UK Studies in Survivorship

  • Sanchia S. Goonewardene
  • Raj Persad


Out of 43 papers, there were only 8 UK studies, indicating current limitations in the development of survivorship care in the UK. These papers highlight patient need within survivorship care.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sanchia S. Goonewardene
    • 1
  • Raj Persad
    • 2
  1. 1.The Royal Free Hospital and UCLLondonUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.North Bristol NHS TrustBristolUnited Kingdom

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