Cancer Nursing: Care in Context, 2nd Edition
April 2008, Wiley-Blackwell
This second edition includes new chapters on prevention,
diagnosis, symptoms, self-help and self-management, and living with
cancer long-term. It also:
• Addresses significant changes in cancer care, including
expansion of nursing roles, the establishment of cancer networks
and cancer collaborative projects
• Considers NICE guidance on Supportive and Palliative care
• Incorporates material on prevention and early detection
• Includes evidence tables based on relevant literature
Cancer Nursing: Care in Context is an invaluable resource for all those involved in the provision of cancer care and support to patients and their families.
Part 1: Cancer, Care, and Society .
1. What is cancer? Jessica Corner .
2.Knowledge and caring: a philosophical and personal perspective Alan Cribb .
3. Cancer, care, and society Christopher Bailey .
4. Cancer epidemiology Elizabeth Davies and Vivian Mak .
5.Developments in the management of cancer Alastair Munro .
Part 2: The Experience of Cancer .
6. The impact of cancer Mary Wells .
7.The impact of cancer on the family Hilary Plant .
8. The impact of cancer on health care professionals Anne Lanceley .
9. Therapeutic strategies in cancer care Anne Lanceley .
Part 3: The Experience of Treatment .
10. The experience of treatment Lynne Colbourne .
11. Surgery Stephen O’Connor .
12.Chemotherapy Lisa Dougherty and Christopher Bailey .
13. Radiotherapy Sara Faithfull .
14. Endocrine therapies Deborah Fenlon .
15. Complementary and alternative therapies Caroline Hoffman .
16. Hereditary cancer Audrey Ardern-Jones, Sarah Thomas, Rebecca Doherty,.
and Rosalind Eeles .
Part 4: The Management of Cancer-related Problems .
17. Pain Meinir Krishnasamy .
18. Nausea and vomiting Meinir Krishnasamy .
19. Fatigue Meinir Krishnasamy .
20. Breathlessness Christopher Bailey .
21. Wound management Meinir Krishnasamy .
22. Lymphoedema Anne Williams .
23. Malignant ascites Nancy Preston .
24. Bone marrow suppression: neutropenia and thrombocytopenia.
Ruth Dunleavey .
25. Change in eating habits Jane Hopkinson .
26. Sexuality and cancer Isabel White .
27. Anxiety and depression Annabel Pollard and Meinir Krishnasamy .
28. Delirium Meinir Krishnasamy .
29. Acute events in cancer Stephen O’Connor .
Part 5: Needs and Priorities in Cancer Care .
30. The needs of children and adolescents Fay Scullion and Jenny Thompson .
31. The needs of older people Christopher Bailey .
32. Ethnicity, difference, and care Yasmin Gunaratnum .
33. Living with cancer long term: the implications of survival David Wright .
34. Self-management and self-help Claire Foster .
35. User involvement in cancer services David Wright and Jenny Walton .
36. Palliative care and cancer Sheila Payne .
37. Research and cancer care Jessica Corner .
Chris Bailey is Senior Nursing Fellow,Centre for Cancer and Palliative Care Studies, Institute of Cancer Research, Royal Marsden Hospital.
* Provides a visionary critique of cancer, cancer care and cancer treatment
* Directs and informs cancer nurses in leading cancer care and management
* Includes evidence tables based on relevant literature
* Incorporates a ‘user’ focussed perspective
* Incorporates material on prevention and early detection