Preferences for follow-up after treatment for lung cancer: assessing the nurse-led option.

@article{Cox2006PreferencesFF,
  title={Preferences for follow-up after treatment for lung cancer: assessing the nurse-led option.},
  author={Karen Cox and Eleanor E. Wilson and Lesley Heath and Jacqueline Collier and Linda I. Jones and Ian Johnston},
  journal={Cancer nursing},
  year={2006},
  volume={29 3},
  pages={176-87}
}
Pressure on lung cancer clinics is increasing with the "2-week wait" initiative. This initiative is one of the key targets set out in the National Health Service (NHS) Cancer Plan for the United Kingdom, whereby all patients presenting with symptoms which may be indicative of a cancer diagnosis will be seen by a consultant within 2 weeks of initial presentation at their primary care provider. This has resulted in busy clinics, with the potential for extended clinic waiting times and unmet needs… CONTINUE READING