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Psycho-Oncology: A Patient's View.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  24305768     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Culturally the most important, valued, and less stigmatized part of cancer care is the medical part: The surgeon cutting the tumors out and the oncologist leading the strategic decision-making of the medical treatments available. The least valued and stigmatized part of cancer remains the psychosocial care. This chapter describes--through the eyes of an academic, psychologist, stage IV melanoma patient, and patient advocate--how one patient navigated changing psycho-oncological needs from early stage to stage IV through a whole range of psychological interventions available. Her voice joins that of all cancer patients around the world whom are urgently calling for psycho-oncological care to be fully recognized as a central part of cancer treatment.
Authors:
Patricia Garcia-Prieto
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Recent results in cancer research. Fortschritte der Krebsforschung. Progrès dans les recherches sur le cancer     Volume:  197     ISSN:  0080-0015     ISO Abbreviation:  Recent Results Cancer Res.     Publication Date:  2014  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-12-05     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0044671     Medline TA:  Recent Results Cancer Res     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  49-58     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Centre Emile Berhneim Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium, pgarciap@ulb.ac.be.
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