Be open and honest in any conversations about cancer
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Be open and honest in any conversations about cancer

Peter Kirkbride National lead, The Serious Illness Care Programme UK, Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Foundation Trust, Wirral, England

Rather than focusing on the ‘magic bullets’ of new drugs, we should be talking to people who have cancer about how to handle their condition

I last wrote a column for this journal more than five years ago. Then I became a medical director and found I didn’t have the time. Having now stepped down from that role, I can reflect on how things have changed in the intervening period.

Cancer Nursing Practice. 17, 6,12-12. doi: 10.7748/cnp.17.6.12.s12

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