Evidence and Practice

Clinical

Providing information early in the clinical pathway for people with prostate cancer

Providing information early in the clinical pathway for people with prostate cancer

The National Cancer Survivorship Initiative recommends offering health and well-being...

Enhancing well-being and resilience in people living with cancer. Part 1

Enhancing well-being and resilience in people living with cancer. Part 1

Receiving a new diagnosis of cancer or recurrent disease is distressing. Increasing numbers...

Nurse and patient

The experience of mastectomy patients on the 23-hour pathway

Aim To explore the experiences of women with breast cancer undergoing a mastectomy and...

The effect of yoga on the recovery of patients who have undergone a lung resection for primary lung cancer

The effect of yoga on the recovery of patients who have undergone a lung resection for...

There is increasing evidence of the benefits of exercise after cancer treatment to help...

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...

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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