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Targeting ovarian cancer

01 May 2009

Nursing Standard

General article

Screening for ovarian cancer shows promise, but there remains a lack of awareness of the disease among health professionals and the public.

Ovarian tumours of low malignant potential

01 September 2005

Cancer Nursing Practice

Clinical

Ovarian tumours of low malignant potential (borderline ovarian cancer) are benign tumours with a highly favourable prognosis. However, as the disease can not be...

Quicker cancer care: reshaping patient pathways

09 July 2009

Nursing Management

Feature

A new pathway has been devised for patients with ovarian cancer who attend a day-care unit for chemotherapy. This pathway, which is provided by nurses and doctors,...

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...

Managing women with ovarian cancer: the role of the nurse

06 October 2010

Nursing Standard

CPD

This article considers the nature of ovarian cancer, the effect this diagnosis may have on patients, their families and carers, and the treatment options available....

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...

Identifying the information needs of women with ovarian cancer

01 December 2006

Cancer Nursing Practice

Clinical

It is an essential part of the clinical nurse specialist’s role to ensure that each individual is assessed to establish how much information should be provided and...

Ovarian cancer: symptoms, treatment and long-term patient management

10 May 2011

Cancer Nursing Practice

CPD

Ovarian cancer is the fourth most common cause of cancer death among women. It has a poor prognosis, with five-year survival rates of 40 per cent. This article...

Ovarian cancer: symptoms, treatment and long-term patient management

01 May 2011

Primary Health Care

Continuing professional development

Ovarian cancer is the fourth most common cause of cancer death among women. It has a poor prognosis, with five-year survival rates of 40 per cent. This article...

Ovarian cancer: symptoms, treatment and long-term patient management

06 September 2011

Primary Health Care

CPD

Ovarian cancer is the fourth most common cause of cancer death among women. It has a poor prognosis, with five-year survival rates of 40 per cent. This article...