Illness-related distress in women with clinically localized cutaneous melanoma Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Melanoma
  • Quality of Life
  • Skin Neoplasms
  • Stress, Psychological
  • Survivors

abstract

  • Some women treated for clinically localized melanoma reported high levels of distress associated with their altered body image and fear of recurrence. Improvements in patient education prior to surgical intervention may reduce the distress associated with the diagnosis and treatment of melanoma.

publication date

  • February 2013

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3796942

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1245/s10434-012-2635-5

PubMed ID

  • 22965568

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 675

end page

  • 9

volume

  • 20

number

  • 2