The benefits of psychosocial interventions for cancer patients undergoing radiotherapy

@inproceedings{Guo2013TheBO,
  title={The benefits of psychosocial interventions for cancer patients undergoing radiotherapy},
  author={Zhenhua Guo and Hua-ying Tang and Hao Li and Sheng-kui Tan and Kai-hua Feng and Yin-chun Huang and Qing Bu and Wei Jiang},
  booktitle={Health and quality of life outcomes},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Many patients with cancer experience depression and anxiety, and an associated decrease in quality of life (QOL) during radiation therapy (RT). The main objective of the study was to determine the benefits of psychosocial interventions for cancer patients who received RT. METHODS Patients with cancer (n = 178) who agreed to participate in the study were randomized to the intervention arm (n = 89) or the control arm (n = 89). Patients in the intervention group received psychosocial… CONTINUE READING
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