Opinion

Editorial

Laura James

Filling in the gaps behind the headlines this Movember

Laura James, senior specialist nurse at Prostate Cancer UK, commends men who are defying...

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Prompting early discussions around end of life care

Consultant editor Carole Farrell on the importance of advanced care planning for palliative...

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Nominate your colleague

A chance for ‘ordinary’ nurses to share, inspire and win recognition for their...

Nominate yourself or a colleague for this year’s RCNi Nurse Awards and help celebrate...

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Chemotherapy

Showcasing the best of cancer nursing

Pain management, celebrating excellence in nursing and writing for publication all feature...

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Healthcare workers cannot be the simple solution to nursing shortages

Former UKONS president Richard Henry on coping with rising patient demand on cancer services.

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The legacy of a cancer nurse

New editor of Cancer Nursing Practice, Jennifer Sprinks, explains her projections and hopes...

Comment

Joining forces globally to address oral complications for people with cancer

Improving clinicians' understanding of oral complications in cancer care through...

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Cancer word play: why we need to stop using the language of war

Words associated with cancer don't have to be like walking into a battlefield...

Return to work

Meeting the challenges of returning to practice

Return to nursing can seem daunting, but the core values of the profession are unchanged

Breast cancer care

‘Finishing breast cancer treatment is often the hardest part of the whole experience’

It’s crucial to support women who are dealing with debilitating emotional side effects

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Let’s have honest conversations about cancer

We should talk more openly to people with cancer about how best to handle their condition

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Mapping out nursing roles

How can we increase awareness of the importance of specialist nursing positions in the NHS?

Reviews

Connecting with Cancer

Book review: Connecting with Cancer

Practice development nurse Clare Warnock reviews a collection personal stories from people...

Breast Cancer Diagnostic Imaging and Therapeutic Guidance

Book review: Breast Cancer: Diagnostic Imaging and Therapeutic Guidance

Macmillan cancer information and support service lead Maria Leadbetter reviews this guidance...

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Book review: Understanding Ethics for Nursing Students

Associate academic Chris Chaloner reviews this introduction to nursing ethics

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Book review: My Race for Life

Lecturer in cancer care Kay Townsend reviews this personal narrative

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Book review: Problem Solving in Patient-Centred and Integrated Cancer Care

Chemotherapy nurse consultant Catherine Oakley reviews this guide on how to embed cancer...

With the End in Mind

Book review: With the End in Mind

Palliative care clinical nurse specialist Claire Windsor reviews a text that aims to tackle...

Your views

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Readers panel: do nurses have a duty to set an example to patients and quit smoking?

Public Health England head of digital strategy Mary Black, who lost her father and...

Forum focus

Forum Focus: an unpalatable read

‘Delayed cancer surgery’ is making headlines yet again – but that's not the whole story

Forum Focus: how you can influence evidence-based guidance

Cancer nurses can contribute to policy development, such as the consultation on the drugs...

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Forum Focus: raising awareness of breast cancer

October turns pink to raise awareness of breast cancer

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Voluntary rules will not stem the obesity epidemic

Without prompt action, obesity could cause 670,000 new cases of cancer in the UK in the next...

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