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

Impact Factor: 1.564

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 13/108 (Nursing (Social Science)); 15/110 (Nursing (Science)); 20/70 (Rehabilitation (Social Science)); 27/64 (Rehabilitation); 49/89 (Health Care Sciences & Services); 171/211 (Oncology)

Online ISSN: 1365-2354


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  1. Original Articles

    1. 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

    3. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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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  7. Original Articles

    1. Matrix metalloproteinase 9 expression and survival of patients with osteosarcoma: a meta-analysis

      Y. Liu, Y. Wang, Z. Teng, J. Chen, Y. Li, Z. Chen, Z. Li and Z. Zhang

      Article first published online: 4 AUG 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12364

    2. Teenagers and young adults with cancer in Europe: from national programmes to a European integrated coordinated project

      D. Stark, S. Bielack, L. Brugieres, U. Dirksen, X. Duarte, S. Dunn, D.J. Erdelyi, T. Grew, L. Hjorth, J. Jazbec, E. Kabickova, A. Konsoulova, J.R. Kowalczyk, A. Lassaletta, V. Laurence, I. Lewis, A. Monrabal, S. Morgan, G. Mountzios, P.R. Olsen, M. Renard, G. Saeter, W.T. van der Graaf and A. Ferrari

      Article first published online: 4 AUG 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12365

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    5. Understanding male cancer patients' barriers to participating in cancer rehabilitation

      C. Handberg, K. Lomborg, C.V. Nielsen, J.L. Oliffe and J. Midtgaard

      Article first published online: 29 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12358

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      Unmet clinical needs in the management of advanced melanoma: findings from a survey of oncologists

      C. Jones, G. Clapton, Z. Zhao, B. Barber, D. Saltman and P. Corrie

      Article first published online: 29 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12359

    7. Development and evaluation of a specifically designed website for haematopoietic stem cell transplant patients in Leeds

      B. Horne, A. Newsham, G. Velikova, S. Liebersbach, M. Gilleece and P. Wright

      Article first published online: 27 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12352

    8. Spirituality, quality of life, psychological adjustment in terminal cancer patients in hospice

      A. Bovero, P. Leombruni, M. Miniotti, G. Rocca and R. Torta

      Article first published online: 27 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12360

    9. Geriatric consultation can aid in complex treatment decisions for elderly cancer patients

      A.H.W. Schiphorst, D. Ten Bokkel Huinink, R. Breumelhof, J.P.J. Burgmans, A. Pronk and M.E Hamaker

      Article first published online: 24 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12349

    10. Patients’ perceptions of colposcopy pain

      S. Kola-Palmer, J.C. Walsh and M. Rogers

      Article first published online: 18 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12343

    11. Factors associated with variability in management of vascular access ports

      J. Fernández-de-Maya and M. Richart-Martínez

      Article first published online: 15 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12342

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    13. Evaluate the subjective experience of the disease and its treatment in the partners of young women with non-metastatic breast cancer

      V. Christophe, C. Duprez, A. Congard, E. Fournier, A. Lesur, P. Antoine and L. Vanlemmens

      Article first published online: 25 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12327

    14. Treatment patterns in advanced melanoma: findings from a survey of European oncologists

      C. Jones, Z. Zhao, B. Barber, M. Bagijn, P. Corrie and D. Saltman

      Article first published online: 18 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12326

    15. Psychometric evaluation of the German Version of the Supportive Care Needs Survey for Partners and Caregivers (SCNS-P&C-G) of cancer patients

      H. Sklenarova, M.W. Haun, A. Krümpelmann, H.-C. Friederich, J. Huber, M. Thomas, E.C. Winkler, A. Girgis, A. Dinkel, W. Herzog and M. Hartmann

      Article first published online: 5 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12325

    16. Insights into hospitalisation of advanced cancer patients: a study of medical records

      Adam Bostanci, Dell Horey, Kate Jackson, Leeroy William, Lise Pittmann, Jennifer Ward, Gaye Moore, Peter Martin, Peter Hudson and Jennifer Philip

      Article first published online: 22 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12295

    17. Patient preference: a comparison of electronic patient-completed questionnaires with paper among cancer patients

      P. Martin, M.C. Brown, O. Espin-Garcia, S. Cuffe, D. Pringle, M. Mahler, J. Villeneuve, C. Niu, R. Charow, C. Lam, R.M. Shani, H. Hon, M. Otsuka, W. Xu, S. Alibhai, J. Jenkinson and G. Liu

      Article first published online: 20 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12318

    18. Efficacy of communication skills training on colorectal cancer screening by GPs: a cluster randomised controlled trial

      I. Aubin-Auger, C. Laouénan, J. Le Bel, A. Mercier, D. Baruch, J.P. Lebeau, A. Youssefian, T. Le Trung, L. Peremans and P. Van Royen

      Article first published online: 6 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12310

    19. Depression and socio-economical burden are more common in primary caregivers of patients who are not aware of their cancer: TURQUOISE Study by the Palliative Care Working Committee of the Turkish Oncology Group (TOG)

      O. Tanriverdi, T. Yavuzsen, S. Turhal, D. Kilic, S. Yalcin, A. Ozkan, S. Uzunoglu, O. Uysal-Sonmez, T. Akman, B. Aktas, S. Ulger, T. Babacan, S. Komurcu, A. Yaren and F. Cay-Senler

      Article first published online: 30 MAR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12315

    20. Correspondence of physical activity and fruit/vegetable consumption among prostate cancer survivors and their spouses

      S. Myers Virtue, S.L. Manne, D. Kashy, C.J. Heckman, T. Zaider, D.W. Kissane, I. Kim, D. Lee and G. Olekson

      Article first published online: 26 MAR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12316

    21. Determinants of healthcare utilisation and predictors of outcome in colorectal cancer patients from Northern Iran

      S. Semnani, Z. Noorafkan, M. Aryaie, S.-M. Sedaghat, A. Moghaddami, V. Kazemnejhad, R. Khorasaninejhad, F. Ghasemi-Kebria and G. Roshandel

      Article first published online: 20 MAR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12313

    22. Stage IV breast cancer: a population-based study about prognostic factors according to HER2 and HR status

      A. Bertaut, M. Mounier, I. Desmoulins, S. Guiu, F. Beltjens, A. Darut-Jouve, T. Ponnelle, L. Arnould and P. Arveux

      Article first published online: 10 MAR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12306

    23. Dealing with chemotherapy-related symptoms at home: a qualitative study in adult patients with cancer

      A. Coolbrandt, B. Dierckx de Casterlé, H. Wildiers, B. Aertgeerts, E. Van der Elst, T. van Achterberg and K. Milisen

      Article first published online: 6 MAR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12303

    24. Patient-reported stressful events and coping strategies in post-menopausal women with breast cancer

      M. Browall, E. Kenne Sarenmalm, L.-O. Persson, Y. Wengström and F. Gaston-Johansson

      Article first published online: 17 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12294

    25. Adjustment process in Iranian men to their wives' breast cancer

      A. Nasiri, F. Taleghani and A. Irajpour

      Article first published online: 12 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12293

    26. Effects of pelvic floor muscle exercise on faecal incontinence in rectal cancer patients after stoma closure

      Y.-H. Lin, H.-Y. Yang, S.-L. Hung, H.-P. Chen, K.-W. Liu, T.-B. Chen and S.-C. Chi

      Article first published online: 12 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12292

    27. Development of a conceptual model of cancer caregiver health literacy

      E.Y.N. Yuen, S. Dodson, R.W. Batterham, T. Knight, J. Chirgwin and P.M. Livingston

      Article first published online: 29 JAN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12284

  8. Feature and Review Papers

  9. Original Articles

    1. Help-seeking experiences of men diagnosed with colorectal cancer: a qualitative study

      D.V. Oberoi, M. Jiwa, A. McManus, R. Hodder and J. de Nooijer

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12271

    2. Trismus, xerostomia and nutrition status in nasopharyngeal carcinoma survivors treated with radiation

      Y.-J. Chen, S.-C. Chen, C.-P. Wang, Y.-Y. Fang, Y.-H. Lee, P.-J. Lou, J.-Y. Ko, C.-C. Chiang and Y.-H. Lai

      Article first published online: 11 DEC 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12270

  10. Feature and Review Papers

    1. The effect of docetaxel on developing oedema in patients with breast cancer: a systematic review

      W. Hugenholtz-Wamsteker, C. Robbeson, J. Nijs, W. Hoelen and M. Meeus

      Article first published online: 27 OCT 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12261

  11. Original Articles

    1. Does labelling a rare cancer diagnosis ‘good’ affect the patient's experience of treatment and recovery?

      E. Ridgway, J. Grose, A. Charles, J. Hewett, M. Jarvis and S. Benjamin

      Article first published online: 21 OCT 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12258

    2. Cancer patient experience with navigation service in an urban hospital setting: a qualitative study

      L. Gotlib Conn, M. Hammond Mobilio, O.D. Rotstein and S. Blacker

      Article first published online: 8 OCT 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12247

    3. Facilitation of school re-entry and peer acceptance of children with cancer: a review and meta-analysis of intervention studies

      A.S. Helms, K. Schmiegelow, J. Brok, C. Johansen, T. Thorsteinsson, V. Simovska and H.B. Larsen

      Article first published online: 10 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12230

    4. Resilience in patients and spouses faced with malignant melanoma. A qualitative longitudinal study

      L. Engeli, H. Moergeli, M. Binder, N. Drabe, C. Meier, S. Buechi, R. Dummer and J. Jenewein

      Article first published online: 28 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12220


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