Administering cancer drugs safely is crucial for patients and nurses
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Administering cancer drugs safely is crucial for patients and nurses

Pavan Amara Nurse, midwife and health journalist

Some nurses are unaware of the risks of handling cytotoxic systemic anticancer therapy agents used in cancer treatment

Many nurses are unaware that some of the drugs they administer to patients could be hazardous to their own health, with experts warning that many are at a greater risk of developing cancer or experiencing reduced fertility as a result.

Cancer Nursing Practice. 22, 6, 7-9. doi: 10.7748/cnp.22.6.7.s3

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