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Table 1 Patient education activities provided in Italian Cancer Patient Education Group - ICPEG (a)

From: Making patient centered care a reality: a survey of patient educational programs in Italian Cancer Research and Care Institutes

  Type of Patient Education activities
  Classes PE handout CIS (Cancer Information Service) Continuing learning Wellness classes Support for caregivers Groups of mutual support Patient advocacy
Yes 10 (91 %) 10 (91 %) 7 (64 %) 9 (82 %) 9 (82 %) 8 (73 %) 8 (73 %) 10 (91 %)
No 1 (9 %) 1 (9 %) 4 (36 %) 2 (18 %) 2 (18 %) 3 (27 %) 3 (27 %) 1 (9 %)
  1. a9 cancer research & care institutes, 1 pharmacological research & care institute with particular expertise in patient empowerment and 1 pediatric research & care institute with oncology unit