Patient Education is provided by all members of the team. Individualized teaching is done with each patient, dependant on the treatment the patient is receiving and includes:
- Chemotherapy teaching and written information is also provided by the Primary Medical Oncology Nurse.
- Teaching for radiation therapy, including skin care, is offered by the Primary Radiation Oncology nurse along with the members of the Radiation Therapy Department.
- Surgical teaching is done by the surgical team.
Referrals to Home Care post operatively will be arranged prior to patient discharge from Hospital if necessary.