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Mammography screening: truth, lies and controversy

01 May 2012

Cancer Nursing Practice

Book Review

I FOUND this an interesting read. Although it is not aimed primarily at nurses, it would be a valuable resource for any health professional working in breast health...

Pain Management in Nursing Practice

11 March 2015

Cancer Nursing Practice

Book Review

PAIN MANAGEMENT is explored from many perspectives in this book. The text covers acute and chronic pain in detail, and features good chapters on physiology and...

Pain is Really Strange

10 September 2015

Cancer Nursing Practice

Book Review

THE PHYSIOLOGY of pain can be an arduous subject but this illustrated book explains the symptoms and pathways of pain in an imaginative way, which makes it easy to...

Breast cancer support from cyberspace

01 June 2003

Cancer Nursing Practice

Opinion

As many as 40-54 per cent of patients access medical information via the internet (Metz 2001) and breast cancer is one of the most searched of all healthcare topics...

Management of breast cancer in older women

01 May 2011

Cancer Nursing Practice

Book Review

NURSES WORKING in cancer care will be aware that the incidence of cancer increases with age and 25 per cent of all breast cancer occurs in people aged over 75,...

Compassion: The Essence of Palliative and End-of-Life Care

13 April 2016

Cancer Nursing Practice

Book Review

GIVEN RECENT media reports of uncaring nursing practices, the subject of compassion has become more important than ever.

Providing appropriate information about the risk of recurrence of breast cancer

10 March 2009

Cancer Nursing Practice

Clinical

When primary breast cancer is diagnosed, judging the level of information to provide to patients about cancer spread is difficult, but women need information to aid...

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...

HER2, Chemo and You

01 March 2013

Cancer Nursing Practice

Book review

I WAS excited about reviewing this podcast because it is an ingenious way to deliver patient information and a great alternative to bundles of booklets. It is short,...

The diet dilemma for women with breast cancer

01 September 2004

Cancer Nursing Practice

Clinical

A Breast Cancer Care online survey shows that over 50 per cent of women with breast cancer had made changes to their diet as a result of being diagnosed, yet fewer...