The need for care in cancer counseling centers results not only from the frequency of psychosocial stress among patients and relatives, but also and especially from the special characteristics that characterize cancer counseling centers.
The main questions of this study are:
The perspective of the users, i.e. those seeking advice and referring patients, is crucial, because they make their decision for or against care facilities and thus determine the specific need.
In this qualitative multicenter study, we investigate the motives for using cancer counseling centers from the perspective of users and referring physicians.
Funding: Deutsche Krebshilfe e.V.
Cancer counseling centers: