Perspectives on Cancer Care presents a series of chapters highlighting different circumstances and approaches to the complex reality of cancer care. In each chapter the author presents their own picture of their experience of the individual′s needs and the care required to address these needs, illustrating the particular sensitivity, trust, empathy and support required in the care of patients with cancer and their families. The holistic approach to total care is a prominent feature in cancer care and this is illustrated throughout the various chapters.
This collection of perspectives on cancer care:
- highlights particular issues in the field
- encourages ′best practice′
- draws on the expertise of specialist practitioners in the field of cancer care
- features a holistic approach to cancer care, illustrated through scenarios