The Commission on Cancer has protocols for screening and treating patients with cancer who have depression. However, those same kinds of procedures are not in place for patients with anxiety, which could make up a larger percentage than those with depression in the oncology space.

“We say to patients with cancer, ‘You’re not alone in this. You’ve got us to lean on,’” said Linda Bohannon, RN, BSN, MSM, president of the Cancer Support Community, and an oncology nurse.

Read the full article here on Oncology Nursing News.