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Head and neck cancer

Head and neck cancer Head and neck cancer is a rare, but significantly life-changing diagnosis. Mortality is still high in advanced disease and treatment carries significant morbidity (both physical and psychological). Patients who suffer with the disease have often experienced diagnostic delay and uncertainty with harmful physical and psychological consequences. This experience can be frustrating for patients and with delay they may feel that their needs are not being met, and that they are not being taken seriously. This article aims to detail appropriate referral of patients and recent developments in the treatment and management of head and neck cancer. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png InnovAiT: Education and inspiration for general practice SAGE

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Publisher
SAGE
Copyright
© The Author(s) 2018
ISSN
1755-7380
eISSN
1755-7399
DOI
10.1177/1755738018758495
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Abstract

Head and neck cancer is a rare, but significantly life-changing diagnosis. Mortality is still high in advanced disease and treatment carries significant morbidity (both physical and psychological). Patients who suffer with the disease have often experienced diagnostic delay and uncertainty with harmful physical and psychological consequences. This experience can be frustrating for patients and with delay they may feel that their needs are not being met, and that they are not being taken seriously. This article aims to detail appropriate referral of patients and recent developments in the treatment and management of head and neck cancer.

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InnovAiT: Education and inspiration for general practiceSAGE

Published: Jun 1, 2018

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