How digital tools could improve cancer care
Opinion Previous     Next

How digital tools could improve cancer care

Tim Williams Former junior doctor and co-founder and CEO, My Clinical Outcomes

Specialist nurses could glean information collected from patients at home to proactively improve care and lengthen lives

A recent study in the US showed that collecting patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) – clinical surveys that track how much a condition is affecting a patient’s life – throughout chemotherapy could improve survival as well as quality of life for people with advanced cancer.

Cancer Nursing Practice. 17, 5, 12-12. doi: 10.7748/cnp.17.5.12.s9

Want to read more?

Subscribe for unlimited access

Try 1 month’s access for just £1 and get:

Your subscription package includes:
  • Full access to the website and the online archive
  • Bi-monthly digital edition
  • RCNi Portfolio and interactive CPD quizzes
  • RCNi Learning with 200+ evidence-based modules
  • 10 articles a month from any other RCNi journal
Already subscribed? Log in

Alternatively, you can purchase access to this article for the next seven days. Buy now