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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’ 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...

Role of specialist liaison nurses in caring for young adults

As the needs of teenagers and young adults (TYAs) with cancer are complex and different to...

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...

Is venepuncture in the ipsilateral arm safe?

Surgical advances in the treatment of breast cancer have significantly reduced patient...

Managing patients with resectable colorectal liver metastases

The liver is the most common site for colorectal cancer metastases. Surgical resection is...

Chronic viral hepatitis and hepatocellular carcinoma in immigrant populations

Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), or primary liver cancer, is a growing public health problem...

Female sexual health after a cancer diagnosis

Sexual problems are common after any cancer treatment, but particularly for gynaecological...

How patients can use tablet devices to learn about surgical procedures

The aim of this project was to develop a patient education resource using a tablet device to...

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