Psycho-oncology: Psychological Aspects of Cancer and its Treatment

Psycho-oncology has been in existence for 4 decades and is a sub-body within Oncology. It has a focus on the psychological aspects of the treatment and management of patients with cancer. The research and practice of psycho-oncology contributes towards managing patients within a holistic framework, promoting optimal outcomes and supporting cancer patients through experiences which can be frightening and difficult.

 

Sections

  1. The Importance of an MDT Approach
  2. The Psyche of the Cancer Patient
  3. A Holistic Approach to Treatment

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