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Cancer survivorship

Cancer survivorship refers to the entire process of living with, through, and beyond cancer. A person is considered a cancer survivor from the time of diagnosis until death. (An acute cancer survivor is a...

Teach-back essentials for cancer survivors

Patients who are cancer survivors may require education on a wide variety of topics, from nutrition to long-term follow-up needs. It’s vital that nurses ensure patients understand the in­-formation they are given. One useful technique...