Chapter 3. Cancer: What Does a Diagnosis Mean for an Individual and What Are the Implications for Society?

  1. Janice Gabriel MPhil, PgD, BSc(Hons), RN, FETC, ONC, CertMHS
  1. Janice Gabriel

Published Online: 21 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470988121.ch3

The Biology of Cancer, Second Edition

The Biology of Cancer, Second Edition

How to Cite

Gabriel, J. (2007) Cancer: What Does a Diagnosis Mean for an Individual and What Are the Implications for Society?, in The Biology of Cancer, Second Edition (ed J. Gabriel), John Wiley & Sons Ltd, West Sussex, England. doi: 10.1002/9780470988121.ch3

Editor Information

  1. Nurse Director, Central South Coast Cancer Network

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470057599

Online ISBN: 9780470988121

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Keywords:

  • cancer;
  • diagnosis;
  • society;
  • illness;
  • health care services

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • A Diagnosis of Cancer

  • The NHS Cancer Plan

  • Cancer Services Collaborative Improvement Partnership

  • The Patient Journey

  • The Impact of Research on Patient Care

  • Conclusion