For many years, hysterectomy was widely relied on for both cure and prevention of female cancers. Historian Ilana Löwy talks about her research, which has highlighted the damaging effects of some of these “preventive strikes”. Today, specialist nurses co-ordinate the diagnostic and treatment journey for cervical cancer, as well prevention to include smear tests and breast cancer screenings and managing the consequences of treatment. Cancer Nurse specialist Tracie Miles looks at the current role of the Clinical Nurse Specialist in cancer patient care today.
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