Late effects of cancer treatment: what nurses need to know
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Late effects of cancer treatment: what nurses need to know

Kathy Oxtoby Health journalist

People are surviving cancer for longer, but there may be long-term effects nurses should be aware of to inform and support patients

In the UK today, the average survival time after cancer is estimated to be more than ten years from diagnosis. This is up from one year in the 1970s, and six years in 2007.

Cancer Nursing Practice. 22, 4, 6-8. doi: 10.7748/cnp.22.4.6.s2

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