Assessing the impact of diagnosis and the related supportive care needs in patients with cutaneous melanoma – Online First – Springer

The findings suggest that we often fail to pick up melanoma patients’ health and psychosocial needs and fail to refer them appropriately, rather than the services not being available. Interventions should focus on patient and carer education about melanoma and sun protection, psychosocial support and effective information giving. Patient-reported outcome measures should routinely be collected to identify issues of specific concerns to the patients and directing them to the right services based on their individual needs.

via Assessing the impact of diagnosis and the related supportive care needs in patients with cutaneous melanoma – Online First – Springer.

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