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Efficacy of a late effects screening clinic led by nurses

10 April 2015

Cancer Nursing Practice

Art & Science

With rising survival rates, there is emerging awareness of the long-term and late effects of cancer and its treatment. It is becoming increasingly apparent that...

Identifying side effects of pelvic radiotherapy

02 December 2010

Cancer Nursing Practice

Feature

While treatment may be effective in managing disease, patients may experience significant long-term side effects. Women with gynaecological cancers will often...

Chronic pain in breast cancer survivors

11 May 2012

Cancer Nursing Practice

A&S Science

The 20-year relative survival rate for women diagnosed with breast cancer in England and Wales between 1991 and 1993 was 44 per cent. The figure rose to 64 per cent...

Patient satisfaction with information on late effects

11 February 2014

Cancer Nursing Practice

Art & Science

A patient survey was conducted to determine satisfaction with information provision during pelvic radiotherapy and identify any unmet information needs. A...

Competency framework for late effects care

01 April 2013

Cancer Nursing Practice

Art & Science

Survival rates for children and young adults with cancer continue to improve, due to advances in therapies, multidisciplinary and supportive care. While treatments...

Understanding the endocrinopathies associated with the treatment of childhood cancer: part 1

07 October 2016

Nursing Children and Young People

CPD

This article explores endocrinopathies associated with late effects of treatments for childhood cancers. It is the first of two articles on the subject, the second...

Understanding the endocrinopathies associated with the treatment of childhood cancer: part 2

08 November 2016

Nursing Children and Young People

CPD

This is part 2 of an article exploring the endocrinopathies associated with cancer treatments, a growing area of care. More than 80% of all childhood cancers are...

Implementation of cancer treatment summaries in NHS Ayrshire and Arran

Primary Health Care

evidence & practice

Cancer incidence is increasing year on year; survivorship rates are also increasing, as is the use of novel agents and additional treatment lines. These factors,...

Presentation, diagnosis and treatment of colorectal cancer

17 August 2018

Nursing Standard

CPD

Colorectal (bowel) cancer remains a common disease, particularly in developed countries. If diagnosed early, it has a high five-year survival rate, yet the disease...

Continuing professional development: lymphoma in primary care

07 May 2019

Primary Health Care

blood cancer

Lymphoma encompasses a heterogeneous group of haematological malignancies that require complex management. Patients with lymphoma experience a wide range of...