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Cancer survivorship has been identified as separate stage in cancer treatment posing unique issues that arise from the diagnosis of cancer, as well as late effects associated with treatments. Evidence

Cancer survivorship has been identified as separate stage in cancer treatment posing unique issues that arise from the diagnosis of cancer, as well as late effects associated with treatments. Evidence shows that cancer survivors demonstrate suboptimal follow-up care, and report high levels of unmet needs related to their cancer experience. To improve care for the increasing number of cancer survivors in the United States, survivorship care plans (SCPs) have been proposed as way to strengthen care coordination and improve patient outcomes.

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  • 2018-04-29
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    College of Nursing and Health Innovation

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