Every two minutes someone in the UK is diagnosed with cancer, according to Cancer Research UK. As cancer nurses, you will know better than anyone how a person’s cancer affects their whole family and everyone who loves them. It is hard to believe, therefore, that stigma and taboo have a place in cancer care, and can have a devastating impact on screening and early diagnosis rates.
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