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Managing advanced cancer: a case study

01 September 2002

Cancer Nursing Practice


The purpose of this article is to show how a patient presenting with advanced cancer can benefit from appropriate treatment and rehabilitation programmes within a...

Patient empowerment through information

01 July 2002

Cancer Nursing Practice


There is widespread agreement that patients should be informed about aspects of their illness, and encouraged to be active participants in their care. This article...

Multiple myeloma: understanding the impact of the disease

01 February 2007

Cancer Nursing Practice


Multiple myeloma is a cancer of the red bone marrow and despite modern treatments, such as high dose chemotherapy and stem cell transplants, it remains incurable...

Care for the whole city

13 January 2009

Nursing Standard


A report criticising cancer care in the capital led to the development of Action for London, a project that involves nurses working out how to put their vision for a...

Specialists face up to more cuts

26 January 2010

Nursing Standard

General article

Patients find clinical nurse specialists invaluable, but the nurses often feel overworked and under-resourced.

Chorus of approval

07 June 2011

Nursing Standard

Nursing standard

Joining a choir is proving therapeutic for patients with cancer and their relatives.

Patients thank their champions

26 March 2008

Nursing Standard


When patients were asked to nominate nurses who had gone the extra mile in providing care, there was a huge response.

Challenges and opportunities for cancer nurses in implementing digital health technologies

24 April 2024

Cancer Nursing Practice

evidence and practice

The implementation of digital health technologies (DHTs) in healthcare organisations has increased significantly following the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)...

Exploring patients’ and healthcare professionals’ experiences of virtual clinics during COVID-19

12 December 2023

Cancer Nursing Practice

evidence and practice

Background The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic resulted in the rapid implementation of virtual clinics to conduct consultations via telephone or video...

The digital systemic anticancer therapy competency passport: a guide to completion, marking and assessment

09 November 2023

Cancer Nursing Practice

Cancer treatments

Robust competency assessment of systemic anticancer therapy (SACT) nurses ensures high-quality care is delivered to patients. The UK Oncology Nursing Society (UKONS)...