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Aetiology and management of non-melanoma skin cancer

09 February 2010

Cancer Nursing Practice

Feature

Increased exposure to ultraviolet radiation is among the factors contributing to a greater incidence of non-melanoma skin cancers (NMSC). This article describes the...

Sun exposure and health

03 August 2005

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article discusses the current confusion regarding sun exposure. Having been told for many years to avoid the sun in an effort to prevent skin cancer, we are now...

Skin cancer prevention

03 September 1997

Nursing Standard

Clinical

Strategies for the management of skin cancer should concentrate on two issues: primary prevention - changing public attitude and behaviour towards exposure to...

Reducing the incidence of skin cancers

28 March 2012

Primary Health Care

CPD

Malignant melanoma rates have increased significantly in the UK in recent years and education on the use of sunscreen as a means of prevention is essential. This...

Ultraviolet light and skin cancer

01 July 2002

Cancer Nursing Practice

Clinical

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the UK. This article investigates the effect of ultraviolet light on the skin and the link with the development of...

Diagnosis and management of malignant melanoma

08 September 2011

Cancer Nursing Practice

CPD

Malignant melanoma is the sixth most common cancer in the UK and its incidence is rising, with large numbers of people living with the diagnosis. Although it is a...

Promoting knowledge and awareness of skin cancer

12 May 2004

Nursing Standard

CPD

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the UK and the incidence continues to increase. Jane Freak discusses the causes, treatment and prevention of skin cancer.

Skin cancer: an overview of assessment and management

01 April 2012

Primary Health Care

CPD

This article provides an overview of the most prevalent types of skin cancer and pre-cancerous lesions, and shows primary care practitioners how to pick up early...

Malignant melanoma

05 May 1999

Nursing Standard

CPD

In this article, Jaqualyn Moore describes the causes of malignant melanoma and the nurse’s role in its prevention and treatment.

Skin cancer

25 July 2001

Nursing Standard

CPD

The incidence of skin cancer is increasing and nurses are in an ideal position to help patients prevent and identify the disease at an early stage.