Neil K Aaronson

Summary

Affiliation: The Netherlands Cancer Institute
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc Comparing higher order models for the EORTC QLQ-C30
    Chad M Gundy
    Division of Psychosocial Research and Epidemiology, The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Plesmanlaan 121, 1066 CX, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Qual Life Res 21:1607-17. 2012
  2. pmc Chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting in daily clinical practice: a community hospital-based study
    Doranne L Hilarius
    Red Cross Hospital, Vondellaan 13, 1942 LE, Beverwijk, The Netherlands
    Support Care Cancer 20:107-17. 2012
  3. pmc Cross-cultural development of an EORTC questionnaire to assess health-related quality of life in patients with testicular cancer: the EORTC QLQ-TC26
    Bernhard Holzner
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstr 35, 6020, Innsbruck, Austria
    Qual Life Res 22:369-78. 2013
  4. pmc Translation and validation of the EORTC brain cancer module (EORTC QLQ-BN20) for use in Iran
    Alireza Khoshnevisan
    Qazvin Research Center for Social Determinants of Health, Qazvin University of Medical Sciences, Qazvin, Iran
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 10:54. 2012
  5. pmc Cancer-related fatigue: clinical practice versus practice guidelines
    Doranne L Hilarius
    The Red Cross Hospital, Beverwijk, The Netherlands
    Support Care Cancer 19:531-8. 2011
  6. pmc Cross-cultural development of an item list for computer-adaptive testing of fatigue in oncological patients
    Johannes M Giesinger
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 9:19. 2011
  7. pmc Differential item functioning (DIF) analyses of health-related quality of life instruments using logistic regression
    Neil W Scott
    Section of Population Health, University of Aberdeen, UK
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 8:81. 2010
  8. pmc Hand-held dynamometry in patients with haematological malignancies: measurement error in the clinical assessment of knee extension strength
    Ruud H Knols
    Department of Rheumatology and Institute of Physical Medicine, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:31. 2009
  9. pmc Physical activity interventions to improve daily walking activity in cancer survivors
    Ruud H Knols
    Institute of Human Movement Sciences and Sport, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Cancer 10:406. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Compromised health-related quality of life in patients with low-grade glioma
    Neil K Aaronson
    The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Plesmanlaan 121, 1066 CX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Oncol 29:4430-5. 2011

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Publications58

  1. pmc Comparing higher order models for the EORTC QLQ-C30
    Chad M Gundy
    Division of Psychosocial Research and Epidemiology, The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Plesmanlaan 121, 1066 CX, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Qual Life Res 21:1607-17. 2012
    ..To investigate the statistical fit of alternative higher order models for summarizing the health-related quality of life profile generated by the EORTC QLQ-C30 questionnaire...
  2. pmc Chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting in daily clinical practice: a community hospital-based study
    Doranne L Hilarius
    Red Cross Hospital, Vondellaan 13, 1942 LE, Beverwijk, The Netherlands
    Support Care Cancer 20:107-17. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc Cross-cultural development of an EORTC questionnaire to assess health-related quality of life in patients with testicular cancer: the EORTC QLQ-TC26
    Bernhard Holzner
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstr 35, 6020, Innsbruck, Austria
    Qual Life Res 22:369-78. 2013
    ..The low mortality rate makes quality of life (QOL) an important issue in this patient group. This study aimed to develop a supplementary module of the EORTC QLQ-C30 questionnaire to assess TC-specific aspects of QOL...
  4. pmc Translation and validation of the EORTC brain cancer module (EORTC QLQ-BN20) for use in Iran
    Alireza Khoshnevisan
    Qazvin Research Center for Social Determinants of Health, Qazvin University of Medical Sciences, Qazvin, Iran
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 10:54. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to translate the EORTC quality of life questionnaire for brain cancer, the QLQ-BN20, into Persian, and to evaluate its psychometric properties when used among brain cancer patients in Iran...
  5. pmc Cancer-related fatigue: clinical practice versus practice guidelines
    Doranne L Hilarius
    The Red Cross Hospital, Beverwijk, The Netherlands
    Support Care Cancer 19:531-8. 2011
    ..This study investigated adherence to treatment guidelines on cancer-related anaemia and fatigue (CRA/CRF) and factors influencing the choice of intervention...
  6. pmc Cross-cultural development of an item list for computer-adaptive testing of fatigue in oncological patients
    Johannes M Giesinger
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 9:19. 2011
    ..These new CAT measures are conceptualised to reflect the same constructs as the QLQ-C30 scales. Accordingly, the Fatigue-CAT is intended to capture physical and general fatigue...
  7. pmc Differential item functioning (DIF) analyses of health-related quality of life instruments using logistic regression
    Neil W Scott
    Section of Population Health, University of Aberdeen, UK
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 8:81. 2010
    ..This article reviews issues that arise when testing for DIF in HRQoL instruments. We focus on logistic regression methods, which are often used because of their efficiency, simplicity and ease of application...
  8. pmc Hand-held dynamometry in patients with haematological malignancies: measurement error in the clinical assessment of knee extension strength
    Ruud H Knols
    Department of Rheumatology and Institute of Physical Medicine, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:31. 2009
    ..This study aimed to determine the relative and absolute reliability of intra and inter-observer strength measurements with a hand-held dynamometer (HHD)...
  9. pmc Physical activity interventions to improve daily walking activity in cancer survivors
    Ruud H Knols
    Institute of Human Movement Sciences and Sport, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Cancer 10:406. 2010
    ..A systematic review was performed to summarize the current evidence of the effect of physical activity interventions on daily walking activity enhancement in cancer survivors, and to review the literature for its methodological quality...
  10. doi request reprint Compromised health-related quality of life in patients with low-grade glioma
    Neil K Aaronson
    The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Plesmanlaan 121, 1066 CX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Oncol 29:4430-5. 2011
    ..To investigate the generic and condition-specific health-related quality of life (HRQL) of patients with low-grade glioma (LGG)...
  11. ncbi request reprint [Measuring quality of life in every oncological patient]
    Neil K Aaronson
    Nederlands Kanker Instituut Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Ziekenhuis, Divisie Psychosociaal Onderzoek en Epidemiologie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 155:A3749. 2011
    ..A second aim is to link information on quality of life to clinical pathways and treatment guidelines...
  12. ncbi request reprint Predictors of prophylactic bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy compared with gynecologic screening use in BRCA1/2 mutation carriers
    Joanna B Madalinska
    Division of Psychosocial Research and Epidemiology, Department of Gynecology, The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Oncol 25:301-7. 2007
    ..The aim of the current study was to identify baseline predictors of PBSO versus gynecologic screening (GS) in this group of high-risk women...
  13. ncbi request reprint The impact of hormone replacement therapy on menopausal symptoms in younger high-risk women after prophylactic salpingo-oophorectomy
    Joanna B Madalinska
    Division of Psychosocial Research and Epidemiology, and Department of Gynecology, The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Oncol 24:3576-82. 2006
    ..This study examined the impact of HRT use on levels of endocrine symptoms and sexual functioning among premenopausal women who have undergone PBSO. Comparisons were made with similar women undergoing GS...
  14. ncbi request reprint Quality of life after surgical treatment for oral and oropharyngeal cancer: a prospective longitudinal assessment of patients reconstructed by a microvascular flap
    Pepijn A Borggreven
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Oral Oncol 43:1034-42. 2007
    ..These results, obtained in a homogenous group of patients, may serve as HRQOL benchmarks for future studies investigating surgical and other treatment modalities...
  15. doi request reprint Prospective evaluation of health-related quality of life in long-term oral and oropharyngeal cancer survivors and the perceived need for supportive care
    Inge M Oskam
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Oral Oncol 49:443-8. 2013
    ..To evaluate long-term changes in health related quality of life (HRQOL) in oral/oropharyngeal cancer survivors and their need for and use of supportive care...
  16. doi request reprint Psychological distress and quality of life of partners of individuals with familial adenomatous polyposis
    Kirsten F L Douma
    Division of Psychosocial Research and Epidemiology, The Netherlands Cancer Institute Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychooncology 20:146-54. 2011
    ..Our aim was to assess levels and predictors of psychological distress and quality of life (QOL) among partners of FAP-patients...
  17. pmc Attitudes toward genetic testing in childhood and reproductive decision-making for familial adenomatous polyposis
    Kirsten F L Douma
    Department of Psychosocial Research and Epidemiology, The Netherlands Cancer Institute Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Hum Genet 18:186-93. 2010
    ..Routine discussion of all reproductive options with a medical specialist should be encouraged...
  18. doi request reprint Breast cancer genetic counseling after diagnosis but before treatment: a pilot study on treatment consequences and psychological impact
    Marijke R Wevers
    Division of Psychosocial Research and Epidemiology, The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 89:89-95. 2012
    ..Little is known about the psychological impact and treatment consequences of rapid genetic counseling and testing offered between breast cancer diagnosis and surgery...
  19. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life of significant others of patients with malignant CNS versus non-CNS tumors: a comparative study
    Florien W Boele
    Department of Medical Psychology, VU University Medical Center, PO Box 7057, 1007 MB, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Neurooncol 115:87-94. 2013
    ..SOs of patients with highly malignant CNS tumors in the acute phase are at increased risk of compromised HRQOL compared to those of patients with systemic tumors without CNS involvement and a comparable life expectancy. ..
  20. doi request reprint Effectiveness of behavioral techniques and physical exercise on psychosocial functioning and health-related quality of life in breast cancer patients and survivors--a meta-analysis
    Saskia F A Duijts
    Division of Psychosocial Research and Epidemiology, The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychooncology 20:115-26. 2011
    ..To evaluate the effect of behavioral techniques and physical exercise on psychosocial functioning and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) outcomes in breast cancer patients and survivors...
  21. pmc Health-related quality of life of long-term high-grade glioma survivors
    Ingeborg Bosma
    VU University Medical Center, Department of Neurology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Neuro Oncol 11:51-8. 2009
    ..We concluded that baseline HRQOL is not related to duration of survival and that long-term survivors show improvement of HRQOL to a level comparable to that of the healthy...
  22. doi request reprint The psychometric and clinical validity of the SWAL-QOL questionnaire in evaluating swallowing problems experienced by patients with oral and oropharyngeal cancer
    Rico N Rinkel
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Oral Oncol 45:e67-71. 2009
    ..It can be used in future comparative studies for oral and oropharyngeal cancer and in clinical practice to identify patients in need of further diagnostics and/or swallowing rehabilitation services...
  23. doi request reprint Quality of life as predictor of survival: a prospective study on patients treated with combined surgery and radiotherapy for advanced oral and oropharyngeal cancer
    Inge M Oskam
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Radiother Oncol 97:258-62. 2010
    ....
  24. doi request reprint Efficacy of cognitive behavioral therapy and physical exercise in alleviating treatment-induced menopausal symptoms in patients with breast cancer: results of a randomized, controlled, multicenter trial
    Saskia F A Duijts
    Division of Psychosocial Research and Epidemiology, The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Plesmanlaan 121, 1066 CX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Oncol 30:4124-33. 2012
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Translated COOP/WONCA charts found appropriate for use among Turkish and Moroccan ethnic minority cancer patients
    Rianne Hoopman
    Division of Psychosocial Research and Epidemiology, The Netherlands Cancer Institute Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, Plesmanlaan 121, 1066 CX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:1036-48. 2008
    ..1) To translate and validate the COOP/WONCA charts in Turkish, Moroccan-Arabic, and Tarifit for use among ethnic minority cancer patients in the Netherlands, and (2) to determine the patient-proxy agreement for Dutch speaking proxies...
  26. ncbi request reprint Speech Handicap Index in patients with oral and pharyngeal cancer: better understanding of patients' complaints
    Rico N Rinkel
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Head Neck 30:868-74. 2008
    ..A Speech Handicap Index (SHI) questionnaire with 30 items on speech problems was developed and validated in 92 patients with cancer of the oral cavity or pharynx and 110 healthy subjects...
  27. doi request reprint Methodological challenges in quality of life research among Turkish and Moroccan ethnic minority cancer patients: translation, recruitment and ethical issues
    Rianne Hoopman
    VU University Medical Center, EMGO Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ethn Health 14:237-53. 2009
    ..Practical approaches to resolving these issues are presented...
  28. pmc Evaluation of the psychometric properties of the SF-36 health survey for use among Turkish and Moroccan ethnic minority populations in the Netherlands
    Rianne Hoopman
    Division of Psychosocial Research and Epidemiology, The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Qual Life Res 18:753-64. 2009
    ..To evaluate the psychometrics of the SF-36 Health Survey among Turkish and Moroccan ethnic minority populations in the Netherlands and to compare the results to those based on the indigenous Dutch population...
  29. doi request reprint Psychological distress and use of psychosocial support in familial adenomatous polyposis
    Kirsten F L Douma
    Department of Psychosocial Research and Epidemiology, The Netherlands Cancer Institute Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychooncology 19:289-98. 2010
    ..This nationwide study assessed: (1) the prevalence of psychological distress; and (2) the need for and use of specialized professional psychosocial support...
  30. ncbi request reprint Epilepsy in low-grade gliomas: the impact on cognitive function and quality of life
    Martin Klein
    Department of Medical Psychology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Neurol 54:514-20. 2003
    ..In conclusion, low-grade glioma patients suffer from a number of neuropsychological and psychological problems that are aggravated by the severity of epilepsy and by the intensity of the treatment...
  31. pmc Alpe d'HuZes cancer rehabilitation (A-CaRe) research: four randomized controlled exercise trials and economic evaluations in cancer patients and survivors
    Mai J M Chinapaw
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Behav Med 19:143-56. 2012
    ..However, many previous studies had methodological weaknesses related to trial design, sample size, comparison group, outcome measures, short follow-up durations and programme content...
  32. doi request reprint The influence of proxy perspective on patient-proxy agreement in the evaluation of health-related quality of life: an empirical study
    Chad M Gundy
    Division of Psychosocial Research and Epidemiology, The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Med Care 46:209-16. 2008
    ..They argued that the "proxy-patient" perspective would be " optimally consistent with the patient's view." The purpose of this study was to evaluate these to proxy perspectives in terms of patient-proxy bias and agreement...
  33. pmc Cognitive behavioral therapy and physical exercise for climacteric symptoms in breast cancer patients experiencing treatment-induced menopause: design of a multicenter trial
    Saskia F A Duijts
    The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Division of Psychosocial Research and Epidemiology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Womens Health 9:15. 2009
    ..The objective of this study is to investigate the efficacy of these interventions among women with breast cancer experiencing treatment-induced menopause...
  34. ncbi request reprint Genetic testing in Li-Fraumeni syndrome: uptake and psychosocial consequences
    Chantal R M Lammens
    Netherlands Cancer Institute Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, Division of Psychosocial Research and Epidemiology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Oncol 28:3008-14. 2010
    ..In this study, we evaluated the uptake of genetic testing and the psychosocial impact of undergoing or not undergoing a genetic test for LFS...
  35. pmc Behavioral and psychosocial effects of rapid genetic counseling and testing in newly diagnosed breast cancer patients: design of a multicenter randomized clinical trial
    Marijke R Wevers
    Division of Psychosocial Research and Epidemiology, The Netherlands Cancer Institute, PO Box 90203, 1006 BE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Cancer 11:6. 2011
    ..The aim of this study is to determine the effect of RGCT on treatment decisions and on psychosocial health...
  36. doi request reprint Use of health-related quality-of-life assessments in daily clinical oncology nursing practice: a community hospital-based intervention study
    Doranne L Hilarius
    Hospital Pharmacy, Red Cross Hospital, Beverwijk, The Netherlands
    Cancer 113:628-37. 2008
    ....
  37. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life in long-term esophageal cancer survivors after potentially curative treatment
    Ewout F W Courrech Staal
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The Netherlands Cancer Institute Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 140:777-83. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to assess a range of health-related quality of life outcomes in patients with esophageal cancer treated with potentially curative intent at least 1 year earlier...
  38. ncbi request reprint Translation and validation of the SF-36 Health Survey for use among Turkish and Moroccan ethnic minority cancer patients in The Netherlands
    Rianne Hoopman
    Division of Psychosocial Research and Epidemiology, The Netherlands Cancer Institute Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, Plesmanlaan 121, 1066 CX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cancer 42:2982-90. 2006
    ..Additional studies are needed to confirm the psychometrics of the questionnaire when used among these ethnic minority groups in other Western European countries...
  39. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life in patients with brain tumors: limitations and additional outcome measures
    Linda Dirven
    Department of Neurology, VU University Medical Center, PO Box 7057, 1007 MB, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 13:359. 2013
    ..Supplementary or alternative measures, such as proxy-rated HRQOL measures and measures of instrumental activities of daily living, may provide a more complete picture of brain tumor patients' functioning in daily life...
  40. doi request reprint Obtaining 'fresh' consent for genetic research with biological samples archived 10 years ago
    Eric Vermeulen
    Division of Psychosocial Research and Epidemiology, The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Plesmanlaan 121, 1066 CX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cancer 45:1168-74. 2009
    ..To obtain consent from breast cancer survivors to use residual tissue for a study on carriership of germ line mutations in the BRCA 1 and 2 genes. To investigate which consent regimen patients prefer for research with archived tissue...
  41. doi request reprint Patient-reported quality of life after stereotactic ablative radiotherapy for early-stage lung cancer
    Frank J Lagerwaard
    Department of Radiation Oncology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Thorac Oncol 7:1148-54. 2012
    ..As stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR) can result in local control percentages exceeding 90%, we studied baseline and post-treatment HRQOL in SABR patients...
  42. ncbi request reprint [Secondary use of human tissue: consent and better information required]
    Eric Vermeulen
    Nederlands Kanker Instituut Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Ziekenhuis, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 153:A948. 2009
    ..By taking the preferences of patients into account, trust in medical practice can be maintained...
  43. pmc Design of the Physical exercise during Adjuvant Chemotherapy Effectiveness Study (PACES): a randomized controlled trial to evaluate effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of physical exercise in improving physical fitness and reducing fatigue
    Hanna van Waart
    The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Division of Psychosocial Research and Epidemiology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Cancer 10:673. 2010
    ....
  44. doi request reprint Specific psychosocial issues of individuals undergoing genetic counseling for cancer - a literature review
    Willem Eijzenga
    Division of Psychosocial Research and Epidemiology, The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Plesmanlaan 121, 1066, CX, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Genet Couns 23:133-46. 2014
    ..As a next step, efforts should be made to detect and monitor these problems of counselees at an early stage within the genetic counseling process...
  45. pmc Effects of mode of administration (MOA) on the measurement properties of the EORTC QLQ-C30: a randomized study
    Chad M Gundy
    Division of Psychosocial Research and Epidemiology, The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 8:35. 2010
    ..The present randomized trial investigated the measurement properties of the EORTC QLQ-C30 under three different modes of administration (MOA's)...
  46. pmc Colorectal cancer in the family: psychosocial distress and social issues in the years following genetic counselling
    Eveline Ma Bleiker
    Division of Psychosocial Research and Epidemiology, The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam
    Hered Cancer Clin Pract 5:59-66. 2007
    ..CONCLUSION: On average, four years after genetic counselling for HNPCC, only a small minority of counselled individuals reports clinically significant levels of distress, or significant family or social problems...
  47. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality-of-life assessments and patient-physician communication: a randomized controlled trial
    Symone B Detmar
    Division of Psychosocial Research and Epidemiology, The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Plesmanlaan 121, 1066 CX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    JAMA 288:3027-34. 2002
    ..There has been increasing interest in the use of health-related quality-of-life (HRQL) assessments in daily clinical practice, yet few empirical studies have been conducted to evaluate the usefulness of such assessments...
  48. pmc Effectiveness of the ACA (Availability, Current issues and Anticipation) training programme on GP-patient communication in palliative care; a controlled trial
    Willemjan Slort
    Department of General Practice and Elderly Care Medicine, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 14:93. 2013
    ....
  49. pmc Predicting OptimaL cAncer RehabIlitation and Supportive care (POLARIS): rationale and design for meta-analyses of individual patient data of randomized controlled trials that evaluate the effect of physical activity and psychosocial interventions on healt
    Laurien M Buffart
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and the EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Syst Rev 2:75. 2013
    ....
  50. pmc A systematic review of web-based interventions for patient empowerment and physical activity in chronic diseases: relevance for cancer survivors
    Wilma Kuijpers
    Netherlands Cancer Institute, Division of Psychosocial Research and Epidemiology, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    J Med Internet Res 15:e37. 2013
    ..While interactive Web-based interventions are increasingly used in various chronic disease settings to enhance empowerment and physical activity, such interventions are still uncommon for cancer survivors...
  51. ncbi request reprint Screening behavior of individuals at high risk for colorectal cancer
    Eveline M A Bleiker
    Division of Psychosocial Research and Epidemiology, The Netherlands Cancer Institute Antoni van Leewenhoek Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Gastroenterology 128:280-7. 2005
    ..The aims of this study were to determine the degree of compliance and to identify the factors related significantly to noncompliance with periodic screening in this high-risk population...
  52. pmc Quality of life and functional status in patients with cancer of the oral cavity and oropharynx: pretreatment values of a prospective study
    Pepijn A Borggreven
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, VU University Medical Center, 1007 MB, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 264:651-7. 2007
    ..Knowledge of pretreatment HRQOL and functional status levels is useful for better understanding the impact of treatment on these outcomes over time...
  53. doi request reprint Compliance with periodic surveillance for Von-Hippel-Lindau disease
    Chantal R M Lammens
    Department of Psychosocial Research and Epidemiology, The Netherlands Cancer Institute Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Genet Med 13:519-27. 2011
    ..To assess compliance with a periodic surveillance regimen for Von Hippel-Lindau disease...
  54. pmc The efficacy of a standardized questionnaire in facilitating personalized communication about problems encountered in cancer genetic counseling: design of a randomized controlled trial
    Willem Eijzenga
    The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Dept, of Psychosocial Research and Epidemiology, Plesmanlaan 121, 1066 CX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Cancer 14:26. 2014
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint Quality-of-life effects of prophylactic salpingo-oophorectomy versus gynecologic screening among women at increased risk of hereditary ovarian cancer
    Joanna B Madalinska
    Division of Psychosocial Research and Epidemiology, Department of Gynecology, The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Oncol 23:6890-8. 2005
    ..The aim of the current study was to determine the quality-of-life (QOL) effects of PBSO versus GS...
  56. doi request reprint Chromogranin A as an alternative to 5-hydroxyindoleacetic acid in the evaluation of symptoms during treatment of patients with neuroendocrine Tumors
    Catharina M Korse
    Department of Clinical Chemistry, The Netherlands Cancer Institute Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Neuroendocrinology 89:296-301. 2009
    ..Chromogranin A (CgA) is a promising marker, but a thorough evaluation during follow-up is still lacking...
  57. ncbi request reprint Radiotherapy alone, versus radiotherapy with amifostine 3 times weekly, versus radiotherapy with amifostine 5 times weekly: A prospective randomized study in squamous cell head and neck cancer
    Anke Petra Jellema
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Vrije Universiteit University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Cancer 107:544-53. 2006
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial issues in cancer genetics--current status and future directions
    Eveline M A Bleiker
    Division of Psychosocial Research and Epidemiology, The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam
    Acta Oncol 42:276-86. 2003
    ..In addition, the possible impact of genetic testing on insurance, work and future plans is discussed. Suggestions are given for translating research findings into psychosocial services and future research efforts...