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Journal Cover Cancer Nursing Practice
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   ISSN (Print) 1475-4266
   Published by RCNi Homepage  [10 journals]
  • The risk factors associated with hospital renovations
    • Abstract: The building and renovation of hospital facilities is a recognisable risk factor for the generation and dispersal of dust and contaminants, such as the fungal aspergillus species.
      PubDate: 2017-10-10
       
  • Some clinical oncologists do not correctly identify patient frailty,
           therefore affecting quality of life
    • Abstract: Clinical oncologists do not correctly identify and appraise frailty in almost half of all their patients, according to a Norwegian study, and the use of a more methodical assessment by measures such as the modified geriatric assessment could improve decision-making regarding treatment and overall outcomes.
      PubDate: 2017-10-10
       
  • The views of black men towards cancer and their engagement with healthcare
           services
    • Abstract: The reluctance of some black males to engage with healthcare systems, policies, practices and professionals may reflect a perception of cancer and misconceptions about the Western model of healthcare provision that is heavily influenced by historic, cultural and religious factors.
      PubDate: 2017-10-10
       
  • Kidney cancer
    • Abstract: Essential facts Kidney cancer is the seventh most common cancer in the UK, with around 12,500 cases diagnosed each year. Numbers are increasing, mainly due to lifestyle factors. There were 4,400 kidney cancer deaths in the UK in 2014. The most common type of kidney cancer is renal cell carcinoma,
      PubDate: 2017-10-10
       
  • Dare to change
    • Abstract: The challenge of interpreting patient feedback and surveys on multiple cancer services and trusts is tough – but rewarding
      PubDate: 2017-10-10
       
  • Brief Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Cancer Patients
    • Abstract: Cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) is an evidence-based intervention that has become established in the treatment of many psychological conditions. This book offers a scholarly guide to CBT used to emotionally support those living with cancer.
      PubDate: 2017-10-10
       
  • Ethics at the End of Life
    • Abstract: This book does not have a nursing focus, but more of a philosophical approach to end of life care.
      PubDate: 2017-10-10
       
  • The power to influence
    • Abstract: Ensuring nurses’ voices are heard at all levels is crucial
      PubDate: 2017-10-10
       
  • The disruptive effects of breast cancer treatment
    • Abstract: ‘Having sex wasn’t the real issue for me – it was how I looked and felt about myself.’
      PubDate: 2017-10-10
       
  • Living with and beyond a haematological malignancy
    • Abstract: Nurse clinician John Murray and clinical nurse specialist Michelle Kenyon present a guide to delivering the Recovery Package to help nurses keep up to date with blood disorders
      PubDate: 2017-10-10
       
  • Patient feedback is a vital part of delivering quality care
    • Abstract: This issue, we showcase cancer nurses’ innovations to improve patient care. These highlight their passion and determination and demonstrate high standards of compassionate care, despite the current financial constraints on the NHS.
      PubDate: 2017-10-10
       
  • Quality-of-life metric survey to be trialled until early 2019
    • Abstract: Ten trusts will collect data from patient questionnaires
      PubDate: 2017-10-10
       
  • Access all areas scheme for specialist nurses in training
    • Abstract: All cancer nurses in London are to be trained to the same level of competency under a new ‘passport’ scheme.
      PubDate: 2017-10-10
       
  • Huge surge in lung cancer incidence
    • Abstract: The number of lung cancer cases among women in Northern Ireland has surged since 2006, a report reveals.
      PubDate: 2017-10-10
       
  • 100 new support groups
    • Abstract: The charity Myeloma UK is celebrating the creation of 100 support groups across the UK and Ireland. Myeloma is a form of blood cancer for which there is no cure. Around 5,500 cases are diagnosed every year.
      PubDate: 2017-10-10
       
  • Charity audit reveals staff concerns over NHS primary healthcare for
           cancer patients
    • Abstract: Nurses and GPs working in UK primary care are not confident the NHS workforce is able to provide adequate care to people with cancer due to pressures, a survey has revealed.
      PubDate: 2017-10-10
       
  • News in brief
    • Abstract: A roundup of the latest nursing news
      PubDate: 2017-10-10
       
  • Competency ‘passport’ aims to cut training and transition
           times between jobs
    • Abstract: Cancer nursing could be moving towards a UK-wide standard of practice framework for specialists
      PubDate: 2017-10-10
       
  • Multi–parametric magnetic resonance imaging before prostate biopsy
    • Abstract: Prostate cancer attracts a great deal of media attention in the popular and academic press, affecting patients’ expectations before their first outpatient appointment. The belief that multi-parametric magnetic resonance imaging (MPMRI) before a biopsy can improve the accuracy and staging of prostate cancer diagnosis, while reducing overdiagnosis of clinically insignificant
      PubDate: 2017-10-10
       
  • Understanding, responding and prioritising cancer patients’
           experience feedback
    • Abstract: Hospitals receive a huge amount of patient feedback, but it does not automatically tell them how to improve services. University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust (UH Bristol) received disappointing results in the 2014 National Cancer Patient Experience Survey and decided to take a radical, varied, and wide-reaching approach to understanding
      PubDate: 2017-10-10
       
  • Evaluating health and well-being interventions for patients with secondary
           breast cancer
    • Abstract: 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 specialist support available for this patient group, therefore funding was secured to improve the health and well-being of patients with SBC and their carers through
      PubDate: 2017-10-10
       
  • Coping with a complaint
    • Abstract: I have been on the receiving end of a complaint from a patient. Whether or not the complainant was justified is not for discussion in this piece. What is, though, is how utterly devastating, disturbing and lonely it feels to be the recipient of such harsh criticism.
      PubDate: 2017-09-12
       
  • My Pancreas
    • Abstract: My Pancreas has been designed for patients facing a diagnosis of pancreatic cancer, and acts as an information resource for family members, carers and friends. Although created by the Leicester General hepato-pancreato-biliary (HPB) team, including a lead HPB nurse specialist, the app isn’t specific to the hospital.
      PubDate: 2017-09-12
       
  • Head and Neck Cancer
    • Abstract: This US-based reference book is a useful addition to any head and neck or ear, nose and throat nurse, nursing student or junior doctor.
      PubDate: 2017-09-12
       
  • Careering ahead
    • Abstract: It is that time of year when newly qualified doctors and nurses begin their careers in the NHS. As a mother of a junior doctor, and a teacher to 14 nursing students, I have never been more acutely aware of the emotional roller coaster that precedes a first job.
      PubDate: 2017-09-12
       
  • Patients need to be part of handovers
    • Abstract: ‘When nurses have had bad shifts they tend to focus on that rather than concentrating on sharing knowledge about the patients, and deciding what should be happening on the next shift,’ says Lena Sharp, a senior researcher at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden.
      PubDate: 2017-09-12
       
  • Living with and beyond lung cancer
    • Abstract: Disease prevalence Lung cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer worldwide, with incidence rates continuing to increase in developing countries. Although survival in the first year has improved, five-year survival remains poor and it is the leading cause of cancer mortality in the UK and the world (Calman et al
      PubDate: 2017-09-12
       
  • Why are we so reluctant to talk about death'
    • Abstract: Comedian and filmmaker Woody Allen once said: ‘I don’t want to achieve immortality through my work; I want to achieve immortality through not dying.’
      PubDate: 2017-09-12
       
  • ‘Treat everyone as you would like to be treated’
    • Abstract: What is your job' I am the day hospice/outpatient services manager and clinical lead for EMIS [electronic record-sharing system] at Marie Curie Hospice, Belfast. At Marie Curie, we provide care and support to people living with any terminal illness and to their families.
      PubDate: 2017-09-12
       
  • The legacy of a cancer nurse is never forgotten
    • Abstract: As the newly appointed editor for Cancer Nursing Practice, I want to do what I can to provide a resource that is not only informative for cancer nurses, but serves as inspiration for best practice in their fields. While patients may not always directly show their gratitude, the wonderful work
      PubDate: 2017-09-12
       
  • Urgent call for clinical nurse specialists’ views to be heard
    • Abstract: The concerns of prostate cancer nurses are being overlooked by multidisciplinary teams (MDTs), research led by London South Bank University (LSBU) and Plymouth University has found.
      PubDate: 2017-09-12
       
  • Lack of aftercare cause for concern
    • Abstract: Almost half of women diagnosed with breast cancer were not told how to access proper support once their treatment was over, a study reveals.
      PubDate: 2017-09-12
       
  • High patient score for NHS care
    • Abstract: People with cancer feel more positive about their NHS care, according to a national survey.
      PubDate: 2017-09-12
       
  • Student who beat cancer lands job with own nurses
    • Abstract: A newly qualified children’s nurse is joining the ward where team members once saved her life and inspired her to become a nurse.
      PubDate: 2017-09-12
       
  • Detection rates boost in Liverpool health project
    • Abstract: A nurse-led screening programme in Liverpool is improving early detection rates for lung cancers and undiagnosed chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, an evaluation has shown.
      PubDate: 2017-09-12
       
  • News in brief
    • Abstract: A roundup of the latest nursing news
      PubDate: 2017-09-12
       
  • Noticeboard
    • Abstract: Courses, events, grants, and awards to progress your career
      PubDate: 2017-09-12
       
  • Around the world
    • Abstract: 1 Congress of the International Society of Paediatric Oncology 12-15 October, Washington DC, US tinyurl.com/SIOP-2017
      PubDate: 2017-09-12
       
  • Misapprehension in patients prescribed palliative chemotherapy for
           metastatic cancer
    • Abstract: Many patients who are prescribed palliative chemotherapy for metastatic cancer misconstrue the possible effects of such treatment.
      PubDate: 2017-09-12
       
  • Screening for cancer-related psychological distress reduces hospital
           admissions
    • Abstract: Cancer-related psychological distress can contribute to additional mortality and morbidity, worse healthcare outcomes, increased service use and healthcare costs.
      PubDate: 2017-09-12
       
  • Pregnancy rates found to be lower in cancer survivors than general
           population
    • Abstract: Research suggests that fewer than one in 15 premenopausal women will preserve their fertility following breast cancer treatment.
      PubDate: 2017-09-12
       
  • Dame Cicely Saunders – an inspirational nursing theorist
    • Abstract: Dame Cicely Saunders is not well known as a nursing theorist, but is undoubtedly worthy of her recognition as the founder of the modern hospice movement. She developed the theory of ‘total pain’ which bases care of the dying on the whole person; treating not just the physical expressions or
      PubDate: 2017-09-12
       
  • End of treatment interviews for patients following primary breast cancer
           treatment
    • Abstract: Since the mid-1980s, female breast cancer deaths have fallen by 40% in the UK, largely due to increasingly successful treatments. The growing number of cancer survivors has resulted in a move away from traditional follow-up methods, towards supported self-management programmes. This article describes a service evaluation project in which patients
      PubDate: 2017-09-12
       
  • Experiences and outcomes of lung cancer patients using electronic
           assessments
    • Abstract: The NHS Lanarkshire Lung Cancer Project is part of the Transforming Care after Treatment programme, a partnership between the Scottish Government, Macmillan Cancer Support, NHS Scotland and local authorities, to support a redesign of care following active treatment for cancer. More people are living with lung cancer, but it continues
      PubDate: 2017-09-12
       
  • Dame Cicely Saunders – an inspirational nursing theorist
    • Abstract: Dame Cicely Saunders is not well known as a nursing theorist, but is undoubtedly worthy of her recognition as the founder of the modern hospice movement. She developed the theory of ‘total pain’ which bases care of the dying on the whole person; treating not just the physical expressions or
      PubDate: 2017-08-17
       
  • End of treatment interviews for patients following primary breast cancer
           treatment
    • Abstract: Since the mid-1980s, female breast cancer deaths have fallen by 40% in the UK, largely due to increasingly successful treatments. The growing number of cancer survivors has resulted in a move away from traditional follow-up methods, towards supported self-management programmes. This article describes a service evaluation project in which patients
      PubDate: 2017-08-17
       
  • Experiences and outcomes of lung cancer patients using electronic
           assessments
    • Abstract: The NHS Lanarkshire Lung Cancer Project is part of the Transforming Care after Treatment programme, a partnership between the Scottish Government, Macmillan Cancer Support, NHS Scotland and local authorities, to support a redesign of care following active treatment for cancer. More people are living with lung cancer, but it continues
      PubDate: 2017-08-17
       
 
 
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