Screening for body image dissatisfaction in patients with advanced cancer: a pilot study.

@article{Rhondali2015ScreeningFB,
  title={Screening for body image dissatisfaction in patients with advanced cancer: a pilot study.},
  author={Wadih Rhondali and Gary B. Chisholm and Maril{\`e}ne Jeanne Filbet and D H Kang and David Hui and Michelle Cororve Fingeret and Eduardo Bruera},
  journal={Journal of palliative medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={18 2},
  pages={
          151-6
        }
}
BACKGROUND Cancer and its treatment can significantly affect appearance and body integrity. A number of studies have explored the impact of cancer and its treatment on body image, primarily in head and neck and breast cancer. The aim of this pilot study was to examine the construct of body image dissatisfaction and its measurement using a single question in patients with advanced cancer. METHODS Outpatients with advanced cancer were recruited (n=81). Assessments included Body Image Scale (BIS… CONTINUE READING

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