survivors

Summary

Summary: Persons who have experienced a prolonged survival after serious disease or who continue to live with a usually life-threatening condition as well as family members, significant others, or individuals surviving traumatic life events.

Top Publications

  1. Fattore G, Torbica A, Susi A, Giovanni A, Benelli G, Gozzo M, et al. The social and economic burden of stroke survivors in Italy: a prospective, incidence-based, multi-centre cost of illness study. BMC Neurol. 2012;12:137 pubmed publisher
    ..on socio-demographic, clinical variables and resource consumption were prospectively surveyed for 411 stroke survivors at admission, discharge and 3, 6 and 12 months post the event...
  2. Mao J, Chung A, Benton A, Hill S, Ungar L, Leonard C, et al. Online discussion of drug side effects and discontinuation among breast cancer survivors. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2013;22:256-62 pubmed publisher
    ..We aim to understand the frequency and content of side effects and associated adherence behaviors discussed by breast cancer patients related to using aromatase inhibitors (AIs), with particular emphasis on AI-related arthralgia...
  3. Weaver K, Palmer N, Lu L, Case L, Geiger A. Rural-urban differences in health behaviors and implications for health status among US cancer survivors. Cancer Causes Control. 2013;24:1481-90 pubmed publisher
    ..the general population and may contribute to cancer health disparities, but have not yet been examined among US survivors. We examined rural-urban differences in health behaviors among cancer survivors and associations with self-..
  4. Skolarus T, Holmes Rovner M, Hawley S, Dunn R, Barr K, Willard N, et al. Monitoring quality of life among prostate cancer survivors: the feasibility of automated telephone assessment. Urology. 2012;80:1021-6 pubmed publisher
    ..focus on patient-centered outcomes, innovative and efficient approaches to monitor QOL among prostate cancer survivors are increasingly valuable...
  5. Oskam I, Verdonck de Leeuw I, Aaronson N, Witte B, de Bree R, Doornaert P, et al. Prospective evaluation of health-related quality of life in long-term oral and oropharyngeal cancer survivors and the perceived need for supportive care. Oral Oncol. 2013;49:443-8 pubmed publisher
    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...
  6. Kluthcovsky A, Urbanetz A. [Quality of file in breast cancer survivors compared to healthy women]. Rev Bras Ginecol Obstet. 2012;34:453-8 pubmed
    To assess the quality of life of breast cancer survivors compared to a sample of age-matched healthy women...
  7. Kuijpers W, Groen W, Aaronson N, van Harten W. A systematic review of web-based interventions for patient empowerment and physical activity in chronic diseases: relevance for cancer survivors. J Med Internet Res. 2013;15:e37 pubmed publisher
    ..disease settings to enhance empowerment and physical activity, such interventions are still uncommon for cancer survivors. The objective of this study was to systematically review the literature regarding interactive Web-based ..
  8. van Dijk I, Cardous Ubbink M, van der Pal H, Heinen R, van Leeuwen F, Oldenburger F, et al. Dose-effect relationships for adverse events after cranial radiation therapy in long-term childhood cancer survivors. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2013;85:768-75 pubmed publisher
    ..prevalence and severity of clinical adverse events (AEs) and treatment-related risk factors in childhood cancer survivors treated with cranial radiation therapy (CRT), with the aim of assessing dose-effect relationships...
  9. Wanchai A, Armer J, Stewart B. Performance care practices in complementary and alternative medicine by Thai breast cancer survivors: an ethnonursing study. Nurs Health Sci. 2012;14:339-44 pubmed publisher
    The purpose of this study was to explore how Thai breast cancer survivors perform care practices in complementary and alternative medicine to promote their health and well-being. Research was conducted using an ethnonursing method...
  10. Pfeifer R, Weitzel S, Günther A, Berrouschot J, Fischer M, Isenmann S, et al. Investigation of the inter-observer variability effect on the prognostic value of somatosensory evoked potentials of the median nerve (SSEP) in cardiac arrest survivors using an SSEP classification. Resuscitation. 2013;84:1375-81 pubmed publisher
    ..the inter-observer variability in interpretation of median nerve SSEPs with regard to neurological prognosis in survivors of cardiac arrest (CA)...

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  1. Fattore G, Torbica A, Susi A, Giovanni A, Benelli G, Gozzo M, et al. The social and economic burden of stroke survivors in Italy: a prospective, incidence-based, multi-centre cost of illness study. BMC Neurol. 2012;12:137 pubmed publisher
    ..on socio-demographic, clinical variables and resource consumption were prospectively surveyed for 411 stroke survivors at admission, discharge and 3, 6 and 12 months post the event...
  2. Mao J, Chung A, Benton A, Hill S, Ungar L, Leonard C, et al. Online discussion of drug side effects and discontinuation among breast cancer survivors. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2013;22:256-62 pubmed publisher
    ..We aim to understand the frequency and content of side effects and associated adherence behaviors discussed by breast cancer patients related to using aromatase inhibitors (AIs), with particular emphasis on AI-related arthralgia...
  3. Weaver K, Palmer N, Lu L, Case L, Geiger A. Rural-urban differences in health behaviors and implications for health status among US cancer survivors. Cancer Causes Control. 2013;24:1481-90 pubmed publisher
    ..the general population and may contribute to cancer health disparities, but have not yet been examined among US survivors. We examined rural-urban differences in health behaviors among cancer survivors and associations with self-..
  4. Skolarus T, Holmes Rovner M, Hawley S, Dunn R, Barr K, Willard N, et al. Monitoring quality of life among prostate cancer survivors: the feasibility of automated telephone assessment. Urology. 2012;80:1021-6 pubmed publisher
    ..focus on patient-centered outcomes, innovative and efficient approaches to monitor QOL among prostate cancer survivors are increasingly valuable...
  5. Oskam I, Verdonck de Leeuw I, Aaronson N, Witte B, de Bree R, Doornaert P, et al. Prospective evaluation of health-related quality of life in long-term oral and oropharyngeal cancer survivors and the perceived need for supportive care. Oral Oncol. 2013;49:443-8 pubmed publisher
    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...
  6. Kluthcovsky A, Urbanetz A. [Quality of file in breast cancer survivors compared to healthy women]. Rev Bras Ginecol Obstet. 2012;34:453-8 pubmed
    To assess the quality of life of breast cancer survivors compared to a sample of age-matched healthy women...
  7. Kuijpers W, Groen W, Aaronson N, van Harten W. A systematic review of web-based interventions for patient empowerment and physical activity in chronic diseases: relevance for cancer survivors. J Med Internet Res. 2013;15:e37 pubmed publisher
    ..disease settings to enhance empowerment and physical activity, such interventions are still uncommon for cancer survivors. The objective of this study was to systematically review the literature regarding interactive Web-based ..
  8. van Dijk I, Cardous Ubbink M, van der Pal H, Heinen R, van Leeuwen F, Oldenburger F, et al. Dose-effect relationships for adverse events after cranial radiation therapy in long-term childhood cancer survivors. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2013;85:768-75 pubmed publisher
    ..prevalence and severity of clinical adverse events (AEs) and treatment-related risk factors in childhood cancer survivors treated with cranial radiation therapy (CRT), with the aim of assessing dose-effect relationships...
  9. Wanchai A, Armer J, Stewart B. Performance care practices in complementary and alternative medicine by Thai breast cancer survivors: an ethnonursing study. Nurs Health Sci. 2012;14:339-44 pubmed publisher
    The purpose of this study was to explore how Thai breast cancer survivors perform care practices in complementary and alternative medicine to promote their health and well-being. Research was conducted using an ethnonursing method...
  10. Pfeifer R, Weitzel S, Günther A, Berrouschot J, Fischer M, Isenmann S, et al. Investigation of the inter-observer variability effect on the prognostic value of somatosensory evoked potentials of the median nerve (SSEP) in cardiac arrest survivors using an SSEP classification. Resuscitation. 2013;84:1375-81 pubmed publisher
    ..the inter-observer variability in interpretation of median nerve SSEPs with regard to neurological prognosis in survivors of cardiac arrest (CA)...
  11. Husebø A, Dyrstad S, Søreide J, Bru E. Predicting exercise adherence in cancer patients and survivors: a systematic review and meta-analysis of motivational and behavioural factors. J Clin Nurs. 2013;22:4-21 pubmed publisher
  12. Heins M, Schellevis F, Rijken M, van der Hoek L, Korevaar J. Determinants of increased primary health care use in cancer survivors. J Clin Oncol. 2012;30:4155-60 pubmed publisher
    The number of cancer survivors is increasing, and patients with cancer often experience long-lasting consequences of cancer and its treatment...
  13. Santa Mina D, Alibhai S M, Matthew A, Guglietti C, Pirbaglou M, Trachtenberg J, et al. A randomized trial of aerobic versus resistance exercise in prostate cancer survivors. J Aging Phys Act. 2013;21:455-78 pubmed
    ..In this study the authors randomly assigned 66 PCa survivors receiving ADT to 6 mo of home-based aerobic or resistance training...
  14. North C, Oliver J. Analysis of the longitudinal course of PTSD in 716 survivors of 10 disasters. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol. 2013;48:1189-97 pubmed publisher
    ..of PTSD based on different definitions were examined in a large database of systematically assessed disaster survivors. Directly exposed survivors of 10 disasters were studied within approximately 3 months of the disasters and ..
  15. Liang Y, Wang X. Developing a new perspective to study the health of survivors of Sichuan earthquakes in China: a study on the effect of post-earthquake rescue policies on survivors' health-related quality of life. Health Res Policy Syst. 2013;11:41 pubmed publisher
    ..Therefore, this study develops a new perspective to study the health of earthquake survivors, based on the effect of post-earthquake rescue policies on health-related quality of life (HRQOL) of survivors ..
  16. Villasenor A, Ballard Barbash R, Ambs A, Bernstein L, Baumgartner K, Baumgartner R, et al. Associations of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D with overall and breast cancer-specific mortality in a multiethnic cohort of breast cancer survivors. Cancer Causes Control. 2013;24:759-67 pubmed publisher
    Despite limited evidence on the association of vitamin D with outcomes in breast cancer survivors, some clinicians advise breast cancer patients to use vitamin D supplements. More evidence is needed to inform these recommendations...
  17. Carlson L, Doll R, Stephen J, Faris P, Tamagawa R, Drysdale E, et al. Randomized controlled trial of Mindfulness-based cancer recovery versus supportive expressive group therapy for distressed survivors of breast cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2013;31:3119-26 pubmed publisher
    To compare the efficacy of the following two empirically supported group interventions to help distressed survivors of breast cancer cope: mindfulness-based cancer recovery (MBCR) and supportive-expressive group therapy (SET)...
  18. Sobarzo A, Groseth A, Dolnik O, Becker S, LUTWAMA J, Perelman E, et al. Profile and persistence of the virus-specific neutralizing humoral immune response in human survivors of Sudan ebolavirus (Gulu). J Infect Dis. 2013;208:299-309 pubmed publisher
    ..study of the humoral immune response against the individual viral proteins of Sudan ebolavirus (Gulu) in human survivors was performed...
  19. Inoue Choi M, Lazovich D, Prizment A, Robien K. Adherence to the World Cancer Research Fund/American Institute for Cancer Research recommendations for cancer prevention is associated with better health-related quality of life among elderly female cancer survivors. J Clin Oncol. 2013;31:1758-66 pubmed publisher
    ..Fund/American Institute for Cancer Research (WCRF/AICR) diet and physical activity guidelines encourage cancer survivors to follow its cancer prevention recommendations...
  20. Daher I, Daigle T, Bhatia N, Durand J. The prevention of cardiovascular disease in cancer survivors. Tex Heart Inst J. 2012;39:190-8 pubmed
    The number of cancer survivors in the United States has exceeded 12 million and is increasing. After secondary malignancies, cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of late morbidity and death among cancer survivors...
  21. Marino P, Teyssier L, Malavolti L, Le Corroller Soriano A. Sex differences in the return-to-work process of cancer survivors 2 years after diagnosis: results from a large French population-based sample. J Clin Oncol. 2013;31:1277-84 pubmed publisher
    ..This study was based on a French national cross-sectional survey involving 4,270 cancer survivors. Time to RTW was estimated through the duration of sick leave of 801 cancer survivors younger than 58 years who ..
  22. Inaba H, Yang J, Kaste S, Hartford C, Motosue M, Chemaitilly W, et al. Longitudinal changes in body mass and composition in survivors of childhood hematologic malignancies after allogeneic hematopoietic stem-cell transplantation. J Clin Oncol. 2012;30:3991-7 pubmed publisher
    To measure longitudinal changes in body mass and composition in survivors of childhood hematologic malignancies after allogeneic hematopoietic stem-cell transplantation (HSCT)...
  23. Alison J, Kenny P, King M, McKinley S, Aitken L, Leslie G, et al. Repeatability of the six-minute walk test and relation to physical function in survivors of a critical illness. Phys Ther. 2012;92:1556-63 pubmed publisher
    The Six-Minute Walk Test (6MWT) is widely used as an outcome measure in exercise rehabilitation. However, the repeatability of the 6MWT performed at home in survivors of a critical illness has not been evaluated.
  24. Hall A, Campbell H, Sanson Fisher R, Lynagh M, D Este C, Burkhalter R, et al. Unmet needs of Australian and Canadian haematological cancer survivors: a cross-sectional international comparative study. Psychooncology. 2013;22:2032-8 pubmed publisher
    Few population-based studies have assessed the needs of haematological cancer survivors or conducted international comparisons. We aimed to assess and compare the unmet needs of Australian and Canadian haematological cancer survivors...
  25. Koch L, Jansen L, Herrmann A, Stegmaier C, Holleczek B, Singer S, et al. Quality of life in long-term breast cancer survivors - a 10-year longitudinal population-based study. Acta Oncol. 2013;52:1119-28 pubmed publisher
    Breast cancer survivors may experience adverse effects of cancer and/or treatment years after completion of therapy, which can considerably decrease quality of life (QoL)...
  26. McCloud R, Jung M, Gray S, Viswanath K. Class, race and ethnicity and information avoidance among cancer survivors. Br J Cancer. 2013;108:1949-56 pubmed publisher
    Information seeking may increase cancer survivors' ability to make decisions and cope with the disease, but many also avoid cancer information after diagnosis...
  27. Soerjomataram I, Thong M, Ezzati M, Lamont E, Nusselder W, van de Poll Franse L. Most colorectal cancer survivors live a large proportion of their remaining life in good health. Cancer Causes Control. 2012;23:1421-8 pubmed publisher
    ..assess the determinants of health and functional status and estimate the proportion of remaining life that CRC survivors would spend in good health...
  28. Hsu T, Ennis M, Hood N, Graham M, Goodwin P. Quality of life in long-term breast cancer survivors. J Clin Oncol. 2013;31:3540-8 pubmed publisher
    There is considerable interest in the quality of life (QOL) of long-term breast cancer (BC) survivors. We studied changes in QOL from time of BC diagnosis to long-term survivorship and compared QOL in long-term survivors to that of age-..
  29. Brinkman T, Ullrich N, Zhang N, Green D, Zeltzer L, Lommel K, et al. Prevalence and predictors of prescription psychoactive medication use in adult survivors of childhood cancer: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study. J Cancer Surviv. 2013;7:104-14 pubmed publisher
    Childhood cancer survivors are at risk for late effects which may be managed pharmacologically...
  30. de Raaf P, Sleijfer S, Lamers C, Jager A, Gratama J, van der Rijt C. Inflammation and fatigue dimensions in advanced cancer patients and cancer survivors: an explorative study. Cancer. 2012;118:6005-11 pubmed publisher
    ..markers with physical fatigue and mental fatigue was explored in advanced cancer patients and cancer survivors. A total of 45 advanced cancer patients and 47 cancer survivors completed the subscales Physical Fatigue and ..
  31. Woon F, Dunn C, Hopkins R. Predicting cognitive sequelae in survivors of critical illness with cognitive screening tests. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2012;186:333-40 pubmed publisher
    b>Survivors of critical illness have a high rate of cognitive impairments that may persist years after hospital discharge...
  32. Patel S, Wong A, Cuevas M, Van Horn H. Parenting stress and neurocognitive late effects in childhood cancer survivors. Psychooncology. 2013;22:1774-82 pubmed publisher
    ..the impact of child neurocognitive effects on parenting stress and hypothesized that parents of childhood cancer survivors with greater executive difficulties experience higher stress relative to parents of children with less adverse ..
  33. McFarlane C, Kaplan I. Evidence-based psychological interventions for adult survivors of torture and trauma: a 30-year review. Transcult Psychiatry. 2012;49:539-67 pubmed
    In this paper we review research evidence on psychosocial interventions for adult survivors of torture and trauma. We identified 40 studies from 1980 to 2010 that investigated interventions for adult survivors of torture and trauma...
  34. Soares P, Carneiro J, Rocha L, Gonçalves R, Martelli D, Silveira M, et al. The quality of life of disease-free Brazilian breast cancer survivors. Rev Esc Enferm USP. 2013;47:69-75 pubmed
    ..It is cross-sectional study in which the comparison group includes survivors of breast cancer aged between 40 and 69 years...
  35. Wang H, Chung U. Healthy lifestyle changes during the period before and after cancer diagnosis among breast cancer survivors. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2012;13:4769-72 pubmed
    ..after cancer diagnosis were assessed by convenience sampling with a structured questionnaire for breast cancer survivors. A total of 235 breast cancer survivors completed the healthy lifestyle scale...
  36. Koon K, Lehman C, Gralow J. The importance of survivors and partners in improving breast cancer outcomes in Uganda. Breast. 2013;22:138-41 pubmed publisher
    ..however, there is evidence to suggest that advocacy and education, in particular through the efforts of breast cancer survivors and their partners, can play a critical role in improving overall outcomes in limited-resource countries.
  37. Zang Y, Hunt N, Cox T. A randomised controlled pilot study: the effectiveness of narrative exposure therapy with adult survivors of the Sichuan earthquake. BMC Psychiatry. 2013;13:41 pubmed publisher
    ..the efficacy of Narrative Exposure Therapy (NET) as a short-term treatment for PTSD using Chinese earthquake survivors. A randomized waiting-list control pilot study was conducted between December 2009 and March 2010, at the site ..
  38. van den Berg S, Peters E, Kraaijeveld J, Gielissen M, Prins J. Usage of a generic web-based self-management intervention for breast cancer survivors: substudy analysis of the BREATH trial. J Med Internet Res. 2013;15:e170 pubmed publisher
    ..Web-based self-management interventions are upcoming, for example, for the growing number of breast cancer survivors. It is hypothesized that the use of these interventions is more individualized and that users apply a large ..
  39. Zhang K, Mao X, Fang Q, Cheng B, Xie G, Li H, et al. Impaired long-term quality of life in survivors of severe sepsis : Chinese multicenter study over 6 years. Anaesthesist. 2013;62:995-1002 pubmed publisher
    ..undertaken to evaluate the long-term health-related quality of life (HRQOL) as well as the employment status in survivors of severe sepsis up to 6 years afterwards...
  40. Joyce V, Smith M, Johansen K, Unruh M, Siroka A, O Connor T, et al. Health-related quality of life as a predictor of mortality among survivors of AKI. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2012;7:1063-70 pubmed publisher
    This study examined the relationship between health-related quality of life and subsequent mortality among AKI survivors treated with renal replacement therapy...
  41. Thomas Teinturier C, El Fayech C, Oberlin O, Pacquement H, Haddy N, Labbe M, et al. Age at menopause and its influencing factors in a cohort of survivors of childhood cancer: earlier but rarely premature. Hum Reprod. 2013;28:488-95 pubmed publisher
    Is the age at menopause in a cohort of childhood cancer survivors earlier and what are the risk factors associated with earlier age at menopause? Menopause occurred at a median age of 44 years in this cohort which is earlier than in the ..
  42. Butler A, Shuster M, O Hara E, Hurley K, Middlebrooks D, Guilkey K. A meta-analysis of the efficacy of anodal transcranial direct current stimulation for upper limb motor recovery in stroke survivors. J Hand Ther. 2013;26:162-70; quiz 171 pubmed publisher
    ..18-0.81, p=0.005). This meta-analysis of eight randomized placebo-controlled trials provides further evidence that a-tDCS may benefit motor function of the paretic upper limb in patients suffering from chronic stroke. Level 1a. ..
  43. Hershman D, Lacchetti C, Dworkin R, Lavoie Smith E, Bleeker J, Cavaletti G, et al. Prevention and management of chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy in survivors of adult cancers: American Society of Clinical Oncology clinical practice guideline. J Clin Oncol. 2014;32:1941-67 pubmed publisher
    To provide evidence-based guidance on the optimum prevention and treatment approaches in the management of chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathies (CIPN) in adult cancer survivors.
  44. Wen J, Shi Y, Li Y, Yuan P, Wang F. Quality of life, physical diseases, and psychological impairment among survivors 3 years after Wenchuan earthquake: a population based survey. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e43081 pubmed publisher
    ..and no study has ever explored the life quality, physical diseases, and psychological impairment of earthquake survivors at the same time. This study seeks to reveal survivors' quality of life, physical diseases, and mental health...
  45. Ng A, Garber J, Diller L, Birdwell R, Feng Y, Neuberg D, et al. Prospective study of the efficacy of breast magnetic resonance imaging and mammographic screening in survivors of Hodgkin lymphoma. J Clin Oncol. 2013;31:2282-8 pubmed publisher
    ..magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) as an adjunct to mammography for breast cancer screening in female cancer survivors treated with chest irradiation at a young age, beginning 8 to 10 years after treatment...
  46. Beneventi F, Locatelli E, Giorgiani G, Zecca M, Locatelli F, Cavagnoli C, et al. Gonadal and uterine function in female survivors treated by chemotherapy, radiotherapy, and/or bone marrow transplantation for childhood malignant and non-malignant diseases. BJOG. 2014;121:856-65; discussion 865 pubmed publisher
    To evaluate gonadal function and uterine volume in a cohort of female survivors treated by chemotherapy, radiotherapy, and/or stem cell transplantation (SCT) for childhood malignant and non-malignant diseases. An observational study. S...
  47. Mols F, Denollet J, Kaptein A, Reemst P, Thong M. The association between Type D personality and illness perceptions in colorectal cancer survivors: a study from the population-based PROFILES registry. J Psychosom Res. 2012;73:232-9 pubmed publisher
    To examine the association between Type D personality and illness perceptions among colorectal cancer survivors 1-10years post-diagnosis. Data from two population-based surveys on colorectal cancer survivors was used...
  48. Lambert S, Jones B, Girgis A, Lecathelinais C. Distressed partners and caregivers do not recover easily: adjustment trajectories among partners and caregivers of cancer survivors. Ann Behav Med. 2012;44:225-35 pubmed publisher
    ..a number of cross-sectional studies document the distress experienced by partners and caregivers of cancer survivors, few have considered their potential differential patterns of adjustment over time...
  49. Krahn M, Bremner K, Alibhai S, Ni A, Tomlinson G, Laporte A, et al. A reference set of health utilities for long-term survivors of prostate cancer: population-based data from Ontario, Canada. Qual Life Res. 2013;22:2951-62 pubmed publisher
    ..A population-based, community-dwelling, geographically diverse sample of long-term PC survivors in Ontario, Canada, was identified from the Ontario Cancer Registry and contacted through their referring ..
  50. Lopes Cardozo B, Blanton C, Zalewski T, Tor S, McDonald L, Lavelle J, et al. Mental health survey among landmine survivors in Siem Reap province, Cambodia. Med Confl Surviv. 2012;28:161-81 pubmed
    Many survivors of the Khmer Rouge period in Cambodia and the subsequent war with Vietnam have now returned to Cambodia...
  51. Trinh L, Plotnikoff R, Rhodes R, North S, Courneya K. Correlates of physical activity in a population-based sample of kidney cancer survivors: an application of the theory of planned behavior. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2012;9:96 pubmed publisher
    Over half of kidney cancer survivors (KCS) are completely inactive and only a quarter are meeting physical activity (PA) guidelines...
  52. Bellury L, Pett M, Ellington L, Beck S, Clark J, Stein K. The effect of aging and cancer on the symptom experience and physical function of elderly breast cancer survivors. Cancer. 2012;118:6171-8 pubmed publisher
    The majority of cancer survivors are aged ? 65 years, yet, historically, cancer research has focused infrequently on older patients...
  53. Versmessen H, Vinh Hung V, Van Parijs H, Miedema G, Voordeckers M, Adriaenssens N, et al. Health-related quality of life in survivors of stage I-II breast cancer: randomized trial of post-operative conventional radiotherapy and hypofractionated tomotherapy. BMC Cancer. 2012;12:495 pubmed publisher
    ..These results suggest that a shorter fractionation schedule may reduce the adverse effects of treatment. ..
  54. Kronish I, Edmondson D, Goldfinger J, Fei K, Horowitz C. Posttraumatic stress disorder and adherence to medications in survivors of strokes and transient ischemic attacks. Stroke. 2012;43:2192-7 pubmed publisher
    ..PTSD is common after stroke/TIA. Patients who have PTSD after stroke or TIA are at increased risk for medication nonadherence. ..
  55. Hirasawa A, Makita K, Akahane T, Yokota M, Yamagami W, Banno K, et al. Hypertriglyceridemia is frequent in endometrial cancer survivors. Jpn J Clin Oncol. 2013;43:1087-92 pubmed publisher
    ..Gynecologists have to care dyslipidemia in endometrial cancer survivors at cancer follow-up clinic...
  56. Egawa H, Furukawa K, Preston D, Funamoto S, Yonehara S, Matsuo T, et al. Radiation and smoking effects on lung cancer incidence by histological types among atomic bomb survivors. Radiat Res. 2012;178:191-201 pubmed
    ..and smoking on type-specific lung cancer rates among the Life Span Study cohort of Japanese atomic bomb survivors. Among 105,404 cohort subjects followed between 1958 and 1999, 1,803 first primary lung cancer incident cases ..
  57. Bober S, Varela V. Sexuality in adult cancer survivors: challenges and intervention. J Clin Oncol. 2012;30:3712-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Although some treatment-related sexual adverse effects are short-term, many survivors face long-term effects such as treatment-induced menopause, altered gonadal function, and significant surgical ..
  58. Buffart L, De Backer I, Schep G, Vreugdenhil A, Brug J, Chinapaw M. Fatigue mediates the relationship between physical fitness and quality of life in cancer survivors. J Sci Med Sport. 2013;16:99-104 pubmed publisher
    ..General fatigue and physical aspects of fatigue mediate the relationship between physical fitness and quality of life in cancer survivors. We found no mediating effect of mental fatigue.
  59. Wang C, Chan C, Ho R. Prevalence and trajectory of psychopathology among child and adolescent survivors of disasters: a systematic review of epidemiological studies across 1987-2011. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol. 2013;48:1697-720 pubmed publisher
    ..the potential magnitude of the psychopathological impacts of community-wide disasters on child and adolescent survivors, and (2) the long-term course or trajectory of disaster-induced psychopathology among children and adolescents...
  60. Wilson C, Dilley K, Ness K, Leisenring W, Sklar C, Kaste S, et al. Fractures among long-term survivors of childhood cancer: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study. Cancer. 2012;118:5920-8 pubmed publisher
    ..bone mineral density are well documented among children during treatment for cancer and among childhood cancer survivors, little is known about the long-term risk of fracture...
  61. Paul C, Hall A, Carey M, Cameron E, Clinton McHarg T. Access to care and impacts of cancer on daily life: do they differ for metropolitan versus regional hematological cancer survivors?. J Rural Health. 2013;29 Suppl 1:s43-50 pubmed publisher
    ..A state-based Australian cancer registry identified adult survivors of hematological cancers (including lymphoma, leukemia and myeloma) diagnosed in the previous 3 years...
  62. Sandroni C, Cavallaro F, Callaway C, D Arrigo S, Sanna T, Kuiper M, et al. Predictors of poor neurological outcome in adult comatose survivors of cardiac arrest: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Part 2: Patients treated with therapeutic hypothermia. Resuscitation. 2013;84:1324-38 pubmed publisher
    ..Performance Categories [CPC] 4-5) or death, vegetative state or severe disability (CPC 3-5), in comatose adult survivors from cardiac arrest (CA) treated using therapeutic hypothermia (TH)...