NCCN Guidelines for Patients
Distress, Version 1.2017
A trained expert in providing spiritual care.
Trouble remembering, learning new things, concentrating, or
making decisions that affect everyday life.
To identify a disease.
Distress is an unpleasant experience of a mental, physical,
social, or spiritual nature.
A medical doctor who’s an expert in the treatment of cancer.
A medical doctor who’s an expert in mental health.
A trained expert in the human mind and behavior.
Anything that increases the chance of an event.
A short assessment for a condition.
An unplanned physical or emotional response to treatment.
An expert in meeting people’s social and emotional needs.
substance use disorder
Repeated use of alcohol, drugs, or tobacco that causes
major life problems.
Cognitive behavioral therapy
Institute of Medicine
National Comprehensive Cancer Network