Chapter 10. Survivorship, Recurrence and Symptom Management in Cervical Cancer

  1. Ruth Dunleavey

Published Online: 19 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470988046.ch10

Cervical Cancer: A Guide for Nurses

Cervical Cancer: A Guide for Nurses

How to Cite

Dunleavey, R. (2008) Survivorship, Recurrence and Symptom Management in Cervical Cancer, in Cervical Cancer: A Guide for Nurses, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470988046.ch10

Author Information

  1. Department of Haematology/Medical Oncology, St Vincents Hospital, Sydney, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 12 DEC 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470061015

Online ISBN: 9780470988046

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Keywords:

  • survivorship, recurrence and symptom management in cervical cancer;
  • survivorship;
  • cervical cancer recurrence;
  • recurrence and prognostic factors detection;
  • psychological factors;
  • symptom control in advanced cervical cancer;
  • difficult pain syndromes;
  • fistulas and ureteric obstruction;
  • vaginal discharge, haemorrhage and odour;
  • lower limb lymphoedema (LLL) in palliative care

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Survivorship

  • Cervical cancer recurrence

  • Detection of recurrence and prognostic factors

  • Psychological factors

  • Treatment

  • Symptom control in advanced cervical cancer

  • Difficult pain syndromes

  • Fistulas

  • Vaginal discharge, haemorrhage and odour

  • Lower limb lymphoedema (LLL) in palliative care

  • Ureteric obstruction

  • Conclusion

  • Resources

  • References