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A web-based source of support for women with breast cancer

08 May 2009

Cancer Nursing Practice


Live Chat is an online forum hosted by Breast Cancer Care that enables women with secondary breast cancer to offer one another peer support. They may have had to...

Providing appropriate information about the risk of recurrence of breast cancer

10 March 2009

Cancer Nursing Practice


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...

Specialist service for patients with secondary breast cancer

01 March 2013

Cancer Nursing Practice

Art & Science

The aim of this article is to offer an insight into the development of a secondary breast cancer clinical nurse specialist service and to report results from a...

Managing change: developing a specialist nursing service for patients with secondary breast cancer

Cancer Nursing Practice

evidence & practice

Since July 2015 Macmillan breast care nurses (BCNs) at Christie NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester have specialised in the care of patients with secondary breast...

An integrated model for breast and palliative care

Cancer Nursing Practice

evidence & practice

The clinical management of patients with advanced breast cancer is complex and patients’ progress is often unpredictable, creating challenges for nursing care in...

Evaluating health and well-being interventions for patients with secondary breast cancer

10 October 2017

Cancer Nursing Practice

Evidence & practice

Patients with secondary breast cancer (SBC) may live for many years, but they require continual treatment and monitoring to control the disease. There is less...