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Diagnosis and management of malignant melanoma

08 September 2011

Cancer Nursing Practice


Malignant melanoma is the sixth most common cancer in the UK and its incidence is rising, with large numbers of people living with the diagnosis. Although it is a...

Managing the side effects of vemurafenib therapy

11 June 2012

Cancer Nursing Practice

A&S Science

The advice presented in this article reflects the consensus opinion of research and oncology nurses and a clinical trials practitioner involved in managing patients...

Why novel treatments require changes in disease management

11 October 2012

Cancer Nursing Practice

A&S Science

This article discusses the implications of introducing novel treatments into clinical practice. It uses, as an example, immunotherapy with ipilimumab for the...

Nurse-led telephone assessments for patients receiving ipilimumab

10 March 2016

Cancer Nursing Practice

Art & Science

This article discusses the development of a nurse-led, telephone assessment service (TAS) in a UK cancer centre. The overall aim of the service was to reduce waiting...

Psychological consequences of malignant melanoma: patients’ experiences and preferences

15 November 2006

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article reports on the findings of a literature review exploring the psychological impact of malignant melanoma on patients, from diagnosis to follow up. It...