Chapter 4. Management of Wounds Related to Cancer and Cancer Therapies

  1. Wayne Naylor BSC. DIP NURSING, RN, ONC CERT1,
  2. Diane Laverty BSC, RGN. ONC CERT2 and
  3. Jane Mallett PHD, MSC, BSC. RGN3

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470694992.ch4

The Royal Marsden Hospital Handbook of Wound Management in Cancer Care

The Royal Marsden Hospital Handbook of Wound Management in Cancer Care

How to Cite

Naylor, W., Laverty, D. and Mallett, J. (2008) Management of Wounds Related to Cancer and Cancer Therapies, in The Royal Marsden Hospital Handbook of Wound Management in Cancer Care, Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470694992.ch4

Author Information

  1. 1

    Wound Management Research Nurse, Directorate of Nursing, Rehabilitation and Quality Assurance, The Royal Marsden Hospital

  2. 2

    Clinical Nurse Specialist Palliative Care, Directorate of Nursing, Rehabilitation and Quality Assurance, The Royal Marsden Hospital

  3. 3

    Nursing and Rehabilitation Research and Development Manager, Directorate of Nursing, Rehabilitation and Quality Assurance, The Royal Marsden Hospital

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 20 MAR 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632057511

Online ISBN: 9780470694992

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Keywords:

  • cancer therapies;
  • malignant tumour;
  • local tissues;
  • surgical wound;
  • minimal scar formation

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Surgical Wounds

  • Plastic Surgery Wounds

  • Skin Grafts

  • Scarring

  • Graft Versus Host Disease of the Skin

  • Acute Skin Reactions to Radiotherapy

  • Additional Advice for Specific Skin Areas

  • Fungating Wounds

  • Supply and Administration of Wound Management Products

  • Psychological, Sexual and Social Problems Related to Chronic Wounds

  • Conclusion