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Linked symptom monitoring and depression treatment programmes for specialist cancer services: Protocol for a mixed-methods implementation study

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There is growing awareness that cancer services need to address patients’ wellbeing as well as treating their cancer. We developed systematic approaches to (a) monitoring patients’ symptoms including depression using a ‘Symptom Monitoring Service’ and (b) providing treatment for those with major depression using a programme called ‘Depression Care for People with Cancer’. Used together, these two programmes were found to be highly effective and cost-effective in clinical trials. The overa...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1136/bmjopen-2017-016186

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
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BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
BMJ Open Journal website
Volume:
7
Issue:
6
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Article: e016186
Publication date:
2017-07-02
Acceptance date:
2017-06-06
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ISSN:
2044-6055
Pubs id:
pubs:698721
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uri:9cb02b5d-654e-4e33-a540-a18fc2fb74ea
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uuid:9cb02b5d-654e-4e33-a540-a18fc2fb74ea
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pubs:698721
Paper number:
6

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