publication . Article . Other literature type . 2015

Prognostic communication in cancer: A critical interpretive synthesis of the literature

angela tod; Matthew Johnson; Stephen Brummell;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Oct 2015
  • Publisher: Churchill Livingstone
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
<p>Purpose - For patients with cancer, providing appropriate information about prognosis or chances of recurrent disease remains a difficult area of practice. Much research has suggested that patients want to be given all available information, although the realities of attempting to do this are complex and may be perceived by some as uncaring. A review of recent literature was undertaken to explore the process of disclosure, patient experience and preferences for information regarding prognosis or risk of recurrence.</p>\ud <p>Methods - A systematic approach was taken to searching electronic databases for relevant literature from 2004 to June 2014. Primary rese...
Subjects
free text keywords: Oncology(nursing), General Medicine
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Cassileth, B.R., Zupkis, R.V., Sutton-Smith, K., March, V., 1980, Information and participation preferences among cancer patients. Annals of Internal Medicine 92 832-836. [OpenAIRE]

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Jansen, J., Butow, P.N., van Weert, J.C., van Dulmen, S., Devine, R.J., Heeren, T.J., et al., 2008. Does age really matter? Recall of information presented to newly referred patients with cancer. Journal of Clinical Oncology 26 5450-7.

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Kelly, M., Ajmera, M., Bhattacharjee, S., Vohra, R., Hobbs, G., Chaudhary, L., et al., 2013.

Perception of cancer recurrence risk: More information is better. Patient Education and Counseling 90 361-366.

Lagarde, S.M., Franssen, S.J., van Werven, J.R., Smets, E.M., Tran, T.C., Tilanus, H.W., et al., 2008. Patient preferences for the disclosure of prognosis after esophagectomy for cancer with curative intent. Annals of Surgical Oncology 15 3289-98.

Leventhal, H., Kelly, K.M., Leventhal, E., 1999. Population risk, actual risk, perceived risk and cancer control: a discussion. Journal of the National Cancer Institute Monographs 25 81-85. [OpenAIRE]

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Abstract
<p>Purpose - For patients with cancer, providing appropriate information about prognosis or chances of recurrent disease remains a difficult area of practice. Much research has suggested that patients want to be given all available information, although the realities of attempting to do this are complex and may be perceived by some as uncaring. A review of recent literature was undertaken to explore the process of disclosure, patient experience and preferences for information regarding prognosis or risk of recurrence.</p>\ud <p>Methods - A systematic approach was taken to searching electronic databases for relevant literature from 2004 to June 2014. Primary rese...
Subjects
free text keywords: Oncology(nursing), General Medicine
16 references, page 1 of 2

Alexander, S.C., Sullivan, A.M., Back, A.L., Tulsky, J.A., Goldman, R.E., Block, S.D., et al., 2012. Information giving and receiving in hematological malignancy consultations. Psychooncology 21, 3, 297-306.

Aveyard, H., 2010. Doing a literature review in health and social care: a practical guide, Second ed. Open University Press, Maidenhead.

Booth, A., Fry-Smith, A., 2003. e-text on Health Technology Assessment (HTA) information resources. Chapter 2: Developing the research question. National Library of Medicine.

Available from: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/archive/20060905/nichsr/ehta/chapter2.html (accessed 21.08.14).

Boynton, P., Greenhalgh, T., 2004. Selecting, designing and developing your questionnaire.

British Medical Journal [Online] 328, 7451 1312-1315. Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC420179/pdf/bmj32801312.pdf (accessed 20.08.14).

CASP, 2013. Critical Appraisal Skills Programme Qualitative Checklist: 10 questions to help you make sense of qualitative research. Available from: http://media.wix.com/ugd/dded87_951541699e9edc71ce66c9bac4734c69.pdf (accessed 10.06.14).

Cassileth, B.R., Zupkis, R.V., Sutton-Smith, K., March, V., 1980, Information and participation preferences among cancer patients. Annals of Internal Medicine 92 832-836. [OpenAIRE]

Cox, A., Jenkins, V., Catt, S., Langridge, C., Fallowfield, L., 2006. Information needs and experiences: An audit of UK cancer patients. European Journal of Oncology Nursing 10 263- 272.

Jansen, J., Butow, P.N., van Weert, J.C., van Dulmen, S., Devine, R.J., Heeren, T.J., et al., 2008. Does age really matter? Recall of information presented to newly referred patients with cancer. Journal of Clinical Oncology 26 5450-7.

Jenkins, V., Fallowfield, L., Saul, J., 2001. Information needs of patients with cancer: results of a large study in UK cancer centres. British Journal of Cancer 84 48-51. [OpenAIRE]

Kelly, M., Ajmera, M., Bhattacharjee, S., Vohra, R., Hobbs, G., Chaudhary, L., et al., 2013.

Perception of cancer recurrence risk: More information is better. Patient Education and Counseling 90 361-366.

Lagarde, S.M., Franssen, S.J., van Werven, J.R., Smets, E.M., Tran, T.C., Tilanus, H.W., et al., 2008. Patient preferences for the disclosure of prognosis after esophagectomy for cancer with curative intent. Annals of Surgical Oncology 15 3289-98.

Leventhal, H., Kelly, K.M., Leventhal, E., 1999. Population risk, actual risk, perceived risk and cancer control: a discussion. Journal of the National Cancer Institute Monographs 25 81-85. [OpenAIRE]

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