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Institute of Medicine (US) Committee on Psychosocial Services to Cancer Patients/Families in a Community Setting; Adler NE, Page AEK, editors. Cancer Care for the Whole Patient: Meeting Psychosocial Health Needs. Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2008.

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Cancer Care for the Whole Patient: Meeting Psychosocial Health Needs.

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This report has been reviewed in draft form by individuals chosen for their diverse perspectives and technical expertise, in accordance with procedures approved by the NRC’s Report Review Committee. The purpose of this independent review is to provide candid and critical comments that will assist the institution in making its published report as sound as possible and to ensure that the report meets institutional standards for objectivity, evidence, and responsiveness to the study charge. The review comments and draft manuscript remain confidential to protect the integrity of the deliberative process. We wish to thank the following individuals for their review of this report:

TERRY BADGER, College of Nursing, The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona

BRUCE COMPAS, Department of Psychology and Human Development, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee

RONALD EPSTEIN, Rochester Center to Improve Communication in Health Care, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York

STEWART FLEISHMAN, Cancer Supportive Services, Continuum Cancer Centers of New York: Beth Israel and St Luke’s-Roosevelt, New York

PAUL JACOBSEN, Health Outcomes and Behavior Program, Moffitt Cancer Center, and Departments of Psychology and Interdisciplinary Oncology, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida

SARAH HOPE KAGAN, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

WAYNE KATON, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington

PAULA KIM, Translating Research Across Communities (TRAC), Fallbrook, California

BARBARA MURPHY, Hematology/Oncology Division, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee

LEE NEWCOMER, United HealthCare Corporation, Edina, Minnesota

KEVIN OEFFINGER, Program for Adult Survivors of Pediatric Cancer, Departments of Pediatrics and Medicine, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York

PAUL RUDOLF, Arent Fox LLP, Washington, DC

EDWARD SALSBERG, Center for Workforce Studies, Association of American Medical Colleges, Washington, DC

LIDIA SCHAPIRA, Gillette Center for Breast Cancer, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, Boston, Massachusetts

JOSEPH SIMONE, Simone Consulting, Atlanta, Georgia

KATHRYN SMOLINSKI, Association of Oncology Social Work, Ypsilanti, Michigan

SHELLY TAYLOR, Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles

Although the reviewers listed above have provided many constructive comments and suggestions, they were not asked to endorse the conclusions or recommendations nor did they see the final draft of the report before its release. The review of this report was overseen by JOHANNA T. DWYER, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University School of Medicine and Frances Stern Nutrition Center, Tufts-New England Medical Center and RICHARD G. FRANK, Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School. Appointed by the National Research Council and Institute of Medicine, they were responsible for making certain that an independent examination of this report was carried out in accordance with institutional procedures and that all review comments were carefully considered. Responsibility for the final content of this report rests entirely with the authoring committee and the institution.

Copyright © 2008, National Academy of Sciences.
Bookshelf ID: NBK4006


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