Head and Neck Cancer Survivors: Specific Needs and Their Implications for Survivorship Care Planning.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

BACKGROUND: Head and neck cancer (HNC) survivors experience significant sequelae of treatment, including long-term physical side effects and ongoing cancer surveillance. OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study is to understand patients' survivorship knowledge gaps and supportive care needs. METHODS: Through an anonymous cross-sectional survey, the authors evaluated 41 HNC survivors' knowledge regarding post-treatment issues. FINDINGS: Patients had undergone a variety of treatment modalities.

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Cited Authors

  • Berkowitz, CM; Allen, DH; Tenhover, J; Zullig, LL; Fischer, JE; Pollak, KI; Hicks, MR; Hillson, JV; Koontz, BF

Published Date

  • October 1, 2018

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 22 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 523 - 528

PubMed ID

  • 30239504

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1538-067X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1188/18.CJON.523-528


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States