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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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The Cancer Support Community

Joanne S. Buzaglo, Alexandra K. Zaleta, Margaret L. Longacre and Mitch Golant.

in Cancer Caregivers

January 2019; p ublished online February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Palliative Medicine; Medical Oncology. 5216 words.

The demands of caregiving are associated with physical, emotional, and practical consequences for cancer patients and caregivers. Guided by a person-centered model of evidence-based...

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One community

R. E. Wittes and O. Yoder.

in Annals of Oncology

March 1998; p ublished online March 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology. 0 words.

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Antibiotics for community-acquired pneumonia

Matthew Dryden, Kieran Hand and Peter Davey.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

December 2009; p ublished online October 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 1862 words.

Antibiotic guidelines for community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) often recommend broad-spectrum agents for severe pneumonia. While these may be entirely appropriate in terms of their spectrum...

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Addressing the American Health-Care Cost Crisis: Role of the Oncology Community

Scott D. Ramsey, Patricia A. Ganz, Veena Shankaran, Jeffrey Peppercorn and Ezekiel Emanuel.

in JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute

December 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology. 3371 words.

Health-care cost growth is unsustainable, and the current level of spending is harming our economy and our patients. This commentary describes the scope of the health-care spending problem...

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Treatment costs associated with community-acquired pneumonia by community level of antimicrobial resistance

Carl Asche, Carrie McAdam-Marx, Brian Seal, Benjamin Crookston and C. Daniel Mullins.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

May 2008; p ublished online February 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 4876 words.

Introduction

The aim is to quantify community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) treatment outcomes and costs from a managed care perspective by the level of...

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Changing needs of community-acquired pneumonia

Julio Alberto Ramirez and Antonio R. Anzueto.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

April 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 4464 words.

Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) is a serious condition associated with significant morbidity and potential long-term mortality. Although the majority of patients with CAP are treated as...

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QL-17COMMUNITY BRAIN TUMOUR FORUMS: LESSONS FROM THE FRONT LINE

Dianne Legge and Lawrence Cher.

in Neuro-Oncology

November 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Neurology. 0 words.

BACKGROUND: Informational demands of patients and families affected by brain cancer are well documented. Access to accurate well-balanced material is a vital element in ensuring their...

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Understanding Topics and Sentiment in an Online Cancer Survivor Community

Kenneth Portier, Greta E. Greer, Lior Rokach, Nir Ofek, Yafei Wang, Prakhar Biyani, Mo Yu, Siddhartha Banerjee, Kang Zhao, Prasenjit Mitra and John Yen.

in JNCI Monographs

December 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology. 1588 words.

Online cancer communities help members support one another, provide new perspectives about living with cancer, normalize experiences, and reduce isolation. The American Cancer Society’s...

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Screening Mammograms by Community Radiologists: Variability in False-Positive Rates

Joann G. Elmore, Diana L. Miglioretti, Lisa M. Reisch, Mary B. Barton, William Kreuter, Cindy L. Christiansen and Suzanne W. Fletcher.

in JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute

September 2002; p ublished online September 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology. 5792 words.

Background: Previous studies have shown that the agreement among radiologists interpreting a test set of mammograms is relatively low. However, data available from real-world...

International Variation in Screening Mammography Interpretations in Community-Based Programs

Joann G. Elmore, Connie Y. Nakano, Thomas D. Koepsell, Laurel M. Desnick, Carl J. D’Orsi and David F. Ransohoff.

in JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute

September 2003; p ublished online September 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology. 8250 words.

Background: Variations in mammography interpretations may have important clinical and economic implications. To evaluate international variability in mammography interpretation,...

Effectiveness of Computer-Aided Detection in Community Mammography Practice

Joshua J. Fenton, Linn Abraham, Stephen H. Taplin, Berta M. Geller, Patricia A. Carney, Carl D’Orsi, Joann G. Elmore and William E. Barlow.

in JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute

August 2011; p ublished online July 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology. 7118 words.

Background

Computer-aided detection (CAD) is applied during screening mammography for millions of US women annually, although it is uncertain whether CAD...

Effects of triclosan incorporation into ABS plastic on biofilm communities

Lauren M. Junker and Anthony G. Hay.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

June 2004; p ublished online June 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 6284 words.

Objective: This study compared the attached biofilm populations on acrylonitrile–butadiene–styrene (ABS) plastic with and without the incorporation of the antimicrobial...

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Population Testing for Cancer Predisposing BRCA1/BRCA2 Mutations in the Ashkenazi-Jewish Community: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Ranjit Manchanda, Kelly Loggenberg, Saskia Sanderson, Matthew Burnell, Jane Wardle, Sue Gessler, Lucy Side, Nyala Balogun, Rakshit Desai, Ajith Kumar, Huw Dorkins, Yvonne Wallis, Cyril Chapman, Rohan Taylor, Chris Jacobs, Ian Tomlinson, Alistair McGuire, Uziel Beller, Usha Menon and Ian Jacobs.

in JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute

P ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology. 7030 words.

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Technological advances raise the possibility of systematic population-based genetic testing for cancer-predisposing mutations, but it is...

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Adjunctive therapies for community-acquired pneumonia: a systematic review

Ilias I. Siempos, Konstantinos Z. Vardakas, Petros Kopterides and Matthew E. Falagas.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

October 2008; p ublished online July 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 5232 words.

Background

We endeavoured to accumulate and evaluate the available evidence regarding therapies that have been investigated as potential adjuncts to...

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Comparative activity of telithromycin against typical community-acquired respiratory pathogens

Astrid Buxbaum, Sabine Forsthuber, Wolfgang Graninger and Apostolos Georgopoulos.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

September 2003; p ublished online September 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 2806 words.

Objectives: Respiratory tract infections (RTIs) remain a significant cause of morbidity and mortality. Major bacterial pathogens in RTIs, such as Streptococcus pneumoniae, have...

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Identifying the need for and availability of community rehabilitation for patients in the community with brain and CNS tumours

Tiffany Treharne and Catharine James.

in Neuro-Oncology

January 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Neurology. 0 words.

Abstract

BACKGROUND

Of the 2.5 million people living with cancer in the UK, 60% have unmet physical or...

Efficacy of Breast Cancer Screening in the Community According to Risk Level

Joann G. Elmore, Lisa M. Reisch, Mary B. Barton, William E. Barlow, Sharon Rolnick, Emily L. Harris, Lisa J. Herrinton, Ann M. Geiger, R. Kevin Beverly, Gene Hart, Onchee Yu, Sarah M. Greene, Noel S. Weiss and Suzanne W. Fletcher.

in JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute

July 2005; p ublished online July 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology. 6614 words.

Background: The efficacy of breast cancer screening in the community may differ from that suggested by the results of randomized trials, and no data have been available on...

Activity of the ketolide antibacterial telithromycin against typical community-acquired respiratory pathogens

D. Felmingham, G. Zhanel and D. Hoban.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

September 2001; p ublished online September 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 0 words.

Community-acquired respiratory tract infections (RTIs) are among the most prevalent infectious diseases in the developed world. They cause considerable morbidity, resulting in a major impact...

Population dynamics of methicillin-susceptible and -resistant Staphylococcus aureus in remote communities

F. G. O'Brien, G. W. Coombs, J. W. Pearman, M. Gracey, F. Moss, K. J. Christiansen and W. B. Grubb.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

October 2009; p ublished online August 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 6075 words.

Objectives

Community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) was first reported in remote regions of Western Australia (WA) in 1992...

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Sparfloxacin for the treatment of community-acquired pneumonia: a pooled data analysis of two studies

M. Aubier, H. Lode, G. Gialdroni-Grassi, G. Huchon, J. Hosie, N. Legakis, C. Regamey, S. Segev, R. Vester, W. J. Wijnands and N. Tolstuchow.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

May 1996; p ublished online May 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 0 words.

A pooled data analysis of two double-blind studies encompassing 1137 episodes of community-acquired pneumonia in hospitalised adults, of which 560 were treated with sparfloxacin and 577...

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