Living with and beyond lung cancer
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Living with and beyond lung cancer

Macmillan lung nurse specialist Josie Roberts presents a clinical guide and recovery package to help nurses keep up to date with the UK’s most common cancer

Disease prevalence

Lung cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer worldwide, with incidence rates continuing to increase in developing countries. Although survival in the first year has improved, five-year survival remains poor and it is the leading cause of cancer mortality in the UK and the world (Calman et al 2011).

Cancer Nursing Practice. 16, 7, 14-16. doi: 10.7748/cnp.16.7.14.s18

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