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Long term survival with testicular cancer

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Published: 11.05.12
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Sophie Bunskoek – University Medical Center Gronigen, The Netherlands

At the European Oncology Nursing Society annual meeting in Geneva, April 2012, Sophie Bunskoek talked to ecancertv about the concerns for prostate cancer patients and their long-term survival.


The main side effects of chemotherapy with prostate cancer patients in the long term are toxicity after treatment and cardiovascular problems. To combat this patients are frequently checked for cardiovascular disease through frequent follow-ups.


Psychological effects also appear in patients; these can be financial worries, sexual side effects such as infertility, and fear of recurrence.


Ms Bunskoek and University Medical Center Gronigen aim to confront these problems through a new App that can be used in conjunction with follow ups with a GP instead of frequently visiting the hospital.


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