Chronic diseases can increase the risk of developing cancer
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Chronic diseases can increase the risk of developing cancer

Dion Smyth Lecturer-practitioner, Cancer and palliative care, Birmingham City University

The risk of cancer associated with chronic disease is often unheeded, and targeted public health measures could be used to address long-term illness and prevent cancers associated with such predisposing factors.

Cancer Nursing Practice. 17, 2, 12-12. doi: 10.7748/cnp.17.2.12.s11

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