Fear of cancer recurrence: how nurses can support people after successful treatment
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Fear of cancer recurrence: how nurses can support people after successful treatment

Jennifer Trueland , Health journalist

For some patients such fears can be debilitating and may require psychological support

When someone has been successfully treated for cancer, the atmosphere is generally filled with hope and positivity. After a gruelling experience, the individual – and family and friends – are often keen to get back to ‘normal’.

Cancer Nursing Practice. 21, 1, 13-15. doi: 10.7748/cnp.21.1.13.s5

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