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The care of the cancer patient

by L. G. Capra

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Published by William Heinemann in London .
Written in English


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StatementL. G. Capra.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22545114M
ISBN 100433051450
OCLC/WorldCa663553

Hui D, dos Santos R, Chisholm G, et al. (), Bedside clinical signs associated with impending death in patients with advanced cancer: Preliminary findings of a prospective, longitudinal cohort study. Cancer. ;(6) National Cancer Institute (NCI). End of life care. More than 15 million adults are living with cancer in the United States today. For each patient, a caregiver is sharing in the cancer journey. Caring for a cancer patient is an important job that plays a fundamental role in that patient’s recovery. Being a caregiver comes with its own set of challenges.

  Patients with cancer have special communication needs. Patients, their families, and their health care team face many issues when cancer is is a life-threatening illness, even though advances in treatments have increased the chances of a cure or remission.A patient who is diagnosed with cancer may feel fear and anxiety about treatments that are often difficult, expensive, .   Empowering Book for Cancer Patients Receives Top Honors from Medical Writers; a Portion of Proceeds to Benefit CancerCare. NEW YORK, J –The American Medical Writer’s Association has awarded Richard C. Frank, MD, first place in its national book awards for his book, Fighting Cancer with Knowledge and Hope: A Guide for Patients, Families, and Health Care Providers.

  Nurses and physicians have traditionally been involved with tertiary prevention, the care, and rehabilitation of patients after cancer diagnosis and treatment, but the American Cancer Society, the National Cancer Institute, clinicians, and researchers also place emphasis on primary and secondary prevention of cancer.. Primary prevention. Primary prevention is concerned with reducing risks of.   Rationale of Psychosocial Care for Cancer Patients. Due to advances in early detection and medical treatment of cancer in the past 3 decades as well as the increasingly higher life expectancy of the population, cancer incidence rates continue to rise worldwide [].As a consequence of these trends, an increasing number of people will require medical treatment for cancer, long-term surveillance.


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