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The role of pivot nurses

The role of pivot nurses

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The role of pivot nurses

Role

Pivot nurses assess the resources and health needs of patients and the needs of their family, if relevant.

  • They educate patients on the disease, its treatments, its impact and on the follow-up they will need in the short, intermediate and long term.
  • They help patients navigate the care and services available and refer them to other health care professionals or community resources that can best meet their needs.
  • They provide support to people with cancer and their loved ones.
  • They ensure the coordination and continuity of care among all members of the health care team.

Primary cancers treated by immunotherapy

Prostate cancer

Breast cancer

Getting ready

Side effects of the primary immunotherapy treatments​

Testicular cancer