References and thanks for the body image and cancer section
The information in the body image and cancer section has been produced in accordance with the following sources and guidelines:
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The original text of this section was written by Caroline Hood, Macmillan Clinical Project Lead – Body Image and Cancer.
With thanks to: Dr Tania Hawthorn and her colleagues, Consultant in Liaison Psychiatry; Vanessa Linton, Macmillan Head & Neck Advanced Nurse Practitioner; and the people affected by cancer who reviewed this edition.
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