September 11, 2007
The Washington Post reports thatateam from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women's Hospital in
The researchers highlight the need to incorporate mental health care into the treatment plans for patients, as depression and anxiety can compromise a one’s quality of life, perhaps more so than physical pain. They also point out that oncologists and physicians can screen cancer patients for mental illness and refer patients for treatment and support groups.
Copyright Date: 09/11/2007
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