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Developments in breast cancer care

01 February 2002

Cancer Nursing Practice


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

Narratives of therapeutic touch

15 September 2004

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article aims to increase the understanding of therapeutic touch (TT) and its role in supporting patients with cancer through the different stages of illness....

Ethical issues involved in patient refusal of life-saving treatment

03 April 2009

Cancer Nursing Practice


Health care is a fundamentally moral endeavour (Pellegrino 1998). Healthcare professionals who care for patients with cancer encounter a plethora of ethical issues....