Emotional cues - Evidence from the literature review and recommended steps

Benefits of effective communication between treatment team members and people with cancer include improvements in the patient‟s psychosocial adjustment, decision making, treatment compliance and satisfaction with care.1 Since 1997 National Breast and Ovarian Cancer Centre (NBOCC) has sought to improve the communication skills of oncology health professionals in Australia through the provision of the Communication Skills Training Initiative.

File name: nbocc-ec-lit-review-and-next-steps.pdf
File size: 5458462
Cancer Type:
All Cancer Types
Publication Audience:
Resources for health professionals
Year: 2007
Document Status:
Greater than 5 years. This resource was developed, reviewed or revised more than 5 years ago and may no longer reflect current evidence or best practice.