Enhancing Cancer Care: Prioritising Quality of Life and Symptom Management

Advancements in cancer treatment have improved survival rates, underscoring the significance of addressing the quality of life (QoL) for cancer patients. Symptomatic side effects from cancer and its treatments are key factors impacting QoL, often exacerbated by disjointed care and insufficient information. Despite the potential benefits, rehabilitative services, particularly occupational therapy, are often lacking, especially in community settings. To bridge this gap, a community-based cancer support facility developed an educational program aimed at enhancing self-management and self-efficacy for individuals with cancer.

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