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2010- Factors that Affect Patients’ Decision-Making about Mastectomy or Breast Conserving Surgery, and the Psychological Effect of this Choice on Breast Cancer Patients

treatment is surgery, with breast conserving surgery (BCS) being widely used for early-stage disease. Due to changes in body image, depressive symptoms can occur after surgery. Here, we evaluate factors that affect patients’ decision on surgery, and investigate differences in the level of depression after mastectomy or BCS in a population of Turkish patients. ……

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2009 – The association between individual attachment patterns, the perceived social support, and the psychological wellbeing of Turkish informal caregivers

Cancer care provided within home environment is usually provided by spouses, siblings, children, relatives, and friends of the cancer patients. These individuals play a substantial role in meeting the practical, emotional, and even nursing care needs of their relatives without being paid [1,2]. They are usually referred to as ‘informal caregivers’ [1]. Research shows that…

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2008 – Please, Desist RECIST Criteria in GIST, At Least in Me

Gastrointestinal stromal tumour (GIST) is an extraordinary and interesting disease both to physicians and patients. Every patient with GIST is a new experience for the medical oncologist [1–5]. The Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumors (RECIST) are used in GIST. However, RECIST criteria show limitations in the response evaluation in imatinibtreated GIST [6, 7]. We…

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