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Cancer Care

Use this guide to find information resources about cancer care including an overview of cancer care, diagnosis, treatment, survivorship. It includes details of books, reports and journal articles.

Last updated: 20/08/2019

Key Resources

Macmillan Cancer Support (2017) Thinking differently: Macmillan’s vision for the future cancer workforce in England, London: Macmillan Cancer Support.
National Cancer Transformation Board (2016) Achieving world class cancer outcomes: taking the strategy forward, London: NHS England.
NHS England Cancer Strategy Implementation Plan
Royal College of Nursing and UK Oncology Nursing Society (2017) Career and education framework for cancer nursing: guidance for pre-registration nursing students, support workers in health and social care, registered nurses providing general or specialist cancer care, London: RCN.    Royal College of Nursing and UK Oncology Nursing Society (2017) Career and education framework for cancer nursing: guidance for pre-registration nursing students, support workers in health and social care, registered nurses providing general or specialist cancer care, London: RCN.
Royal College of Nursing and Macmillan Cancer Support (2014) A competence framework for nurses: caring for patients living with and beyond cancer, London: Macmillan Cancer Support.
Scottish Government (2016) Beating cancer: ambition and action, Edinburgh: Scottish Government.
The Cochrane Library: Cancer
  • Systematic reviews from the Cochrane Library. Topics include Cancer
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Books on Prescription Reading List.
  • Mood-boosting Books: Chosen by people affected by cancer (2015)
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We would like to thank the RCN Cancer and Breast Care member community for their input into the development of this subject guide.

Books

Alberts D S, Lluria-Prevatt M, Kha S and Weihs K (editors) (2016) Supportive cancer care, Cham: Springer. Alberts D S, Lluria-Prevatt M, Kha S and Weihs K (editors) (2016) Supportive cancer care, Cham: Springer.
Chisholm J, Hough R and Soanes L (2018) A practical approach to the care of adolescents and young adults with cancer, Cham: Springer. Chisholm J, Hough R and Soanes L (2018) A practical approach to the care of adolescents and young adults with cancer, Cham: Springer.
Govindan R and Devarakonda S (editors) (2019) Cancer genomics for the clinician, New York: Demos Medical.
Greener M (2016) The holistic guide for cancer survivors, London: Sheldon Press.  Greener M (2016) The holistic guide for cancer survivors, London: Sheldon Press.
Melford J (2017) A guide to cancer: origins and revelations, London: CRC Press. Melford J (2017) A guide to cancer: origins and revelations, London: CRC Press.
Miller ME (2018) Cancer, New York: Momentum Press. Miller ME (2018) Cancer, New York: Momentum Press.
Srivastava R (2015) A cancer companion: an oncologist’s advice on diagnosis, treatment and recovery, Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Srivastava R (2015) A cancer companion: an oncologist’s advice on diagnosis, treatment and recovery, Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
Stephens F and Aigner K R (2016) Basics of oncology, 2nd edition, Cham: Springer. Stephens F and Aigner K R (2016) Basics of oncology (second edition), Cham: Springer.
Tobias J and Hochhauser D (2015) Cancer and its management (seventh edition), Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell. Tobias J and Hochhauser D (2015) Cancer and its management (seventh edition), Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell.
Wyatt D and Hulbert-Williams N (2015) Cancer and cancer care, London: Sage. Wyatt D and Hulbert-Williams N (2015) Cancer and cancer care, London: Sage.

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Journals

Journals of interest for cancer care. Use these links to see details of availability.

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Sibylla Parkhill

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RCN Library and Archive Service

Page last updated - 20/08/2019