Body image assessment in oncology: an update review

  title={Body image assessment in oncology: an update review},
  author={Barbara Muzzatti and Maria Antonietta Annunziata},
  journal={Supportive Care in Cancer},
Body image is a psychological dimension of the experience of cancer, which varies along the clinical features of the disease itself and in its phases, as well as its effects in terms of functioning and quality of life. In 2012, Supportive Care in Cancer published a review addressing the relevance, application, and instruments of body image assessment for oncological settings. Since then, many research papers have been published on this topic and new questionnaires for assessing body image in… CONTINUE READING
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