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Evaluating the efficacy of a telephone follow-up clinic

09 February 2012

Cancer Nursing Practice

General

This article presents the findings of an audit of patient satisfaction with a prostate cancer telephone follow-up service. Respondents thought the service was a...

Nurse and physiotherapy led follow-up for lung cancer patients after surgery

01 September 2006

Cancer Nursing Practice

Clinical

This article describes a pilot study aimed at providing follow-up care for lung cancer patients who have undergone thoracic surgery in a district general hospital. A...

Audit of follow-up hospital visits for patients with ovarian cancer

09 March 2011

Cancer Nursing Practice

Feature

This article discusses findings from an audit conducted to examine the frequency and nature of patient contacts with the hospital after initial treatment for ovarian...

Postal follow-up of care for childhood cancer survivors

01 November 2004

Cancer Nursing Practice

Clinical

Improved treatment for childhood cancer means that more children and young adults are surviving the disease. With a growing number of survivors, ways of...

The case for nurse led follow-up

01 December 2004

Cancer Nursing Practice

Clinical

Nurse led care is expanding. In particular nurse led follow-up has a substantial body of evidence to support its development (Campbell et al 1999; Corner 1997)....

Survivors of childhood cancer

01 May 2009

Paediatric Nursing

Clinical

Abstract Treatment of childhood cancer aims to cure with minimum risk to the patient’s subsequent health. Monitoring the long-term effects of treatment on children...

Survivors of childhood cancer

10 May 2009

Paediatric Nursing

Clinical

Treatment of childhood cancer aims to cure with minimum risk to the patient’s subsequent health. Monitoring the long-term effects of treatment on children and young...

Redesigning follow-up care for cancer patients

01 July 2013

Cancer Nursing Practice

Art & Science

The role of specialist oncology nurses has developed significantly in recent years with new ways of working. This article describes a partnership project between a...

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...

The benefits of a nurse and dietician-led follow-up clinic in head and neck cancer

10 March 2009

Cancer Nursing Practice

Clinical

A joint clinic run by a nurse and a dietician was established to follow up patients treated with radiotherapy for head and neck cancer. Patient satisfaction surveys...