The Last Taboo?

Anne Katz

weight management, obesity, quality of life, healthcare providers
ONF 2014, 41(5), 455-455. DOI: 10.1188/14.ONF.455

Nursing has addressed many taboo topics—death and dying, fertility, and most recently sexuality (but more work still needs to be done!). However, there remains one topic that is barely mentioned despite overwhelming evidence that it plays an important role in both the development of cancer as well as cancer recurrence: obesity.

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