying to boost Scottish healthcare http://news.scotsman.com/latestnews/Wasted-The-millions--spent.4249800.jp A very different world … for patients and doctors http://www.theherald.co.uk/display.var.2376386.0.0.php?utag=39434 Darzi reforms at risk unless health professionals re-learn how to work with patients http://www.pickereurope.org/Filestore/PressReleases/Picker_Institute_news_release_ welcoming_Darzi_conclusions_embargoed_to_300608.pdf Futures Debate-Globalisation. How will it affect the NHS? http://www.debatepapers.org.uk/pdf/Futures-Debate-3.pdf Minister says GPs blocking choice http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/7475985.stm Minister accuses doctors of blocking NHS choice http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2008/jul/03/nhs.policy NHS patients to get free healthcare throughout EU http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2008/jul/02/euro.health Symptom Improvement (including treatment, supportive care and telemedicine) Olson, K.; Hayduk, L.; Cree, M.; Cui, Y.; Quan, H.; Hanson, J.; Lawlor, P.; Strasser, F. 2008 The changing causal foundations of cancer-related symptom clustering during the final month of palliative care: A longitudinal study. BMC Medical Research Methodology 8 pp. 36 The History of Breast Cancer-Breast Cancer Care http://www.breastcancercampaign.org/files/history_of_breastcancer.pdf Linder, L. A. 2008 Developmental Diversity in Symptom Research Involving Children and Adolescents with Cancer. JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC NURSING VOL 24 (4) pp. 296-309 Munn, Z. 2008 Interventions for preventing oral candidiasis for patients with cancer receiving treatment. JOURNAL OF ADVANCED NURSING 63 (2) pp. 146-147 Raguz,S. and Yagüe,E. 2008 Resistance to chemotherapy: new treatments and novel insights into an old problem. British Journal of Cancer 99 pp387-391; Barford,K.L. and D'Olimpio,J.T. 2008 Symptom Management in Geriatric Oncology: Practical Treatment Considerations and Current Challenges. Curr Treat Options Oncol. 36 (14) pp1741 - 1754 A new drug offers advances in cancer treatment http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/life_and_style/health/article4401133.ece
  4. 4. Diet problems with cancer http://www.cancerhelp.org.uk/help/default.asp?page=10417 Duncan, J.G.; Forbes-Thompson, S.; Bott, M.J. 2008 Unmet Symptom Management Needs of Nursing Home Residents With Cancer. CANCER NURSING 31 (4) pp.265- 273 Anon. 2008 Development of a patient-held diary for oral chemotherapy. CANCER NURSING PRACTICE 7 (6) pp. 31-34 Steele, R.; Fitch, M.I. Supportive Care Needs of Women With Gynecologic Cancer. CANCER NURSING 31 (4) pp. 284-291 Kurtz, M. E.; Kurtz, J. C.; Given, C. W.; Given, B. A. Patient Optimism and Mastery- Do They Play a Role in Cancer Patients' Management of Pain and Fatigue?. JOURNAL OF PAIN AND SYMPTOM MANAGEMENT 36 (1) pp. 1-10 Drug for deadly prostate cancer http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/7502238.stm Schulmeister, L.; Gobel, B.H. Symptom Management Issues in Oncology Nursing. NURSING CLINICS OF NORTH AMERICA 43 (2) pp. 205-220 Skarf, L. M.; Blinderman, C. D. 2008 Cancer-Related Breakthrough Pain. JOURNAL OF PALLIATIVE MEDICINE 11 (5) pp. 790-791 Vergo, M.; Blinderman, C. D. Cancer Pain Management. JOURNAL OF PALLIATIVE MEDICINE 11 (5) pp. 791-792 Strouse, T. 2008 Current Diagnosis and Treatment: Pain. JOURNAL OF PALLIATIVE MEDICINE 11 (5) pp. 792-793 Molassiotis,A; Stricker,C.T.; Eaby,B.; Velders,L; Coventry,P.A. 2008 Understanding the concept of chemotherapy-related nausea: the patient experience. Eur J Cancer Care Jul 7-Epub ahead of print Cancer expert: cost of NHS 'pill culture' too high http://news.scotsman.com/latestnews/Cancer-expert-cost-of-NHS.4306827.jp Yeh, C. H.; Chiang, Y. C.; Lin, L.; Yang, C. P.; Chien, L. C.; Weaver, M. A.; Chuang, H. L. 2008 Clinical factors associated with fatigue over time in paediatric oncology patients receiving chemotherapy. BRITISH JOURNAL OF CANCER 99 (1) pp. 23-29 Elvidge, K. 2008 Improving Pain & Symptom Management for Advanced Cancer Patients with a Clinical Decision Support System. STUDIES IN HEALTH TECHNOLOGY AND INFORMATICS 136 pp. 169-174
  5. 5. Henry, D. H.; Viswanathan, H. N.; Elkin, E. P.; Traina, S.; Wade, S.; Cella, D. 2008 Symptoms and treatment burden associated with cancer treatment: results from a cross-sectional national survey in the U.S. SUPPORTIVE CARE IN CANCER 16 (7) pp. 791-801 Davis, M. P.; Kirkova, J. 2008 Lifting symptom burden—how far off the ground are we? SUPPORTIVE CARE IN CANCER 16 (7) pp. 757-761 Snyder, C. F.; Garrett-Mayer, E.; Brahmer, J. R.; Carducci, M. A.; Pili, R.; Stearns, V.; Wolff, A. C.; Dy, S. M.; Wu, A. W. 2008 Symptoms, supportive care needs, and function in cancer patients: how are they related? QUALITY OF LIFE RESEARCH 17 (5) pp. 665-677 Sawyer J, Wright FC, Moura SL, Maier BA, Fitch MI. 2008 Introducing a patient- focused care map in colorectal surgery: a pilot qualitative study of patients' and surgical oncology nurses' experiences. Can Oncol Nurs J. 18(1):25-33. Steele R, Fitch MI. 2008 Supportive Care Needs of Women With Gynecologic Cancer. Cancer Nursing. 31(4) pp284-291. Costly Cancer Drug Offers Hope, but Also a Dilemma http://www.nytimes.com/2008/07/06/health/06avastin.html? _r=1&th&emc=th&oref=slogin All patients can benefit from our collecting of statistics http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2008/jul/04/nhs.health NHS panel ordered to reconsider cancer drug decision for carer http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/2247810/NHS-panel-ordered-to-reconsider- cancer-drug-decision-for-carer.html Roh, C.-Y. Telemedicine: What It Is, Where It Came From, and Where It Will Go. COMPARATIVE TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER AND SOCIETY 6 (1) pp. 35-55 Bulik, R.J. 2008 Human factors in primary care telemedicine encounters. JOURNAL OF TELEMEDICINE AND TELECARE 14(4) pp. 169-172 Ream, E.; Quennell, A.; Fincham, L.; Faithfull, S.; Khoo, V.; Wilson-Barnett, J.; Richardson, A. Supportive care needs of men living with prostate cancer in England: a survey. BRITISH JOURNAL OF CANCER 98 (12) pp. 1903-1909 Karine,A.S.L. Ferreira,M.K.; Manoel J. Teixeira, Tito R. Mendoza, Jose Cláudio M. da Nóbrega, Silvia R. Graziani, Teresa Yae Takagaki Impact of Cancer-Related Symptom Synergisms on Health-Related Quality of Life and Performance Status.
  6. 6. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management 35 (6) pp.604-616 M. Soledad Cepeda, C. Richard Chapman, Nelcy Miranda, Ricardo Sanchez, Carlos H. Rodriguez, Andres E. Restrepo, Lina M. Ferrer, Rene A. Linares, Daniel B. Carr 2008 Emotional Disclosure Through Patient Narrative May Improve Pain and Well- Being: Results of a Randomized Controlled Trial in Patients with Cancer Pain Journal of Pain and Symptom Management 35 (6) pp 623-631 Christine Miaskowski, Steven M. Paul, Bruce A. Cooper, Kathryn Lee, Marylin Dodd, Claudia West, Bradley E. Aouizerat, Patrick S. Swift, William Wara 2008 Trajectories of Fatigue in Men with Prostate Cancer Before, During, and After Radiation Therapy Journal of Pain and Symptom Management 35 (6) pp 632-643 Soo Hyun Kim, Byung Ho Son, Sook Yeon Hwang, Wonshik Han, Jung-Hyun Yang, Seeyoun Lee, Young Ho Yun 2008 Fatigue and Depression in Disease-Free Breast Cancer Survivors: Prevalence, Correlates, and Association with Quality of Life Journal of Pain and Symptom Management 35 (6) pp 644-655 Linda L. Oakes, Doralina L. Anghelescu, Kelley B. Windsor, Patricia D. Barnhill 2008 An Institutional Quality Improvement Initiative for Pain Management for Pediatric Cancer Inpatients Journal of Pain and Symptom Management 35 (6) pp656-669 Anita Chakraborty, Richard Wells, Mary Doherty, Chau Huynh, Debbie Selby 2008 Joint Pain in AML: Successful Pain Control with Radiotherapy Journal of Pain and Symptom Management 35 (6) pp670-672 Mitsunori Miyashita, Tatsuya Morita, Kazuki Sato, Kei Hirai, Yasuo Shima, Yosuke Uchitomi Good Death Inventory: A Measure for Evaluating Good Death from the Bereaved Family Member's Perspective. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management 35 (6) pp486-498 Toru Okuyama, Tatsuo Akechi, Yasuo Shima, Yuriko Sugahara, Hitoshi Okamura, Takashi Hosaka, Toshiaki A. Furukawa, Yosuke Uchitomi 2008 Factors Correlated with Fatigue in Terminally Ill Cancer Patients: A Longitudinal Study. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management 35 (6) pp515-523 Pi-Hua Chang, Yeur-Hur Lai, Shiow-Ching Shun, Lih-Ying Lin, Mei-Ling Chen, Youngsen Yang, Jen-Chen Tsai, Guey-Shiun Huang, Sue-Yueh Cheng 2008 Effects of a Walking Intervention on Fatigue-Related Experiences of Hospitalized Acute Myelogenous Leukemia Patients Undergoing Chemotherapy: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management 35 (6) pp524-534 Margot E. Kurtz, Jay C. Kurtz, Charles W. Given, Barbara A. Given 2008 Patient Optimism and Mastery—Do They Play a Role in Cancer Patients' Management of
  7. 7. Pain and Fatigue? Journal of Pain and Symptom Management 35 (6) pp1-10 Jane L. Phillips, Patricia M. Davidson, Phillip J. Newton, Michelle DiGiacomo Supporting Patients and Their Caregivers After-Hours at the End of Life: The Role of Telephone Support Journal of Pain and Symptom Management 35 (6) pp11-21 Baker,J and Ajani,J.A. 2008 Proactive nurse management guidelines for managing intensive chemotherapy regimens in patients with advanced gastric cancer. European Journal of Oncology Nursing 12 (3) pp227-32. Long Term Conditions Connect newsletter Issue 38. LTCA http://www.ltca.org.uk/ Simonelli, C.; Annunziata, M. A.; Chimienti, E.; Berretta, M.; Tirelli, U. 2008 Cancer survivorship: a challenge for the European oncologists. ANNALS OF ONCOLOGY 19 (7) pp1216-1217 Anon. 2008 Cancer survivorship: how far have we come? ANNALS OF ONCOLOGY 19 (SUPP/5) pp. 25-32 CLINICAL ONCOLOGY -BERLIN- ROYAL COLLEGE OF RADIOLOGISTS- VOL 20; NUMBER 6 (2008) pp. 479-487 Survivorship, Late Effects and Cancer of the Cervix Maher, E. J.; Denton, A. Dixon, J.M.; Montgomery, D. 2008 Follow-up after breast cancer. BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL 7636 pp107-108 Leigh, S.A The Changing Legacy of Cancer: Issues of Long-Term Survivorship. NURSING CLINICS OF NORTH AMERICA 43 (2) pp. 243-258 Book Review- Lemieux, J. 2008 Questions and Answers for Women Living with Cancer: A Practical Guide for Survivorship. Written by Michael L. Krychman. Jones and Bartlett, Sudbury, MA, 2007. 261 pp. Price: $18.95 (US), 12.99 (UK). ISBN 0763739243 PSYCHOONCOLOGY 17 (6) pp626-626 Amir, Z.; Neary, D.; Luker, K. 2008 Cancer survivors' views of work 3 years post diagnosis: A UK perspective. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ONCOLOGY NURSING 12 (3) pp190-197 Bloom, J. R. 2008 Improving the health and well-being of cancer survivors: past as prologue. PSYCHOONCOLOGY 17 (6) pp. 525-532
  8. 8. Hilton, S.; Hunt, K.; Emslie, C.; Salinas, M.; Ziebland, S. 2008 Have men been overlooked? A comparison of young men and womens experiences of chemotherapy- induced alopecia. PSYCHOONCOLOGY 17 (6) pp. 577-583 Yang, L.; Klint, A.; Lambe, M.; Bellocco, R.; Riman, T.; Bergfeldt, K.; Persson, I.; Weiderpass, E. 2008 Predictors of ovarian cancer survival: A population-based prospective study in Sweden. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CANCER 123 (3) pp. 672-679 Kim, S.; Bae, J. M.; Kim, Y. W.; Ryu, K. W.; Lee, J. H.; Noh, J. H.; Sohn, T. S.; Hong, S. K.; Lee, M. K.; Park, S. M. 2008 Self-reported experience and outcomes of care among stomach cancer patients at a median follow-up time of 27 months from diagnosis. SUPPORTIVE CARE IN CANCER 16 (7) pp. 831-839 Cancer victims' survival rate doubles in the last 60 years http://news.scotsman.com/health/Cancer-victims39-survival-rate-doubles.4251387.jp McCarthy, M.; Datta, P.; Khachatryan, A.; Coleman, M.P.; Rachet, B. Would compliance with cancer care standards improve survival for breast, colorectal and lung cancers? JOURNAL OF EPIDEMIOLOGY AND COMMUNITY HEALTH 62 (7) pp. 650-654 Boydell KM, Stasiulis E, Greenberg M, Greenberg C, Spiegler B. 2008 I'll show them: the social construction of (in)competence in survivors of childhood brain tumors. J Pediatr Oncol Nurs. 2008 25 (3) pp64-74. Families, Children and Relationships Fit to eat: food for children with cancer. Guidelines for hospitals http://www.elib.scot.nhs.uk/SharedSpace/cancer/Uploads/2008/Jul/20080706203806_ CLICSargent_fittoeatguidelines_final.pdf Find your Sense of Tumour: The National Conference for Teenagers and young Adults with Cancer Website https://www.teenagecancertrust.org/find-your-sense-of-tumour/about/ Im, E. O.; Chee, W.; Guevara, E.; Lim, H. J.; Liu, Y.; Shin, H. 2008 Gender and ethnic differences in cancer patients' needs for help: An Internet survey. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF NURSING STUDIES 45 (8) pp. 1192-1204 New Deal for Carers: Task Force reports http://www.dh.gov.uk/en/Publicationsandstatistics/Publications/PublicationsPolicyAn dGuidance/DH_086585 Baxter, S.; Bradley, P. Reversing the trend: learning disability outcomes in cancer care. LEARNING DISABILITY PRACTICE 11 (6) pp. 22-29 NHS criticised over people with learning disability http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2008/jul/30/nhs.disability
  9. 9. Independent inquiry into access to healthcare for people with learning disabilities http://www.dh.gov.uk/en/Publicationsandstatistics/Lettersandcirculars/Dearcolleaguel etters/DH_086605 Hoga, L.A.K.; Mello, D.S.; Dias, A.F. 2008 Psychosocial Perspectives of the Partners of Breast Cancer Patients Treated With a Mastectomy: An Analysis of Personal Narratives. CANCER NURSING 31 (4) pp. 318-325 Ruggiero, A.; Attinà, G.; Haber, M.; Coccia, P.; Lazzareschi, I.; Riccardi, R.Assessment of chemotherapy-induced anemia in children with cancer. CENTRAL EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF MEDICINE 3 (3) pp. 341-345 Powell, P.; Holmes, C. Letter to the Editor: Single Parents of Children with Chronic Illness: An Understudied Phenomenon. JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC PSYCHOLOGY 33 (7) pp. 797-798 De Graves, S.; Aranda, S. 2008 Living With Hope and Fear-The Uncertainty of Childhood Cancer After Relapse. CANCER NURSING 31 (4) pp. 292-301 Burki, T. 2008 Mummys Lump. LANCET ONCOLOGY 9 (70 pp. 619-620 Oxtoby, K. 2008 How to make children the expert patients. NURSING TIMES 104 (12) pp. 16-18 Duric, V. M.; Butow, P. N.; Sharpe, L.; Heritier, S.; Boyle, F.; Beith, J.; Wilcken, N. R.; Coates, A. S.; Simes, R. J.; Stockler, M. R. 2008 Comparing patients' and their partners' preferences for adjuvant chemotherapy in early breast cancer. PATIENT EDUCATION AND COUNSELING 72 (2) pp. 239-245 Horstman, M.; Aldiss, S.; Richardson, A.; Gibson, F.2008 Methodological Issues When Using the Draw and Write Technique With Children Aged 6 to 12 Years. QUALITATIVE HEALTH RESEARCH 18 (7) pp. 1001-1011 Cornwall, A.; Moore, S.; Plant, H. Embracing technology: Patients', family members' and nurse specialists' experience of communicating using e-mail. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ONCOLOGY NURSING 12 (3) pp. 198-208 Matziou, V.; Perdikaris, P.; Feloni, D.; Moshovi, M.; Tsoumakas, K.; Merkouris, A. 2008 Cancer in childhood: Children’s and parents' aspects for quality of life. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ONCOLOGY NURSING 12 (3) pp. 209-216 Cotrim, H.; Pereira, G. 2008 Impact of colorectal cancer on patient and family: Implications for care. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ONCOLOGY NURSING 12 (3) pp. 217-226 Sherwood, P. R.; Donovan, H. S.; Given, C. W.; Lu, X.; Given, B. A.; Hricik, A.; Bradley, S. 2008 Predictors of employment and lost hours from work in cancer caregivers. PSYCHOONCOLOGY 17 (6) pp. 598-605
  10. 10. Bevan, J. L.; Pecchioni, L. L. Understanding the impact of family caregiver cancer literacy on patient health outcomes. PATIENT EDUCATION AND COUNSELING 71 (3) pp. 356-364 Zarubi, K.L.; Reiley, P.; McCarter Putting Patients and Families at the Center of Care., B. 2008 JOURNAL OF NURSING ADMINISTRATION 38 (6) pp. 275-281 Bergelt, C.; Koch, U.; Petersen, C. 2008 Quality of life in partners of patients with cancer. QUALITY OF LIFE RESEARCH 17 (5) pp. 653-663 S. J.; Gerstle, M.; Montague, E. Q. 2008 Repressive Adaptive Style and Self- Reported Psychological Functioning in Adolescent Cancer Survivors Erickson. CHILD PSYCHIATRY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT 39 (3) pp. 247-260 Cancer patients' fertility hope http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/7493035.stm Psychosocial Jacobsen,P.B.; Jim,H.S. 2008 Psychosocial Interventions for Anxiety and Depression in Adult Cancer Patients: Achievements and Challenges. CA: Cancer Journal for Clinicians 58 pp. 214-230 Steginga, S. K.; Ferguson, M.; Clutton, S.; Gardiner, R. A.; Nicol, D. 2008 Early decision and psychosocial support intervention for men with localised prostate cancer: an integrated approach. SUPPORTIVE CARE IN CANCER 16 (7) pp. 821-829 MARTENSSON, G.; CARLSSON, M.; LAMPIC, C. 2008 Do nurses and cancer patients agree on cancer patients' coping resources, emotional distress and quality of life? EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CANCER CARE 17 (4) pp. 350-360 ZWINGMANN, C.; MULLER, C.; KORBER, J.; MURKEN, S. 2008 Religious commitment, religious coping and anxiety: a study in German patients with breast cancer. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CANCER CARE 17 (4) 2008 pp. 361-370 Mystakidou, K.; Tsilika, E.; Parpa, E.; Galanos, A.; Vlahos, L. 2008 Screening for Preparatory Grief in Advanced Cancer Patients. CANCER NURSING 31 (4) pp. 326- 332 Herschbach, P.; Book, K.; Brandl, T.; Keller, M.; Lindena, G.; Neuwohner, K.; Marten-Mittag, B Psychological distress in cancer patients assessed with an expert rating scale. BRITISH JOURNAL OF CANCER 99 (1) pp. 37-43 Rodin, G. 2008 Treatment of depression in patients with cancer. LANCET 372 (96320 pp. 8-10 Anon. 2008 Patient diaries: can they offer psychological help to cancer patients?. CANCER NURSING PRACTICE 7 (6) pp. 25-28
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