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Psychooncology

  • By: Quratulain Masood & Rizwan Asif Malik
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Psychooncology a subspecialty of oncology that deals with the psychological, social, behavioral, and ethical aspects of cancer. The subject focuses on the emotional dynamics of cancer. It deals with how a patient and his or her family respond to cancer and ...

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