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Abstract | Full HTML Article | PDF ecancer 13 944 / https://doi.org/10.3332/ecancer.2019.944

Special Issue

Cancer treatment in Africa: the importance of the role of nursing

Nurses in all aspects of oncology have a key role to play in the delivery of effective cancer care. Unfortunately, oncology nursing is not yet an established nursing subspecialty in most of Africa; six out of 22 African countries reported as having no trained oncology nurses at all. The need for more personnel and quality training programmes are an absolute necessity.

Keywords: nursing, leadership, education, cancer treatment pathway

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