Using a simple questionnaire to assess anxiety in breast cancer patients before surgery may help alleviate patients’ fear and uncertainty, and improve outcomes.
Individualized counseling should begin before surgery and continue throughout treatment for breast cancer survivors fearful of developing lymphedema, says a new study.
Involving palliative care teams early in the disease process in the outpatient setting can significantly improve end-of-life care for cancer patients, a recent study found.
Patient navigators can play an important role in helping poor and underserved women overcome barriers to receiving recommended care for breast cancer, a recent study found.
Researchers have developed a tool to measure patients’ risk for financial toxicity following cancer diagnosis and treatment.
Instituting a patient navigation program may help to aid in the continued cancer care of populations at a higher risk of being lost to follow-up, according to the results of a multicenter study.
The children of patients with cancer may be at a significantly increased risk for mental and behavioral health problems, according to the results of a recent study.
A new guide developed by nurses and patients with gynecologic cancer offers a much-needed practical resource for women struggling to understand the impact of cancer treatment on their sexual health.
Oncologists who participated in communication workshops improved their ability to talk with patients about their prognoses and provide emotional support, a recent study found.
Distress screening programs will soon be a required component of care at cancer centers. Recommendations on the implementation of these programs were recently published.