Summary: Nursing care provided cancer patients. It includes aspects of family functioning through education of both patient and family. The specialty of oncologic nursing focuses on cancer as a major health care problem.
Publications246 found, 100 shown here
- Follow-up for people with cancer: nurse-led services and telephone interventionsKaren Cox
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, School of Nursing, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
J Adv Nurs 43:51-61. 2003..However, there has been little attempt to draw some of this knowledge together formally and consider the weight of evidence on the necessity and value of nurse-led follow-up...
- Nurse-led vs. conventional physician-led follow-up for patients with cancer: systematic reviewRuth Lewis
Department of Primary Care and Public Health, North Wales Clinical School, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, UK
J Adv Nurs 65:706-23. 2009..This paper is a report of a systematic review of the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of nurse-led follow-up for patients with cancer...
- Nurse-led follow-up on demand or by a physician after breast cancer surgery: a randomised studyI L Koinberg
Department of Surgery, Varberg Hosptial, Sweden
Eur J Oncol Nurs 8:109-17; discussion 118-20. 2004..This study indicates that women with breast cancer in stages I to II can be followed up by a specialist nurse with high patient satisfaction and good medical safety...
- Transitioning to cancer survivorship: plans of careNancy G Houlihan
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, USA
Oncology (Williston Park) 23:42-8. 2009..Yet, there is a growing acceptance among oncology physicians and nurses that having a plan of care is an essential component of quality survivorship care...
- Implementing the role of patient-navigator nurse at a university hospital centreLise Fillion
Faculte des sciences infirmieres, Universite Laval, Quebec City, QC
Can Oncol Nurs J 16:11-7, 5-10. 2006..Several recommendations are formulated, one being the importance of situating the implementation process from an organizational change perspective...
- The role of the breast care nurse during treatment for early breast cancer: the patient's perspectiveGeorgia Halkett
Western Australian Centre for Cancer and Palliative Care, Division of Health Sciences, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia
Contemp Nurse 23:46-57. 2006..The aim of this paper is to explore patients' perspectives on the role of the breast care nurse...
- The role of the oncology nurse navigator in distress management of adult inpatients with cancer: a retrospective studyJay Swanson
Saint Elizabeth Regional Medical Center, Lincoln, NE, USA
Oncol Nurs Forum 37:69-76. 2010..To determine whether the oncology nurse navigator (ONN) role as an intervention decreases the distress of adult inpatients with cancer...
- Impact of an educational program on pain management in patients with cancer living at homeMichele Aubin
Department of Family Medicine, Laval University, Quebec City, Canada
Oncol Nurs Forum 33:1183-8. 2006..To assess the effect of an educational homecare program on pain relief in patients with advanced cancer...
- Improving the quality and efficiency of follow-up after curative treatment for breast cancer--rationale and study design of the MaCare trialMerel L Kimman
Maastro Clinic, Maastricht, The Netherlands
BMC Cancer 7:1. 2007..This trial compares the cost-effectiveness of four follow-up strategies for curatively treated breast cancer patients. We investigate the costs and effects of nurse-led telephone follow-up and a short educational group programme...
- Modeling a better way: navigating the healthcare system for patients with lung cancerAmyJ Seek
Frederick Memorial Hospital, Maryland, USA
Clin J Oncol Nurs 11:81-5. 2007..A similar program can be implemented in community cancer centers for patients with other diagnoses to improve outcomes and satisfaction with the healthcare system...
- The effects of a 24-h psychological training program on attitudes, communication skills and occupational stress in oncology: a randomised studyD Razavi
, , Institut Jules Bordet, , Belgium
Eur J Cancer 29:1858-63. 1993..S. (P = 0.02). The results indicate that 24-h P.T.P. assessed here are effective. The data also demonstrate the need to consolidate the skills acquired by regular post-training sessions...
- Reduction of chemotherapy-induced anorexia, nausea, and emesis through a structured nursing intervention: a cluster-randomized multicenter trialPatrick Jahn
Institute for Health and Nursing Science, Medical Faculty, Martin Luther University Halle Wittenberg, Magdeburger Strasse 8, 06097, Halle, Germany
Support Care Cancer 17:1543-52. 2009..The purpose of this present study was to evaluate Self-care Improvement through Oncology Nursing (SCION) program to reduce distressing anorexia, nausea, and emesis (ANE) in cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy...
- Perceptions of Chinese cancer patients of the favorable and unfavorable words conveyed by their social support providersJun E Liu
School of Nursing, The Capital University of Medical Sciences, You An Men, Beijing 100069, People s Republic of China
Cancer Nurs 28:348-54. 2005..The findings provide guidelines for nurses to communicate with patients with cancer verbally in a Chinese cultural context, and outline strategies for communication to meet psychologic needs of patients...
- The effects of cancer survivorship on families and caregiversFrances Marcus Lewis
University of Washington, Seattle, USA
Cancer Nurs 29:20-1, 23-5. 2006
- Caring in nursing: investigating the meaning of caring from the perspective of cancer patients in Beijing, ChinaJun E Liu
School of Nursing, Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
J Clin Nurs 15:188-96. 2006..The aims of the study were to develop an understanding of caring in nursing from the perspective of cancer patients and attempt to identify the concept of caring in the Chinese cultural context...
- Round table: survivor-focused practice modelsLaurie Lewis
Cancer Nurs 29:86-90. 2006
- Transition: a conceptual analysis in the context of siblings of children with cancerKrista Lynn Wilkins
Helen Glass Center for Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
J Pediatr Nurs 21:256-65. 2006..pp. 37-54). Norwalk, CT: Appleton and Lane.] is employed. The result is a definition of transition that is relevant and useful for research and clinical practice in pediatric oncology...
- Multicomponent psychosocial support for newly diagnosed cancer patients: participants' viewsElizabeth Taylor
East Lancashire Integrated Health Care Centre, Cribden House, Rossendale Hospital, Rossendale, Lancashire, BB4 6NE, UK
Int J Palliat Nurs 10:287-95. 2004..Opportunities for staff development are identified...
- Some psycio-social components in assessment and nursing intervention of cancer patientsPratima Chatterjee
West Bengal Nursing Council
Nurs J India 94:225-6. 2003
- A model of survivorship in cancer genetic careLinda A Jacobs
Living Well After Cancer Program, Abramson Cancer Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
Semin Oncol Nurs 20:196-202. 2004..To propose a shift in the paradigm of survivorship in genetic cancer care...
- The needs of recently diagnosed cancer patientsMary Costelloe
Rossendale Hospice, Lancashire
Nurs Stand 19:42-4. 2004..This article discusses the development of a service model based on the needs of the service users. This nurse-led service provides informal nurse counselling, practical advice, complementary therapies and peer support...
- Implementing a hospital-based animal therapy program for children with cancer: a descriptive studyJohanne Gagnon
Faculty of Nursing, Laval University, Quebec City
Can Oncol Nurs J 14:217-22. 2004..As well-being is inconsistent with the state of emotional distress, animal-assisted therapy may be a beneficial intervention to alleviate distress in the child, his family and caregivers...
- Level of agreement between patient self-report and observer ratings of health-related quality of life communication in oncologyDoranne L Hilarius
Department of Pharmacy, Medical Center Alkmaar, Alkmaar, The Netherlands
Patient Educ Couns 65:95-100. 2007..To determine the level of agreement between patients and observers regarding the frequency with which health-related quality of life topics are discussed during outpatient clinical oncology visits...
- Family caring strategies in neutropeniaSandra K Eggenberger
School of Nursing, Minnesota State University, Mankato, USA
Clin J Oncol Nurs 8:617-21. 2004..Interventions and approaches constructed from the perspective of a family-professional partnership will enhance the family cancer experience as well as ongoing family growth and function...
- Symptom experiences during chemotherapy treatment--with focus on nausea and vomitingKarin Bergkvist
Radiumhemmet, P52 Karolinska University Hospital, 171 76, Stockholm, Sweden
Eur J Oncol Nurs 10:21-9. 2006..The present findings suggest that the individual experiences of nausea and vomiting during chemotherapy treatment may have a profound effect on how treatment is perceived and may influence future decisions concerning further treatment...
- Hair loss with chemotherapy: at a loss over its management?J Randall
Sir John McMichael Centre, Hammersmith Hospitals NHS Trust, London, UK
Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 14:223-31. 2005..Such variation in provision has implications both for patients wishing to access this treatment and for nurses wishing to audit its use and efficacy...
- Evaluation of the feasibility and acceptability of an oral care diary by patients during chemotherapyMorven Miller
Department of Nursing and Midwifery, Cancer Care Research Centre, University of Stirling, Stirling FK9 4LA, UK
Int J Nurs Stud 44:693-701. 2007....
- Beacon in the storm: an exploration of the spirituality and faith of parents whose children have cancerMargaret A Schneider
Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, Wilfrid Laurier University, Ontario, Canada
Issues Compr Pediatr Nurs 29:3-24. 2006..Health care professionals and nurses in particular have a role to play in facilitating access to spiritual resources as well as acknowledging and accepting the spiritual practices of the families they serve...
- Family care for the older person with cancerBarbara Given
College of Nursing, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48823, USA
Semin Oncol Nurs 22:43-50. 2006..To describe the needs of family members of older persons undergoing cancer treatment and to examine the interventions designed to alleviate caregiver distress...
- The importance of being there: perspectives of social support by adolescents with cancerRoberta Lynn Woodgate
Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, University of Manitoba, R3T 2N2, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 23:122-34. 2006..Although the 3 key supportive relationships were essential in helping adolescents get through cancer, these relationships were at times a source of stress for adolescents...
- An examination of physical activity behaviors in a sample of adolescent cancer survivorsMelanie R Keats
Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 23:135-42. 2006..It is not clear if the sustained reduction in posttreatment physical activity is attributable to the lingering effects of cancer treatment, but the long-term implications of a reduction in physical activity may be far-reaching...
- Needs of patients living with advanced diseaseMargaret I Fitch
Psychosocial and Behavioural Research Unit, Toronto Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Centre
Can Oncol Nurs J 15:230-42. 2005..The over-arching perspective is one of seeing human beings as bio-psychosocial-spiritual entities. Holding this perspective has implications for assessment and interventions in caring for patients with advanced disease...
- Parental decision making in pediatric cancer end-of-life care: using focus group methodology as a prephase to seek participant design inputDeborah Tomlinson
Population Health Sciences, Hospital for Sick Children, 123 Edward Street, Toronto, Ont, Canada M5G 1E2
Eur J Oncol Nurs 10:198-206. 2006..We found it was extremely beneficial to include a focus group pre-phase in a study that will interview parents in a high sensitivity area...
- Self-care operations and nursing interventions for children with cancer and their parentsJean Burley Moore
George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, USA
Nurs Sci Q 19:147-56. 2006..Various nursing interventions that promoted these operations were identified. Recommendations were made for further interventions to support families...
- Content validity and reliability testing of the FIN-PED II: A tool to measure care needs of parents of children with cancerLeanne Monterosso
School of Nursing, Midwifery and Postgraduate Medicine, Edith Cowan University, Churchlands WA, Australia
J Nurs Meas 14:31-44. 2006..All three rating scales achieved high estimates of internal consistency. Evidence of the instrument's stability over time was also achieved. This study provided support for the reliability and content validity of the FIN-PED II...
- Life's final journey: the oncology nurse's roleCheryl A Fairbrother
Clin J Oncol Nurs 9:575-9. 2005..Finally, oncology nurses involved in the care of dying patients are at risk for burnout and need to provide care for their own needs to find balance between their professional and personal lives...
- Needs of young children with cancer during their initial hospitalization: an observational studyMaria Björk
Division of Nursing, Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 23:210-9. 2006..Professionals need to support the child and his or her parents so that the parents in their turn can support and alleviate their child's hospitalization and cancer treatment...
- People with intellectual disabilities and their need for cancer informationIrene Tuffrey-Wijne
St George s, University of London, Department of Mental Health Learning Disabilities, Jenner Wing, Cranmer Terrace, London SW17 0RE, UK
Eur J Oncol Nurs 10:106-16. 2006..They wanted this information, and appeared to be capable of comprehending it. Further development of accessible information materials around cancer and palliative care is needed...
- Cancer patient and staff ratings of caring behaviors: relationship to level of pain intensityYuanmay Chang
School of Nursing, Taipei Medical University, 250 Wu Hsing Street, Taipei 110, Taiwan
Cancer Nurs 28:331-9. 2005..Results demonstrated that greater patient-staff communication is needed for staff to more accurately provide caring interventions to make patients with cancer pain feel cared for...
- The nature of hope in hospitalized chronically ill patientsDal Sook Kim
Department of Nursing, College of Medicine, Chungnam National University, Jung Gu, Daejeon City, Republic of Korea
Int J Nurs Stud 43:547-56. 2006..There is a paucity of studies in the literature examining patterns of hope experienced by people in chronic illness or in special life circumstances...
- "Reduced to nods and smiles": experiences of professionals caring for people with cancer from black and ethnic minority groupsAlison Richardson
Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College London, 5th Floor Franklin Wilkins Building, 150 Stamford Street, London SE1 9NH, UK
Eur J Oncol Nurs 10:93-101; discussion 102-5. 2006..Some staff felt they would benefit from training in working with interpreters...
- Pre-registration nursing students' experience of caring for cancer patientsSheila M Cunningham
School of Health and Social Science, The Archway Campus, Middlesex University, Highgate Hill, London N19 3UA, UK
Eur J Oncol Nurs 10:59-67. 2006..The findings and implications for the preparation of pre-registration nursing students in caring for cancer patients were discussed in relation to the theoretical input, clinical support and the use of reflection in practice...
- Nursing education as an intervention to decrease fatigue perception in oncology patientsCarolina Godino
Medical Oncology Department, Catalan Oncology Institute ICO, Av Gran Via S N, Km 2, 7, 08907 L Hospitalet, Barcelona, Spain
Eur J Oncol Nurs 10:150-5. 2006..The nursing intervention with the individualised education and counselling has provided patients with cancer with an effective tool to manage fatigue...
- Nursing the clinic vs. nursing the patient: nurses' experience of a day hospital chemotherapy serviceSonja McIlfatrick
School of Nursing, University of Ulster, Jordanstown, Newtownabbey, Northern Ireland, UK
J Clin Nurs 15:1170-8. 2006..This study sought to explore the nurses' experience of a day hospital chemotherapy service in an acute general hospital in Northern Ireland and how this compared with their experience of working in an inpatient setting...
- Exploring and encouraging through social interaction: a qualitative study of nurses' participation in self-help groups for cancer patientsLis Adamsen
University Hospitals Center for Nursing and Care Research, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
Cancer Nurs 26:28-36. 2003....
- Variations in pain, sleep, and activity during hospitalization in children with cancerEufemia Jacob
Texas Children s Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 24:208-19. 2007..Consistent assessment and implementation of pain interventions within the 24 hours of admission is recommended, with particular attention to persistent pain after painful procedures...
- The art of pediatric oncology nursing practiceMary Ann Cantrell
College of Nursing at Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania 19085, USA
J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 24:132-8. 2007..This article discusses the art of pediatric oncology nursing practice and its influence on treatment outcomes...
- Family resiliency during childhood cancer: the father's perspectiveAmanda C Brody
Department of Family Studies at University of Kentucky, Lexington KY 40506 0054, USA
J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 24:152-65. 2007..Further studies are warranted to better understand how fathers cope, so that pediatric oncology nurses and other health care professionals can provide holistic care that addresses the unique needs of all family members...
- Why exemplary oncology nurses seem to avoid compassion fatigueBeth Perry
Centre for Nursing and Health Studies, Athabasca University Edmonton, AB
Can Oncol Nurs J 18:87-99. 2008..Findings focus on three themes: moments of connection, making moments matter, and energizing moments. Discussion highlights practical implications for clinical nurses, nurse educators, and health care administrators...
- Cultural influence on family management of children with cancerAnnaka Gustafson Thibodeaux
Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Oncology Bone Marrow Transplant Unit, Philadelphia, PA, USA
J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 24:227-33. 2007..Implications for practice include the possibility of providing evidence-based culturally competent care to families of children with cancer...
- Pediatric oncology nurses' attitudes related to discussing fertility preservation with pediatric cancer patients and their familiesSusan T Vadaparampil
H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Health Outcomes and Behavior Program, Tampa, Florida, USA
J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 24:255-63. 2007..Therefore, with appropriate intervention, nurses may play a key role in facilitating discussions regarding FP with patients and families...
- Understanding the concept of uncertainty in patients with indolent lymphomaErin Elizabeth Elphee
Malignant Hematology and Lymphoma Disease Site Group, Cancer Care Manitoba, Canada
Oncol Nurs Forum 35:449-54. 2008....
- Nurses' management of patients with advanced cancer and weight loss: part 2Ann Dewey
School of Health Sciences and Social Work, University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth, UK
Int J Palliat Nurs 14:132-8. 2008..The findings provide useful insights and potential explanations to an area where, to date, there has been little published research...
- A systematic qualitative analysis of psychoeducational interventions for depression in patients with cancerAndrea M Barsevick
Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia, PA, USA
Oncol Nurs Forum 29:73-84; quiz 85-7. 2002..To determine whether research-based recommendations can be made about the clinical management of depression in patients with cancer...
- Embracing technology: patients', family members' and nurse specialists' experience of communicating using e-mailAmanda Cornwall
Guy s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, London SE1 9RT, UK
Eur J Oncol Nurs 12:198-208. 2008..Further investigation is recommended involving other health care professionals and different patient groups to ensure the safe and appropriate use of e-mail within health care...
- Use of a modified ESAS in cancer patients: a pilot study of patient and staff experiencesKerstin Baba
Department of Oncology, Umea University Hospital, Sweden
Int J Palliat Nurs 13:610-6. 2007..To evaluate the feasibility of a modified Edmonton Symptom Assessment Scale (ESAS) for monitoring symptoms in oncological palliative care...
- Dealing sensitively with sexuality in a palliative care contextJan Woodhouse
Faculty of Health and Social Care, University of Chester
Br J Community Nurs 13:20-5. 2008..Ethics and safety aspects are briefly discussed and implications for practice suggested. Educating staff and focused education for the patient can positively influence sexuality and individuals' quality of life...
- Psychological health in cancer survivorsMichael A Andrykowski
Department of Behavioural Science, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536 0086, USA
Semin Oncol Nurs 24:193-201. 2008..A conceptual framework for understanding factors associated with psychological health in cancer survivors is presented. Finally, strategies for promoting psychological health in cancer survivors are examined...
- Sexual health in cancer careBarry Quinn
University College Hospital, London
Nurs Times 99:32-4. 2003..The findings of one of the studies are reported here, together with the subsequent clinical practice developments that were initiated...
- The experiences of older people living with cancerBibbi Thome
Department of Nursing, Lund University, Sweden
Cancer Nurs 26:85-96. 2003....
- Couples surviving prostate cancer: Long-term intimacy needs and concerns following treatmentSharon Sanders
Department of Psychology, Loma Linda University, California, USA
Clin J Oncol Nurs 10:503-8. 2006..Consequently, healthcare providers in any clinical setting who may interact with prostate cancer survivors must consider the relationship and intimacy needs that are unique to men, women, and couples...
- Turning toward the psychosocial domain of oncology nursing: a main problem analysis in the NetherlandsRuud Uitterhoeve
Department of Medical Oncology, University Medical Center Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Cancer Nurs 26:18-27. 2003..It further seems that professional caregivers are more prone to act upon the medical-technical aspects of the treatment than to act on psychosocial sequelae of the treatment...
- The problem of distress in patients with cancer: more effective assessmentJean Madden
Nursing Leadership Academy, Advisory Board Company, Washington, DC, USA
Clin J Oncol Nurs 10:615-9. 2006..Barriers to nursing assessment of distress are included. Signs and symptoms are considered, especially in the context of patients' somatic symptoms...
- Managing children's cancer pain in MoroccoPatricia McCarthy
Oncology Department, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
J Nurs Scholarsh 36:11-5. 2004..To identify issues in managing pain of children with cancer in the two pediatric oncology centers in Morocco...
- Why am I so tired all the time? Understanding cancer-related fatigueJean Madden
Nursing Leadership Academy, Advisory Board Company, Washington, DC, USA
Clin J Oncol Nurs 10:659-61. 2006..Unlike other fatigue, CRF is not relieved by sleep or rest...
- Nurses in cancer care--coping strategies when encountering existential issuesMarieanne Ekedahl
Stockholm School of Theology, Akeshovsvägen 29, 168 39 Bromma, Sweden
Eur J Oncol Nurs 10:128-39. 2006..The strategies can be used in a functional or dysfunctional way; e.g. dysfunctional coping was present when there was a lack of human support and boundary demarcation...
- Role of the radiation oncology nurseTracy K Gosselin-Acomb
Oncology Services, Duke University Hospital, Duke University School of Nursing, Durham, NC 27710, USA
Semin Oncol Nurs 22:198-202. 2006..To discuss the role of the radiation oncology nurse as changes in technology and treatment impact care delivery...
- Nurses in cancer care--stress when encountering existential issuesMarieanne Ekedahl
Stockholm School of Theology, Akeshovsvägen 29, SE 168 39 Bromma, Sweden
Eur J Oncol Nurs 11:228-37. 2007..The nurses' stress levels ranged from low to severe, including multifaceted stress with existential dimensions. Different types of stress appear to be related with the individual, group, institutional, and cultural level...
- Self-determination and information seeking in end-stage cancerMargareth S Zanchetta
School of Nursing, Ryerson University, USA
Clin J Oncol Nurs 10:803-7. 2006..Nurses must understand patients' reasons for self-determination when facing illness uncertainty. Reflecting on such situations will strengthen nursing practice...
- [Views of students of extension nursing studies about cancer prophylaxis]Włodzimierz D Majewski
Samodzielna Pracownia Pielegniarstwa Chirurgicznego Pomorskiej Akademii Medycznej w Szczecinie, Szczecin
Ann Acad Med Stetin 53:148-56. 2007..Cancer prophylaxis seems nowadays to be the more and more powerful tool in fight with these serious diseases. The aim of this work is to find out opinions of students of nursing extension studies on contemporary cancer prophylaxis...
- Intrapleural extravasation of epirubicin, 5-fluouracil, and cyclophosphamide, treated with dexrazoxaneJoris W F Uges
Medical Centre Haaglanden, Lijnbaan 32, Postbus 432, 2501CK, The Hague, The Netherlands
Int J Clin Oncol 11:467-70. 2006..We do emphasis the need for stringent surgical and oncological nursing procedures when using central venous access catheters in oncology...
- Expanding nursing expertise in targeted therapyLinda Morse
Lowe Center for Thoracic Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA, USA
ONS News 21:55-6. 2006
- Response shift: a theoretical exploration of quality of life following hematopoietic cell transplantationD Kathryn Tierney
Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
Cancer Nurs 30:125-38. 2007..Finally, a proposal for studying the QOL of HCT recipients based on the response shift model is offered, which includes a discussion of theory-based interventions...
- Incidence and risk factors of breast cancer lymphoedemaJin Hee Park
College of Nursing, Ajou University, Seoul, Korea
J Clin Nurs 17:1450-9. 2008..The purpose of this study was to examine the incidence of lymphoedema and to identify risk factors of lymphoedema in patients with breast cancer undergoing mastectomy in Korea...
- "Pay for performance" programs are on the not-so-distant horizonChristian G Downs
Association of Community Cancer Centers, USA
ONS News 21:9. 2006
- Discharge after colorectal cancer surgery 1: an overviewClaire Taylor
Burdett Institute of Gastrointestinal Nursing, St Mark s Hospital, Harrow, Middlesex
Nurs Times 104:28-9. 2008..This first part explores the rationale for different surgical procedures. It also discusses common side-effects and the impact treatment has on patients...
- Hyperviscosity syndrome in patients with multiple myelomaEllen Mullen
Lymphoma Myeloma Department, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, USA
Oncol Nurs Forum 35:350-2. 2008
- Impact of ovarian cancer perceived by womenDoris Howell
Psychosocial and Behavioral Research Unit, Toronto Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Center, Ontario, Canada
Cancer Nurs 26:1-9. 2003..Implications for the practice of oncology nurses involve assessment, an understanding of the profound impact that this illness has on both the woman and her family, and the need to access a variety of supportive care programs...
- Evaluation of palliative care nursing education seminarsBetty Ferrell
Division of Nursing Research and Education, City of Hope, Duarte, CA 91010, USA
Eur J Oncol Nurs 14:74-9. 2010..Nurses are crucial in providing care to these individuals and their families as they spend the most time at the bedside with patients and families. Yet many nurses have received little or no education about palliative care...
- Facilitation of self-transcendence in a breast cancer support group: IIDoris Dickerson Coward
School of Nursing, University of Texas, Austin, TX, USA
Oncol Nurs Forum 30:291-300. 2003..To pilot a second support group intervention study promoting self-transcendence perspectives and activities and to document changes over time in well-being in support group participants compared with nonparticipants...
- The use of unconventional therapies among cancer patients: implications for nursing practicePatricia C Ugoalah
University of Calgary
Can Oncol Nurs J 12:118-24. 2002....
- Ovarian cancer screening and preventionCarol Cherry
Family Risk Assessment Program, Fox Chase Cancer Center, 7701 Burholme Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19111, USA
Semin Oncol Nurs 18:167-73. 2002..To review current ovarian cancer prevention and detection recommendations using a risk assessment framework, and discuss the genes related to hereditary ovarian cancer syndromes...
- Paediatric oncology nurse education: the development of a national frameworkDeborah Tomlinson
Nursing Studies, University of Edinburgh, 31 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh EH8 9JT, Scotland, UK
J Clin Nurs 13:646-54. 2004..Paediatric oncology nurses are facing challenges with clinical advances and the need for specialized care. At present there are no available courses in Scotland offering preparation for nurses working in a paediatric oncology setting...
- NICE supportive and palliative care guidanceSheila Payne
Palliative and End of Life Care Research Group, University of Sheffield, UK
Int J Palliat Nurs 10:123. 2004
- The Oncology Interactive Education SeriesBeverley Page
Toronto Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Centre, Toronto
Can Oncol Nurs J 12:240-2. 2002
- The medical waste revolution is on the horizon: Part IBarbara A Biedrzycki
ONS News 19:11. 2004
- Quality of life after radical prostatectomyLouAnn M Rondorf-Klym
School of Medicine, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR, USA
Oncol Nurs Forum 30:E24-32. 2003..To examine physical and psychosocial factors that affect the quality of life (QOL) for men 12-24 months after radical prostatectomy treatment for prostate cancer...
- Culture, values and racism: application to nursingJ D Cortis
School of Healthcare Studies, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
Int Nurs Rev 50:55-64. 2003..The case is then argued for enhancing patient care through the application of these concepts to nursing practice...
- Screening for distress: a role for oncology nursingMargaret I Fitch
Sunnybrook Odette Cancer Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Curr Opin Oncol 23:331-7. 2011..Interest in screening for distress in cancer patients has escalated in recent years. Despite widespread acknowledgement that screening ought to occur in daily practice, relatively few examples of successful programs exist...
- Use of ethyl chloride topical anesthetic to reduce procedural pain in pediatric oncology patientsS C Zappa
Hematology Oncology Outpatient Department, Cook Fort Worth Children s Medical Center, Texas 76104
Cancer Nurs 15:130-6. 1992..These results verified the staff's perceptions of the advantages of using this noninvasive anesthetic. Ethyl chloride is an easy, effective, concrete approach to reducing procedural pain in pediatric oncology patients...
- Knowledge assessment and information needs of oncology nurses regarding inpatient medicationMikael Daouphars
Cancer Centre Henri Becquerel, Rouen, France
Clin J Oncol Nurs 16:182-7. 2012..This collaborative study between pharmacy and care wards identifies some difficulties nurses have regarding drugs and will help to establish improvement measures within the hospital...
- Nucare, a coping skills training intervention for oncology patients and families: participants' motivations and expectationsSuzanne Watts
School of Nursing and Department of Oncology, McGill University School of Nursing, and a Research Associate, Department of Epidemiology and HOPE and COPE, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, PQ
Can Oncol Nurs J 14:84-95. 2004..Nucare may be selected as a useful guide to practice...
- Telehealth: a new venue for health care deliveryL Schlachta-Fairchild
ITelehealth, Inc, Frederick, MD, USA
Semin Oncol Nurs 17:34-40. 2001..IMPLICATIONS FOR NURSING PRACTICE: Oncology nurses are prime candidates to transport their expertise to patients and other providers via telehealth technologies...
- Current trends in managing oral mucositisMargaret M Cawley
Clin J Oncol Nurs 9:584-92. 2005..This article provides an overview of the risk factors, pathophysiology, incidence, impact, clinical presentation, oral assessment tools, management strategies, and nursing implications related to oral mucositis...
- Cancer-related fatigue in children and young people: survey of healthcare professionals' knowledge and attitudesFaith Gibson
Institute of Child Health, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust and Kings College London, Centre for Nursing and Allied Health Professions Research, Great Ormond Street Hospital, London WCIN 3JH, UK
Eur J Oncol Nurs 10:311-6. 2006
- To find inner peace: soft massage as an established and integrated part of palliative careIngela Beck
School of Health and Society, Kristianstad University
Int J Palliat Nurs 15:541-5. 2009..The conclusion is that soft massage ought to be offered in the ordinary palliative care. More research is needed to understand what is needed to integrate and establish methods such as soft massage in the palliative care...
- ONS closely monitors the Medicare Modernization ActIlisa M Halpern
ONS News 19:11. 2004
- Tobacco control policies of oncology nursing organizationsLinda Sarna
School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6918, USA
Semin Oncol Nurs 20:101-10, table of contents. 2004..Policies addressing tobacco use have been implemented by a variety of national and international nursing organizations. This article reviews existing tobacco control policies in oncology nursing organizations...
- Managing cancer-related fatigue in palliative careIan Lane
Severn Hospice, Shrewsbury
Nurs Times 101:38-41. 2005..This article explores the current literature relating to the assessment and management of this complex and distressing symptom in patients with advanced cancer...
- Identification of latent classes in patients who are receiving biotherapy based on symptom experience and its effect on functional status and quality of lifeMarylin J Dodd
Department of Physiological Nursing in the School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Oncol Nurs Forum 38:33-42. 2011..to identify subgroups of patients receiving biotherapy with pain, fatigue, sleep disturbance, and depression and to determine functional status and quality of life differences between subgroups...
- Children's Oncology Group's 2013 blueprint for research: nursing disciplineWendy Landier
Department of Population Sciences, City of Hope, Duarte, CA 91010, USA
Pediatr Blood Cancer 60:1031-6. 2013....
- Quality of Life Intervention in Breast Cancer SurvivorsKaren Dow; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- PATIENT AND PUBLIC EDUCATION IN CANCER PAIN MANAGEMENTBetty Ferrell; Fiscal Year: 2002..This course will impact 120 healthcare settings to improve pain management and quality of life in cancer patients and to establish model pain education programs for national dissemination. ..
- Reducing Barriers to Pain and Fatigue ManagementBetty Ferrell; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- Oncology Nursing Education in End of Life CareBetty Ferrell; Fiscal Year: 2007..This proposal includes extensive evaluation planned to monitor individual and institutional dissemination. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- End of Life Nursing Education through Graduate ProgramsBetty Ferrell; Fiscal Year: 2006..This proposal includes extensive evaluation planned to monitor individual and institutional dissemination. ..
- CANCER AND LEUKEMIA GROUP BM Cooper; Fiscal Year: 1980..5) To develop an improved system of data collection and management to improve patient evaluability. (6) To disseminate improved therapies for neoplastic disease to our regional referral system via the Piedmont Oncology Association. ..
- SLEEP, FATIGUE, AND DEXAMETHOSONE IN CHILDHOOD CANCERPamela Hinds; Fiscal Year: 2003..Our study findings will explicate the relationship between sleep efficiency and fatigue, and between sleep, fatigue, and systemic exposure to dexamethasone. ..
- Sleep Disturbances in People with Cancer and CaregiversAnn Berger; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- Fatigue & Breast Cancer-A Behavioral Sleep InterventionAnn Berger; Fiscal Year: 2006..Statistical analyses include RM-ANOVA, generalized estimation equation methodology and multiple regression analysis. Results may inform development of clinical guidelines for fatigue management during adjuvant CT. ..
- GRADUATE EDUCATION IN ONCOLOGY NURSING FOR MINORITIESArlene Houldin; Fiscal Year: 2002..The School of Nursing at the University of Pennsylvania is the primary resource to the program along with a variety of clinical settings that provide services to minority patients. ..
- NCI TRANSITION CAREER DEVELOPMENT AWARDTheresa Gillespie; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- American Psychosocial Oncology Society 4th Annual ConferenceRuth McCorkle; Fiscal Year: 2007..Abstracts accepted for presentation will be published in a supplement to the journal Psycho-Oncology, and presentations will be posted on the APOS website. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Disparate Metastatic Breast Cancer Symptom Severity and Management BarriersMargaret Rosenzweig; Fiscal Year: 2007..Supportive activities will take place at the Yale University School of Nursing, Harvard University and through the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. ..
- Nursing's Impact on QOL Outcomes in Ovarian CancerRuth McCorkle; Fiscal Year: 2005..Data analysis will include: mean difference analyses, individual difference analyses, and outcome analyses. The primary analysis will be a multivariate analysis of covariance with repeated measures. ..
- DISSEMINATING END OF LIFE EDUCATION TO CANCER CENTERSMarcia Grant; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- Cancer Pain Management-Decision Support Computer ProgramEun Ok Im; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- A Multiethnic Internet Study on Menopausal SymptomsEun Ok Im; Fiscal Year: 2008....
- Exercise to Relieve Cancer-Related Insomnia and FatigueElizabeth Coleman; Fiscal Year: 2007..As their physical activity and functional status improve, patients can continue to manage their activities of daily living and may be more likely to continue cancer treatment, thus increasing their survival chances. ..
- A Standardized Nursing Intervention Protocol for HCT PatientsMarcia Grant; Fiscal Year: 2009..Outcomes are evaluated at 3,6 and 12months post hospital discharge. Thestudy builds on over ten years of research collaboration with an interdisciplinary HCT team. ..
- Predicting Chemotherapy-Induced Mucositis with Genetic and Clinical FactorsELIZABETH ANN contact COLEMAN; Fiscal Year: 2010..Thus, this study will accelerate nursing advancements to the "Science of Health". ..
- MATH INTERVENTION FOR CHILDREN WITH LEUKEMIAIda Moore; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- Supporting Decisions In Inherited Cancer SusceptibilityMary Ropka; Fiscal Year: 2006....
- Fostering Independence in Nursing and Outcomes ResearchChristopher Friese; Fiscal Year: 2009..The research projects examine the relationship between the nursing practice environment and outcomes of care for patients with cancer. ..
- CANCER COURSES FOR NURSES WORKING WITH MINORITY GROUPSSandra Millon Underwood; Fiscal Year: 2004..to be tested will focus on the degree to which the program facilitates the integration of didactic content, thoughtful discussions, clinical/laboratory experiences, related literature, evidence-based information obtained from the ..
- Identifying Symptom Clusters in People with CancerLillian Nail; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- CLINICAL RESEARCH IN SUPPORTIVE CARE FOR CANCERLillian Nail; Fiscal Year: 2004..This application takes advantage of new programmatic initiatives at the Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) and coincides with the consolidation of clinical cancer care services at HCI. ..
- A Hope Intervention to Influence Quality of Life among Female Survivors of ChildhMary Ann Cantrell; Fiscal Year: 2009..These concerns are highlighted in the Institute of Medicine's (IOM) report on improving the care for childhood cancer survivors (Hewitt, Weiner, &Simone, 2003). ..
- Enhancing Cultural Congruence in Hospice CareArdith Doorenbos; Fiscal Year: 2009..The results will be instrumental in improving culturally congruent palliative care. ..
- Reducing Health Disparities at End of LifeArdith Z Doorenbos; Fiscal Year: 2010..This project will evaluate the effect of the web-based training for primary health clinicians on quality of end of life communication as assessed by patients and with content-based coding of clinician communication with patients. ..
- The Impact of Lymphedema on Overall and Local FunctioningMarylin Dodd; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Telephone Counseling: Men w/Prostate CA & PartnersTerry Badger; Fiscal Year: 2007..Data will be analyzed through descriptive statistics, a series of two-way mixed design ANOVAs and individual regression analyses. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Breast Cancer in the Contex of an Abusive Intimate Partner in Older WomenERIKA SAWIN; Fiscal Year: 2008..Therefore, as the population grows and ages, we can assume that the amounts of older women simultaneously experiencing IPA and breast cancer will increase. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Illness Perception, Pain, and Symptom Distress in Gastrointestinal CancersVirginia Sun; Fiscal Year: 2009..This information will help improve the treatment of these cancers, lower patient distress, and improve QOL. ..
- Helping Older African American Cancer Survivors CopeJill Hamilton; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- Promoting Colon Cancer Screening Among African AmerciansSusan M Rawl; Fiscal Year: 2010..Mediators and moderators of intervention effects and changes in health beliefs related to the interventions also will be determined. ..
- Dopamine Genotypes, Experimentally-induced Craving, & Cessation in Female SmokersJoel Erblich; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Treatment decision making in older adults newly diagnosed with multiple myelomaJoseph D Tariman; Fiscal Year: 2010..Due to the limited studies in older adults with cancer, these specific aspects of decision-making have not been previously explored. ..
- Ginger Control of Chemotherapy Induced Nausea and EmesisSuzanna Zick; Fiscal Year: 2004..Participants will be followed for 48 hours after infusion in order to assess frequency and severity of nausea and vomiting. Baseline and 48 hour post chemotherapy labs will be used to assess safety profile of ginger. ..
- Promoting Physical Activity after Colorectal CancerBernardine Pinto; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- Management of Mucositis with GM-CSFMarylin Dodd; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract not provided ..
- Hypertension and Adherence in Rural PracticeMichelle Martin; Fiscal Year: 2006....
- COMPARISON OF METHODS TO PROVIDE CONSENT INFORMATIONPatricia Agre; Fiscal Year: 2001..The results of this research will help to determine if particular methods work better in particular populations or study types. ..
- ASSESSING THE PERFORMANCE OF ALTERNATIVE RISK ADJUSTERSLisa Iezzoni; Fiscal Year: 2001..abstract_text> ..
- PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES: QUALITY OF CARE/SERVICE USELisa Iezzoni; Fiscal Year: 2001..Given that roughly 49 million Americans have a disabling condition, addressing concerns about their quality of care is essential. ..
- EXERCISE--AN INTERVENTION FOR FATIGUE IN CANCER PATIENTSMarylin Dodd; Fiscal Year: 2003..The findings of this study will greatly assist in building this knowledge base. ..
- TELEPHONE LINKED CARE FOR CANCER SYMPTOM MANAGEMENTKathleen Mooney; Fiscal Year: 2003..If shown to be effective, TLC-Chemo-Alert will provide an innovation directly applicable to cancer care, a breakthrough in cancer supportive care delivery, and significance improvement in methodological aspects of symptom research. ..
- PHENOTYPIC AND PSYCHOSOCIAL STUDY OF THE L1307K MUTATIONHenry Lynch; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- Mitigating Cancer Treatment-Related Fatigue by ExerciseVictoria Mock; Fiscal Year: 2004..The biobehavioral outcomes include both subjective self- reported symptoms and objective physiologic changes in functional capacity and performance. ..
- From the Bench to the BedsidePaula Rieger; Fiscal Year: 2004..To translate molecular biology research so that nurses can utilize this new knowledge in clinical care and practice and can accurately and appropriately communicate the information to cancer patients and their families. ..
- Phase III Colon Cancer Prevention TrialFrank Meyskens; Fiscal Year: 2006..The overall goal of our work is to develop safe combinations of chemoprevention agents that can be used in the practice setting and complement current surveillance efforts. ..
- Behavioral Oncology Career DevelopmentMary Cooley; Fiscal Year: 2007..The results from the proposed research will provide information needed to develop !interventions and to target those who need more intensive smoking cessation interventions. ..
- Exercise CHOICE to Prevent Cancer in Rural AdultsJill Bennett; Fiscal Year: 2005..The evidence for CHOICE by Phone's effects on increasing physical activity will be determined by a test of the group by time interaction using a repeated measures analysis of variance. ..
- Screening for Ovarian Cancer: Psychobehavioral OutcomesMichael Andrykowski; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- PROSTATE CANCER--FAMILY CARE FOR PATIENTS AND SPOUSESLaurel Northouse; Fiscal Year: 2005..Overall, this study will test the effectiveness of a family-based program of care in improving clinical outcomes, and test the ability of a model to predict which patients and spouses are at increased risk of poorer quality of life. ..
- Maintaining Exercise after Cardiac RehabilitationBernardine Pinto; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- A Patient-Controlled Cognitive-Behavioral Intervention for Cancer SymptomsKristine L Kwekkeboom; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Quality of Life of African American Cancer SurvivorsCarol Ferrans; Fiscal Year: 2004..The controls as a group will be matched to the survivor group on age, gender, health insurance, status, and education level. Data will be collected by telephone interview and from medical records. ..
- Symptom Management in Blood and Marrow TransplantationMarlene Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2003..Future research will focus on developing and testing appropriate interventions. ..
- An Exploration of Perceived Racial/Ethnic Discrimination in Cancer Care DeliveryMaureen Campesino; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- HOME BASED MODERATE EXERCISE FOR BREAST CANCER PATIENTSBernardine Pinto; Fiscal Year: 2002..This study also raises the intriguing possibility of elucidating the physiological effects of exercise on hormonal and immune mechanisms involved in breast cancer. ..
- Improving Symptoms in Older Breast Cancer SurvivorsSusan Heidrich; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- Managing Chronic Illness: Telemonitoring vs TelephoneKathryn Bowles; Fiscal Year: 2005..Findings regarding health outcomes and advantages and disadvantages of the two interventions will guide the design of a larger clinical trial to compare telemonitoring to telephone disease management. ..
- RESEARCH TRAINING IN MEDICAL BEHAVIORAL SCIENCEMichael Andrykowski; Fiscal Year: 2004..Postdoctoral fellows will address each of the same elements with an intensity and emphasis that is tailored to their individual needs and prior experience. ..