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Effects of Optimism, Social Support, Fighting Spirit, Cancer Worry and Internal Health Locus of Control on Positive Affect in Cancer Survivors: A Path Analysis
The psychological impact of a cancer diagnosis can extend through treatment, well into cancer survivorship and can be influenced by a range of psychosocial resources. At different stages in this trajectory, optimism is ...
MON-P095: The Effect of Fish Oil-Supplemented Gemcitabine Treatment on Leukotriene B4 Levels in Pancreatic Cancer
Pancreatic cancer (PC) is an aggressive cancer and is the 5th leading cause of cancer death in Western Europe and unfavourable prognosis is attributed to advanced disease at diagnosis and lack of effective therapy. The ...
Reduced Pro-coagulant Phenotype of Microparticles in Pancreatic Cancer Patients on Omega-3-Supplemented Gemcitabine Treatment
Pancreatic cancer (PC) is an aggressive cancer associated with advanced disease at diagnosis and lack of effective therapy. Microparticles (MP), biologically active nanoparticles shed from cells, are novel markers of ...
Stop marginalising men with breast cancer
(The Conversation, 2018-10-19)
Nurses’ experiences of undertaking fertility-related discussions with Teenagers and Young Adults with cancer: an interpretive phenomenological analysis
Aims: To explore and interpret nurses’ experiences, feelings and associated meanings attached to undertaking fertility-related discussions with teenagers and young adults with cancer. To advance an understanding of factors ...
Exploring lesbian, gay and bisexual patients’ accounts of their experiences of cancer care in the UK
Despite greater recognition of rights and responsibilities around the care of cancer patients who identify as lesbian, gay or bisexual (LGB) within healthcare systems in the United Kingdom, recent quantitative evidence ...
Towards LGBTQ-affirmative cancer care and support: Barriers and opportunities
Background: Survey data suggest that LGBT people report lower levels of satisfaction with healthcare for cancer than heterosexuals. This presentation summarises findings from recent qualitative research to understand the ...
The synthesis of chalcones as anticancer prodrugs and their bioactivation in CYP1 expressing breast cancer cells
(Bentham Science Publishers, 2017-12-11)
Abstract: Background: Although the expression levels of many P450s differ between tumour and corresponding normal tissue, CYP1B1 is one of the few CYP subfamilies which is significantly and consistently overexpressed in ...