Use appropriate words when describing people with cancer
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Use appropriate words when describing people with cancer

Describing someone with cancer inappropriately could prevent them from getting the support they need, Macmillan Cancer Support’s chief nurse has said.

Cancer Nursing Practice. 18, 2, 6-6. doi: 10.7748/cnp.18.2.6.s3

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