Table 1

Eligibility criteria for patients

Inclusion criteriaExclusion criteria
  • 18 years and older.

  • Newly diagnosed with any early or advanced/metastatic cancer disease within 15 weeks of providing informed consent.

  • Scheduled for a first-line anticancer treatment.

  • Insufficiently literate in German.

  • Diagnosed with a recurrence of cancer disease.

  • Solely treated by surgical and radiation therapy.

  • Receiving complementary care by a professional palliative care team.

  • Already participating in another psychosocial study.