Psychooncological care for patients with cancer during twelve months of the Covid‐19 pandemic: Views and experiences of senior psychooncologists at German Comprehensive Cancer Centers

Andreas Dinkel, Ute Goerling, Klaus Hönig, André Karger, Imad Maatouk, Andrea Petermann‐Meyer, Bianca Senf, Katharina Woellert, Alexander Wünsch, Tanja Zimmermann, Frank Schulz‐Kindermann
2021 Psycho-Oncology  
� A monthly videoconference was maintained over 1 year, allowing senior psychooncologists from German Comprehensive Cancer Centers to discuss the implications of the Covid-19 pandemic for psychooncological care. � In the early phase of the pandemic, a widespread disruption of psychooncological services was noted. � Rapidly developed adaptations of regular services worked well and sometimes brought about unexpected, creative solutions.
doi:10.1002/pon.5759 pmid:34184361 pmcid:PMC8420502 fatcat:uh5d7civebeqvhpik3ik4lmhdi