Mary Jane Massie, MD | Authors

Treating Depression in Cancer Patients

December 23, 2014

According to three associated and recently published large randomized studies, while about 75% of cancer patients with major depression do not receive any treatment for their depression, a new system of integrating depression treatment into cancer patient care can transform patient outcomes.

Monitor Patient's Emotional Adaptation to Breast Cancer

November 01, 1995

Breast cancer is a disease that not only has a high prevalence and mortality but also profound psychological and psychosocial ramifications. Women with breast cancer fear death and face complicated medical decisions and concerns about their body image, sexuality, and relationships.1