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Radiation Therapy and Psychological Distress in Gynecologic Oncology Patients: Outcomes and Recommendations for Enhancing Adjustment.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19844609     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Radiotherapy is used commonly in the treatment of gynecologic malignancies. Many patients experience emotional distress prior to the initiation of radiotherapy, during the course of treatment, or after the completion of treatment. This paper describes treatment experiences from the patients' perspective, reviews the empirical data concerning patients' emotional responses to these treatments, and overviews strategies for reducing patient distress.
Authors:
Jennifer A Karlsson; Barbara L Andersen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of psychosomatic obstetrics and gynaecology     Volume:  5     ISSN:  1743-8942     ISO Abbreviation:  J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol     Publication Date:  1986  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-10-21     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8308648     Medline TA:  J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol     Country:  -    
Other Details:
Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  283-294     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Pediatrics, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242 (U.S.A.).
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R23 CA035702-01A1//NCI NIH HHS

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