Assessing the unmet supportive care needs of newly diagnosed patients with cancer.

  title={Assessing the unmet supportive care needs of newly diagnosed patients with cancer.},
  author={Georgina Sutherland and David Hill and Marilyn Morand and Myee Pruden and Sue-Anne McLachlan},
  journal={European journal of cancer care},
  volume={18 6},
Adequate monitoring in cancer control needs to include measures of psychosocial outcomes so as to take account of the totality of the felt cancer experience. There is a need to know whether the experience of cancer is changing, as well as a need for tools to identify where supportive care interventions or services could be targeted to good effect. The aim of this study was to investigate the utility of using a telephone-administered survey to identify the unmet needs of cancer patients… 

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