Are UK healthcare professionals equipped to provide information and support on Human Papillomavirus to patients diagnosed with cancer of the head and neck?

A new paper, written by Rebecca Jopson and Jennifer Callender, focused on looking at the information that is available for both patients and medical professionals dealing with Human Papillomavirus (HPV) related throat (head and neck) cancers.

Asking the questions, was there sufficient information, were medical professionals comfortable with discussing issues arising out of a HPV related throat cancer diagnosis.

Rebecca, from the Royal Preston Hospital, and Jennifer of the University of Liverpool  aim to identify the issue and recommend improvements to the current head and neck cancer delivery processes around HPV related cancers.

Read their full paper here.

https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/journal-of-radiotherapy-in-practice/article/are-uk-healthcare-professionals-equipped-to-provide-information-and-support-on-human-papillomavirus-to-patients-diagnosed-with-cancer-of-the-head-and-neck/968BC04DCCC48FB3ED5F940DD147E831/share/b1b51a8281498b3a8a1d2fd95d690996724d2616#pf6

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