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Linda Morrow, DNP, MSN, MBA, NE-BC, CPHQ, CNOR, RN, is Program Director, Nursing Management and Executive Leadership, and Clinical Associate Professor of Nursing, Dr. Susan L. Davis & Richard J. Henley College of Nursing, Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, Connecticut. Beverly Greenwald, PhD, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, NP-C, CGRN, RN, is Professor of Nursing, Department of Nursing, Archer College of Health and Human Services, Angelo State University, San Angelo, Texas.
Overall cancer death rates have fallen since a peak in 1991 due to declining death rates for lung, colorectal, breast, and prostate cancers. A "cancer survivor" is defined as anyone with a cancer diagnosis. Their numbers are increasing for several reasons including better screening, earlier detection, and improved treatments. Read More