Perspectives, fears and expectations of patients with gynaecological cancers during the COVID-19 pandemic: A Pan-European study of the European Network of Gynaecological Cancer Advocacy Groups (ENGAGe)

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GÜLTEKİN M., AK S., AYHAN A., Strojna A., Pletnev A., Fagotti A., ...More

CANCER MEDICINE, vol.10, no.1, pp.208-219, 2021 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1002/cam4.3605
  • Journal Name: CANCER MEDICINE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, BIOSIS, CAB Abstracts, EMBASE, MEDLINE, Veterinary Science Database, Directory of Open Access Journals
  • Page Numbers: pp.208-219
  • Keywords: anxiety, cancer, COVID&#8208, 19, depression, EU, expectation, gynaecologic oncology, patients, perspectives, SURGERY
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Background The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on European gynaecological cancer patients under active treatment or follow-up has not been documented. We sought to capture the patient perceptions of the COVID-19 implications and the worldwide imposed treatment modifications.