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: 1.794

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 12/114 (Nursing (Social Science)); 12/71 (Rehabilitation (Social Science)); 14/116 (Nursing (Science)); 21/65 (Rehabilitation); 41/87 (Health Care Sciences & Services); 165/213 (Oncology)

Online ISSN: 1365-2354


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  1. Original Articles

    1. Predictors of survival in oesophageal cancer patients in a high-risk area in Northern Iran: the role of health services utilisation

      G. Golalipour, S. Semnani, B. Safaie, S. Rajaie, S.M. Sedaghat, H.R. Kamalinia, M. Aarabi and G. Roshandel

      Version of Record online: 19 JUL 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12549

    2. Pivotal role of families in doctor–patient communication in oncology: a qualitative study of patients, their relatives and cancer clinicians

      S.S. Datta, L. Tripathi, R. Varghese, J. Logan, S. Gessler, S. Chatterjee, J. Bhaumik and U. Menon

      Version of Record online: 19 JUL 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12543

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  2. Feature and Review Papers

  3. Original Articles

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    2. Intensity and prevalence of depressive states in cancer inpatients: a large sample descriptive study

      B. Muzzatti, S. Mella, F. Bomben, C. Flaiban, K. Gipponi, M. Piccinin, S. Busato and M.A. Annunziata

      Version of Record online: 30 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12542

    3. Meta-analysis of alkaline phosphatase and prognosis for osteosarcoma

      H. Hao, L. Chen, D. Huang, J. Ge, Y. Qiu and L. Hao

      Version of Record online: 28 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12536

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    5. Effectiveness of Pilates-based exercises on upper extremity disorders related with breast cancer treatment

      A. Zengin Alpozgen, A. Razak Ozdincler, H. Karanlik, F. Yaman Agaoglu and A.N. Narin

      Version of Record online: 23 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12532

    6. Predictors of early retirement after cancer rehabilitation—a longitudinal study

      A. Mehnert, J. Barth, M. Gaspar, B. Leibbrand, C.-D. Kegel, W. Bootsveld, M. Friedrich, T.J. Hartung, D. Berger and U. Koch

      Version of Record online: 23 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12528

    7. Primary care management of women with breast cancer-related concerns—a dynamic cohort study using a network database

      A. Sollie, C.W. Helsper, R.J.M. Ader, M.G.E.M. Ausems, J.C. van der Wouden and M.E. Numans

      Version of Record online: 15 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12526

    8. Informal caregiving in head and neck cancer: caregiving activities and psychological well-being

      M. Balfe, K. M. O'Brien, A. Timmons, P. Butow, E. O'Sullivan, R. Gooberman-Hill and L. Sharp

      Version of Record online: 7 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12520

    9. Colorectal cancer treatment and survival over three decades at four major public hospitals in South Australia: trends by age and in the elderly

      D. Roder, C.S. Karapetis, D. Wattchow, J. Moore, N. Singhal, R. Joshi, D. Keefe, K. Fusco, K. Powell, M. Eckert and T.J. Price

      Version of Record online: 3 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12515

  4. Feature and Review Papers

    1. Interventions for cancer-related fatigue: a scoping review

      E.J.M. Pearson, M.E. Morris, M. di Stefano and C.E. McKinstry

      Version of Record online: 2 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12516

  5. Original Articles

    1. Hospitalised cancer patients’ perceptions of individualised nursing care in four European countries

      R. Suhonen, A. Charalambous, A. Berg, J. Katajisto, C. Lemonidou, E. Patiraki, K. Sjövall, M. Stolt and L.E. Radwin

      Version of Record online: 30 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12525

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  7. Original Articles

    1. Optimisation of breast cancer patients' follow-up – potential way to improve cancer care in transitional countries

      L. Bošković, M. Gašparić, B. Petrić Miše, M. Petković, D. Gugić, M. Ban, M. Jazvić, N. Dabelić, I. Belac Lovasić and E. Vrdoljak

      Version of Record online: 5 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12514

    2. Radiation therapists' and radiation oncology medical physicists' perceptions of work and the working environment in Australia: a qualitative study

      G.K.B. Halkett, J. McKay, D.G. Hegney, Lauren J. Breen, M. Berg, M.A. Ebert, M. Davis and R. Kearvell

      Version of Record online: 5 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12511

    3. A comprehensive geriatric assessment screening questionnaire (CGA-GOLD) for older people undergoing treatment for cancer

      A.K. Whittle, T. Kalsi, G. Babic-Illman, Y. Wang, P. Fields, P.J. Ross, N.R. Maisey, S. Hughes, W. Kwan and D. Harari

      Version of Record online: 1 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12509

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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

      Version of Record online: 25 APR 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12497

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    6. 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

      Version of Record online: 23 MAR 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12488

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

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

      Version of Record online: 22 MAR 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12492

    8. 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

      Version of Record online: 16 MAR 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12491

    9. 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

      Version of Record online: 7 MAR 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12474

    10. 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

      Version of Record online: 7 MAR 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12445

    11. 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

      Version of Record online: 3 MAR 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12484

    12. 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

      Version of Record online: 1 MAR 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12464

    13. 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

      Version of Record online: 22 FEB 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12448

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  9. 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

      Version of Record 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

      Version of Record online: 16 FEB 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12450

  10. 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

      Version of Record online: 16 FEB 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12462

  11. 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

      Version of Record 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

      Version of Record 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

      Version of Record 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

      Version of Record online: 9 FEB 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12458

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  13. Feature Review Papers

  14. 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

      Version of Record online: 7 FEB 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12446

  15. 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

      Version of Record 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

      Version of Record 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

      Version of Record online: 26 JAN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12449

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  17. Original Articles

  18. Feature and Review Papers

  19. 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

      Version of Record 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

      Version of Record online: 18 JAN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12437

    3. 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

      Version of Record online: 14 JAN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12434

    4. 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

      Version of Record online: 10 JAN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12435

    5. 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

      Version of Record online: 4 JAN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12426

  20. Feature and Review Papers


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