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Living with relapsed myeloma: Symptoms and self-care strategies
Aims and Objectives: To explore which symptoms relapsed myeloma patients experience and what self-care strategies are used.Methods: This was a qualitative study utilising focus group interviews (n=4) with relapsed myeloma ...
The meaning of nurse-patient intimacy in oncology care settings: from the nurse and patient perspective
This paper reports the findings of a study exploring the meaning of nurse-patient intimacy in oncology care settings. An interpretive phenomenological design was adopted. A total of 23 oncology nurses and 30 oncology ...
Quality of life and resilience related to chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy in patients post treatment with platinums and taxanes
(SAGE Publications, 2015-04-02)
The aim of this study was to ascertain patients' quality of life and resilience related to chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN) after treatment with platinum- and taxane-based chemotherapy drugs. A self-administered ...
Potential role of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) in the breast tumour microenvironment: stimulation of epithelial to mesenchymal transition (EMT)
Bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) are known to specifically migrate to and engraft at tumour sites. Understanding interactions between cancer cells and MSCs has become fundamental to determining whether ...