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An assessment service to improve thoracic surgery pre-admission

01 June 2005

Cancer Nursing Practice

Clinical

Several recent government initiatives are designed to facilitate patient and public involvement in the development of new services. This article describes the...

A support service for lung cancer ‘suspects’

01 June 2006

Cancer Nursing Practice

Clinical

A preliminary audit revealed that only half of GP referrals for suspected lung cancer were benefiting from an effective specialist nurse support service within the...

Rehabilitation needs of patients with lung cancer after surgery

03 April 2009

Cancer Nursing Practice

Feature

This article explores the experience of follow up for patients with lung cancer after surgery and determines what, if any, additional support would be most helpful....

Lung cancer: the role of the nurse in treatment and prevention

30 June 1999

Nursing Standard

CPD

The aim of this article is to develop nurses’ knowledge and understanding of their role in caring for patients with lung cancer, both in the acute and palliative...

Lung cancer: the role of the nurse in treatment and prevention

01 October 1999

Primary Health Care

CPD

Aims and intended learning outcomes The aim of this article is to develop nurses’ knowledge and understanding of their role in caring for patients with lung cancer,...

Taking the lead and extending the role of lung cancer clinical nurse specialist

01 December 2006

Cancer Nursing Practice

Clinical

Leadership is central to the delivery and continuous improvement of cancer services. This article reports how a lung cancer clinical nurse specialist (CNS) took on a...

Lung cancer: causes and management

06 November 2009

Cancer Nursing Practice

CPD

Lung cancer is the second most common cancer in the UK and, with poor survival rates, it is the biggest cancer killer. Management of the disease depends on...

Nurse prescribing: my experience as a lung cancer nurse specialist

08 September 2010

Cancer Nursing Practice

Feature

This article describes the experience of a lung cancer nurse specialist becoming a non-medical prescriber. It looks at the advantages and disadvantages of taking on...

Patient satisfaction audit of a nurse-led lung cancer follow-up clinic

01 October 2007

Cancer Nursing Practice

Clinical

This article describes a patient satisfaction audit of a nurse-led clinic for cancer care follow-up. The clinic, which was run by an experienced lung cancer clinical...

Managing toxicities in patients on ceritinib therapy

12 December 2016

Cancer Nursing Practice

Evidence & practice

The management of patients on therapies is an important part of the lung cancer nurse specialist role. This article focuses on the use of ceritinib in patients with...