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Our clinical nursing articles aim to inform and educate nurse practitioners and students. This is achieved through the publication of peer-reviewed, evidence-based, relevant and topical articles.

Sexual activity after treatment for head and neck cancer: the experience of survivors

Sexual activity after treatment for head and neck cancer: the experience of survivors

Aim People with head and neck cancer (HNC) are at risk of dissatisfaction with sexual...

Coming out in cancer care: is disclosure of sexual orientation beneficial?

Coming out in cancer care: is disclosure of sexual orientation beneficial?

Nurses and other health professionals are expected to ask patients about sexual orientation...

Collaborative working in cancer pain management

Collaborative working in cancer pain management

Despite recent attention to pain assessment and management, cancer pain remains a...

A changing identity: a focus group study of the experiences of women diagnosed with secondary breast cancer

A changing identity: a focus group study of the experiences of women diagnosed with...

Aim This aim of the study was to explore the information and support needs of women with...

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Supportive care needs of people with pancreatic cancer: a literature review

Supportive care needs of people with pancreatic cancer: a literature review

Quality of life is crucial to people with pancreatic cancer due to poor survival rates and...

Needs of bereaved parents following the death of a child or young person from cancer

Needs of bereaved parents following the death of a child or young person from cancer

Parental grief is unlike any other grief and is physically and emotionally overwhelming....

Can community pharmacy practitioners support patients who take oral anticancer medication?

Can community pharmacy practitioners support patients who take oral anticancer...

As more oral anticancer agents are available community pharmacy practitioners (CPPs) may...

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...

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...

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...

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

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

Implementing the Recovery Package: a survey of cancer workforce readiness

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

Exploring the benefits of a home pembrolizumab infusion service for patients with...

An increasing incidence of melanoma and recent scientific developments in systemic anti-...

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