Homeless With Cancer

An Unrecognized Problem in the United States

Barbara Biedrzycki

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Abstract

Homelessness is a national problem that is worsening. Some challenges the homeless face-lack of shelter, food, health care, support, and opportunities-are well known. Cancer, an unrecognized problem among the homeless, is a leading cause of their deaths.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)676-679
Number of pages4
JournalClinical Journal of Oncology Nursing
Volume22
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2018

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Homeless Persons
Cause of Death
Delivery of Health Care
Food
Neoplasms

Keywords

  • access to health care
  • homelessness
  • palliative care
  • smoking cessation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Oncology(nursing)

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Homeless With Cancer : An Unrecognized Problem in the United States. / Biedrzycki, Barbara.

In: Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing, Vol. 22, No. 6, 01.12.2018, p. 676-679.

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