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Hormone treatment for breast cancer

01 February 2007

Cancer Nursing Practice

Clinical

For women who have oestrogen and/or progesterone receptor-positive breast cancer, hormone treatment may be the longest continuous treatment they receive for their...

Anterior resection syndrome — the long-term effects of surgery for rectal cancer

01 July 2004

Cancer Nursing Practice

Clinical

Cancer treatments can cause symptoms that persist for months after completion of therapy. Anterior resection of the rectum is a surgical treatment for rectal cancer...

Disparities in perceptions of information and support for hospital inpatients

01 February 2006

Cancer Nursing Practice

Clinical

Healthcare professionals have a duty to provide information and support to patients at all stages of their cancer journey, both to ensure that they are able to give...

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...

The management of prostate cancer

05 February 2003

Nursing Standard

CPD

Prostate cancer is one of the most common malignancies in westernised countries. An alarming fact is that the incidence of prostate cancer is showing an upward...

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,...

Developments in breast cancer care

01 February 2002

Cancer Nursing Practice

Clinical

In many cases, conventional treatments for localised breast cancer do not prevent the development of metastatic disease. Recent developments in the treatment of...

Gene therapy trials: a patient pathway

02 October 2002

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article describes ongoing gene therapy trials at University Hospital Birmingham NHS Trust for liver, head and neck and prostate cancer treatment. The authors...

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.

The management of colorectal cancer

09 January 2002

Nursing Standard

CPD

Colorectal cancer is one of the most common malignant diseases in the western world and the second most common cause of death, after lung and breast cancer. Gillian...
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