Challenges of dealing with prostate cancer patients on Radium-223

Lisa White, Advanced Prostate Cancer CNS at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, UK, talks about the challenges in dealing with prostate cancer patients on Radium-223. She mentions encouraging clinicians to use Ra-223 earlier in a patient’s pathway to generate maximum benefits. The challenges of managing the patients themselves is also discuss. Patients with not just physical but emotional and social symptoms, requiring collaboration with different members of the MDT inside and outside of hospital. Recorded at Recorded at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS), held in Brighton, UK.

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