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Latest Trish Bieck Stories

2010-03-17 16:16:28

Given the complexity of cancer treatment, skin care may seem like a small matter. However, a nurse at the James P. Wilmot Cancer Center knew that skin issues were a constant source of anxiety for many patients receiving radiation therapy, and through research she discovered that routine advice was rooted in myth instead of scientific evidence. Her findings, which have been published in the Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing, are prompting change locally and across the country. "We've had a...