A Treatment Summary is a document produced by the doctor or Specialist Nurse at the end of initial treatment for cancer.
It is shared with the patient and their GP.
The Treatment Summary:
- describes the treatment that that person has received
- describes the side effects
- describes the signs and symptoms of recurrence,
- informs the GP Cancer Care Review and Summary Care Record
- ensures that the GP database is up to date.
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