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COMPLEMENTARY THERAPIES FOR MANAGING THE COMPLICATIONS OF CHEMOTHERAPY IN CANCER PATIENTS: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW
Saturday, January 1, 2022
Introduction: Patients diagnosed with cancer often experience a variety of side effects due to the treatment regimen. The most common effects are nausea and vomiting, fatigue, pain, sleep disorders as well as psychological consequences such as stress and fear. To treat these, patients often use complementary therapies: herbal remedies such as herbal extracts and dietary supplements, mind and body

EXPLORING WOMEN’S EXPERIENCES AFTER BREAST CANCER DIAGNOSIS. A QUALITATIVE STUDY
Thursday, April 1, 2021
Introduction: Breast cancer diagnosis brings to women’s life massive change that lead to a plethora of emotions such as uncertainty, fear of disease progression and inability to adjust to the new situation. These appear to play a pivotal role in life and reintegration for women who are diagnosed with breast cancer. Aim: To explore the experience of women who were diagnosed with breast cancer. Methods:

FATIGUE IN CHILDREN WITH CANCER RECEIVING TREATMENT
Friday, April 1, 2022
Fatigue in children and adolescents with cancer undergoing treatment is a subjective and multifactorial symptom, which is related to the effects of the disease and treatment as well as to other biological, physiological, social and psychological factors. Fatigue is estimated to range from 25-99% during cancer treatment.The aim of the study was to explore cancer related fatigue (CRF) in children and

NAUSEA AND VOMITING IN CHILDREN WITH CANCER UNDERGOING CHEMOTHERAPY
Thursday, October 1, 2020
Introduction: Cancer is the second leading cause of death in children. Its treatment include chemotherapy, surgery or radiation therapy, alone or in combination. One of the most well-known symptoms of chemotherapy in children is nausea and vomiting, which negatively affect their health and the progress of treatment. Several nursing interventions have been supported to prevent and treat them. The aim

PAIN RATING SCALES IN CHILDREN WITH CANCER
Monday, January 7, 2019
Pain in children with cancer is a subjective feeling as well as a frequent symptom that nurses have to deal with.  Pain assessment can be done with special tools (scales). The purpose of the present study was to explore assessment of pain in children with cancer using measuring tools. Methodology: This was a review study. It was conducted a  bibliographic review of international databases (PubMed,

Psychosocial effects on quality of life of the patients with a colostomy
Monday, September 1, 2014
Introduction: The colostomy creates various psychosocial effects on patients who are experiencing feelings of anger, anxiety and fear for the evolution of their health status. Purpose: The purpose of this study was to review the Greek and international literature about the association between mental and social responses of individuals with a colostomy and their quality of life. Methodology

THE ASSOCIATION BETWEEN SOCIAL CAPITAL AND CERVICAL CANCER PREVENTION IN A SAMPLE OF FEMALE UNIVERSITY STUDENTS Α RESEARCH PROTOCOL
Saturday, January 4, 2020
The proposed study design constitutes an attempt to associate social capital and its dimensions with cervical cancer prevention in a sample of female nursing and social work university students. Aim: To investigate the knowledge and adequate use of the cervical cancer prevention test (Pap test) in young female university students in relation to their social capital and its parameters. Material and

THE EFFECT OF RELIGIOUSNESS IN CANCER PATIENTS
Tuesday, January 9, 2018