Nurses’ knowledge of cancer screening varies worldwide
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Nurses’ knowledge of cancer screening varies worldwide

Discrepancies in practice could lead to delays, say researchers

Knowledge of cancer and screening processes varies significantly among nurses worldwide, according to a new study. Researchers from the University of Surrey investigated nurses’ awareness of cancer warning signs, cancer screening and the frequency of discussions held with patients about early cancer diagnosis in eight countries.

Cancer Nursing Practice. 18, 5, 7-7. doi: 10.7748/cnp.18.5.7.s5

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