17 08

Patient’s story: Barbara (Switzerland)

My name is Barbara. I’m 34 years old and I live in Berne, Switzerland. For over six months, I already had problems walking. Once, I collapsed duringRead more

16 08

How I educate and connect with patients about their Quality of Life

“The Quality of Life of patients does not only mean performing assessments through validated questionnaires or the management of side effects due to medication. Dialogue withRead more

09 08

Patient’s story: Niels (The Netherlands)

My name is Niels from Zeist, The Netherlands and I’m 33 years old. On June 25, 2014 I was diagnosed with stage III testicular cancer withRead more

26 05

Nurse’s perspective: Lawrence Drudge-Coates’ on QoL

“The most important thing to remember is patients are, first and foremost, human beings. As a urology nurse, I help them identify what is most importantRead more

26 05

“Prostate cancer patients with similar QoL of men without cancer”

*Prostate cancer is the most common male cancer, with around 400,000 new cases every year in Europe. And Active Surveillance (AS) is increasingly considered as anRead more

26 05

Q&A with Jeannette Verkerk and Anneke Meerkerk

We have asked Ms. Jeannette Verkerk [MScN and RN] of the Groene Hart Ziekenhuis in Gouda (NL) and clinical nurse specialist Ms. Anneke Meerkerk of the BeatrixRead more