Sexuality and cancer: the final frontier for nurses.

  title={Sexuality and cancer: the final frontier for nurses.},
  author={M Katherine Hughes},
  journal={Oncology nursing forum},
  volume={36 5},
E241 A lthough I had been a member of the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) since the 1980s, it was not until 1991 that I first attended Congress. That year, Dorothy Smith, from the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, delivered the Mara lectureship, and I was thrilled to be present because I had worked with Dot. Alas, I am no Dot Smith, but I do hope I inspire many of you to address sexuality issues with your patients. We talk about everything with our patients—bowel and bladder… CONTINUE READING

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