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Symptom control for breast cancer

VOL: 96, ISSUE: 50, PAGE NO: 38Victoria Harmer, BSc, AKC, RN, is a breast care nurse specialist at St Mary's Hospital, London.The treatment of breast cancer often involves lengthy and complex procedures that require a high level of holistic nursing care. During cancer treatment patients face a number of challenges, both physically and emotionally, some of which can be ameliorated through the use of the appropriate techniques.

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