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Scripps Research Explores Impact of Military Metaphors on Cancer Patients

Findings covered by Oncology Nursing News

Two men in combat clothing assess a map and how it relates to their immediate surroundings.

Findings covered by Oncology Nursing News

Oncology Nursing News recently reported on a novel cancer research study by Carla Remondini, a nurse at Scripps Mercy Hospital.

Remondini sought to gain insights into how commonly used military terms like "battle" and "enemy" affect the outlook and coping abilities of cancer patients. Such insights could be used to help guide oncology nurses about how to best interact with their patients.

Watch the video: How Language Effects a Patient's Ability to Cope

Read the coverage: Battle Weary: When Discussing Cancer, Military Terminology Doesn't Help

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