Oral cancer: diagnosis, management and nursing care
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Oral cancer: diagnosis, management and nursing care

Julie Hewett Macmillan head and neck clinical nurse specialist, Torbay Hospital, Torquay, Devon

Oral cancer is estimated to be the ninth most common cancer worldwide. This article examines risk factors, diagnosis, management and the clinical nurse specialist’s role in providing care to and supporting patients with this challenging disease.

Cancer Nursing Practice. 8, 10, 28-35. doi: 10.7748/cnp2009.12.8.10.28.c7427

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