The psychosocial needs of cancer patients: findings from an observational study.

@article{McIllmurray2001ThePN,
  title={The psychosocial needs of cancer patients: findings from an observational study.},
  author={Malcolm McIllmurray and Carol Michelle Thomas and Babu Francis and Sara M. Morris and Keith Soothill and A Al-hamad},
  journal={European journal of cancer care},
  year={2001},
  volume={10 4},
  pages={261-9}
}
The objectives of this study were to identify the prevalence of psychosocial need, and the contributory factors to need, among cancer patients, using a descriptive cross-sectional questionnaire survey of adult cancer patients. The participants were 1,000 patients from four hospitals in the north west of England with the following characteristics: tumour type (breast, colorectal, lymphoma, lung), being 1 month from a 'critical moment' in the cancer journey (i.e. (i) diagnosis, (ii) end of first… CONTINUE READING

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