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Jackie Pier Staff nurse, Southend Hospital, Essex

A learning zone article increased Jackie Pier’s knowledge of treatments available to patients with metastatic disease

Working as a staff nurse in a breast cancer unit has enabled me to gain a good understanding of diagnosis of and treatments for primary breast cancer and the NHS national screening programme. My role is to work closely with the specialist team in the unit during assessment, follow up and screening clinics.

Nursing Standard. 26, 40, 59-59. doi: 10.7748/ns2012.

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