COVID-19: guiding people with advanced cancer
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COVID-19: guiding people with advanced cancer

Mary van Zyl Clinical nurse specialist, Drug development unit at The Royal Marsden Hospital, London

A clinical nurse specialist’s views on communicating with people with cancer and their families during the pandemic

At the time of writing we are a few weeks into restriction of movement and full isolation for ‘high risk’ individuals to protect us all from COVID-19. The consequences of such momentous change is clear. But the wave of change in oncology and oncology nursing practice requires a moment of reflection.

Cancer Nursing Practice. 19, 4, 14-15. doi: 10.7748/cnp.19.4.14.s10

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