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Risk Factors for Predicting Poor Coping by Patient with Cancer

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with cancer for factors indicating a greater risk for poor coping as reported by Rowland.

Specialty:

Hematology/Oncology, Psychiatry

Objective:

risk factors, selection

ICD-10:

C00-D49

Description:

Rowland listed a number of risk factors that can help identify a patient who may cope poorly with cancer. The same risk factors may apply to other serious illnesses. The author is from Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and Cornell University in New York City.

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