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Educating families of children newly diagnosed with cancer

09 February 2010

Cancer Nursing Practice


Patient education materials provided to families of newly diagnosed paediatric oncology patients should be accessible and easily understood by all families,...

Employing healthcare assistants in paediatric oncology units

28 November 2009

Paediatric Nursing


This article examines the potential benefits of employing healthcare assistants in paediatric oncology departments. It explores the implications for role definition,...

Children’s cancer nursing – past, present and future

07 November 2017

Cancer Nursing Practice

Specialty development

Treatment for children’s cancer has changed significantly over the past 50 years. Once considered a fatal disease, the five-year survival rate is now over 80% for...

Transition from child to adult services for young people with cancer

07 February 2013

Nursing Children and Young People

Art & Science

Cancers differ between children and adults, and young people who have survived malignant disease still need to mature into adulthood. Care pathways during transition...