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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.

Patients who smoke

Aim To explore healthcare professionals’ attitudes towards patients with cancer who smoke...

Nurse-led clinic for men receiving targeted therapies for metastatic hormone-relapsed...

The advent of novel targeted treatments with strict monitoring requirements for men with...

Development and implementation of nursing grand rounds in a cancer centre

This article describes the process of developing and implementing nursing grand rounds to...

Learning from patient experience

UK cancer policy aims to improve the quality of cancer services and enhance the experience...

Usefulness of written information in treatment choice for men with low-risk prostate...

Active surveillance (AS) is a treatment option offered to men with low-risk prostate cancer...

Patients’ perceptions of end of treatment consultations for breast cancer

This article presents results from a service evaluation exploring the effect of end of...

Patients’ views of support after cancer treatment

A dramatic reduction in contact with health professionals six months after treatment for...

Role of care co-ordinators in cancer clinical nurse specialist teams

Strategic interest in the skill mix of the healthcare workforce has acknowledged the...

Can case management improve cancer care?

In 2012, Macmillan Cancer Support partnered with 15 NHS health providers in the UK to fund...

Nurse-led telephone assessments for patients receiving ipilimumab

This article discusses the development of a nurse-led, telephone assessment service (TAS) in...

Nurse-led telephone triage for people with suspected colorectal cancer

The two-week rule was introduced to address delays in cancer diagnosis. It requires patients...

Radiotherapy for patients with prostate cancer

Radiotherapy is the most commonly used treatment for patients with localised prostate cancer...

How play specialists can reduce use of anaesthesia during radiotherapy

Radiotherapy practice is complex and daunting for children. With the support of a health...

Impact of genome sequencing on cancer research and treatment

Since the sequence of the human genome was first published in 2003, nowhere has its effect...

Managing patients with metastatic breast cancer and experience of eribulin

Management of patients with metastatic breast cancer (MBC) is changing with the development...

Contribution of biobanks to care services

Approaches to the management of patients with cancer have been revolutionised by the ability...

Patient satisfaction with telephone follow up after treatment

The National Confidential Enquiry into Patient Outcome and Death highlighted the need to...

Effect of chemotherapy-induced nausea on patients’ quality of life

The aim of this review was to synthesise and critique the evidence on patients experiencing...

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