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Adult nursing
Innovative and evidence-informed technology-based assessment can facilitate comprehensive cancer rehabilitation by improving cancer care outcomes through personalised nurse-led follow-up interventions
  1. Akhtar Ebrahimi Ghassemi
  1. Independent Researcher, Rochester, New York, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr Akhtar Ebrahimi Ghassemi, Independent Researcher, Rochester, New York, USA; aghassemi11{at}

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Commentary on: Skorstad M, Vistad I, Fegran L, et al. Nurse-led consultation reinforced with eHealth technology: a qualitative study of the experiences of the patients with gynecological cancer. BMC Nurs 2022;21:326. doi: 10.1186/s12912-022-01104-9.

Implications for practice and research

  • To improve continuity and quality of cancer care (QoCC) and patients’ adherence to the oncological treatments, it is necessary to develop innovative, digitalised, personalised and evidence-informed follow-up interventions that enhances patients’ quality of life (QoL).

  • Future research should focus on developing clear guidance and efficient technology-based assessment measures that are necessary for providing individualised early palliative care and post-treatment interventions.


A surge in the ageing population and the rising incidence of cancer risk factors have resulted in the increase in the occurrence of cancer in women worldwide, which requires careful treatment planning and innovations in post-treatment follow-up interventions. …

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  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Commissioned; internally peer reviewed.