What are the core elements of oncology spiritual care programs?

  title={What are the core elements of oncology spiritual care programs?},
  author={Shane Sinclair and Marlene Mysak and Neil A Hagen},
  journal={Palliative & supportive care},
  volume={7 4},
OBJECTIVE Tending to the spiritual needs of patients has begun to be formally recognized by professional spiritual care providers, health care councils, and health delivery systems over the last 30 years. Recognition of these programs has coincided with evidence-based research on the effect of spirituality on health. Palliative care has served as a forerunner to an integrated professional spiritual care approach, recognizing the importance of addressing the spiritual needs of the dying from its… CONTINUE READING

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