1. Breast Cancer Risk Perception and Screening Behaviors of Iranian Women

Razieh Zahedi; Maysam Rezapour; Hossein Molavi Vardanjani; Mohammad Reza Baneshi; Ali Akbar Haghdoost; Reza Malekpour Afshar; Farzaneh Zolala

Volume 8, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, , Pages 98-106


  Background: Previous studies have shown that breast cancer (BC) risk perception could be a motivation for screening behaviors. This study was conducted to compare the level of BC risk perception of women aged between 30-40 and 41-60 years, and to determine the factors affecting screening behaviors and ...  Read More

2. Does Pilates Exercise Change the Memory, Attention and Balance in Women with Lymphedema after Modified Mastectomy?

Arezoo Kazemi; Robabeh Rostami; Maryam Koushkie Jahromi; Sedigheh Tahmasebi

Volume 8, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, , Pages 56-62


  Background: Breast cancer as the most common cancer and deadliest malignancy among women is one of the most important health concerns in the world. Therefore, the present study was conducted in response to the question of whether the Pilates training method affects the memory, attention, and balance ...  Read More

3. Object-Based and Egocentric Mental Rotation Performance in Women With Breast Cancer

Petra Jansen; Sandra Kaltner; Lukas Prantl; Britta A. Kuehlmann

Volume 5, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, , Pages 1-7


  Background: Several studies have shown cognitive impairment occurring in patients after treatment of breast cancer. In this study, we investigated the mental rotation ability of patients with breast cancer (13 women) and 13 healthy control subjects. Methods: Participants solved a chronometric mental ...  Read More

4. Effectiveness of Meaning-Centered Psychotherapy on Existential Anxiety and Fear of Cancer Recurrence in Breast Cancer Survivors: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Sara Mozafari; Isaac Rahimian Boogar; Siavash Talepasand; Farahnaz Ghahreman Fard

Volume 5, Issue 1 , Winter 2018, , Pages 1-7


  Background: Breast cancer as a chronic disease is associated with many physical and psychological problems that necessitate the use of psychological treatments. Objectives: This study was aimed to investigate the efficacy of meaning-centered psychotherapy on existential anxiety and fear of cancer recurrence ...  Read More

5. The Reduction in Upper Extremity Volume and Improved Quality of Life in Women With Post-Mastectomy Lymphedema by Complex Decongestive Therapy

Negin Hadi; Esmaeel Shabaninezhad; Zahra Shabgard Shahraki; Ali Montazeri; Sedigheh Tahmasebi; Zinab Zakeri; Abdolrasoul Talei

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Spring 2016, , Pages 1-7


  Background: Breast cancer is one of the most common malignancies all over the world. The rate of survival of the patients with cancer has increased due to developing diverse treatment methods, as a result of which the treatment-related side effects have become the focus of attention more than before. ...  Read More

6. The Experience of the Passage of Time as Narrated by Women With Breast Cancer: A Qualitative Study

Ahmad Kalateh Sadati; Farnaz Rahnavard; Najmeh Ebrahimzadeh; Najmeh Maharloei

Volume 2, Issue 3 , Summer 2015, , Pages 1-5


  Background: Breast cancer is closely linked with the quality of passage of time by the patient. Objectives: The purpose of this study was to explore the experience of the passage of time in narratives of women with breast cancer. Patients and Methods: Data were collected through in-depth interviews ...  Read More

7. Cancer-Related Self-Efficacy in Iranian Women With Breast Cancer

Zahra Kochaki Nejad; Alireza Mohajjel Aghdam; Hadi Hassankhani; Mohammad Asghari Jafarabadi; Zohreh Sanaat

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2015, , Pages 1-5


  Background: Self-efficacy refers to an individual’s belief in his or her capacity to execute behaviors necessary to produce specific achievement. Past studies have shown probable increases in self-efficacy with growing age. Iranian women with breast cancer are one decade younger than their western ...  Read More