Evidence and Practice

Clinical

Making sense of pain and loss: searching for meaning while living with cancer

Making sense of pain and loss: searching for meaning while living with cancer

This article presents some of the main findings from a study using an interpretative...

E-learning

Developing and evaluating an e-learning resource for nurses in haemato-oncology

Haemato-oncology nursing is a complex area of clinical practice. An online educational...

Advanced care planning

Is patient information on palliative care good enough? A literature review and audit

Aim Early access to palliative care can improve patients’ signs and symptoms and reduce...

Nurse and patient

Should men on long-term androgen-deprivation therapy for prostate cancer be screened...

Androgen-deprivation therapy is the main long-term treatment for men with advanced prostate...

Nursing support during treatment of multiple myeloma with proteasome inhibitors

Nursing support during treatment of multiple myeloma with proteasome inhibitors

In the past two years proteasome inhibitors have risen in prominence reflecting the recent...

Implementing the Recovery Package: a survey of cancer workforce readiness

Implementing the Recovery Package: a survey of cancer workforce readiness

Implementation of the Recovery Package is a priority in the recent NHS England cancer...

CPD articles

Developing best practice cancer treatment summary templates

Developing best practice cancer treatment summary templates

There is increasing recognition of the importance of making the Recovery Package available...

Oral vinorelbine: a practical approach

Oral vinorelbine: a practical approach to patient management

Oral vinorelbine has been a well-established cytotoxic treatment for non-small cell lung...

Care planning

Advance care planning: considerations for clinical practice

Advance care planning (ACP) is a process of establishing a person’s preferences and wishes,...

IV

Practical experience with rituximab subcutaneous

Treatment regimens involving the monoclonal anti-CD20 antibody rituximab are the standard of...

Oral chemotherapy

Use of olaparib in BRCA mutation-positive ovarian cancer

Nurses should understand the role and purpose of the new generation of therapies available...

Myelodysplastic syndromes

Myelodysplastic syndromes: update and nursing considerations

This article provides nurses with an update on diagnosis, management and care of patients...

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