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The impact of an immuno-oncology service at a regional cancer centre based in the north west of the UK

The authors' regional cancer centre—the Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Foundation Trust (CCC) is a tertiary cancer centre in the north west of England, serving a population of 2.3 million people. The...

Assessment and management of a person experiencing pain from pancreatic cancer ascites: a case study

The pancreas is located behind the stomach and has exocrine and endocrine glands with several functions, including breaking down carbohydrates, acids, fats and proteins and hormonal secretion of...

How staying in a single room affects the experiences of haematology inpatients in an Australian cancer hospital

Ethical approval for the study was received from the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC) [LNR/17/PMCC/282] and the La Trobe University Ethical Committee [based on...

Head and neck cancer peer-to-peer support and quality of life: systematic scoping review

This review follows the methodology proposed by Levac et al. (2010) and further developed by the Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI) (Peters, 2020). A scoping review was chosen over a systematic review as...

3Cs: the experiences of informal caregivers of patients undergoing thoracic surgery

Studies regarding caregivers have been carried out mainly in contexts where the caregiver plays a major role in the decision-making process due to the limited ability of the patient to decide...

Enhancing the cancer workforce response to domestic violence and abuse: the time is now

‘We want to ensure that victim-survivors of DVA—those with, and those caring for someone with, cancer—are offered a chance to disclose in the cancer setting and be referred for specialist...

Lymphoedema and cancer: an overview

Lymphoedema is a chronic swelling that is caused by the lymph fluid not being able to drain properly. The result is leakage into the surrounding tissue and accumulation of the lymph fluid and fat in...

The recognition and nursing management of common oncological emergencies in children

In the UK each year, around 1900 new cases of childhood (0-14 years) cancers are diagnosed (Children with Cancer UK, 2021). The most common are:.

Impact of nurses' emotional intelligence on the implementation of a professional practice model in cancer care

The study provides empirical support for the importance of the level of emotional intelligence and its role in nursing. The results on the emotional intelligence level were higher than the results of...

Transitioning end-of-life care from hospital to the community: case report

This article concerns the case of Martin Jones (not his real name), aged 59 years, who had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. He had undergone a partial pancreatectomy to remove the tumour and was...

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