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Diagnosis and treatment of choroidal melanoma

08 July 2010

Cancer Nursing Practice


This article explores choroidal melanoma, the most common primary malignancy of the eye. Two case studies are presented and there is discussion of the nursing...

Sun exposure and skin cancer development: nurses’ attitudes

29 May 1996

Nursing Standard

Dermatology nursing

Skin cancer prevention

03 September 1997

Nursing Standard


Strategies for the management of skin cancer should concentrate on two issues: primary prevention - changing public attitude and behaviour towards exposure to...

Healthcare students’ attitudes to sunbathing

13 January 1999

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

The risks of exposure to the sun are now well known. But, as this study shows, nurses’ education and their own attitudes and behaviour suggest they are not well...

Reducing the incidence of skin cancers

28 March 2012

Primary Health Care


Malignant melanoma rates have increased significantly in the UK in recent years and education on the use of sunscreen as a means of prevention is essential. This...

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...

Promoting knowledge and awareness of skin cancer

12 May 2004

Nursing Standard


Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the UK and the incidence continues to increase. Jane Freak discusses the causes, treatment and prevention of skin cancer.

Skin cancer: an overview of assessment and management

01 April 2012

Primary Health Care


This article provides an overview of the most prevalent types of skin cancer and pre-cancerous lesions, and shows primary care practitioners how to pick up early...

Approaches to patient education in managing adverse events of ipilimumab

11 April 2017

Cancer Nursing Practice

Evidence & practice

Malignant melanoma is an aggressive form of skin cancer. Patients with advanced disease have historically poor survival rates and limited treatment choices with...

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...