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Importance of social support for functional status in breast cancer patients

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dc.contributor.author Özkan, Sevgi
dc.contributor.author Ogce, F.
dc.date.accessioned 2019-08-16T12:19:26Z
dc.date.available 2019-08-16T12:19:26Z
dc.date.issued 2008
dc.identifier.issn 15137368 (ISSN)
dc.identifier.uri http://acikerisim.pau.edu.tr:8080/xmlui/handle/11499/7298
dc.description.abstract The role of social support in functional status to a diagnosis of cancer was examined in 84 patients with breast cancer. Multivariate techniques were used to assess the relationships among the dimensions of social support, as measured by the Multidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support (MSPSS), and functional status, assessed with the Inventory of the Functional Status Cancer (IFSA-CA). The results indicated significant independent associations between support and functional status outcomes, underscoring the importance of examining social support to evaluate functional status of patients. Nurses cognizant of breast cancer survivors challenges and concerns in areas of social support and are in a unique position to enhance functional status.
dc.language.iso English
dc.publisher Asian Pacific Organization for Cancer Prevention
dc.rights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
dc.subject Breast cancer
dc.subject Functional status
dc.subject Nursing
dc.subject Social support
dc.subject adaptive behavior
dc.subject adult
dc.subject age
dc.subject aged
dc.subject article
dc.subject breast tumor
dc.subject cancer staging
dc.subject cohort analysis
dc.subject family relation
dc.subject female
dc.subject follow up
dc.subject human
dc.subject human relation
dc.subject middle aged
dc.subject multimodality cancer therapy
dc.subject multivariate analysis
dc.subject pathology
dc.subject psychological aspect
dc.subject quality of life
dc.subject social support
dc.subject survivor
dc.subject Turkey (republic)
dc.subject Adaptation, Psychological
dc.subject Adult
dc.subject Age Factors
dc.subject Aged
dc.subject Breast Neoplasms
dc.subject Cohort Studies
dc.subject Combined Modality Therapy
dc.subject Family Relations
dc.subject Female
dc.subject Follow-Up Studies
dc.subject Humans
dc.subject Interpersonal Relations
dc.subject Middle Aged
dc.subject Multivariate Analysis
dc.subject Neoplasm Staging
dc.subject Quality of Life
dc.subject Social Support
dc.subject Survivors
dc.subject Turkey
dc.title Importance of social support for functional status in breast cancer patients
dc.type Article
dc.relation.journal Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention
dc.contributor.authorID 0000-0001-8385-210X
dc.identifier.volume 9
dc.identifier.issue 4
dc.identifier.startpage 601
dc.identifier.endpage 604
dc.relation.publicationCategory Uluslararası Hakemli Dergi
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dc.identifier.index WOS
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