Editorial: A new concept for oncology nurses to consider

Margaret Fitch


In my various readings this past week, I was introduced to an idea that was new to me, although linked to ones with which I am familiar. It clearly has implications for oncology nursing and, therefore, is an idea I thought you might be interested in learning about. 

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Brown, C., & Cataldo, J. (2013). Explorations of lung cancer stigma for female long-term survivors. Nurs Inq, 20(4). https://doi.org/10.1111/nin.12024

Conlon, A., Gilbert, D., Jones, B., & Aldredge, P. (2010). Stacked stigma: Oncology social workers’ perceptions of the lung cancer experience. Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, 28, 98–115. https://doi.org/10.1080/07347330903438982

FitzGerald, C., & Hurst S. (2017). Implicit bias in heathcare professionals: A systematic review. BMC Medical Ethics (2017) 18, 19. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12910-017-0179-8

Rai, S. S., Syurina, E. V., Peters, R. M., Putri, A. I., & Zweekhorst, M. B. M. (2020). Non-communicable diseases-related stigma: A mixed-methods systematic review. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health, 17, 6657. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17186657


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