Clinical: The effects of surviving cancer

Burton, Cathy
May 2010
GP: General Practitioner;5/14/2010, p37
The article reports that the National Cancer Survivorship Initiative was launched in 2008 in response to the Cancer Reform Strategy with the aim of co-ordinating a response to this challenge across all care settings. Long-term consequences can arise anything from a few weeks after treatment to many years later. There is however no evidence that the development of late consequences decreases with increasing survival time after treatment.


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