|Nursing and the World Cancer Declaration|
Nurses are the largest health workforce in all nations. While educational standards and role functions differ, there is little doubt that the engagement of nurses in the priority areas of the World Cancer Declaration will increase the gains. This document takes each of the priority areas of the declaration and starts to articulate the ways that nurses, both generalist and specialist, can work towards achieving these priorities. The aim of this exercise is to stimulate thinking in the nursing community towards involvement in the global efforts to reduce the growing burden of cancer in out communities.
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