Psychosocial issues in long-term survivors of testicular cancer

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dc.contributor.author Luckett, T
dc.contributor.author Butow, P
dc.contributor.author King, MT
dc.contributor.author Olver, I
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-10T06:09:10Z
dc.date.issued 2008-01
dc.identifier.citation Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, 2008, 4 (3), pp. 125 - 131
dc.identifier.issn 1743-7555
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/16936
dc.description.abstract Testicular cancer is the most common non-skin cancer in young men and among the most curable of all neoplasms, making patients' long-term physical, psychological and social well-being of major concern. To date, research on outcomes has been restricted almost entirely to survivors in Europe and the USA. The current article reviews the international literature with a view to developing directions for future research in the Asia-Pacific region. We conclude that planning interventions to improve outcomes awaits further, prospective, controlled studies aimed at establishing the predictive value not only of socio-demographic, disease and treatment variables but also of psycho-social variables underlying adjustment and recovery. Ideally, research of this kind would: (i) highlight aspects of the experience of testicular cancer and its treatment that might be targeted by changes to patterns of care, and (ii) identify groups at risk of poor outcomes who could be identified for early intervention through screening. Planning of prospective research would itself benefit from further, large-scale, cross-sectional research aimed at identifying those variables that would prove most informative when tracked over time.
dc.publisher Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd.
dc.relation.isbasedon 10.1111/j.1743-7563.2008.00181.x
dc.title Psychosocial issues in long-term survivors of testicular cancer
dc.type Journal Article
dc.parent Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology
dc.journal.volume 3
dc.journal.volume 4
dc.journal.number 3 en_US
dc.publocation United Kingdom en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 125 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 131 en_US
dc.cauo.name BUS.Centre for Health Economics Research and Evaluation en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 1112 Oncology and Carcinogenesis
dc.personcode 020118
dc.personcode 111876
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Oncology and Carcinogenesis en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords quality of life; survivor; testicular neoplasm; treatment outcome en_US
dc.description.keywords quality of life
dc.description.keywords survivor
dc.description.keywords testicular neoplasm
dc.description.keywords treatment outcome
dc.description.keywords quality of life
dc.description.keywords quality of life
dc.description.keywords survivor
dc.description.keywords survivor
dc.description.keywords testicular neoplasm
dc.description.keywords testicular neoplasm
dc.description.keywords treatment outcome
dc.description.keywords treatment outcome
dc.description.keywords quality of life
dc.description.keywords survivor
dc.description.keywords testicular neoplasm
dc.description.keywords treatment outcome
pubs.embargo.period Not known
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Business
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Health
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Strength - Health Services and Practice Research
utslib.copyright.status Closed Access
utslib.copyright.date 2015-04-15 12:17:09.805752+10


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