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

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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

    2. 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

    3. 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

    4. 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

    5. 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

    6. 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

    7. 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

    8. 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

  2. Feature and Review Papers

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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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  9. 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. 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

    6. 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

    7. 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

    8. 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

    9. 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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    11. 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

    12. 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

    13. 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

    14. 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

    15. 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

    16. 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

    17. 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

    18. 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

    19. 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

    20. 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

    21. 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

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  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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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