Nurse led telephone follow up in ovarian cancer: a psychosocial perspective.

@article{Cox2008NurseLT,
  title={Nurse led telephone follow up in ovarian cancer: a psychosocial perspective.},
  author={Anna Cox and Ellen Bull and Jane Cockle-Hearne and Wendy Knibb and Claire Potter and Sara Faithfull},
  journal={European journal of oncology nursing : the official journal of European Oncology Nursing Society},
  year={2008},
  volume={12 5},
  pages={412-7}
}
Survivorship is a relatively new concept in ovarian cancer due to improvements in diagnosis, surgery and chemotherapy. As more women require long term follow up for ovarian cancer the pressure on these services is increased and the question of how best to care for these women needs to be addressed. This paper considers the results of a pilot study of nurse led telephone follow up in ovarian cancer from a psychosocial perspective. Fifty-two women received telephone follow up over a 10-month… CONTINUE READING

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