Cancer Nursing Practice, A Textbook for the Specialist Nurse

Cancer Nursing Practice

A Textbook for the Specialist Nurse

By Nora Kearney, Head of Department, Department of Nursing, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK; Alison Richardson, Professor of Cancer and Palliative Care Nursing, Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King's College, London, UK; and Paola Di Giulio, Nurse Researcher, Rivista delli Inferimiere, Instituto Mario Negri, Milano, Italy


Cancer nursing as a specialty. The practice base of cancer nursing. Leadership and management: influencing the shape of advanced cancer nursing practice. Clinical decision making. Nursing Education in cancer care. Nursing research in cancer care. Information and education for patients and families. Some ethical issues in cancer nursing. Towards a European framework for cancer nursing services