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Development of online cancer resources to support pre-registration nurses and allied health professionals

Following review of existing e-learning resources, a programme called Cancer Nursing Careers was identified on the HEE e-Learning for Healthcare (e-LfH) platform. Cancer Nursing Careers consists of...

Advances in the management of myeloma: an update

When suspicion of myeloma is raised, a number of investigations are required to confirm the diagnosis. These include bone marrow aspirate and biopsy. The presence of plasma cells greater than 10%...

The ‘inbetweeners’: living on a watch and wait approach for chronic lymphocytic leukaemia – a qualitative study

The findings reveal participants' initial shock, worry about an uncertain future, unmet need for information and feelings of being an imposter..

Impact of an educational intervention for advanced cancer patients referred for early phase clinical trials

This original research was centred in the specialty of early phase cancer research, the branch of clinical research that focuses on phase one and phase two clinical trials:.

Comprehensive evaluation of a cutaneous T-cell lymphoma education webinar

Arguably, webinars are a means of providing accessible, specialist education that is proportionate to the demand for such education; however, the authors questioned the effectiveness of delivering...

Pain experience of cancer patients receiving care in a multidisciplinary pain management clinic

A convenience sample of 73 Jordanian cancer patients over the age of 18 years initially agreed to participate in the study at the KHCC in Jordan. Of these, 58 completed data collection at all time...

Raising awareness of cancer among healthcare students

One in two people in the UK born after 1960 will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime (Cancer Research UK, 2018). With such high levels of prevalence, all nurses, regardless of specialty,...

Taking steps to protect cancer nurses from exposure to hazardous drugs

‘Biologically important exposure [to hazardous drugs] is occurring in the oncology work setting’, Dr Melissa McDiarmid (Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology, University of Maryland School of...

Improving a prostate cancer pathway with a nurse-led clinic

In 2019 I took up the new role of prostate cancer nurse. Part of the role was to look at how an overstretched oncology clinic with a waiting-list of 80 follow-up patients could be improved. All...

Vascular access device type for systemic anti-cancer therapies: a scoping review protocol

The authors have chosen to undertake a scoping review to find out more about the body of evidence around type of VAD and SACT. The aim is to synthesise the patient populations, the type of SACT...

Educational material for social marketing and behaviours linked to early detection of breast cancer

The present study was conducted to investigate the effects of brochures used within the framework of social marketing on women's early detection behaviours (BSE, CBE and mammography). To the best of...

Celebrating the cancer clinical nurse specialist

On 15 March we will see the second National Cancer Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) awareness day. Created by the Greater Manchester Cancer Alliance, this day is now embedded into our working year.

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