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Fertility oncology for premenopausal women

09 February 2010

Cancer Nursing Practice

Feature

A female fertility oncology service that allows urgent consultations with a fertility expert before cancer treatment has been developed in Greater Manchester and...

Nursing support during treatment of multiple myeloma with proteasome inhibitors

05 July 2018

Cancer Nursing Practice

evidence and practice

In the past two years proteasome inhibitors have risen in prominence reflecting the recent approval of two new agents, carfilzomib and ixazomib. This means there are...

Psychological effects of choosing active surveillance on men with prostate cancer

01 April 2019

Cancer Nursing Practice

men’s health needs

Greater awareness about prostate cancer has led to an increase in early detection of organ-confined prostate cancers and, as a result, some men are diagnosed with a...

Available chemotherapy treatment locations and subsequent uptake: a mixed methods study

18 November 2019

Cancer Nursing Practice

chemotherapy

Background It has been supposed that receiving chemotherapy in outreach facilities is a more positive experience for staff and patients, but little is known about...

Oral vinorelbine: a practical approach to patient management

02 May 2018

Cancer Nursing Practice

Oral vinorelbine has been a well-established cytotoxic treatment for non-small cell lung cancer and metastatic breast cancer since 2004. This article summarises the...

Procedural pain management in patients with cancer

06 June 2018

Nursing Standard

Pain

Pain has been identified as one of the most significant factors in patients’ experience of cancer and its treatment. Pain experienced during cancer treatment...

A screening tool to identify frailty in older people with lymphoma and help assess treatment and social support needs

30 May 2018

Cancer Nursing Practice

frailty tool

By 2020, two million people aged 65 and over will be living with a cancer diagnosis, and about 14,000 people are diagnosed with lymphoma each year. Assessment...

An observational study of the effect of dilution and delivery speed on the development of phlebitis after epirubicin chemotherapy

13 May 2019

Cancer Nursing Practice

nursing care

Aim Epirubicin causes venous irritation when administered through a peripheral cannula. The aim of this study was to identify if the speed of administration and/or...

Hypercalcaemia of malignancy: causes and management

23 September 2019

Cancer Nursing Practice

hypercalcaemia

Patients with hypercalcaemia of malignancy present with signs and symptoms of greater severity than those with hypercalcaemia associated with non-malignant causes....

Systemic anticancer therapy handling safety: healthcare workers’ awareness, knowledge, training and use of protection measures

10 October 2019

Cancer Nursing Practice

Safety

Healthcare workers who handle or administer systemic anticancer therapy (SACT) agents are at risk of exposure to hazardous drugs known to be carcinogenic, mutagenic...