Psychosocial reports

The following initiatives were designed to increase understanding of the psychosocial issues and needs of people with cancer.

Psychosocial impact in the areas of body image and sexuality for women with breast cancer

Publication date: April 2004
This document gives an overview of published research about the psychosocial impact of breast cancer on women’s body image and sexuality. It also considers the supportive care issues for women and their partners, as illustrated through a series of focus group interviews.

The identification of psychological distress in women with breast cancer

Publication date: April 2004
A review of published literature about distress in women with breast cancer.