This manual was developed for health care providers such as community nurses and medical doctors who care for women who are dying of advanced cervical cancer. It offers recommendations for providing supportive care for women with the disease and provides practical advice on managing physical signs and symptoms, using modern medications to relieve pain, promoting good nutrition, and addressing social, emotional, and spiritual issues.

Author(s): Herdman C; Levin K; Dzuba I; Castro W; Muhombe K; Sellors J

Corporate author(s): PATH; EngenderHealth

Publication date: 2003

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Related regions: Global

See also: Reproductive health > Cervical cancer prevention

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Contact: PATH Publications
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