Head and Neck Cancer Survivors: Specific Needs and Their Implications for Survivorship Care Planning.
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.
Berkowitz, CM; Allen, DH; Tenhover, J; Zullig, LL; Fischer, JE; Pollak, KI; Hicks, MR; Hillson, JV; Koontz, BF
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