The significant unmet needs of cancer patients: probing psychosocial concerns

@article{Soothill2001TheSU,
  title={The significant unmet needs of cancer patients: probing psychosocial concerns},
  author={Keith Soothill and Susan Morris and Jeffrey P. Harman and Babu Francis and Carol Michelle Thomas and Malcolm McIllmurray},
  journal={Supportive Care in Cancer},
  year={2001},
  volume={9},
  pages={597-605}
}
'Significant unmet needs' are those needs that patients identify as both important and unsatisfied. In this article we ask whether the overall needs of cancer patients are actually being met. We believe that the range of unmet need, and the kinds of patients who are more likely to claim unmet need, should be carefully identified. The needs responses of a series of 295 cancer patients in a cross-sectional survey were analysed. The majority expressed the opinion that information and good… CONTINUE READING

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