Organizing social work services with adult cancer patients: integrating empirical research.

@article{Cwikel1999OrganizingSW,
  title={Organizing social work services with adult cancer patients: integrating empirical research.},
  author={Julie G. Cwikel and L C Behar},
  journal={Social work in health care},
  year={1999},
  volume={28 3},
  pages={55-76}
}
Today only half of those diagnosed with cancer will die of the disease, leaving enormous room for psychosocial interventions to improve the psychological or functional status of those coping with the disease. Therefore, social workers in oncology must be current with empirical research. In an effort to integrate current research into social work practice, we reviewed empirical studies with sound research designs to answer the following questions: (1) What portion of cancer patients are likely… CONTINUE READING

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