Recommendations for the identification and management of fear of cancer recurrence in adult cancer survivors

June 2014 | Incorporates published evidence to May 2012

Guideline Topic: Psychosocial care
Cancer Types: All Cancer Types
Document Satus: Current - with amendments
This resource has been published with minor amendments.

This document supplements information contained in the Clinical practice guidelines for the psychosocial care of adults with cancer, 20031

ISBN Online: 978-1-74127-279-6

Purpose

This guideline includes statements and recommendations based on available evidence about the identification of fear of cancer recurrence, and support for adult cancer survivors experiencing it. The guideline provides health professionals with information designed to assist in making management recommendations and providing care for improved patient outcomes. This guideline has been developed for use by all health professionals involved in cancer care, and all members of a patient’s healthcare team.

1. National Breast Cancer Centre and National Cancer Control Initiative. Clinical practice guidelines for the psychosocial care of adults with cancer. National Breast Cancer Centre, Camperdown,NSW, 2003

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