Screening for psychosocial distress: a national survey of oncologists.

  title={Screening for psychosocial distress: a national survey of oncologists.},
  author={William F Pirl and Anna C. Muriel and Vivian S Hwang and A. Borris Kornblith and Joseph Greer and Karen Donelan and Donna B. Greenberg and Jennifer S. Temel and Lidia Schapira},
  journal={The journal of supportive oncology},
  volume={5 10},
Little is known about the dissemination and uptake of National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) guidelines for psychosocial distress in oncology practice. This study surveyed oncologists about their awareness of NCCN guidelines on psychosocial distress and their methods of screening patients for distress. In all, 1,000 oncologists practicing in the United States who were members of the American Society of Clinical Oncology were asked to complete an anonymous questionnaire. Predictors of… CONTINUE READING


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