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Needs regarding care and factors associated with unmet needs in disease-free survivors of surgically treated lung cancer.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23471105     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
BACKGROUND: To evaluate the long-term needs of lung cancer survivors and to explore factors associated with unmet need.
PATIENTS AND METHODS: We recruited lung patients treated with curative surgery from 2001 through 2006 at two centers in Korea. Needs in the domains of information, supportive care, education and counseling, and socioeconomic support were measured. We selected the four most frequently reported items of unmet need among 19 items in four domains.
RESULTS: The most frequently reported unmet needs were Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) and folk remedies (59.8%) in the Information domain, Counseling and treatment of depression and anxiety (63.5%) in the Supportive care domain, diet, exercise and weight control (55.1%) in the Education and counseling domain and Financial support (90.4%) in the socioeconomic support domain. Unmet needs for psychological treatment was significantly greater in participants who were employed (adjusted odds ratio [aOR], 2.25; 95% confidential interval [CI], 1.12 to 4.53). Unmet needs for diet, exercise and weight control were significantly greater in participants who had not received chemotherapy (aOR, 1.76; 95% CI, 1.09 to 2.85). Unmet need for financial support was greater in participants who were married (aOR, 4.14, 95%CI, 1.12 to 15.22) and those who had not received chemotherapy (aOR, 5.91, 95%CI, 1.91 to 18.31).
CONCLUSION: There were substantial unmet needs for information regarding psychological support, education for diet and exercise, and financial support among lung cancer survivors.
Authors:
Y H Yun; E-J Shon; A-J Yang; S H Kim; Y A Kim; Y J Chang; J Lee; M S Kim; H-S Lee; J I Zo; J Kim; Y S Choi; Y M Shim
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Multicenter Study; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't     Date:  2013-03-06
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of oncology : official journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology / ESMO     Volume:  24     ISSN:  1569-8041     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Oncol.     Publication Date:  2013 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-05-22     Completed Date:  2013-11-18     Revised Date:  2014-08-02    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9007735     Medline TA:  Ann Oncol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1552-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aged
Aged, 80 and over
Cross-Sectional Studies
Data Collection / methods
Disease-Free Survival
Female
Health Services Needs and Demand / trends*
Humans
Lung Neoplasms / epidemiology,  psychology*,  surgery*
Male
Middle Aged
Patient Care / methods,  trends*
Patient Education as Topic / methods,  trends*
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Erratum In:
Ann Oncol. 2013 Oct;24(10):2707

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