All publications of “Adriana Braz del Giglio”

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From one side to the other: what is essential? Perception of oncology patients and their caregivers in the beginning of oncology treatment and in palliative care

Bruna Antenussi Munhoz, Henrique Soares Paiva, Beatrice Martinez Zugaib Abdalla, Guilherme Zaremba, Andressa Macedo Paiva Rodrigues, Mayra Ribeiro Carretti, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082014RC3091

ObjectiveTo evaluate the perception of oncology patients and their caregivers upon diagnosis and beginning of the therapy and during palliative care.MethodsA cross-sectional study at the oncology and palliative care outpatients clinics of the Faculdade de Medicina do ABC. Clinical and demographic data from patients and their caregivers were collected and questionnaires regarding the elements considered important in relation to the treatment were applied.ResultsWe enrolled 32 patients and 23 caregivers that were initiating treatment at the oncology outpatient clinic, as well […]

Paullinia cupana for control of hot flashes in breast cancer patients: a pilot study

Saulo Silva Oliveira, Adriana Braz del Giglio, Tatiana Goberstein Lerner, Rebecca Melo Zanellato, Livia Tiemi, Lucas Reifur, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082013000400005

Objective:To evaluated whether Paullinia cupana decrease number and severity of hot flashes in breast cancer survivors.METHODS:This was a prospective phase II pilot study. We studied female breast cancer survivors who had completed the cancer treatment 3 months previously and who were experiencing at least 14 hot flashes per week. At least 9 of the 15 patients were required to have a decrease of at least 50% in hot flash severity score in keeping with the Simon Design. Patients received 50mg […]