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Young people embark on a voyage of discover

01 September 2010

Cancer Nursing Practice

Feature

The Ellen MacArthur Trust takes young people aged between eight and 18 sailing to help them regain their confidence as part of recovery from cancer, leukaemia and...

Leading the cultural revolution in care

03 June 2010

Cancer Nursing Practice

Feature

The charity Maggie’s Cancer Caring Centres is an independent organisation that offers people with cancer and their carers free information, benefits advice,...

Project to improve care for people coping with changes in body image

10 March 2010

Cancer Nursing Practice

Feature

This article presents findings from a project to improve supportive care for people who experience body image change(s) as a result of cancer and its treatment....

Evaluation of a psychotherapeutic group after treatment for cancer

09 September 2014

Cancer Nursing Practice

Art & Science

This evaluation aimed to assess the effect of an eightweek psychotherapeutic group with an existential focus for individuals who had completed cancer treatment with...

Supporting delivery of the recovery package for people living with and beyond cancer

08 December 2014

Cancer Nursing Practice

CPD

Survivorship is an important issue in cancer care in the UK. More people are being diagnosed with the disease and many more are living for longer after diagnosis....

Services for women with metastatic breast cancer in the US

11 June 2012

Cancer Nursing Practice

A&S Science

This article describes the experience of a nurse on an educational travel scholarship to a cancer centre in New York. She observed nurses treating patients...

Community choir enhances coping skills and quality of life

09 February 2012

Cancer Nursing Practice

General

This article explores the development of the Tenovus Sing for Life Choir for all people affected by cancer. Research has shown that the choir provides statistically...

Survivors of childhood cancer

01 May 2009

Paediatric Nursing

Clinical

Abstract Treatment of childhood cancer aims to cure with minimum risk to the patient’s subsequent health. Monitoring the long-term effects of treatment on children...

Survivors of childhood cancer

10 May 2009

Paediatric Nursing

Clinical

Treatment of childhood cancer aims to cure with minimum risk to the patient’s subsequent health. Monitoring the long-term effects of treatment on children and young...

Efficacy of a late effects screening clinic led by nurses

10 April 2015

Cancer Nursing Practice

Art & Science

With rising survival rates, there is emerging awareness of the long-term and late effects of cancer and its treatment. It is becoming increasingly apparent that...