A systematic review of randomized controlled trials testing the efficacy of psychosocial interventions for gastrointestinal cancers.

@article{Steel2014ASR,
  title={A systematic review of randomized controlled trials testing the efficacy of psychosocial interventions for gastrointestinal cancers.},
  author={Jennifer L Steel and Kathryn Bress and Lydia Popichak and Jonathan St. B. T. Evans and Alexandra Y Savkova and Michelle Biala and Josh Ordos and Brian I Carr},
  journal={Journal of gastrointestinal cancer},
  year={2014},
  volume={45 2},
  pages={181-9}
}
INTRODUCTION Psychological morbidity in those diagnosed with cancer has been shown to result in poorer quality of life and increase the risk of mortality. As a result, researchers have designed and tested psychosocial interventions to improve quality of life and survival of patients diagnosed with cancer. METHODS A systematic review of the literature was performed to describe the psychosocial interventions that have been tested in patients with gastrointestinal cancers. Databases such as… CONTINUE READING