European Journal of Cancer Care

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Early View (Online Version of Record published before inclusion in an issue)

Edited By: David Weller, James Mackenzie Professor of General Practice, University of Edinburgh, UK

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Online ISSN: 1365-2354


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  1. Original Articles

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      Men's help-seeking in the first year after diagnosis of localised prostate cancer

      M.K. Hyde, R.U. Newton, D.A. Galvão, R.A. Gardiner, S. Occhipinti, A. Lowe, G.A. Wittert and S.K. Chambers

      Article first published online: 25 APR 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12497

    2. High prevalence of malnutrition and deranged relationship between energy demands and food intake in advanced non-small cell lung cancer

      A. Mohan, R. Poulose, I. Kulshreshtha, A.M. Chautani, K. Madan, V. Hadda and R. Guleria

      Article first published online: 21 APR 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12503

    3. Coping strategies and anxiety in caregivers of palliative cancer patients

      F. Perez-Ordóñez, A. Frías-Osuna, Y. Romero-Rodríguez and R. del-Pino-Casado

      Article first published online: 21 APR 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12507

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    5. What are the needs of adolescents and young adults after a cancer treatment? A Delphi study

      S. Galán, R. de la Vega, C. Tomé Pires, M. Racine, E. Solé, M.P. Jensen and J. Miró

      Article first published online: 23 MAR 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12488

    6. Fathers' experiences of living with cancer: a phenomenological study

      C. O'Neill, E. McCaughan, C.J. Semple and A. Ryan

      Article first published online: 22 MAR 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12492

    7. Body composition analysis for discrimination of prolonged hospital stay in colorectal cancer surgery patients

      G. Tsaousi, S. Kokkota, P. Papakostas, G. Stavrou, E. Doumaki and K. Kotzampassi

      Article first published online: 16 MAR 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12491

    8. Individualised mindfulness-based stress reduction for head and neck cancer patients undergoing radiotherapy of curative intent: a descriptive pilot study

      A. Pollard, J.L. Burchell, D. Castle, K. Neilson, M. Ftanou, J. Corry, D. Rischin, D.W. Kissane, M. Krishnasamy, L.E. Carlson and J. Couper

      Article first published online: 7 MAR 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12474

    9. Preoperative NLR and PLR in the middle or lower ESCC patients with radical operation

      Y.-F. He, H.-Q. Luo, W. Wang, J. Chen, Y.-W. Yao, Y. Yan, S.-S. Wu, X.-X. Hu, L.-H. Ke, J.-Y. Niu, H.-M. Li, C.-S. Ji and B. Hu

      Article first published online: 7 MAR 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12445

    10. Duloxetine and escitalopram for hot flushes: efficacy and compliance in breast cancer survivors

      N. Biglia, V.E. Bounous, T. Susini, S. Pecchio, L.G. Sgro, V. Tuninetti and R. Torta

      Article first published online: 3 MAR 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12484

    11. Association between FTO gene polymorphism (rs9939609 T/A) and cancer risk: a meta-analysis

      Xiaoyi Huang, Jian Zhao, Mingyuan Yang, Ming Li and Jianming Zheng

      Article first published online: 1 MAR 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12464

    12. Circulating miR-210 as a diagnostic and prognostic biomarker for colorectal cancer

      W. Wang, A. Qu, W. Liu, Y. Liu, G. Zheng, L. Du, X. Zhang, Y. Yang, C. Wang and X. Chen

      Article first published online: 22 FEB 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12448

  2. Feature and Review Papers

  3. Original Articles

    1. The road less travelled: Australian women's experiences with vulval cancer

      S. Philp, A. Mellon, C. Barnett, N. D'Abrew and K. White

      Article first published online: 18 FEB 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12465

    2. Cross-sectional survey on awareness of colorectal cancer and a screening programme for primary health care professionals in Catalonia, Spain

      L. Benito, M. García, G. Binefa, N. Mila, C. Vidal, M.T. Lluch, M. Puig and on behalf of The Primary Care-Screening Working Group

      Article first published online: 16 FEB 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12450

  4. Feature and Review Papers

    1. Participation rates of childhood cancer survivors to self-administered questionnaires: a systematic review

      E. Kilsdonk, E. Wendel, E. van Dulmen-den Broeder, F.E. van Leeuwen, M.H. van den Berg and M.W. Jaspers

      Article first published online: 16 FEB 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12462

  5. Original Articles

    1. Pharmacotherapy follow-up of key points in the safety of oral antineoplastic agents

      V. Escudero-Vilaplana, A. Ribed, R.M. Romero-Jimenez, A. Herranz-Alonso and M. Sanjurjo-Saez

      Article first published online: 12 FEB 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12463

    2. Health resource utilisation associated with skeletal-related events in patients with bone metastases secondary to solid tumours: regional comparisons in an observational study

      I. Duran, M.G. Fink, A. Bahl, H. Hoefeler, A. Mahmood, D. Lüftner, H. Ghazal, R. Wei, K.C. Chung, G. Hechmati, J. Green and C. Atchison

      Article first published online: 10 FEB 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12452

    3. Days spent in acute care hospitals at the end of life of cancer patients in four Swiss cantons: a retrospective database study (SAKK 89/09)

      K.W. Matter-Walstra, R. Achermann, R. Rapold, D. Klingbiel, A. Bordoni, S. Dehler, I. Konzelmann, M. Mousavi, K.M. Clough-Gorr, T. Szucs, M. Schwenkglenks and B.C. Pestalozzi

      Article first published online: 9 FEB 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12453

    4. Interdisciplinary care programme to improve self-management for cancer patients undergoing stem cell transplantation: a prospective non-randomised intervention study

      H. Schmidt, S. Boese, A. Bauer, M. Landenberger, A. Lau, O. Stoll, H.-J. Schmoll, C. Mauz-Koerholz, O. Kuss and P. Jahn

      Article first published online: 9 FEB 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12458

  6. Feature and Review Papers

  7. Feature Review Papers

  8. Feature and Review Papers

    1. Tumour-associated antigens and their anti-cancer applications

      C.-C. Liu, H. Yang, R. Zhang, J.-J. Zhao and D.-J. Hao

      Article first published online: 7 FEB 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12446

  9. Original Articles

    1. Help-seeking behaviour of patients with haematological malignancies treated with autologous stem cell transplantation

      A.M.J. Braamse, B. van Meijel, O.J. Visser, P.C. Huijgens, A.T.F. Beekman and J. Dekker

      Article first published online: 3 FEB 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12454

    2. Cross-sectoral cancer care: views from patients and health care professionals regarding a personal electronic health record

      I. Baudendistel, E.C. Winkler, M. Kamradt, S. Brophy, G. Längst, F. Eckrich, O. Heinze, B. Bergh, J. Szecsenyi and D. Ose

      Article first published online: 3 FEB 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12429

    3. Epidemiology and trend of common cancers in Iran (2004–2008)

      N. Amori, M. Aghajani, F.S. Asgarian and M. Jazayeri

      Article first published online: 26 JAN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12449

  10. Feature and Review Papers

    1. Do critical care units play a role in the management of gynaecological oncology patients? The contribution of gynaecologic oncologist in running critical care units

      Miona Davidovic-Grigoraki, Nikolaos Thomakos, Dimitrios Haidopoulos, Giorgos Vlahos and Alexandros Rodolakis

      Article first published online: 25 JAN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12438

  11. Original Articles

    1. Implementation of a pharmaceutical care programme for patients receiving new molecular-targeted agents in a clinical trial unit

      G. Riu, L. Gaba, I. Victoria, G. Molas, F. do Pazo, B. Gómez, N. Creus and L. Vidal

      Article first published online: 20 JAN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12447

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  13. Original Articles

    1. Cost-effectiveness analysis of intensity-modulated radiation therapy with normal and hypofractionated schemes for the treatment of localised prostate cancer

      A.T. Zemplényi, Z. Kaló, G. Kovács, R. Farkas, T. Beöthe, D. Bányai, Z. Sebestyén, D. Endrei, I. Boncz and L. Mangel

      Article first published online: 19 JAN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12430

    2. The symptom phenotype of oncology outpatients remains relatively stable from prior to through 1 week following chemotherapy

      C. Miaskowski, B.A. Cooper, B. Aouizerat, M. Melisko, L.-M. Chen, L. Dunn, X. Hu, K.M. Kober, J. Mastick, J.D. Levine, M. Hammer, F. Wright, J. Harris, J. Armes, E. Furlong, P. Fox, E. Ream, R. Maguire and N. Kearney

      Article first published online: 18 JAN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12437

    3. Training-related improvements in musculoskeletal health and balance: a 13-week pilot study of female cancer survivors

      H.C. Almstedt, S. Grote, S.E. Perez, T.C. Shoepe, S.L. Strand and H.P. Tarleton

      Article first published online: 18 JAN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12442

    4. Assessing needs of family members of inpatients with advanced cancer

      R. Bužgová, N. Špatenková, E. Fukasová-Hajnová and D. Feltl

      Article first published online: 17 JAN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12441

    5. Research awareness, attitudes and barriers among clinical staff in a regional cancer centre. Part 1: a quantitative analysis

      B. Caldwell, K. Coltart, C. Hutchison, M. McJury, A. Morrison, C. Paterson and M. Thomson

      Article first published online: 14 JAN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12434

    6. The first step in ensuring patient-centred quality of care: ask the patient

      A. Zucca, R. Sanson-Fisher, A. Waller, M. Carey and D. Boadle

      Article first published online: 10 JAN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12435

    7. Impact of anaemia on health-related quality of life and cardiac remodelling in patients with lower risk myelodysplastic syndromes. Results of GlobQoL study

      F. Ramos, C. Pedro, M. Tormo, R. de Paz, P. Font, E. Luño, M. Caballero, F. Solano, M. Almagro, B. Xicoy and M. Jiménez

      Article first published online: 4 JAN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12426

  14. Feature and Review Papers

  15. Original Articles

    1. Obstructive sleep apnoea and the incidence and mortality of cancer: a meta-analysis

      Xiao-Bin Zhang, Li-Hong Peng, Zhi Lyu, Xing-Tang Jiang and Yan-Ping Du

      Article first published online: 10 DEC 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12427

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      Barriers and facilitators for return to work in cancer survivors with job loss experience: a focus group study

      M.P. van Egmond, S.F.A. Duijts, A. Loyen, S.J. Vermeulen, A.J. van der Beek and J.R. Anema

      Article first published online: 25 NOV 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12420

    3. Predictors of duloxetine response in patients with oxaliplatin-induced painful chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN): a secondary analysis of randomised controlled trial – CALGB/alliance 170601

      E.M.L. Smith, H. Pang, C. Ye, C. Cirrincione, S. Fleishman, E.D. Paskett, T. Ahles, L.R. Bressler, N. Le-Lindqwister, C.E. Fadul, C. Loprinzi, C.L. Shapiro and for the Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology

      Article first published online: 25 NOV 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12421

    4. Health-related quality of life in patients with lower rectal cancer after sphincter-saving surgery: a prospective 6-month follow-up study

      Y. Kinoshita, K.M. Nokes, R. Kawamoto, M. Kanaoka, M. Miyazono, H. Nakao, A. Chishaki and R. Mibu

      Article first published online: 25 NOV 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12417

    5. Resistance training improves fatigue and quality of life in previously sedentary breast cancer survivors: a randomised controlled trial

      A.D. Hagstrom, P.W.M. Marshall, C. Lonsdale, B.S. Cheema, M.A. Fiatarone Singh and S. Green

      Article first published online: 23 NOV 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12422

    6. The impact of new generic formulations of imatinib mesylate on general quality of life in chronic phase chronic myeloid leukaemia patients

      Mehmet S. Uyanik, Gulsum E. Pamuk, Muhammet Maden, Elif Merev, Gokcen Cevik, Vesile Uyanik, Elif G. Umit, Ahmet M. Demir and Mustafa Akker

      Article first published online: 23 NOV 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12423

    7. The PERS2ON score for systemic assessment of symptomatology in palliative care: a pilot study

      E.K. Masel, A.S. Berghoff, S. Schur, B. Maehr, B. Schrank, R. Simanek, M. Preusser, C. Marosi and H.H. Watzke

      Article first published online: 12 NOV 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12419

    8. A randomised assessment of the use of a quality of life questionnaire with or without intervention in patients attending a thoracic cancer clinic

      K. Nimako, B. Ayite, K. Priest, J. Severn, H.M. Fries, R. Gunapala, J. Bhosle, S. Popat and M. O'Brien

      Article first published online: 10 NOV 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12402

    9. A multi-method review of home-based chemotherapy

      J.M. Evans, M. Qiu, M. MacKinnon, E. Green, K. Peterson and L. Kaizer

      Article first published online: 6 NOV 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12408

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  17. Original Articles

    1. Feasibility of an exercise programme in elderly patients undergoing allogeneic stem cell transplantation – a pilot study

      M.K. Schuler, B. Hornemann, C. Pawandenat, M. Kramer, L. Hentschel, H. Beck, P. Kasten, S. Singer, M. Schaich, G. Ehninger, U. Platzbecker, J. Schetelig and M. Bornhäuser

      Article first published online: 3 NOV 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12400

    2. Reasons for continuous sedation until death in cancer patients: a qualitative interview study

      L. Robijn, K. Chambaere, K. Raus, J. Rietjens and L. Deliens

      Article first published online: 29 OCT 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12405

    3. HER2-positivity rates in breast cancer: no variation over time when clinicopathological features and testing are stable

      F. Beltjens, A. Bertaut, S. Pigeonnat, C. Loustalot, I. Desmoulins, C. Charon-Barra, B. Coudert, P. Fumoleau, P. Arveux and L. Arnould

      Article first published online: 27 OCT 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12404

    4. Measuring depression in prostate cancer patients: does the scale used make a difference?

      C.F. Sharpley, V. Bitsika, D.R.H. Christie and M.S. Hunter

      Article first published online: 2 OCT 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12393

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      Financial toxicity: a potential side effect of prostate cancer treatment among Australian men

      L.G. Gordon, S.M. Walker, M.C. Mervin, A. Lowe, D.P. Smith, R.A. Gardiner and S.K. Chambers

      Article first published online: 1 OCT 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12392

    6. Breast cancer patients’ narrative experiences about communication during the oncology care process: a qualitative study

      A. Abt Sacks, L. Perestelo-Perez, B. Rodriguez-Martin, L. Cuellar-Pompa, M. Algara López, N. González Hernández and P. Serrano-Aguilar

      Article first published online: 28 SEP 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12384

  18. Feature and Review Papers

    1. Non-pharmacological interventions to manage fatigue and psychological stress in children and adolescents with cancer: an integrative review

      L.C. Lopes-Júnior, E.O. Bomfim, L.C. Nascimento, M.D.R. Nunes, G. Pereira-da-Silva and R.A.G. Lima

      Article first published online: 16 SEP 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12381

  19. Original Articles

    1. The superparamagnetic iron oxide tracer: a valid alternative in sentinel node biopsy for breast cancer treatment

      M. Ghilli, E. Carretta, F. Di Filippo, C. Battaglia, L. Fustaino, I. Galanou, S. Di Filippo, P. Rucci, M.P. Fantini and M. Roncella

      Article first published online: 14 SEP 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12385

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