Meeting

Workshop on Meeting the Psychosocial Needs of Women with Breast Cancer


When: October 28, 2002 - October 29, 2002 (9:00 AM Eastern)
Where: Keck Center • 500 Fifth St. NW, Washington, DC 20001

Topics Children, Youth and Families, Health Care Workforce, Health Services, Coverage, and Access, Quality and Patient Safety, Women's Health
Activity: Meeting the Psychosocial Needs of Women with Breast Cancer
Board: National Cancer Policy Board

The purpose of this workshop was to understand psychosocial responses of women to breast cancer and to evaluate tools used to assess psychosocial distress. Participants also assessed what is known of the effectiveness of psychosocial interventions and reviewed models for delivering the psychosocial interventions. Finally, those participating in the workshop identified strategies to overcome barriers to delivering effective care and to propose research to close knowledge gaps.

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