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Administration of cetuximab in managing colorectal cancer

01 May 2006

Cancer Nursing Practice

Clinical

This article outlines the management strategy for the administration of the new anti-cancer drug cetuximab (Erbitux) in this case to private patients in Dorset using...

Factors contributing to Filipinos’ resistance to preventive screening

10 March 2010

Cancer Nursing Practice

Feature

This article explores the social, cultural, environmental and economic factors that influence the likelihood of Filipinos in the rural area of Luzon seeking and...

The Omnipresence of Cancer: its implications for colorectal cancer

01 May 2006

Cancer Nursing Practice

Clinical

The Omnipresence of Cancer is a theory used to describe the experience of having colorectal cancer. It provides a framework that can be used by colorectal nurses to...

Screening for familial cases of colorectal cancer: a new practice environment

01 May 2005

Cancer Nursing Practice

Clinical

While approximately 80 per cent of patients with colorectal cancer have sporadic disease, the remaining 20 per cent appear to have a genetic or familial component to...

Assessing patients’ views of a dedicated colorectal cancer clinic

04 November 2010

Cancer Nursing Practice

Feature

This article assesses the clinical effectiveness and patient acceptability of a dedicated colorectal cancer clinic post-diagnosis, staging and multidisciplinary...

Effects of chemotherapy on patients’ cognitive function

11 October 2012

Cancer Nursing Practice

A&S Science

Chemotherapy-related cognitive deficits in adult patients with colorectal cancer, also referred to informally as ‘chemobrain’ or ‘chemo-fog’, have not been widely...

Nurses’attitudes towards the sexuality of colorectal patients

14 April 2009

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article reviews the literature on nurses’ attitudes towards sexuality and highlights a range of studies carried out on functional outcomes following colorectal...

Nurses’ attitudes towards the sexuality of colorectal patients

08 April 2009

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article reviews the literature on nurses’ attitudes towards sexuality and highlights a range of studies carried out on functional outcomes following colorectal...

Bowel cancer screening: the story so far

01 April 2008

Primary Health Care

Clinical

Bowel cancer is the second most common cause of cancer death in the UK, affecting men and women equally. However, it is both treatable and curable if caught in the...

Development of a wellbeing clinic for patients after colorectal cancer

11 March 2014

Cancer Nursing Practice

Art & Science

This article explores colorectal cancer patients’ experiences of a wellbeing clinic that provides holistic needs assessment. Initially the clinic was set up as a...