Nursing Issues in Prostate Cancer

Chapter

Abstract

The nursing role in prostate cancer has evolved rapidly in response to the medical and surgical advancements. Specialist nurses play a key role in the care of men with prostate cancer pre-diagnosis through to terminal care. By being involved at all stages of the disease prostate care, nurses are a valuable resource for these men and their families, providing information, education, advice, support, and nursing care.

Keywords

Fatigue Catheter Osteoporosis Testosterone Flare 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Australian Prostate Cancer Research Center Epworth, Department of UrologyThe Royal Melbourne HospitalParkvilleAustralia

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