Providing effective support for people living with cancer: Insights from health psychology
Laura Moore, Ed.D, CHES, Lead Health Psychology Specialist, Atlantis Healthcare
Dr. Laura Moore discusses the concept of “chronic cancer,” and the changing treatment landscape. She talks about the challenges in supporting people as they adjust to a cancer diagnosis and engage in self-management of their illness, including treatment adherence. She explains how ongoing education and personalized support can help individuals across their treatment experience. The importance of a collaborative patient-HCP dialogue, and the role of the caregiver are also addressed.