Major Issues with Cancer Patients.

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    Oncology nurses should be consider patient's these issues.

    Initial Issues:

    Unawareness
    Denial
    Leak of health facilities
    Diagnostic process
    Late effects in cancer survivors :
    1-Physical issues:
    Pain
    Disfigurement Fatigue
    Infections in People with Cancer
    Lymph edema
    Radiation mucositis and other radiation injuries Urinary complications
    Bowel complications
    2-Psychological issues:
    Anxiety
    Depression
    Uncertainty
    Mood swing
    Isolation
    3-Social issues:

    Interpersonal relationship
    Health and life insurance
    Self image
    Finical Burden
    Occupational concerns
    Self-esteem
    Social stigma
    4-Sexual issues:
    Infertility
    Erectile dysfunction
    Loss of libido
    Ejaculation disorders
    5-spiritual issues:
    Guilt
    Spiritual Distress
    Anger at God
    Suffering
    Negative spiritual thinking

    Punishment of sins
    Last edit by Kashif B. Arjun on Mar 18, '13


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