chemotherapy

COVID-19 vaccine and chemotherapy: advice and guidance

Latest guidance on COVID-19 vaccination for patients receiving systemic anticancer therapy

Reducing the risk of medication errors in cancer settings

Reducing the risk of medication errors in cancer settings

Why you should read this article • To recognise that medication errors in cancer settings...

Protecting nurses against the risks of occupational exposure to systemic anticancer therapy agents

Protecting nurses against the risks of occupational exposure to systemic anticancer...

Why you should read this article: • To learn about the risks of exposure to systemic...

Children’s and adolescents’ experiences of living with cancer

Children’s and adolescents’ experiences of living with cancer

Why you should read this article: • To recognise the need to include the perspectives of...

Cancer services should be ring-fenced during COVID-19 pandemic, says leading charity

Macmillan Cancer Support warns of dangers of treatment delays if specialist nurses redeployed

Assessing and managing chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy

Assessing and managing chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy

CIPN is a common side effect of certain cytotoxic regimens characterised by sensory symptoms

Offering breast cancer patients a choice of device for administration of chemotherapy: a service improvement project

Offering breast cancer patients a choice of device for administration of chemotherapy

A service improvement project offered patients a choice early on in their treatment

Oral care of patients in the cancer setting

Oral care of patients in the cancer setting

Oral complications can cause distress, long-term complications and increased morbidity

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Cancer care during the COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19: implications for people receiving cancer treatment

NICE has published new guidance about cancer care during the pandemic

Covid-19 advice

Charities issue coronavirus advice for people with cancer

Advice covers frequent questions and offers reassurance on treatment plans and drug supplies

Exploring patients’ lived experiences and perceptions of chemotherapy

Exploring patients’ lived experiences and perceptions of chemotherapy

Why you should read this article • To gain an in-depth understanding of patients’ lived...

Picture shows nurse Sarah O'Donnell with patient Glenys Crisp. Nurses are helping cancer survivors to resume a normal routine by treating them at their workplace.

NHS trust’s chemotherapy in the workplace service proves popular with nurse and patient

Nurses help patients to resume a normal routine by treating them at their workplace

Wigs for people with cancer-related hair loss have improved since mum’s Trump bouffant

A new charity is creating stylish wigs for people facing medical-related hair loss

Available chemotherapy treatment locations and uptake: a mixed methods study

How healthcare professionals currently offer alternative treatment locations to patients

Coping with chemo: charity customises wigs for patients dealing with hair loss

A charity trains hairdressers to style wigs for people who lose their hair in chemotherapy

Systemic anticancer therapy handling safety

Healthcare workers’ awareness, knowledge, training and use of protection measures

Ovarian cancer and Olaparib: what nurses need to know

Olaparib can be a first-line treatment for ovarian cancer rather than after chemotherapy

Effect of dilution and delivery speed on phlebitis after epirubicin chemotherapy

Ensuring the right concentration of saline could reduce risk of pain during administration

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