Surveillance CT scans are a source of anxiety and fear of recurrence in long-term lymphoma survivors Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Anxiety
  • Fear
  • Lymphoma
  • Neoplasm Recurrence, Local
  • Survivors
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed

abstract

  • Routine surveillance scans exacerbate underlying anxiety symptoms and fear of recurrence in survivors of aggressive lymphoma. Strategies to minimize follow-up imaging and to improve doctor-patient communication should be prospectively evaluated to address these clinically significant issues.

publication date

  • November 2010

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC2962258

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1093/annonc/mdq215

PubMed ID

  • 20423914

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 2262

end page

  • 6

volume

  • 21

number

  • 11