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March 2009

  1. 1. Cancer Care Research Centre Current Awareness Bulletin March 2009 *CCRC staff News Herceptin drug battle woman dies Genetic Tests May Reveal Source of Mystery Tumors Success for cancer charity Enzyme behind cancer spread found Stem cells may repair breast cancer damage Beyond Cancer 2009 Conference pril2009.pdf Cancer Research UK - Scotland Against Cancer Conference 2009 Cancer pain drug deals approved Cassidy, J. (2009) Jade, class, and cervical cancer. British Medical Journal 7692: 445. NHS Row over impact of cancer policy
  2. 2. Cancer equipment funds announced NHS should not penalise patients accessing private healthcare’ Investigation reveals appalling neglect by NHS of people with learning disabilities Learning disabled 'failed by NHS' NHS targets to 'reduce waiting' 'Sorry' is still the hardest word Prostate cancer sufferers 'neglected' by NHS neglected-by-NHS.html Huge rise in private care of NHS patients Bid to redress ‘neglect’ of prostate cancer Drop prescription charge says BMA Patient risk over NHS transfers Doctors urge government to abolish prescription charges Cancer Care UK trails in European cancer cure survey UK lagging on cancer care success Francisci,S. et al. Riccardo Capocaccia, Enrico Grande, Mariano Santaquilani, Arianna Simonetti, Claudia Allemani, Gemma Gatta, Milena Sant, Giulia Zigon, Freddie Bray, Maryska Janssen-Heijnen and the EUROCARE-4 Working
  3. 3. GroupThe cure of cancer: A European perspective. European Journal of Cancer In press. Berry, J.; Bumpers, K.; Ogunlade, V.; Glover, R.; Davis, S.; Counts-Spriggs, M.; Kauh, J.; Flowers, C. (2009) Examining Racial Disparities in Colorectal Cancer Care. Journal of Psychosocial Oncology 27 (1): 59-83. Rohan, E.; Bausch, J. (2009) Climbing Everest: Oncology Work as an Expedition in Caring. Journal of Psychosocial Oncology 27 (1): 84-118 Molassiotis, A. (2009) Highlights of the European Journal of Oncology Nursing. European Journal of Nursing 13 (1) :1. Harnett, A.; Smallwood, J.; Titshall, V.; Champion, A.; Guideline Development Group . (2009) Guidelines: Diagnosis and treatment of early breast cancer, including locally advanced disease-summary of NICE guidance. British Medical Journal 7694: 598-600. Senior, K. (2009) Battling cancer and the recession. Lancet Oncology 10 (3): 212- 213. Systematic Symptom Improvement (including treatment and telemedicine) *Kearney, N.;*McCann,L.; Norrie,J.; Taylor,L.; Gray,P.; McGee-Lennon,M.R., Sage,M.; Miller,M. and *Maguire,R. (2009) Evaluation of a mobile phone-based, Advanced Symptom Management System (ASyMS©) in the management of chemotherapy related toxicity. Supportive Care in Cancer 17 (4): 437-444. *McCann L, *Maguire R, Miller M, *Kearney N. (2009) Patients' perceptions and experiences of using a mobile phone-based advanced symptom management system (ASyMS) to monitor and manage chemotherapy related toxicity. European Journal of Cancer Care 18 (2): 156-164. Rustøen,T; Gaardsrud,T; Leegaard,M and Wahl,A.K. (2009) Nursing pain management-a qualitative interview study of patients with pain, hospitalized for cancer treatment. Pain Management Nursing 10(1):48-55. Greaves,J.; Glare,P.; Kristjanson,L.J.; Stockler,M.; Tattersall,M.H. (2009) Undertreatment of nausea and other symptoms in hospitalized cancer patients. Supportive Care in Cancer 17 (4): 461-464 von Minckwitz, G.; Schwenkglenks, M.; Skacel, T.; Lyman, G.H.; Pousa, A.L.; Bacon, P.; Easton, V.; Aapro, M.S. (2009) Febrile neutropenia and related complications in breast cancer patients receiving pegfilgrastim primary prophylaxis versus current practice neutropaenia management: Results from an integrated analysis. European Journal of Cancer 45 (4): 608-617.
  4. 4. Hawkins,R.and Grunberg,S. (2009) Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting: Challenges and Opportunities for Improved Patient Outcomes. Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing 13 (1): 54-64 Fitch, M.I.; Armstrong, J.; Tsang, S. (2009) Patients' experiences with cognitive changes after chemotherapy. Canadian Oncology Nursing Journal 18 (4):180-185. Griffin, T. (2009) Healthy Eating During Chemotherapy. Lancet Oncology 10 (3): 219. Mehlsen, M.; Pedersen, A. D.; Jensen, A. B.; Zachariae, R. (2009) No indications of cognitive side-effects in a prospective study of breast cancer patients receiving adjuvant chemotherapy. 18 (3): 248-257 Assimakopoulos, K.; Karaivazoglou, K.; Ifanti, A. A.; Gerolymos, M. K.; Kalofonos, H. P.; Iconomou, G. (2009)Religiosity and its relation to quality of life in Christian Orthodox cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy. Psychooncology 18 (3): 284- 289. Thousands 'left in pain' due to shortage of specialist clinics policy More Answers About Prostate Health Drug that boosts chemotherapy offers new hope for skin cancer sufferers g-that-boosts-chemotherapy-offers-new-hope-for-skin-cancer-sufferers.html Nano-treatment to torpedo cancer Cancer drug approved by NHS after price cut Berry, J.; Bumpers, K.; Ogunlade, V.; Glover, R.; Davis, S.; Counts-Spriggs, M.; Kauh, J.; Flowers, C. (2009) Examining Racial Disparities in Colorectal Cancer Care Journal of Psychosocial Oncology 27 (1): 59-83. Hulvat, M.C.; Hansen, N.M.; Jeruss, J.S. (2009) Multidisciplinary Care for Patients with Breast Cancer. Surgical Clinics of North America 89 (1): 133-176. Barton, D.P.J.; Pomel, C. (2009) Quality control in the surgical management of ovarian cancer patients. European Journal of Cancer 45 (4): 502-504. Cancer drug 'fuels tumour growth'
  5. 5. Long Term Conditions/Survivorship AAP Section on Hematology/Oncology, Childrens Oncology Group Long-term Follow-up Care for Pediatric Cancer Survivors. Pediatrics 123 (3): 906-916. Kernan, W. D.; Lepore, S. J. (2009) Searching for and making meaning after breast cancer: Prevalence, patterns, and negative affect. Social Science and Medicine 68 (6): 1176-1182. Peuckmann, V.; Ekholm, O.; Sjogren, P.; Rasmussen, N.K.; Christiansen, P.; Moller, S.; Groenvold, M. (2009) Health care utilisation and characteristics of long-term breast cancer survivors: Nationwide survey in Denmark European Journal of Cancer 45 (4): 625-633. Dunn, J.; Campbell, M.; Penn, D.; Dwyer, M.; Chambers, S.K. (2009) Amazon Heart: An Exploration of the Role of Challenge Events in Personal Growth After Breast Cancer. Journal of Psychosocial Oncology 27 (1): 119-135. Paskett, E.; Herndon, J.; Donohue, K.; Naughton, M.; Grubbs, S.; Pavy, M.; Hensley, M.; Stark, N.; Kornblith, A.; Bittoni, M. (2009) Health-related quality of life in long- term breast cancer survivors. Cancer 115 (5): 1109-1120. Mao, J.J.; Bowman, M.A.; Stricker, C.T.; DeMichele, A.; Jacobs, L.; Chan, D.; Armstrong, K. (2009) Delivery of Survivorship Care by Primary Care Physicians: The Perspective of Breast Cancer Patients. Journal of Clinical Oncology 27 (6): 933-938. Rabin, C.; Pinto, B.; Dunsiger, S.; Nash, J.; Trask, P. Exercise and relaxation intervention for breast cancer survivors: feasibility, acceptability and effects. Psychooncology 18 (3): 258-266. Bellizzi, K.M.; Rowland, J.H.; Arora, N.K.; Hamilton, A.S.; Miller, M.F.; Aziz, N.M. (2009) Physical Activity and Quality of Life in Adult Survivors of Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma. Journal of Clinical Oncology 27 (6): 960-966. Feuerstein,M. (2009) Quality health care for cancer survivors: A survivor’s perspective. Journal of Cancer Survivorship 3 (1): 1-3. Shapiro,C.L. et al. (2009) The LIVESTRONG Survivorship Center of Excellence Network. Journal of Cancer Survivorship 3 (1):4-11. McBean,A.M. (2009) Screening mammography rate and predictors following treatment for colorectal cancer. Journal of Cancer Survivorship 3 (1): 12-20. Findley,P.A. and Sambamoorthi.A. (2009) Preventive health services and lifestyle practices in cancer survivors: a population health investigation. Journal of Cancer Survivorship 3 (1): 43-58.
  6. 6. Syse,A. and Bergva Aas,G. (2009) Marriage after cancer in older adulthood Journal of Cancer Survivorship 3 (1): 66-71. Sheppard, C.; Higgins, B.; Wise, M.; Yiangou, C.; Dubois, D.; Kilburn, S. (2009) Breast cancer follow up: A randomised controlled trial comparing point of need access versus routine 6-monthly clinical review. European Journal of Oncology Nursing 13 (1): 2-8. Angela GEM De Boer, Taina Taskila, Anneli Ojajarvi, Frank JH van Dijk, Jos H Verbeek: Cancer Survivors and Unemployment –A Meta-analyses and Meta- regression. JAMA 2009, 7:301, 753-762. Vivar, C. G.; Canga, N.; Canga, A. D.; Arantzamendi, M. The psychosocial impact of recurrence on cancer survivors and family members: a narrative review. Journal of Advanced Nursing 65 (4): 724-736. Senior,K. Disparities in cancer survival and cancer care across Europe. Lancet Oncology. 10 (3): 214-215. Families, Children and Relationships Anon (2009) Be honest with children: Chronically ill young patients need to know what is happening. Nursing Standard 23 (25) pp. 20-22. 'How I cope living with cancer' Emslie, C.; Browne, S.; MacLeod, U.; Rozmovits, L.; Mitchell, E.; Ziebland, S. (2009) `Getting through' not `going under': A qualitative study of gender and spousal support after diagnosis with colorectal cancer. Social Science and Medicine 68 (6): 1169-1175. Tsai, M. H.; Huang, Y. S.; Yang, C. P. (2009) Psychosocial adjustment and assessment of healthy-related quality of life on children with newly diagnosed cancer and their family-P03-272. European Psychiatry 24 (SUPP/1): S1271. Dehlin, L.; Martensson, L. (2009) Adolescents' experiences of a parent's serious illness and death. Palliative and Supportive Care 7 (1): 13-26. Montel, S.; Laurence, V.; Copel, L.; Pacquement, H.; Flahault, C. (2009) Place of death of adolescents and young adults with cancer: First study in a French population. Palliative and Supportive Care 7 (1): 27-36. Jackson, A.C.; Enderby, K.; O Toole, M.; Thomas, S.A.; Ashley, D.; Rosenfeld, J.V.; Simos, E.; Tokatlian, N.; Gedye, R. (2009) The Role of Social Support in Families Coping with Childhood Brain Tumor. Journal of Psychosocial Oncology 27 (1): 1- 24.
  7. 7. Garofalo, J.P.; Soliday, E.; Cole, B.; Dawson, E.; Henderson, B.N. (2009) Impact of a Breast Cancer Diagnosis on Adult Children's Cognitive and Emotional Coherence. Journal of Psychosocial Oncology 27 (1): 25-41. Brusilovskiy, E.; Mitstifer, M.; Salzer, M.S. (2009) Perceived Partner Adaptation and Psychosocial Outcomes for Newly Diagnosed Stage I and Stage II Breast Cancer Patients. Journal of Psychosocial Oncology 27 (1):42-58. Ruland, C. M.; Hamilton, G. A.; Schjodt-Osmo, B. (2009) The Complexity of Symptoms and Problems Experienced in Children with Cancer: A Review of the Literature. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management 37 (3): 403-418. Morgan, M.A. Considering the Patient-Partner Relationship in Cancer Care: Coping Strategies for Couples. Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing 13 (1): 65-72. Baucom,D H.; Porter,L.S.; Kirby,J. S.; Gremore,T.M.; Wiesenthal,N.; Aldridge,W.; Fredman,S.J.; Stanton,S.E.; Scott,J.L.; Halford,K.W. (2009) A couple-based intervention for female breast cancer. Psychooncology 18 (3): 276-283 Fletcher, B. A.; Schumacher, K. L.; Dodd, M.; Paul, S. M.; Cooper, B. A.; Lee, K.; West, C.; Aouizerat, B. E.; Swift, P. S.; Wara, W. (2009) Trajectories of fatigue in family caregivers of patients undergoing radiation therapy for prostate cancer. Research In Nursing and Health 32 (2): 125-139. Cancer boy given truancy warning BBC's Newsround to broadcast bereavement special Fernandez, C.V.; Gao, J.; Strahlendorf, C.; Moghrabi, A.; Pentz, R.D.; Barfield, R.C.; Baker, J.N.; Santor, D.; Weijer, C.; Kodish, E. (2009) Providing Research Results to Participants: Attitudes and Needs of Adolescents and Parents of Children With Cancer. Journal of Clinical Oncology 27 (6): 878-883. Duffy, C.; Allen, S. (2009) Medical and Psychosocial Aspects of Fertility After Cancer. Cancer Journal 15 (1): 27-33. Latini, D.M.; Hart, S.L.; Coon, D.W.; Knight, S.J. (2009) Sexual Rehabilitation After Localized Prostate Cancer: Current Interventions and Future Directions. Cancer Journal 15 (1): 34-40 Katz, A. (2009) Interventions for Sexuality After Pelvic Radiation Therapy and Gynecological Cancer. Cancer Journal 15 (1):45-47. Scott, J.L.; Kayser, K. (2009) A Review of Couple-Based Interventions for Enhancing Women's Sexual Adjustment and Body Image After Cancer. Cancer Journal 15 (1): 48-56.
  8. 8. Boehmer, U.; Potter, J.; Bowen, D.J. (2009) Sexual Functioning After Cancer in Sexual Minority Women. Cancer Journal 15 (1):65-69. Andersen, B.L. (2009) In Sickness and in Health: Maintaining Intimacy After Breast Cancer Recurrence. Cancer Journal 15 (1): 70-73. Park, E.R.; Norris, R.L.; Bober, S.L. (2009) Sexual Health Communication During Cancer Care: Barriers and Recommendations. Cancer Journal 15 (1): 74-77. 'Mommy's Going to Die': Helping Kids Cope Bereavement Experts Say There Are Some Good and Bad Ways to Explain Death to Children Improving services for children in hospital hildren_in_hospital.pdf Cantrell, M.A.; Conte, T.M.Between Being Cured and Being Healed: The Paradox of Childhood Cancer Survivorship. Qualitative Health Research 19 (3): 312-322. Hung, Y.-L.; Chen, J.-Y. (2009) Exploration of Social Support Available to Mothers of Children With Cancer, Their Health Status, and Other Factors Related to Their Family Function. Journal of Nursing 55 (6): 47-57. Katz A. (2009) Gay and lesbian patients with cancer. Oncology Nursing Forum 36 (2): 203-207. Older People No Single Path for Cancer Care in Elderly _r=1&emc=tnt&tntemail1=y Posma, E. R.; van Weert, J. C.; Jansen, J.; Bensing, J. M. (2009) Older cancer patients' information and support needs surrounding treatment: An evaluation through the eyes of patients, relatives and professionals. BMC Nursing 8: 1 Feilchenfeldt, J.; Shah, M.A. (2009) How Should We Care for Elderly Cancer Patients? Oncology 23 (2) pp. 168-172 Involvement and Engagement INVOLVE newsletter, March 2009 NCI Newsletter-issue 15 %202009.pdf
  9. 9. Working Together. Public services on your side. Frampton, S.B. (2009) Creating a Patient-Centered System. American Journal of Nursing 109 (3): 30-36. Elit,L.; Charles,C.; Dimitry,S.; Tedford-Gold,S.; Gafni,A.; Gold,I. and Whelan,T. (2009) It's a choice to move forward: women's perceptions about treatment decision making in recurrent ovarian cancer. Psychooncology [Epub ahead of print]. Macdonald,W.; Kontopantelis,E.; Bower,P.; Kennedy,A.; Rogers,A.; Reeves,D. (2009) What makes a successful volunteer Expert Patients Programme tutor? Factors predicting satisfaction, productivity and intention to continue tutoring of a new public health workforce in the United Kingdom. Patient Education and Counseling 75 (1): 128-134. Rouf, E.; Chumley, H.; Dobbie, A. (2009) Patient-centered interviewing and student performance in a comprehensive clinical skills examination: Is there an association? Patient Education and Counseling 75 (1): 11-15. Edwards, M.; Davies, M.; Edwards, A. (2009) What are the external influences on information exchange and shared decision-making in healthcare consultations: A meta-synthesis of the literature. Patient Education and Counseling 75 (1): 37-52. Promoting choice and public engagement via NHS choices %20and%20Public%20Engagement%20via%20NHS%20Choices%20-%20Letter %205%20March%202009%20from%20Gary%20Ashby.pdf O Brien, M.A.; Whelan, T.J.; Villasis-Keever, M.; Gafni, A.; Charles, C.; Roberts, R.; Schiff, S.; Cai, W. (2009) Are Cancer-Related Decision Aids Effective? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Journal of Clinical Oncology 27 (6): 974-985. Barthow, C.; Moss, C.; McKinlay, E.; McCullough, L.; Wise, D. (2009) To be involved or not: Factors that influence nurses' involvement in providing treatment decisional support in advanced cancer. European Journal of Oncology Nursing 13 (1): 22-28. Beaver, K.; Campbell, M.; Craven, O.; Jones, D.; Luker, K. A.; Susnerwala, S. S. (2009) Colorectal cancer patients' attitudes towards involvement in decision making. Health Expectations 12 (1): 27-37. Litva, A.; Canvin, K.; Shepherd, M.; Jacoby, A.; Gabbay, M. (2009) Lay perceptions of the desired role and type of user involvement in clinical governance. Health Expectations 12 (1): 81-91 Entwistle, V. A. (2009) Public involvement in health service governance and development: questions of potential for influence. Health Expectations 12 (1): 1-3
  10. 10. Experiences Sjolander, C.T. (2009) Personal reflections on love, death and suffering: My narrative of the final days of my husband's life. Palliative and Supportive Care 7 (1): 121-131. Transgender experiences: information and support yAndGuidance/DH_097169 Sinding,C. and Wiernikowski,J. (2009) Disruption foreclosed: older women's cancer narratives. Health 12 (3): 389-411. Anon. (2009) Plans for patient feedback criticised. BMJ 7696: 679. To Confront Cancer, a New Hairstyle Wendy Richard to tell you the truth When actress Wendy Richard was diagnosed with cancer for the third time in January 2008, she decided she wanted to make a film to help other people in a similar situation. This film follows Wendy and husband John through one of the most difficult times in their lives, yet it reveals the dignity and stoicism that she maintained throughout. Her husband John explains why Wendy would still want it to be broadcast even though she sadly lost her battle with cancer on February 26th this year. e_Truth/ Cancer news via lawyer's letter Girl’s Future Depends On Strangers _r=1&emc=tnt&tntemail1=y With a Buzz Cut, I Can Take on Anything. Getting a buzz cut helps a patient mentally prepare for war with prostate cancer. _r=1&emc=tnt&tntemail1=y Improving the Patient Experience of Inpatient Care l/EmergingContent/ImprovingthePatientExperienceofInpatientCare.htm Cancer battle coach in swim bid I had no idea men could get breast cancer
  11. 11. The View at 50: He Can Be Serious. John McEnroe is using his 50th birthday to challenge men to make prostate health awareness a priority. _r=1&emc=tnt&tntemail1=y Sommer, L.; Sommer, D. D.; Goldstein, D. P.; Irish, J. C. (2009) Patient perception of risk factors in head and neck cancer. Head and Neck 31 (3) pp. 355-360 Walton,L.M.; Reeve,J.; Brown,P.M.; Farquhar,C.M. (2009) Gynaecologic cancer patients' needs and experiences of supportive health services in New Zealand. Psychooncology. Mar 2. [Epub ahead of print]. Living on Cancer Time Bonvicini,K.A.; Perlin,M J.; Bylund,C.L.; Carroll,G.; Rouse,R.A.; Goldstein,M.G. (2009) Impact of communication training on physician expression of empathy in patient encounters. Patient Education and Counseling 75 (1): 3-10 Compensation for lung cancer man Monkee Peter Tork has rare cancer Halpin, M.; Phillips, M.; Oliffe, J. L. (2009) Prostate cancer stories in the Canadian print media: representations of illness, disease and masculinities. Sociology of Health and Illness 31 (2) pp. 155-169. Chip shop stranger spots cancer Skin cancer man thanks 'stranger' Is my chemo working? Scans may give faster answer GgmumnRgD96NE93G1 Time Is a Trickster When Cancer Runs the Clock Shaw, A.; Ibrahim, S.; Reid, F.; Ussher, M.; Rowlands, G. (2009) Patients' perspectives of the doctor-patient relationship and information giving across a range of literacy levels. Patient Education and Counseling. 75 (1): 114-120. Jade Goody
  12. 12. Goody in hospital for operation Jade awaits cancer op results TVzeKo4AJojQ Learning lessons from Jade's cancer fight _Jade_s_cancer_fight/ Jade Goody and her children christened in hospital ceremony Jade Goody's story 'could be made into a Hollywood film' Jade Goody 'going blind' as cancer takes hold goody/4966165/Jade-Goody-going-blind-as-cancer-takes-hold.html Jade Goody: 'I'm dying... but happy' says cancer-stricken reality TV star dying...-but-happy-says-cancer-stricken-reality-TV-star.html Reality star Goody returns home Jade Goody's plight sparks increase in number screened for cancer Goody 'too ill' for Shilpa visit Cancer victim Jade Goody prepares her own funeral Jade cancer diary planned Mj-jk8CNth-2g Goody family supports OK! tribute Jade's sons make Mother's Day cards cards-6323e80.html Flowers and support make Jade smile
  13. 13. smile-6323e80.html Reality TV star Jade Goody dies Jade Goody loses her battle with cancer MPs and celebrities pay tribute to Jade Goody Cancer charity boss praises Jade's 'brave battle' Obituary: Jade Goody PM leads tributes to Jade Goody Britain gazed in mirror and saw a little of itself reflected as Jade Goody Jade Goody: celebrity's fatal illness changed cervical cancer attitudes Tributes pour in for Jade Goody after reality star dies from cancer, aged 27 Charity leader: 'Jade helped UK talk about cancer' End of life/Palliative Care British husband and wife helped to die at Swiss clinic Pair die together at Swiss clinic Spichiger, E. Being in the hospital: An interpretive phenomenological study of terminally ill cancer patients' experiences. European Journal of Oncology Nursing 13 (1): 16-21. Martin-Moreno, J.M.; Centeno, C. Bringing palliative care on to the European agenda. European Journal of Palliative Care 16 (2): 57
  14. 14. Bruera, E.; Penrod, J.; Morrison, R.S.; Meier, D.E.; Zimmermann, C.; Tannock, I.F.; Rodin, G. (2009) Studying the Effectiveness of Palliative Care Journal-American Medical Association 300 (9): 1022-1023. Doctors rarely help terminally-ill patients to die, survey reveals suicide Davies,A.N.; Dickman,A; Reid,C.; Stevens,A.M.; Zeppetella,G. (2009) The management of cancer-related breakthrough pain: Recommendations of a task group of the Science Committee of the Association for Palliative Medicine of Great Britain and Ireland Davies. European Journal of Pain 13 (4):331-338. Hewitt seeking suicide law change Voices Elizabeth Anionwu finds a positive side to recent media coverage of terminal illness. Nursing Standard 23 (27): 24. Lifestyle Behavior, Risk and Prevention The Jade Goody effect on screening Calls to lower smear test age following Jade Goody's battle with cervical cancer age_following_jade_goodys_battle_with_cervical_cancer.html;jsessionid=0065A132 3A0041118AFE697EFF6BCF52? tmcsTrackingInfo=$qfqgZ0q5x_kx_oDWIcDgyJwTdFCMQl0BmYECyFKVGNYGk k5gs7mmWZVnlx8MiE73Zxqi73sjSfQ$ Review of cervical cancer screening following Jade Goody case review_of_cervical_cancer_screening_in_women_under_25.html;jsessionid=3C8F83 3183C20719DD7120677A81578D?tmcsTrackingInfo=$QvkZiQ1ca56I-0D- ag2a3pXpeuk-cRV-mYECyFKVGNYZgzKiXhRqjFVnlx8MiE73McqV1Nsz0WW$ 'Goody effect' forces ministers to review cancer screening policy effect-forces-ministers-to-review-cancer-screening-policy-1644903.html Doctor's Diary: 'Goody Effect' Smear test age 'to be reviewed' Lesbian cancer screening concern
  15. 15. Alcohol price hike plans for Scotland revealed Bowel cancer screening 'High uptake' for cancer vaccine Porton Down 'not death sentence' More than skin deep. Q. My mother used to tell me that the white stuff sticking to orange segments was good for me. Is it? _r=1&emc=tnt&tntemail1=y Benefits of Mammogram Under Debate in Britain _r=1&emc=tnt&tntemail1=y Steaming hot tea linked to cancer Tea cancer link ‘is no cause for alarm’ Universal over-40s health checks Drinkers’ Red Face May Signal Cancer Risk _r=1&th&emc=th Death link to too much red meat Extra Vitamin E: No Benefit, Maybe Harm Prostate cancer kills 1,000 Scots a year, yet most have no idea where the prostate is or what it does Blushing Drinkers at Risk for Esophageal Cancer _r=1&emc=tnt&tntemail1=y
  16. 16. The Prostate Cancer Muddle Questions About the Prostate Test Prostate screening to be reviewed Prostate Test Found to Save Few Lives Prostate cancer screening could cut deaths by 20% Night shifts spark cancer pay-out Breast cancer patients get landmark payout More girls to receive cancer jab Chinese food fights breast cancer Vegetarians 'get fewer cancers' Anon. (2009) Breast screening: the facts-or maybe not: Peter Gotzsche and colleagues argue that women are still not given enough, or correct, information about the harms of screening. British Medical Journal 7692: 446-448. Trials offer ovarian cancer hope Screening Can Detect Early Ovarian Cancer Screening may hold the key to beating ovarian cancer Recession thwarts healthy efforts How Risky Is That Drink?
  17. 17. Jefferies, H. (2009) Women must be given better cancer screening advice Balanced, accurate information is essential to ensure that the benefits of screening outweigh its risks. Nursing Times 105 (8): 13. Carpenters 'face asbestos death' Men in their 50s can add two years to their life with exercise regime, says study Wine May Lower the Risk of a Rare Esophageal Cancer _r=1&emc=tnt&tntemail1=y Psycho-social/psychology Pincus,H.A.; Patel, S.R. (2009) Barriers to the Delivery of Psychosocial Care for Cancer Patients: Bridging Mind and Body. Journal of Clinical Oncology 27 (5): 661- 662. Boonzaier, A.; Schubach, K.; Troup, K.; Pollard, A.; Aranda, S.; Schofield, P. (2009) Development of a Psychoeducational Intervention for Men with Prostate Cancer. Journal of Psychosocial Oncology 27 (1):136-152. Alter, C.L. (2009) Predictors of Referral for Psychosocial Services: Recommendations From the Institute of Medicine Report-Cancer Care for the Whole Patient. Journal of Clinical Oncology 27 (5): 659-660. Ellis, J.; Lin, J.; Walsh, A.; Lo, C.; Shepherd, F.A.; Moore, M.; Li, M.; Gagliese, L.; Zimmermann, C.; Rodin, G. (2009) Predictors of Referral for Specialized Psychosocial Oncology Care in Patients With Metastatic Cancer: The Contributions of Age, Distress, and Marital Status. Journal of Clinical Oncology 27 (5): 699-705. Brothers, B. M.; Andersen, B. L. (2009) Hopelessness as a predictor of depressive symptoms for breast cancer patients coping with recurrence. Psychooncology 18 (3): 267-275. Information Dubois, S.; Loiselle, C. Understanding the role of cancer informational support in relation to heath care service use among newly diagnosed individuals. Canadian Oncology Nursing Journal 18 (4): 193-198. Zebrack, B. (2009) Information and service needs for young adult cancer survivors. Supportive Care in Cancer 17 (4): 349-357.
  18. 18. Feldman-Stewart, D.; Brennenstuhl, S.; Brundage, M. D.; Siemens, D. R. (2009) Overall information needs of early-stage prostate cancer patients over a decade: highly variable and remarkably stable. Supportive Care in Cancer 17 (4): 429-435.