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Psycho-oncological care is a main component of comprehensive oncological care as stated in the National Cancer Plan of the German Federal Government. Correspondingly this goal has been adopted in the strategy of the German Skin Cancer Council. In certified skin cancer centers structural requirements for psycho-oncological care are established. Nevertheless, a large proportion of skin cancer patients are treated in dermatological practices. Up to now data on psycho-oncological care in dermatological practices are missing.
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Name: Der Hautarzt; Zeitschrift fur Dermatologie, Venerologie, und verwandte Gebiete
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