This case study aims to facilitate the development of competencies that reflect the role of the Specialist Cancer Nurse (SCN) in the delivery of evidence-based supportive care, including provision of information and education for people affected by oesophageal cancer.
This case study recounts the experience of Burt, a 68-year-old male diagnosed with oesophageal cancer.
The case study contains four sections:
- Reduce risk.
- Have the best treatment and support during active treatment.
- Have the best treatment and support between and after active treatment.
- Have the best care at the end of life.