Beth Gardini Dixon

Psycho-Oncology Update: Innovating an Approach to Systematic Distress Screening in Patients with Cancer

Receiving a cancer diagnosis is a significant stressor for even the most resilient individuals. Factors such as disease severity, complex treatment regimens and uncertainty about prognosis can magnify distress for patients and their families. Research has demonstrated that a cancer diagnosis increases the risk for depression, anxiety and reduced quality of life. Not only are […]