Promoting recovery through self-management
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Promoting recovery through self-management

Louise Hunt Health writer

How two Wales-based clinical nurse specialists launched a holistic programme to advocate patient needs post-treatment

According to Cancer Research UK, the rates of head and neck cancer have increased by 24% over the past decade. The disease is becoming more prevalent among a younger, working-age demographic, who can be particularly affected by the side effects of surgery and treatment. Yet, there is a dearth of specialist recovery services to support people once they have completed treatment.

Cancer Nursing Practice. 17, 6,20-21. doi: 10.7748/cnp.17.6.20.s18

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