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Patrick Casey1958-2013

11 March 2014

Cancer Nursing Practice


Family, friends and colleagues are saddened by the death of Patrick Casey. A much respected cancer nurse, Patrick was committed to his family and friends, his work...

Cancer services in England: challenges and opportunities

01 December 2003

Cancer Nursing Practice


The NHS Cancer Plan (DoH England, 2000a) is now three years old and in recognition of this milestone, the Department of Health (DoH) has just published a report of...

QoL is central to quality of care

01 June 2004

Cancer Nursing Practice


At the risk of stating the obvious, the aim of modern cancer treatment is to promote cure or maximum control over the disease while ensuring any detrimental impact...

Oncosexology from immaculate conception to integration

01 April 2008

Cancer Nursing Practice


As increased numbers of people survive or live with cancer as a chronic illness, their post-treatment quality of life becomes an increasingly important measure of...

Sex When You’re Sick: Reclaiming Sexual Health after Illness or Injury

01 February 2010

Cancer Nursing Practice

Book Review

The target audience of this book is people experiencing acute or chronic health conditions where illness or treatment may affect their sexual expression or...

The Cancer Survivor’s Handbook

01 September 2009

Cancer Nursing Practice

Book Reviews

THE TARGET audience is people affected by cancer, their friends and family, as opposed to professionals. The book explores issues of importance to patients, namely...

Doing a literature search

01 February 2003

Cancer Nursing Practice

Book Review

For those of you who think a textbook about how to conduct an effective literature search is as exciting as watching paint dry think again!

Clearing muddy waters

01 December 2004

Cancer Nursing Practice


Facilitating an open and frank discussion about sexual practices between a patient and their partner isn’t a skill that many nurses have at their fingertips, yet...

Taking control of cancer

01 March 2004

Nursing Older People

Book Review

This publication is principally for those affected by cancer and its treatment, although the patient stories that lie at its heart provide insights for patients and...

Accessible update on breast cancer

07 September 2004

Nursing Standard

Book Review

This book is written for those affected by breast cancer and the health professionals in different care contexts who work with them. The language is accessible and...