Cancer Research Journal

Special Issue

Cancer, Health Care Needs and Cancer Patients' Life Quality

  • Submission Deadline: May 20, 2020
  • Status: Submission Closed
  • Lead Guest Editor: Gamze Temiz
About This Special Issue
Nowadays a lot of study, the symptoms experienced by patients undergoing chemotherapy, respectively; fatigue, unwillingness, disruption of sleep patterns, decreased interest in sex, difficulty in concentrating and hair loss was identified. It was found that the most support is needed by the patient issues; pain, weakness / fatigue, often feel bad, sadness, concerns swings, difficulty in doing things related to home, fears about the spread of cancer, the inability to control the situation, worry about the future, fear of death, worrying that it will upset their relatives, to be in need of information regarding sexual life.
According to these, the higher the incidence of symptoms in patients with increased support requirements the quality of life are reduced in parallel.
As a result, the evaluation of symptoms at frequent intervals, to meet the needs identified, measure the quality of care and efficiency at frequent of intervals and giving advice on everything they need for patients is recommended.

Aims and Scope:

  1. Unmet Needs
  2. Symptom Management
  3. Cancer Patients Quality of Life
  4. Chemotherapeutic Drug Applications
  5. Palliative Care in Oncology
  6. Education of oncology patient
Lead Guest Editor
  • Gamze Temiz

    University of Health Sciences, Istanbul, Turkey

Guest Editors
  • Elif Donmez

    Sağlık Bilimleri University, Istanbul, Turkey

  • Ayşe Cil Akinci

    Istanbul Medeniyet University, Istanbul, Turkey

  • Havva Sert

    Sakarya University, Adapazarı, Turkey

  • Azime Karakoc

    University of Biruni, Istanbul, Turkey

Published Articles
  • Early Mobilization in an Oncology Intensive Care Unit

    Cristiani Caroline Carvalho , Fernanda Cristina Chavaglia Marques , Maria Luíza Alves Moreira , Monyque Evelyn Barbosa Batista , Isabella Fernandes Alves , Patricia Regina dos Reis , Daniela Santana Polati da Silveira

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, March 2020
    Pages: 13-19
    Received: Aug. 23, 2019
    Accepted: Feb. 13, 2020
    Published: Mar. 17, 2020
    DOI: 10.11648/j.crj.20200801.13
    Abstract: Introduction: Quality of life and functionality of critically ill cancer patients are significantly affected after ICU admission, with changes due to immobility, hemodynamic instability, muscular atrophy, cognitive deficits, psychological difficulties, decreased cardiovascular functional capacity, neurological deleterious effects on the respiratory... Show More