Effects of anxiety and depression on patients for information following diagnosis of colorectal cancer

Date 29 June 2016
Event ESMO World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer 2016
Session ESMO World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer 2016 - Abstracts book
Presenter P. Heras
Citation Annals of Oncology (2016) 27 (2): 1-85. 10.1093/annonc/mdw199
Authors P. Heras1, A. Stefanopoulos2, M. Koutroubi3
  • 1Hellenic Medical Society for the Study of Psychosomatic Problems, Athens, Greece, /
  • 2General Hospital of Nafplio, Nafplio, Greece, /
  • 3General Hospital of Nafplio, Department of Internal Medicine, Nafplio, Greece, /

Abstract

The optimal amount of treatment related information patients should receive following a diagnosis of colorectal cancer is still an unsolved dilemma. Many variables influence the preference of patients and this study aims to evaluate whether anxiety and depression are two of them.