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Fertility oncology for premenopausal women

09 February 2010

Cancer Nursing Practice


A female fertility oncology service that allows urgent consultations with a fertility expert before cancer treatment has been developed in Greater Manchester and...

Nursing support during treatment of multiple myeloma with proteasome inhibitors

05 July 2018

Cancer Nursing Practice

evidence and practice

In the past two years proteasome inhibitors have risen in prominence reflecting the recent approval of two new agents, carfilzomib and ixazomib. This means there are...

Reducing the risk of medication errors in cancer settings

01 February 2021

Cancer Nursing Practice

medication errors

There is a high incidence of medication errors across the NHS that results in significant harm to patients. There is also a lack of literature that explores the...

Psychological effects of choosing active surveillance on men with prostate cancer

01 April 2019

Cancer Nursing Practice

men’s health needs

Greater awareness about prostate cancer has led to an increase in early detection of organ-confined prostate cancers and, as a result, some men are diagnosed with a...

Available chemotherapy treatment locations and subsequent uptake: a mixed methods study

18 November 2019

Cancer Nursing Practice


Background It has been supposed that receiving chemotherapy in outreach facilities is a more positive experience for staff and patients, but little is known about...

Open AccessUsing patient and public involvement to improve the clinical pathway for participants in clinical trials

15 September 2023

Cancer Nursing Practice

evidence and practice

Clinical trials are commonly conducted to improve the care of patients with cancer, identifying new cancer treatments and methods for detecting and diagnosing the...

Oral vinorelbine: a practical approach to patient management

02 May 2018

Cancer Nursing Practice

Oral vinorelbine has been a well-established cytotoxic treatment for non-small cell lung cancer and metastatic breast cancer since 2004. This article summarises the...

Procedural pain management in patients with cancer

06 June 2018

Nursing Standard


Pain has been identified as one of the most significant factors in patients’ experience of cancer and its treatment. Pain experienced during cancer treatment...

A screening tool to identify frailty in older people with lymphoma and help assess treatment and social support needs

30 May 2018

Cancer Nursing Practice

frailty tool

By 2020, two million people aged 65 and over will be living with a cancer diagnosis, and about 14,000 people are diagnosed with lymphoma each year. Assessment...

Understanding oral mucositis and the principles of effective mouth care

22 March 2021

Nursing Standard

gastrointestinal care

Mucositis involves an inflammation of the oral or gastrointestinal mucosa and is a common complication of cancer treatment. Mucositis is usually associated with...