Psycho-oncological support for breast cancer patients: A brief overview of breast cancer services certification schemes and national health policies in Europe.
Author: Neamtiu, L.; Deandrea, S.; Pylkkänen, L.; Freeman, C.; López Alcalde, Jesús; Bramesfeld, A.; Saz Parkinson, Z.; Uluturk, A.; Lerda, D.
Abstract: Psycho-oncology addresses the psychological, social, behavioural, and ethical aspects of cancer. Identification and proper management of the patients' psychosocial needs, as well as the needs of their caregivers and family are essential for a person-centred concept of breast cancer care. The aim of this overview is to describe how psychosocial support in breast cancer is incorporated in cancer-related policy documents, such as national cancer plans and breast cancer care certification schemes.
Universal identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/10641/1280
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