Psychosocial implications of surgery for head and neck cancer

D. J. David, J. A. Barritt

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The psychological implications of head and neck cancer surgery are vast, affecting not only the patient but also the family, the wider community, and the treating professionals as well. Whether the course of head and neck cancer results in recovery or death, it is possible to help people to preserve their self-respect and to give them a greater opportunity to control those aspects of their lives that are important to them.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)327-336
Number of pages10
JournalClinics in Plastic Surgery
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1982
Externally publishedYes


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