Benefits of a brief psychological intervention targeting fear of cancer recurrence in people at high risk of developing another melanoma: 12-month follow-up results of a randomised controlled trial.

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Summary of "Benefits of a brief psychological intervention targeting fear of cancer recurrence in people at high risk of developing another melanoma: 12-month follow-up results of a randomised controlled trial."

People with melanoma want and need effective interventions for living with fear of cancer recurrence (FCR).


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Name: The British journal of dermatology
ISSN: 1365-2133


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