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Female Caregivers to Female Cancer Survivors

Ulrike Boehmer, Melissa A. Clark and Lisa Fredman.

in Gender in Psycho-Oncology

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychosocial Interventions and Psychotherapy; Radiation Oncology; Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making. 6243 words.

In this chapter, the authors focus on adult female caregivers performing informal caregiving tasks to adult females diagnosed with cancer. The authors limit discussion to a binary...

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Final Thoughts

Robert C. Macauley.

in Ethics in Palliative Care

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making; Medical Ethics. 8399 words.

It is not enough to know how to respond to ethical dilemmas in palliative care. Sufficient resources are required to implement the nuanced approach to ethical dilemmas presented in this...

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Forgoing Life-Sustaining Medical Treatment

Robert C. Macauley.

in Ethics in Palliative Care

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making; Medical Ethics. 18517 words.

Forgoing life sustaining medical treatment takes on additional complexities depending on the mode of therapy forgone, which often varies in clinical practice. Compassionate extubation of...

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Gender Considerations in Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer

Amanda L. Thompson and Molly A. Gardner.

in Gender in Psycho-Oncology

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychosocial Interventions and Psychotherapy; Radiation Oncology; Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making. 4161 words.

Literature on adolescents and young adults (AYA) with cancer has largely focused on the biopsychosocial challenges of this developmental period, with limited attention paid to the role of...

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Gender in Psycho-Oncology

Edited by Youngmee Kim and Matthew J. Loscalzo.

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Book. Subjects: Psychosocial Interventions and Psychotherapy; Radiation Oncology; Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making. 264 pages.

As cancer treatment has evolved toward precision medicine, psychosocial research and practices for cancer patients and their family members have also raised awareness of the need for a...

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The Integration of Aging and Gender to Understand the Cancer Experience Among Older Adults

Keith M. Bellizzi and Kate E. Dibble.

in Gender in Psycho-Oncology

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychosocial Interventions and Psychotherapy; Radiation Oncology; Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making. 4836 words.

Central to understanding the experience of cancer in older adults is to recognize human behavior and the role of gender and age. The goal of this chapter is to present a general description...

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Introduction to Gender in Psycho-Oncology

Matthew J. Loscalzo.

in Gender in Psycho-Oncology

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychosocial Interventions and Psychotherapy; Radiation Oncology; Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making. 2834 words.

Sex and gender are emotionally charged concepts in society. Never before has there been more interest in the sciences of sex and gender. In the past, sex and gender were primarily the...

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Male Patients and Their Male Caregivers

Thomas O. Blank, Lara Descartes and Marysol Asencio.

in Gender in Psycho-Oncology

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychosocial Interventions and Psychotherapy; Radiation Oncology; Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making. 7635 words.

There is a dearth of literature on male-to-male caregiving relationships generally and almost none specific to cancer. Some prior studies have included male caregivers and/or male care...

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Men Caring for Women in the Cancer Context

Mariët Hagedoorn and Tracey A. Revenson.

in Gender in Psycho-Oncology

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychosocial Interventions and Psychotherapy; Radiation Oncology; Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making. 8524 words.

This chapter provides an overview of the consequences of a cancer diagnosis for female patients and their male caregivers, mostly partners or spouses. The majority of the couples adjust...

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Neuropalliative Care

Robert C. Macauley.

in Ethics in Palliative Care

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making; Medical Ethics. 16333 words.

Neuropalliative care encompasses disorders of consciousness, cognitive impairment, trauma, and other conditions. Each prompts specific ethical considerations, such as the often shifting...

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