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Introduction

  • Sanchia S. Goonewardene
  • Raj Persad
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Abstract

According to the National Cancer Institute (NCI), cancer survivorship encompasses the “physical, psychosocial, and economic issues of cancer from diagnosis until the end of life” [1]. Concerns regarding long-term physical, psychosocial, and economic effects of cancer treatment on cancer survivors are well described [1]. According to the National Cancer Patient Experience Survey, patients value interacting with specialist nurses [2].

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sanchia S. Goonewardene
    • 1
  • Raj Persad
    • 2
  1. 1.The Royal Free Hospital and UCLLondonUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.North Bristol NHS TrustBristolUnited Kingdom

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