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Automatically identifying social isolation from clinical narratives for patients with prostate Cancer

Vivienne J Zhu, Leslie A Lenert, Brian E Bunnell, Jihad S Obeid, Melanie Jefferson, Chanita A Hughes-Halbert
2019 BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making  
This study explores the feasibility and effectiveness of natural language processing (NLP) strategy for identifying patients who are socially isolated from clinical narratives.  ...  However, social isolation usually is not recorded or obtained as coded data but rather collected from patient self-report or documented in clinical narratives.  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to thank the BMIC Research Data Solutions at MUSC for data extraction and the Writing Center at MUSC for manuscript editing.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12911-019-0795-y pmid:30871518 pmcid:PMC6416852 fatcat:u3hhkwe4ffgzjflpodhkvdwqeu

Beyond Social Media Analytics: Understanding Human Behaviour and Deep Emotion using Self Structuring Incremental Machine Learning [article]

Tharindu Bandaragoda
2020 arXiv   pre-print
The capabilities of this extended platform have been demonstrated using a text corpus collected from 10 prostate cancer online support groups comprising of 609,960 prostate cancer discussions and 22,233  ...  An event detection technique was developed to automatically monitor those identified topic pathways for significant fluctuations in social behaviours using multiple indicators such as volume and sentiment  ...  Table 6 . 6 3: Demographics and clinical characteristics of the identified low-intermediate risk prostate cancer patients and partners of patients from the ten selected OCSGs.  ... 
arXiv:2009.09078v1 fatcat:izo3eyjc4vdo3jnttt7omvsv5q

Pattern-based information extraction from pathology reports for cancer registration

Giulio Napolitano, Colin Fox, Richard Middleton, David Connolly
2010 Cancer Causes and Control  
Objective To evaluate precision and recall rates for the automatic extraction of information from free-text pathology reports.  ...  Potential increase in cancer staging completeness of up to 32% was proved.  ...  Acknowledgments The Northern Ireland Cancer Registry was funded by the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Northern Ireland (DHSSPSNI), at the time this study was completed.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10552-010-9616-4 pmid:20652738 fatcat:2fy5cgwjvrbqfpiadlup2xkpei

Attitudes and Experiences of Men with Prostate Cancer on Risk in the Context of Injuries Related to Community-based Football – A Qualitative Study

Mette Rørth, Tine Tjørnhøj-Thomsen, Prue Cormie, John L. Oliffe, Julie Midtgaard
2018 Journal of Aging and Physical Activity  
The study indicates that injuries are largely acceptable to men with prostate cancer, especially those in search of a means for expressing their masculinity.  ...  Although football training may be a potent strategy for health promotion in older men, the considerable risk of injuries may constitute a barrier for referral of clinical populations.  ...  We would also like to acknowledge the FC Prostate Community steering group for valuable insights and inputs concerning the planning and reporting of this study.  ... 
doi:10.1123/japa.2018-0089 pmid:30117362 fatcat:qfxqlyf74vgptaioziiwekesmu

Supportive Therapy in the Medically Ill: Using Psychiatric Skills to Enhance Primary Care

Randon S Welton, Erin M Crocker
2021 The Primary Care Companion For CNS Disorders  
Supportive therapy is a practical, flexible, and patient-centered psychosocial intervention that can help improve outcomes for patients struggling with a wide variety of medical illnesses.  ...  This narrative review helps primary care providers learn and implement the basic goals and interventions of supportive therapy.  ...  for patients with a wide range of medical illnesses, including peptic ulcer disease, 7 irritable bowel syndrome, 8 coronary artery disease, 9,10 ovarian cancer, 11 breast cancer, 12-15 prostate cancer  ... 
doi:10.4088/pcc.20nr02758 pmid:34000137 fatcat:px6jmgvusrgntkbxjxqj2yw33a

A frame semantic overview of NLP-based information extraction for cancer-related EHR notes [article]

Surabhi Datta, Elmer V Bernstam, Kirk Roberts
2019 arXiv   pre-print
and pain in prostate cancer patients.  ...  In this paper, we present a scoping review of existing clinical NLP literature for cancer.  ...  clinical narratives. that the 'PROSTATE CANCER DIAGNOSIS' frame has been associated with 'PAIN IN PROSTATE CANCER PATIENTS' frame, all of whose elements were extracted from clinical text in a case  ... 
arXiv:1904.01655v1 fatcat:tf5dgcmfzffrdjblwfw6pzzrmi

Predictors of Online Health Information Seeking Among Women with Breast Cancer: The Role of Social Support Perception and Emotional Well-Being

Sojung Claire Kim, Dhavan V. Shah, Kang Namkoong, Fiona M. McTavish, David H. Gustafson
2013 Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication  
Patients with low social support perception and high emotional well-being were most likely to seek health information, whereas patients with high social support perception and high emotional well-being  ...  Factor and regression analyses conducted among 231 breast cancer patients revealed that social support perception and emotional well-being interacted with each other to influence online health information  ...  They suspected that the isolated nature of their living situations might limit face-to-face interactions with other cancer patients, contributing to their fulfilling social support and information needs  ... 
doi:10.1111/jcc4.12002 pmid:24634575 pmcid:PMC3951120 fatcat:ixs2mhxtcvcqpa7wto3y2amvlq


Balaji O, Laxminarayana Kurady Bairy, Veena Nayak
2017 Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research  
As per research surveys over the years, prevalence among cancer patients varies widely from 3% to 38% formajor depression and 1.5-52% for depression spectrum syndromes.  ...  Depression is a well-recognized risk factor for shortened life span from cancer. Depression is among the main causes of disability in the world leadingto increased suffering and mortality.  ...  For isolated people, a group approach can be crucial as a primary means to foster social support.  ... 
doi:10.22159/ajpcr.2017.v10i5.17345 fatcat:26dekqyicrcirfxqr2vyxl3fru

Specific entrustable professional activities for undergraduate medical internships: a method compatible with the academic curriculum

Alicia Hamui-Sutton, Ana María Monterrosas-Rojas, Armando Ortiz-Montalvo, Felipe Flores-Morones, Uri Torruco-García, Andrea Navarrete-Martínez, Araceli Arrioja-Guerrero
2017 BMC Medical Education  
From the curricular point of view, APROCs were identified in three UI rotations within clinical contexts in Mexico City, benchmarks were developed by levels and validated by experts' consensus.  ...  In the second stage, narrative descriptions with the three levels were validated by professors who teach the different subjects using the Delphi technique.  ...  We also want to thank social service undergraduate students who actively participated with us in 2015: Abraham Ortiz García, Lizbeth Cejudo Aparicio, Jorge Pereyra Arzate, Aketzali Flores Mayorga, Michel  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12909-017-0980-6 pmid:28841876 pmcid:PMC5574123 fatcat:hv2mahwbwrfajbqswyxe7fjifa

The salience of cancer and the "survivor" identity for people who have completed acute cancer treatment: a qualitative study

Katherine Clegg Smith, Ann C. Klassen, Kisha I. Coa, Susan M. Hannum
2015 Journal of cancer survivorship  
We explore the salience of cancer in such people's self-concept as an important element for creating patient-centered care for those living with a cancer history.  ...  Implications for Cancer Survivors-Understanding how cancer factors into people's selfconcept throughout the life course is important for designing effective, patient-centered programs that acknowledge  ...  Acknowledgments We would like to thank all of the members of the 'Eating For Life' research team for their assistance in the conceptualization and implementation of this research.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11764-015-0489-0 pmid:26462498 pmcid:PMC4833692 fatcat:c7j7bkd7kngnpoz7dgqxsvnt54

Posters 24th October

2014 Psycho-Oncology  
Qualitative data from staff identified areas for scale improvement.  ...  METHOD: We established a systematic psychological consultation at the end of treatments for women with breast cancer and for men with prostate cancer, both non-metastatic.  ...  CONCLUSIONS: All prostate cancer patients are included in HRQOL routine clinical assessment in IPOP.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1099-1611.2014.3697 fatcat:a3alpi7bdrgrlgywsfcf7pjdiq

8. Sharing personal experiences and offering advice within online health-based social networks [chapter]

Elizabeth Sillence
2015 The Psychology of Social Networking Vol.2  
Access to experiential information and advice can empower people to take control of their own health but can also leave patients feeling overwhelmed or isolated.  ...  Drawing on the social and psychological literature we explore notions surrounding experience, expertise, and advice and provide illustrations from our own research.  ...  cancer (PCa) although subtle variations exist between social networks, with PCa forums demonstrating a preference for more direct advice exchange.  ... 
doi:10.1515/9783110473858-010 fatcat:r6z4oh7hkjfn3bzrd4r5znvvoe

Integrating Multicultural Orientation into Cancer Care for Sexual and Gender Minorities: A New Paradigm for Leadership, Practice, and Research

Trisha L. Raque, Amanda Kracen, Jesse Owen, Scout NFN, Elizabeth M. Muenks, Cameron Andrews
2022 Annals of LGBTQ Public and Population Health  
The American Society of Clinical Oncology's (ASCO) 2017 position statement drew attention to the need to address cancer care disparities experienced by sexual and gender minority populations (SGM).  ...  MCO has been studied in psychotherapy and supervision process and outcome research, demonstrating promise for improving treatment outcomes.  ...  Painstakingly identifying each GM patient in their 45,000 patients, they then used community-advised cancer screening guidelines from a transgender clinic to evaluate adherence.  ... 
doi:10.1891/lgbtq-2021-0011 fatcat:gjzciiisrjhlxbz2m4i65hye4i

Oncology Information on the Internet

Y. Goto, T. Nagase
2012 Japanese Journal of Clinical Oncology  
The Internet also mediates the exchange of information from one individual to another. Mailing lists of advocate groups and social networking sites help spread information to patients and caregivers.  ...  Thus, many instruments for evaluating the quality of health information have been created, each with its own advantages and disadvantages.  ...  Internet-based clinical trial matching systems have been tested in breast cancer patients.  ... 
doi:10.1093/jjco/hys039 pmid:22457324 fatcat:rz3g4rf3nbhbhgxilppvszrv2e

Induction with Infliximab and a Plant-Based Diet as First-Line (IPF) Therapy for Crohn Disease: A Single-Group Trial

Mitsuro Chiba
2017 The Permanente Journal  
Funding for this project was provided by Grant no. RSGI-II-I 00-0 I-CPHPS from the American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA.  ...  The American Cancer Society did not have any role in study design; collection, analysis, and interpretation of data; writing the report; or the decision to submit the report for publication.  ...  Prostate Cancer Diagnosis Prostate cancer survivors were defined as men with a diagnosis of any stage of biopsy-confirmed prostate cancer from 2002 through 2008 who were still alive.  ... 
doi:10.7812/tpp/17-009 pmid:29035182 pmcid:PMC5638637 fatcat:agul73c4z5cuvj2aizcu7ykedu
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