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- 1Berke, Sheldon S
- 1Crawford, Jennifer J
- 1Horsman, Susan
- 1Hossain, Samina
- 1Lee, Anra
- 1Mayan, Maria (Supervisor)
Exploiting the Enhanced Permeability and Retention Effect for the Targeting of Tumors with 18F-SiFA Polymer NanoparticlesDownload
Over the last several decades great progress has been made in cancer diagnosis and detection. One foundation of this progress has been improved imaging technologies. Among the most promising imaging technologies for cancer detection is Positron Emission Tomography (PET). PET imaging allows for...
Cancer is the leading cause of death from disease among adolescents in Canada. Although cancer is a well-researched disease process in the medical and nursing literature, adolescence is relatively understudied, with minimal evidence on strategies to promote healthy emotional adjustment...
Background: Posttraumatic growth (i.e., positive psychological growth following a traumatic event) is a desired outcome of a cancer diagnosis, however, there is limited research examining interventions to foster experiences of growth. The benefits of physical activity for cancer survivors have...
Physical Therapy Interventions for Children and Adolescents with Cancer: Collating the Evidence from Research and Clinical PracticeDownload
Purpose: Children and adolescents with cancer who undergo cancer treatment are at high risk of developing serious late and long-term physical effects, many of which may be amenable to physical therapy (PT). Little is known about the benefits of PT or the services currently provided to address...
Symptoms and quality of life assessment in ambulatory oncology: the evaluation of a clinical assessment toolDownload
This study addressed gaps in the literature regarding the lack of information about the degree and extent of the relationships among symptom burden, specific symptoms, and health-related quality of life (HRQL). The sample included 89 adults receiving care for colorectal cancer in an outpatient...