Meeting the ongoing needs of survivors of rarer cancer

Jane Griffiths, Carole Willard, Andrea Burgess, Ziv Amir, Karen Luker

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    With more treatment options for people with cancer long-term survivorship is increasing. Physical and psycho-social needs have been identified in survivors of common cancers but very little has been written about the needs of patients with rarer cancers. Patients treated for rarer cancer are discharged to the primary health care team (PHCT), yet little is known about the assessment, management and support of these patients. Thirty-nine semi-structured interviews were conducted with (1) survivors of and (2) people living with rarer cancer (i.e.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)434-441
    Number of pages7
    JournalEuropean Journal of Oncology Nursing
    Issue number5
    Publication statusPublished - Dec 2007


    • Community nursing
    • Psychosocial needs
    • Supportive care
    • Survivors


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