Identification of supportive care needs in a sample of Puerto Rican cancer patients with the supportive care needs survey

@article{Gonzalez2009IdentificationOS,
  title={Identification of supportive care needs in a sample of Puerto Rican cancer patients with the supportive care needs survey},
  author={Velda J Gonzalez and Mariella V{\'e}lez and Elsa Pedro and Carissa Marie Cruz and Maribel Cotto and Malieri Col{\'o}n and Josefina Romaguera and C Chevere-Mourino and L A Delgado-Mateu and Maribel T{\'i}rado-G{\'o}mez},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  year={2009},
  volume={27 15_suppl},
  pages={e20697}
}
e20697 Background: The assessment of supportive care needs is important in the management of cancer patients. The Supportive Care Needs Survey (SCNS-34) was administered to a population of Puerto Rican cancer patients to assess their perceived needs in five domains (psychological, health system and information, physical and daily living, patient care and support, and sexuality.) Methods: Patients attending the surgical, radiation and medical oncology clinics at the Puerto Rico Medical Center… CONTINUE READING

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