Psychosocial issues in long-term survivors of testicular cancer

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dc.contributor.author Luckett, Tim en_US
dc.contributor.author Butow, Phyllis en_US
dc.contributor.author King, Madeleine en_US
dc.contributor.author Olver, I N en_US
dc.contributor.editor en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-10T06:09:10Z
dc.date.available 2012-02-10T06:09:10Z
dc.date.issued 2008 en_US
dc.identifier 2007002382 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Luckett T et al. 2008, 'Psychosocial issues in long-term survivors of testicular cancer', Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd., vol. 4, no. 3, pp. 125-131. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1743-7555 en_US
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/16936
dc.description.abstract Testicular cancer is the most common non-skin cancer in young men and among the most curable of all neoplasms, making patients' long-term physical, psychological and social well-being of major concern. To date, research on outcomes has been restricted almost entirely to survivors in Europe and the USA. The current article reviews the international literature with a view to developing directions for future research in the Asia-Pacific region. We conclude that planning interventions to improve outcomes awaits further, prospective, controlled studies aimed at establishing the predictive value not only of socio-demographic, disease and treatment variables but also of psycho-social variables underlying adjustment and recovery. Ideally, research of this kind would: (i) highlight aspects of the experience of testicular cancer and its treatment that might be targeted by changes to patterns of care, and (ii) identify groups at risk of poor outcomes who could be identified for early intervention through screening. Planning of prospective research would itself benefit from further, large-scale, cross-sectional research aimed at identifying those variables that would prove most informative when tracked over time. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd. en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1743-7563.2008.00181.x en_US
dc.title Psychosocial issues in long-term survivors of testicular cancer en_US
dc.parent Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology en_US
dc.journal.volume 4 en_US
dc.journal.number 3 en_US
dc.publocation United Kingdom en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 125 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 131 en_US
dc.cauo.name BUS.Centre for Health Economics Research and Evaluation en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 111200 en_US
dc.personcode 111876 en_US
dc.personcode 0000032236 en_US
dc.personcode 020118 en_US
dc.personcode 0000041844 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Oncology and Carcinogenesis en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords quality of life; survivor; testicular neoplasm; treatment outcome en_US


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