The peculiarity of care for patients with malignant neoplasms is a need for a special psychological approach. Cancer patients are very labile, fragile psyche that it is necessary to bear in mind at all stages of care in these patients. The question of whether to report patient diagnosis still remains ambiguous and controversial.
If you are caring for cancer patients is of great importance for the regular monitoring of their condition (weighing, measuring body temperature, nutrition, and physiological, health and mood, etc.), conduct a special diary by the patient or his relatives, since any changes can be a sign of progression disease.
In each case, experts trained oncology service patients and family activities hygienic nature, proper diet, which is different for different forms of the disease and treatments. In some cases, especially after surgery, you need specialized care from a nurse or oncology clinic by a trained family member.
In all cases, mostly in the care of cancer patients is the strict adherence to the recommendations of the doctor-oncologist and friendly attitude to the patient from others, primarily relatives. Need to take action against attempts to treat the patient voodoo means, which may lead to the most unexpected complications.
The articles in this section you will find advice on common problems of care for cancer patients and relationship with them.