Special Issue on Cancer, Health Care Needs and Cancer Patients' Life Quality

Submission Deadline: Feb. 20, 2020

This special issue currently is open for paper submission and guest editor application.

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  • Special Issue Editor
    • Gamze Temiz
      University of Health Sciences, Istanbul, Turkey
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    • Elif Donmez
      Sağlık Bilimleri University, Istanbul, Turkey
    • Ayşe Cil Akinci
      Istanbul Medeniyet University, Istanbul, Turkey
    • Havva Sert
      Sakarya University, Adapazarı, Sakarya Province, Turkey
    • Azime Karakoc
      University of Biruni, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Introduction

    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

  • Guidelines for Submission

    Manuscripts can be submitted until the expiry of the deadline. Submissions must be previously unpublished and may not be under consideration elsewhere.

    Papers should be formatted according to the guidelines for authors (see: http://www.crjournal.org/submission). By submitting your manuscripts to the special issue, you are acknowledging that you accept the rules established for publication of manuscripts, including agreement to pay the Article Processing Charges for the manuscripts. Manuscripts should be submitted electronically through the online manuscript submission system at http://www.sciencepublishinggroup.com/login. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal and will be listed together on the special issue website.

  • Published Papers

    The special issue currently is open for paper submission. Potential authors are humbly requested to submit an electronic copy of their complete manuscript by clicking here.

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