Bladder Cancer Support: An Unmet Need

Over 70,000 new cases of bladder cancer are diagnosed yearly. Bladder cancer is associated with a significant financial, social and healthcare burden for individual patients and society. Many of these patients are from medically underserved communities that do not have direct access to support groups. Oncology nurses play a unique role in the development and facilitation of support groups. A bladder cancer support group was established to meet this unmet need. In addition, innovative strategies that support bladder cancer research through awareness functions, seminars and fund raising activities are incorporated. Objectives

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Work Title Bladder Cancer Support: An Unmet Need
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Creators
  1. Matthew Kaag, MD
  2. Theda Shaw, MSN, RN
Keyword
  1. Penn State Hershey Nursing
  2. Bladder Cancer
  3. Support Groups
License All rights reserved
Work Type Poster
Publication Date 2014
Subject
  1. Community Spport Groups
  2. Bladder Cancer Support
Deposited May 02, 2014

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