Gastric Cancer

  • Helena Sofia Azevedo de Oliveira MagalhãesEmail author
Part of the Principles of Specialty Nursing book series (PSN)


The treatment of patients with gastric cancer requires a multidisciplinary clinical perspective in which the nurse plays a very important role. Caring for the gastric cancer patient poses enormous challenges to the nurse, requires constant scientific updating and evidence-based practice, as well as a strong patient/family involvement, making him/his family an active participant throughout the process.


Gastric cancer Treatment Nurse role 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Helena Sofia Azevedo de Oliveira Magalhães
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Day Hospital of Hemato-OncologyPortuguese Oncology InstituteLisbonPortugal

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