Depression in advanced cancer – the orphan symptom?
Session type: Parallel sessions
This session will include an overview of the assessment and management (both pharmacological and non pharmacological) of depression in advanced metastatic disease. The session will be aimed at a multidisciplinary audience including patient and carer participants. Topics covered will be assessment, management, international classifications, spiritual distress and psychological distress and a vision for the future, including an overview of what can be learnt from mental health and primary care.