Anxiety and Depression in Adult Survivors of Cancer

Publication Date: April 19, 2023
Last Updated: April 19, 2023


1.0 General Management Principles

Recommendation 1.1

All patients with cancer and any patient-identified caregiver, family member, or trusted confidant should be offered informationa regarding depression and anxiety. They should also be offered resources, such as the providers’ contact information for further evaluation and treatment within or external to the facility whenever available. ( EB , I , B , S )
Qualifying Statement: aInformation should be culturally informed and linguistically appropriate and can include a conversation between clinician and patient, and/or electronic or written material on depression and anxiety. Examples of materials can be found at Cancer.Net, such as ASCO Answers Anxiety and Depression.



Anxiety and Depression in Adult Survivors of Cancer

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