Management of patients with breast cancer
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Management of patients with breast cancer

Tracey McCready Lecturer, Faculty of Health and Social Care, University of Hull, Hull

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in the UK, with over 41,000 women diagnosed every year (Cancer Research UK 2004). The author examines the biological, psychological and social aspects of managing patients with breast cancer, and highlights the nurse’s role in supporting patients throughout their illness.

Primary Health Care. 14, 6,41-49. doi: 10.7748/phc2004.07.14.6.41.c516