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Monday September 17.
10.00-10.15 Welcome Remarks
Christoffer Johansen (DK)
Leif Vestergaard Pedersen (DK)
10.15-11.00 Rehabilitation and survivorship in the
next decades – cancer and other chronic diseases
10.15-10.30 Lisa Sengeløv (DK): Cancer treatment in the next decades – implications for rehabilitation
10.30-10.45 Mogens Lytken Larsen (DK): Cardiac Rehabilitation – How are we doing?
10-45-11.00 Knut Borch-Johnsen (DK): Diabetes mellitus; the impact of the "diabetes epidemic" and the improved survival on strategies for rehabilitation
11.00-11.15 Coffee Break
11.15-11.45 Depression and anxiety
11.15-11.45 Sylvie Dolbeault (FR): Screening for patient’s distress and supportive care needs during the whole health trajectory: Is it a way to answer to our patient’s psychological disorders?
11.45-12.15 The American perspective
11.45-12.15 Catherine Alfano (US): Cancer Survivorship & Cancer rehabilitation: Building a new integrated model of survivorship care in the United States
13.15-14.15 Parallel Session 4.1: Cancer patients and their families
13.15-13.30 Chair: Nina Heinrichs (DE): Side by Side – Effects of a psychosocial intervention for couples facing cancer
13.30-13.45 Elisabeth Jeppesen (NO): A Controlled Study of Teenagers' Adaptation to Cancer in Their Fathers
13.45-14.00 Nina Rottmann (DK): Illness appraisal in couples affected by breast cancer – Cross-sectional results from a nationwide prospective cohort study in Denmark
14.00-14.15 Nanna Friðriksdóttir (IS): Sexual information and counseling needs among cancer outpatients and their significant others
13.15-14.15 Parallel Session 4.2: Rehabilitation services and patient needs
13.15-13.30 Chair: Dorte Gilså Hansen (DK): Patient needs and quality of life
13.30-13.45 Stinne Holm Bergholdt (DK): A randomised controlled trial on improving general practitioners’ services in cancer rehabilitation: Impact on general practitioners’ proactivity and on patients’ participation in rehabilitation activities
13.45-14.00 Maria Hellbom (SE): The Regional Cancer Centre South cancer rehabilitation project. Implementing a workable model for the cancer care process
14.00-14.15 Astrid Giséle Veloso (DK): Meeting cancer patients’ needs of rehabilitation – a patient survey
13.15-14.15 Parallel Session 4.3: Return to work
13.15-13.30 Chair: Alv A. Dahl (NO): What make long-term testicular cancer survivors stay at work?
13.30-13.45 Lise Kronborg (DK): Changes in working ability and sports activity related to treatment modalities and long-term symptoms among women treated for breast cancer
13.45-14.00 Sigrun Dahl (NO): Work ability patterns after open and robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy among men aged <65 with prostate cancer
14.00-14.15 Trine Allerslev Horsbøl (DK): Return to work for survivors from haematological cancer: A register-based cohort study
14.15-16.00 Coffee break & Poster session
16.00-16.30 A gender perspective
16.00-16.30 Karin Bergmark (SE): Rehabilitation needs and side effects from a gender perspective
16.30-17.00 The continuum of survivorship
16.30-17.00 Martin Härter (DE): Long-term effects of cancer - consequences for supportive and palliative care integrating rehabilitation requirements
19.00 Symposium Dinner & Poster Award
Tuesday September 18.
08.30-09.00 James Coyne (US): The case against screening cancer patients for distress
09.00-09.30 Alex Mithchell (UK): Screening cancer patients for distress: What does the evidence from 31 studies actually show?
09.30-09.45 Coffee Break
09.45-10.45 Comorbidity and ageing
09.45-10.15 Lodovico Balducci (US): Rehabilitation of older cancer patients
10.15-10.45 Sophie Fosså (NO):Cancer and ageing
10.45-11.15 Coffee Break
11.15-12.15 Parallel Session 9.1: Late effects
11.15-11.30 Chair: Sanne Schagen (NL): Chemo brain
11.30-11.45 Olga Husson (NL): Health-related quality of life and disease specific symptoms among (long-term) thyroid cancer survivors: A study from the population-based PROFILES registry
11.45-12.00 Gabriela Armuand (SE): Fertility-related distress and health-related quality of life among female and male cancer survivors
12.00-12.15 Cecilie Sperling (DK): The impact of comorbidity on the survival of ovarian cancer patients. A register-based cohort study from a national clinical database
11.15-12.15 Parallel Session 9.2: Cancer in child- and young adulthood
11.15-11.30 Chair: Louise Von Essen (SE): Psychological consequences of childhood cancer for the children and the parents
11.30-11.45 Jeanette Falck Winther (DK): Reproductive Consequences of Cancer Treatment in Childhood
11.45-12.00 Ellen Karine Grov (NO): A controlled study of attachment patterns in survivors of childhood lymphomas
12.00-12.15 May Aasebø Hauken (NO): “Meeting reality” – Young cancer survivors experiences with re-entering everyday life after cancer treatment
11.15-12.15 Parallel Session 9.3: Physical Activity I
11.15-11.45 Chair: Lee Jones (US): Exercise-Oncology Research: Current Status and Future Directions
11.45-12.00 Andreas Holst Andersen (DK): A modified exercise protocol may promote continuance of exercise after intervention in lung cancer patients
12.00-12.15 Randi Reidunsdatter (NO): Fatigue after breast cancer may be related to conditions other than the cancer. The impact of comorbidity is essential
13.15-14.15 Parallel Session 10.1: Physical Activity II
13.15-13.30 Chair: Lis Adamsen (DK): Comprehensive Rehabilitation in Cancer Patients – From Diagnosis, along the Cancer Treatment Trajectory and into Society. A Copenhagen Research Programme
13.30-13.45 Julie Midtgaard (DK): Efficacy of a Pragmatic 12-month Exercise Rehabilitation Program in Post Therapy Cancer Survivors: A Randomized Controlled Trial
13.45-14.00 Katarzyna Hojan (PL): The impact physical activity on association between changes in body build and quality of life in breast cancer women undergoing endocrine therapy
14.00-14.15 Wilma Kuijpers (NL): A systematic review of web-based interventions for patient empowerment and physical activity in chronic diseases: Relevance for cancer survivors13.15-14.15 Parallel Session 10.2: Cancer survivors’ perspectives
13.15-13.30 Chair: Laura Barnett (UK): Surviving Intensive Care
13.30-13.45 Chair: Mette Terp Høybye (DK): Healing Environments in Cancer Survivorship
13.45-14.00 Lene Seibaek (DK): Hoping for the best, preparing for the worst. The lived experiences of women undergoing ovarian cancer surgery
14.00-14.15 Mette Moustgaard Mathiesen (DK): Rehabilitation of endometrial and cervical cancer patients: A study of needs and priorities
13.15-14.15 Parallel Session 10.3: Social inequality
13.15-13.30 Chair: Kristina Alexanderson (SE): Cancer and health, disease, work capacity, and sickness absence – does this vary with social status?
13.30-13.45 Lise Vilstrup Holm (DK): Social inequality in cancer rehabilitation: A population-based cohort study
13.45-14.00 Beate Hauglann (NO): Patterns of employment, sick-leave, disability pension and income after colorectal cancer – a controlled cohort study on work ability
14.00-14.15 Anne Kari Hersvik Aarstad (NO): GHQ scores predict uniquely subsequent survival in successfully treated head and neck cancer patients: a prospective cohort study
14.15-14.45 Coffee Break
14.45-15.35 Integrating follow-up, late effects treatment & rehabilitation
14.45-15.10 Jane Maher (UK): The cost of success dealing with the consequences of cancer treatment
15.10-15.35 Carol Tishelman (SE): Symptom Experiences: A critical discussion about definition, assessment, and research practice
15.35 -16.00 Perspectives
Christoffer Johansen (DK)
Below is the list of the poster presentations at the ECRS 2012.
- Alex J Mitchell et al. (UK): Who is More Depressed – Spouses or Patients Surviving Long-Term Cancer? - A Meta-Analysis of Comparative Studies
- Alex J Mitchell et al. (UK): Who is More Anxious – Spouses or Patients Surviving Long-Term Cancer? - A Meta-Analysis of Comparative Studies
- Alexandra Hofsjö et al. (SE): Vaginal changes in cervical cancer survivors affecting sexual health – implications for interventions?
- Angelika Dziekanska et al. (DK): Anxiety and unmet needs for rehabilitation among breast cancer survivors.
- Anja Pagh et al. (DK) The Value of Routine Follow-up after Treatment for Head and Neck Cancer: A National DAHANCA Study.
- Anna Cox et al.: The acceptability of the LIVESTRONG care plan tool for use with UK cancer survivors: A health care professional perspective
- Anne Nicolaisen et al. (DK): Hand in Hand. Psychological intervention for women newly diagnosed with cancer and their partners. A randomised controlled trial.
- Annika von Heymann-Horan et al. (DK): The Use of Publicly Subsidized Psychological Treatment Among Danish Cancer Patients
- Betina Lund-Nielsen et al. (DK): An Avalanche of Ignoring - A Qualitative Study of Health Care Avoidance in Women With Malignant Breast Cancer Wounds
- Charlotte Handberg et al. (DK): Men’s reflections on participating in cancer rehabilitation: a systematic review of qualitative studies 2000-2011
- Charlotte Rotbøl Bøje et al. (DK): Comorbidity in Radiotherapy-treated Head and Neck Cancer: Impact of Individual Comorbidities on Survival.
- Christina Daugaard Lyngholm et al. (DK) Self-assessment of cosmetic outcome and body perception after Breast conservation in DBCG ‘89-TM cohort.
- Christine Tind Johannessen-Henry et al. (DK): Differences in spiritual and religious well-being and practice: associations with distress and mental adjustment among Danish cancer survivors
- Francesca Di Salvo et al.(IT): CAREMORE (CAncer REgistry MOdel on REhabilitation): Results of a pilot study on rehabilitation services in a Italian cancer patients cohort
- Gail Dunberger et al.(SE): Rehabilitation need in pelvic cancer survivors
- Hanna R Mortensen et al. (DK): Incidence and mortality of aspiration pneumonia among 324 consecutive head and neck cancer patients treated with radiotherapy
- Inger Thormodsen et al. (NO): Early rehabilitation of cancer patients
- Inger Norre Christensen et al. (DK): Late effects clinic - Do the late patients perceive a need?
- Iwona Malicka et al. (PL): Physical activity of women after breast cancer treatment
- Jack Fu et al. (US): Return to Primary Service Among Bone Marrow Transplant Rehabilitation Inpatients: An Index for Predicting Outcomes
- Jack Fu et al. (US): Use of Injectable Spasticity Management Agents in a Cancer Center
- Jack Fu et al. (US): Return to Primary Service Among Rehabilitation Inpatients with Leukemia
- Jannie C. Frølund et al. (DK): Home chemotherapy for bone marrow cancer patients – A qualitative study of how patients experience treatment at home
- Jarmo Välimäki et al. (FI): The effect of adaptation training on coping of parents of children with cancer
- Kamila Adellund Holt et al. (DK): Attachment style and need for rehabilitation of patients with gynaecological cancer
- Karen Trier et al (DK): Perioperative Rehabilitation in Operations for LUng CAncer – a randomised clinical trial with blinded effect evaluation: rationale and design (PROLUCA).
- Karin Piil et al. (DK): Rehabilitation for Patients with High Grade Gliomas and their Relatives. A Feasibility Study
- Karin B Dieperink et al. (DK): Embracing life after Prostate Cancer. A male perspective of treatment and rehabilitation.
- Karin B. Dieperink et al. (DK): Living alone, Obesity and Smoking: Important factors for Quality of Life after Radiotherapy and Androgen Deprivation Therapy for Prostate Cancer
- Katarzyna Pawlowska et al. (PL): Physical capacity of women after breast cancer treatment
- Katarzyna Hojan et al. (PL): Pathology in the nerve transmission and symptoms of associated pain in upper limb in breast cancer patients after radiotherapy.
- Ki Shin et al. (US): Inpatient cancer rehabilitation following acute palliative care; initial outcomes from a national comprehensive cancer center.
- Knut HB Smeland et al. (NO): Long-term survival after high dose chemotherapy with autologous stem cell support (HDT) for lymphomas in adults – a national multi-center study
- Lene Østergaard Jepsen et al. (DK): Outpatient management of acute leukemia patients. The experience of patients and their relatives in a rehabilitation perspective
- Line Oldervoll et al. (NO): Level of anxiety and depression among cancer survivors attending an inpatient rehabilitation program
- Line Oldervoll et al. (NO): What characterizes the cancer survivors that are referred to an inpatient rehabilitation program?
- Lise Bjerrum Thisted et al. (DK): Identification of rehabilitation needs of head and neck cancer patients in transition from treatment to follow-up: Pilot study based on ICF
- Malene Missel et al. (DK): Operable lung cancer patients experiences of rehabilitation and supportive needs at diagnosis. A qualitative study
- Malene Missel et al. (DK): Transition between hospital and everyday life – impact of a nurse-led intervention to improve rehabilitation in lung cancer patients after surgery
- Mari Sarjomaa et al. (FI) Sexuality, self-image, body image and couple relationship as described by cancer rehabilitees and their significant others.
- Maria Hellbom et al. (SE): Improved health insurance process an important part of cancer rehabilitation. Cooperation between Swedish Social Insurance Agency and Department of Oncology in Skåne.
- Mary Jarden et al. (DK): Feasibility, safety and benefits of exercise and health counseling in patients with acute leukemia undergoing chemotherapy during outpatient management - A pilot study
- Mette Sandager et al. (DK): From patient to survivor – Cancer patients’ experiences
- Mette Calundann Noer et al. (DK): Comorbidity is a prognostic factor in uterine cancer – a nationwide cohort study based on clinical data
- Mette Moustgaard Mathiesen et al. (DK): Rehabilitation needs of endometrial and cervical cancer patients: A qualitative approach
- Minna Salakari et al. (FI): Benefits of rehabilitation for cancer patients and significant others
- Miranda Velthuis et al. (NL): An evidence-based guideline Cancer rehabilitation for professionals in oncology and rehabilitation medicine in the Netherlands
- Nanna Friðriksdóttir et al. (IS): Sexual information and counseling needs among cancer outpatients and their significant others
- Nanna Friðriksdóttir et al. (IS): Information needs of cancer outpatients and their significant others
- Nanna Friðriksdóttir et al. (IS): Sexuality and Cancer: A project on integrating oncosexology into cancer care
- Olga Husson et al. (NL): Development of a disease-specific health-related quality of life questionnaire (THYCA-QoL) for thyroid cancer patients
- Olga Husson et al. (NL): The relation between information provision and health-related quality of life, anxiety and depression among Lymphoma and Multiple Myeloma survivors
- Outi Kylä-Kaila et al. (FI): Significance of adaptation training for the coping of patients with a brain tumour
- Päivi Mikkola et al. (FI) Drama as a rehabilitation method in an adaptation training course for 18 to 25 year old cancer patients.
- Paolo Baili et al. (IT): CAREMORE project: A model to estimate qualified prevalence
- Péter Kovács et al. (HU): Tumor progression and dissemination in malignant melanoma: psychological issues in psychosocial care
- Raija Nurminen et al. (FI): Support for rehabilitees and their significant others during cancer rehabilitation
- Ranva Espegaard Hassel et al. (DK): Longterm follow-up in patients treated with radiotherapy for medulloblastoma
- Roy Nystad et al. (NO): Outpatient multidiciplinary rehabilitation programs - The patient experience
- Saskia M Lunter et al. (NL): An analytic study to design the implementation strategy for the evidence-based guideline Cancer rehabilitation in the Netherlands
- Signe Ravn Andersen et al. (DK): Effect of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction on Sleep Quality - Results from a Randomized Trial among Danish Breast Cancer Patients
- Sigridur Zoega et al. (IS): Pain prevalence, severity, and interference in hospitalized cancer and palliative patients
- Simon Lønbro et al. (DK): Feasibility and efficacy of progressive resistance training and dietary supplements in radiotherapy treated head and neck cancer patients
- Sofie Andersen Brix et al. (DK): Posttraumatic growth among women with breast cancer
- Susanne Thayssen et al. (DK): A qualitative study of needs assessment instruments in cancer rehabilitation. Patient and general practitioner perspectives.
- Susanne Mattsson et al. (SE): U-CARE–psychosocial care via internet for adults with cancer
- Sævar Berg Gudbergsson et al. (NO): A long-term study of work ability in stage I breast cancer survivors
- Tina Broby Mikkelsen et al. (DK): Rehabilitation with focus on weight reduction among overweight BREAST CANCER SURVIVORS
- Tina Broby Mikkelsen et al. (DK): Rehabilitation with focus on weight reduction can motivate overweight breast cancer survivors to change habits and lose weight
- Tina Broby Mikkelsen et al. (DK): Evaluation of a 3-days follow-up stay three months after a residential rehabilitation stay
- Tom Møller et al. (DK): The Copenhagen Exercise Trial for Breast and Colon Cancer– Cope B&C
- Tuija Leinonen et al.(FI): Cancer and sexuality perceived by cancer patients and their significant others.
- Tuija Vainio et al. (FI) Cancer rehabilitation and cancer rehabilitation centres in the future.
- Vibe Bethlowsky Rasmussen et al. (DK): To implement rehabilitation as part of cancer treatment – experiences from Copenhagen University Hospital, Rigshospitalet
- Vishwa Raj et al. (US): Focus of Care for an Individual with Metastatic Thymoma to the Spine and Incomplete Paraplegia: A Case Study
- Vishwa Raj et al. (US): Rehabilitation of Brain Tumor Patients: Outcomes based on Discharge Disposition at a Freestanding IRF in the US
- Yasmin Lassen-Ramshad et al. (DK): Experiences with treatment of patients with protontherapy outside Denmark