Too few nurse specialists for people with kidney cancer
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Too few nurse specialists for people with kidney cancer

Poll finds one in four patients had no named nurse specialist and almost half had a late-stage diagnosis

One in four patients with kidney cancer do not have a named specialist nurse, a survey suggests. The poll by charity Kidney Cancer UK also found nearly half (46%) of patients were diagnosed at late stages, reducing their chance of successful treatment.

Cancer Nursing Practice. 20, 2, 6-6. doi: 10.7748/cnp.20.2.6.s2

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