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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.

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...

Home infusion

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

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

Oral chemotherapy

Exploring perceptions and experiences of oral chemotherapy in people with cancer

The increasing use of oral chemotherapy treatment for cancer offers benefits...

A screening tool to identify frailty in older people with lymphoma and help assess treatment and social support needs

A screening tool to identify frailty in older people with lymphoma and help assess...

By 2020, two million people aged 65 and over will be living with a cancer diagnosis, and...

Kelly Stackhouse

The value of anterior resection survivorship programmes

Up to 80% of people with rectal cancer undergo sphincter-preserving surgery and, of these,...

Patient follow-up

Development, integration and evaluation of nurse-led follow-up across five tumour sites...

The traditional model of medical oncology follow-up clinics has been challenged in recent...

A new normal: reconciling change in appearance and function for men with head and neck...

Aim The aim of this study was to explore how men with head and neck cancer (HNC) experience...

Prostate education

Patients’ experiences of the uro-oncology clinical nurse specialist: the value of...

This article reports the findings of a service-user evaluation project undertaken in...

Smoking cessation

Examining knowledge of lifestyle risk factors among adult cancer survivors in Ireland

Aim Many cancers are preventable through lifestyle modification. The aim of this study was...

Oral vinorelbine

Oral vinorelbine: a narrative review

The incidence of many cancers is increasing; coupled with a decline in mortality rates (...

Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma

Why ‘watch and wait’ is still a valuable option for low grade lymphomas

In 2016, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) released guidelines...

Nurse-led oncology clinics

Nurse-led cancer care clinics: an economic assessment of breast and urology clinics

Cancer clinical nurse specialists can identify gaps in service provision that, when filled,...

The role of health play specialists in palliative care

The role of health play specialists (HPSs) in palliative care is under-researched. Although...

Information support on high intensity focused ultrasound and cryotherapy for treating...

Aim Patients diagnosed with localised prostate cancer have a choice between comparable...

Smoking and vaping among lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people: results of a...

There is evidence of a causal link between smoking and cancer, and its effects on cancer...

Managing pain in advanced cancer settings: an expert guidance and conversation tool

The Managing Advanced Cancer Pain Together (MACPT) group is a team of European experts in...

Exploring the effects of an exercise programme on women with breast cancer

Aims Regular exercise can help improve physical function and quality of life, and reduce the...

Children’s cancer nursing – past, present and future

Treatment for children’s cancer has changed significantly over the past 50 years. Once...

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