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How genes affect the risk of developing cancer

01 July 2013

Cancer Nursing Practice

Art & Science

Genetic testing is increasingly used to analyse whether a person carries an increased risk of developing a particular cancer. This is based on the observation that...

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...

The biology of cancer

01 May 2013

Cancer Nursing Practice

Art & Science

Cancer research is moving fast. Understanding of the biology of cancer, its detection and the therapies used to treat it are changing rapidly. The aim of this series...

Open AccessUsing patient and public involvement to improve the clinical pathway for participants in clinical trials

15 September 2023

Cancer Nursing Practice

evidence and practice

Clinical trials are commonly conducted to improve the care of patients with cancer, identifying new cancer treatments and methods for detecting and diagnosing the...

Management of metastatic colorectal cancer and its implications for patients and nurses

10 April 2015

Cancer Nursing Practice

Art & Science

The treatment of patients with metastatic colorectal cancer has improved significantly in the past two decades. Several new targeted drugs and chemotherapy agents...

Side effects of pazopanib in renal cell carcinoma

10 April 2012

Cancer Nursing Practice

A&S Science

This article provides practical guidance for oncology nurses on the recognition and management of potential side effects associated with the tyrosine kinase...

Nurse-led clinic for men receiving targeted therapies for metastatic hormone-relapsed prostate cancer

10 June 2016

Cancer Nursing Practice

Art & Science

The advent of novel targeted treatments with strict monitoring requirements for men with metastatic hormone-relapsed prostate cancer resulted in a 51% increase in...

Understanding oral mucositis and the principles of effective mouth care

22 March 2021

Nursing Standard

gastrointestinal care

Mucositis involves an inflammation of the oral or gastrointestinal mucosa and is a common complication of cancer treatment. Mucositis is usually associated with...

Open AccessAbemaciclib▼ for the treatment of hormone receptor-positive (HR+), human epidermal growth factor receptor 2-negative (HER2−) metastatic breast cancer

15 October 2020

Cancer Nursing Practice


Many patients with metastatic breast cancer develop resistance to endocrine therapy. Therefore, treatments with novel molecular targets have been developed to...

Metastatic breast cancer patients receiving oral anti-cancer treatment: an audit of practice using CDK 4/6 therapy

18 January 2022

Cancer Nursing Practice

Breast cancer

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women worldwide, with more than two million new cases diagnosed in 2018. Overall survival rates for breast cancer vary...