Wednesday, 9 April 2008

European Journal of Cancer Care Volume 17, Issue 2, March 2008

Guest Editorial
Towards a common purpose: group-format clinical supervision can benefit palliative care
ALUN JONES
pages 105–106

Online cancer education forumAbstract only, please see www.onlinecancereducationforum.com
Cancer-related fatigue
D. LOWRIE, msc, bsc srot, & G. LINDSELL, ba (hons), dipcot
pages 107–107

Articles
Smoking cessation among patients with head and neck cancer: cancer as a ‘teachable moment’
L. SHARP, rn, phd, H. JOHANSSON, ba, K. FAGERSTRÖM, phd & L.E. RUTQVIST, md, phd
pages 114–119

Efficacy, toxicity and cost analysis for non-platinum triplet (gemcitabine and vinorelbine, followed by docetaxel) vs. platinum-based chemotherapy in IIIB/IV non-small-cell lung cancer: single-institution experience
H. TADA, ms, rn, S. MATSUI, phd, M. KAWAHARA, md, phd, S. HOSOE, md, phd, C. HAMADA, phd & M. FUKUSHIMA, md, phd
pages 120–126

Quality of life and dyadic adjustment in oral cancer patients and their female partners
J. JENEWEIN, md, R.A. ZWAHLEN, md, dmd, D. ZWAHLEN, ma, N. DRABE, md, H. MOERGELI, phd & S. BÜCHI, md
pages 127–135

The economic burden of cancer in Korea in 2002
S.-G. KIM, ms, researcher, M.-I. HAHM, phd, researcher, K.-S. CHOI, phd, researcher, N.-Y. SEUNG, ms, researcher, H.-R. SHIN, md, phd, senior scientist & E.-C. PARK, md, phd, senior scientist
pages 136–144

Preparatory grief, psychological distress and hopelessness in advanced cancer patients
K. MYSTAKIDOU, md, phd, assistant professor in palliative medicine, E. PARPA, ba, ma in clinical psychology, E. TSILIKA, bsc, msc, health psychologist, P. ATHANASOULI, graduate student in psychology, M. PATHIAKI, md, radiotherapist-oncologist, A. GALANOS, bsc, biostatistician, A. PAGOROPOULOU, assistant professor in psychology, & L. VLAHOS, md, phd professor of radiology and director of radiology department
pages 145–151

Bone and total alkaline phosphatase for screening skeletal metastasis in patients with solid tumours
F. SCHINDLER, ms, postgraduate student, P.P. LAJOLO, md, medical oncologist, H. PINCZOWSKI, md, medical oncologist, F.L.A. FONSECA, phd, A. BARBIERI, md, L.H. MASSONETTO, md, F.T. KATTO, md, & A. del GIGLIO, md, facp, medical oncologist
pages 152–156

‘I’m living with a chronic illness, not . . . dying with cancer': a qualitative study of Australian women's self-identified concerns and needs following primary treatment for breast cancer
M. OXLAD, m.psych, phd, research assistant, T.D. WADE, m.psych, phd, associate professor, L. HALLSWORTH, b.psych.(hons), clinical doctorate candidate, & B. KOCZWARA, bm bs, fracp, mbioethics, head of medical oncology
pages 157–166

Efficacy of tropisetron in patients with advanced non-small-cell lung cancer receiving adjuvant chemotherapy with carboplatin and taxanes
N. TSAVARIS, md, C. KOSMAS, md, P. KOPTERIDES, md, M. VADIAKA, md, N. KOSMAS, md, H. SKOPELITIS, md, D. KARADIMA, md, G. KOLLIOKOSTA, md, E. TZIMA, md, D. LOUKERIS, md, E. PAGOUNI, md, E. BATZIOU, md, V. XYLA, md, & C. KOUFOS, md
pages 167–173

Prognostic factors affecting the outcome of early cervical cancer treated with radical hysterectomy and post-operative adjuvant therapy
M.-T. LIU, md, J.-C. HSU, md, W.-S. LIU, md, A.-Y. WANG, phd, W.-T. HUANG, phd, T.-H. CHANG, md, C.-P. PI, md, C.-Y. HUANG, md, C.-C. HUANG, md, P.-H. CHOU, md, & T.-H. CHEN, md
pages 174–181

The patients' account of outcome following primary surgery for oral and oropharyngeal cancer using a ‘quality of life’ questionnaire
S.N. ROGERS, professor, fdsrcs, frcs, md consultant, J. SCOTT, medical student, A. CHAKRABATI, msc, pgde, rgn, rscn, D. LOWE, msc, c.stat. medical statistician
pages 182–188

Assessing informal caregivers' experiences: a qualitative and psychometric evaluation of the Caregiver Reaction Assessment Scale
C. PERSSON, rpt, phd student, A. WENNMAN-LARSEN, rn, phd student, K. SUNDIN, rnt, phd, & P. GUSTAVSSON, bsc, phd
pages 189–199

Anemia in patients with midgut carcinoid, treated with alpha interferon: effects by erythropoietin treatment on the perceived quality of life
G. LARSSON, phd, & E.T. JANSON, associated professor
pages 200–204

Case report
Two patients with tumours presenting as inguino-scrotal masses
N. ZAMPIERI, md, A. CARABAICH, md, M. CORROPPOLO, md, M. CECCHETTO, md, S. BIANCHI, md, P. MARRADI, md & F.S. CAMOGLIO, professor
pages 205–208

Clinical note
Adult T-cell leukaemia and strongyloidiasis
S. KANAZAWA, K. YAMAGUCHI, Y. KINOSHITA, & S. NOMURA
pages 209–210

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