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Professional Issues

International Cancer Care: What Is the Role of Oncology Nursing?

Lisa Kennedy Sheldon
CJON 2010, 14(5), 539-541 DOI: 10.1188/10.CJON.539-541

Comprehensive cancer care continues to improve in the United States, but many developing countries carry a high cancer burden. With limited resources, nurses in such countries often are unable to improve cancer detection and treatment or relieve patient suffering. The Oncology Nursing Society has developed collaborative relationships with many international organizations to educate nurses around the world. Global partnerships have the potential to improve cancer care internationally and encourage more oncology nurses to use their expertise and become "citizens of the world."

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