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This persuasion brief addresses medical oncologists and their teams (nurses, physician assistants, and the like) who use chemotherapy to treat cancer patients, and asks them to consider the ways that a post-chemotherapy state is itself a chronic condition, how some patients come to understand their bodies as chronically changed by chemotherapy (almost as if having a new or different disease), how patient education materials describing chemotherapy can better equip patients to face their new reality, and why practitioners should be better trained in post-chemotherapy care.
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