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April 2009

  1. 1. Cancer Care Research Centre Current Awareness Bulletin April 2009 *CCRC staff CancerCare Fighting Cancer: Who’s Winning http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/28/opinion/l28cancer.html?_r=1&emc=tnt&tntemai l1=y Sisler,J.; McCormack-Speak,P. Bridging the gap between primary care and the cancer system. Canadian Family Physician 55: 273-278 Ouwens, M.; Hulscher, M.; Hermens, R.; Faber, M.; Marres, H.; Wollersheim, H.; Grol, R. (2009) Implementation of integrated care for patients with cancer: a systematic review of interventions and effects. Funding for quicker cancer care. International Journal for Quality in Health Care 21 (2): 137-144 NHS The NHS beyond the Budget http://www.kingsfund.org.uk/discuss/the_kings_fund_blog/the_nhs_beyond_the.html 2009 Budget http://www.kingsfund.org.uk/research/topics/2009_budget/ Lomas,C. (2009) Why nurses are vital in beating cancer: Thanks to nurse-led services NHS cancer care has developed significantly in a decade. Nursing Times 105 (11): 8- 10 The, L. O. (2009) Does the UK really have an effective cancer plan? Revisited. Lancet Oncology 10 (4): 305 Richards,M. (2009) Assessment of the NHS cancer plan in England. Lancet Oncology 10 (4): 311 Sikora,K. (2009) Was the NHS cancer plan worth the effort? Lancet Oncology 10 (4):312-313
  2. 2. Gap in care 'has to be bridged' http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/7974994.stm 'Ban smoking in hospital grounds' http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/wales/7977369.stm Church should fund NHS chaplains http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/7988476.stm Scottish prescription charges cut http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/7974787.stm Prescription charges for people with cancer and those with long term conditions http://www.dh.gov.uk/en/Healthcare/Medicinespharmacyandindustry/Reviewofprescr iptioncharges/index.htm Big shake-up in NI health service http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/northern_ireland/7975688.stm Cancer services hit by new EU rules http://www.theherald.co.uk/display.var.2499039.0.0.php?utag=39434 NHS to publish death rates on web http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/8003518.stm Doctors 'must root out bad care' http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/8002900.stm New cleaners to blitz dirty wards http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/8003097.stm NHS patients will be able to choose consultant, Tories pledge http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2009/apr/14/nhs-conservatives-consultant-choice Downturn debate call over cancer http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/scotland/7995837.stm NHS can’t afford to keep on saving lives, says cancer expert http://www.sundayherald.com/display.var.2501463.0.0.php?utag=39434 Families, Children and Relationships Roth, M.; Lin, J.; Kim, M.; Moody, K. (2009) Pediatric Oncologists' Views Toward the Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Children With Cancer. Journal of Pediatric Hematology 31 (3):177-182.
  3. 3. Jangland, E.; Gunningberg, L.; Carlsson, M. (2009) Patients' and relatives' complaints about encounters and communication in health care: Evidence for quality improvement. Patient Education and Counseling 75 (2): 199-204 Wong, W. K.; Ussher, J. (2009) Bereaved informal cancer carers making sense of their palliative care experiences at home. Health and Social Care in the Community 17 (3): 274-282 Cantrell,M.A. and Conte,T.M. (2009) Between being cured and being healed: the paradox of childhood cancer survivorship. Qualitative Health Research 19(3):312- 22. Hope for child cancer treatment http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/7811161.stm Spinetta, J. J.; Jankovic, M.; Masera, G.; Ablin, A. R.; Barr, R. D.; Arush, M. W.; DAngio, G. J.; Van Dongen-Melman, J.; Eden, T.; Epelman, C. Optimal care for the child with cancer: A summary statement from the SIOP working committee on psychosocial issues in pediatric oncology. Pediatric Blood and Cancer 52 (7): 904- 907 Family Planning When Cancer Intrudes http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/21/health/21brod.html?_r=1&emc=tnt&tntemail1= y Papastavrou, E.; Charalambous, A.; Tsangari, H. Exploring the other side of cancer care: The informal caregiver. European Journal of Oncology Nursing 13 (2):128-136 With Son in Remission, Family Looks for Coverage http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/21/us/21uninsured.html?_r=1&th&emc=th Reid, J.; McKenna, H.; Fitzsimons, D.; McCance, T. (2009) The experience of cancer cachexia: A qualitative study of advanced cancer patients and their family members. International Journal of Nursing Studies 46 (5): 606-616 Kline, N.E. Editorial: Pain Control at the End of Life for Children With Cancer. Journal of Pediatric Oncology Nursing 26 (2): 67 Moore, J.B.; Kaffenberger, C.; Goldberg, P.; Oh, K.M.; Hudspeth, R. (2009) School Reentry for Children With Cancer: Perceptions of Nurses, School Personnel, and Parents. Journal of Pediatric Oncology Nursing 26 (2): 86-99 Stegenga, K.; Ward-Smith, P. (2009) On Receiving the Diagnosis of Cancer: The Adolescent Perspective. Journal of Pediatric Oncology Nursing 26 (2): 75-80 Benkel, I.; Wijk, H.; Molander, U. (2009) Family and friends provide most social support for the bereaved. Palliative Medicine 23 (2): 142-150 Hudson, P.; Thomas, T.; Quinn, K.; Aranda, S. (2009) Family meetings in palliative care: are they effective? Palliative Medicine 23 (2): 151-158
  4. 4. Zwahlen,D.: Hagenbuch,N.; Carley,M.I.; Jenewein,J.; Buchi,S. (2009) Posttraumatic growth in cancer patients and partners-effects of role, gender and the dyad on couples' posttraumatic growth experience. Psychooncology Epub ahead of print Fergus KD, Gray RE. (2009) Relationship vulnerabilities during breast cancer: patient and partner perspectives. Psychooncology Epub ahead of print Systematic Symptom Improvement (Including Treatmentand telemedicine) Lundh Hagelin,C.; *Wengström,Y.; Fürst,C.J. Patterns of fatigue related to advanced disease and radiotherapy in patients with cancer-a comparative cross-sectional study of fatigue intensity and characteristics. Supportive Care in Cancer 17 (5):519-26. Lundh Hagelin,C.; *Wengström,Y.; Åhsberg,E.; Fürst,C.J. (2009) Fatigue dimensions in patients with advanced cancer in relation to time of survival and quality of life. Palliative Medicine 23 (2):171–178. Advances Elusive in the Long Drive to Cure Cancer http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/24/health/policy/24cancer.html?_r=1&th&emc=th Cancer brake 'could halt disease' http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/8007023.stm Pancreatic cancer therapy 'hope' http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/8004980.stm Soga, Y.; Yamasuji, Y.; Kudo, C.; Matsuura-Yoshimoto, K.; Yamabe, K.; Sugiura, Y.; Maeda, Y.; Ishimaru, F.; Tanimoto, M.; Nishimura, F. (2009) Febrile neutropenia and periodontitis: lessons from a case periodontal treatment in the intervals between chemotherapy cycles for leukemia reduced febrile neutropenia. Supportive Care in Cancer 17 (5):581-587. Tomlinson, D.; Gibson, F.; Treister, N.; Baggott, C.; Judd, P.; Hendershot, E.; Maloney, A. M.; Doyle, J.; Feldman, B.; Sung, L. (2009) Designing an oral mucositis assessment instrument for use in children: generating items using a nominal group technique. Supportive Care in Cancer 17 (5):555-562. Delgado-Guay, M.; Parsons, H. A.; Li, Z.; Palmer, J. L.; Bruera, E. (2009) Symptom distress in advanced cancer patients with anxiety and depression in the palliative care setting. Supportive Care in Cancer 17 (5): 573-579. Savard, M. H.; Savard, J.; Quesnel, C.; Ivers, H. (2009) The Influence of Breast Cancer Treatment on the Occurrence of Hot Flashes. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management 37 (4):687-697.
  5. 5. Esther Kim, J. E.; Dodd, M. J.; Aouizerat, B. E.; Jahan, T.; Miaskowski, C. A Review of the Prevalence and Impact of Multiple Symptoms in Oncology Patients. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management 37 (4):715-736 Vaccine Extends Survival in Prostate Cancer http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/29/business/29dendreon.html?_r=1&emc=tnt&tnte mail1=y Koshino, M. Efficacy of Oral Cavity Care in Preventing Stomatitis (Mucositis) in Cancer Chemotherapy. Japanese Journal of Cancer and Chemotherapy 36 (3):447- 452. Midtgaard, J.; Baadsgaard, M. T.; Moller, T.; Rasmussen, B.; Quist, M.; Andersen, C.; Rorth, M.; Adamsen, L. (2009) Self-reported physical activity behaviour; exercise motivation and information among Danish adult cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy. European Journal of Oncology Nursing 13 (2):116-121. Homeopathy 'eases cancer therapy' http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/7998884.stm Letters-The Sky-High Cost of Treating Cancer http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/20/opinion/l20cancer.html?_r=1&emc=tnt&tntemai l1=y Teh, C. F.; Karp, J. F.; Kleinman, A.; Reynolds, III, C. F.; Weiner, D. K.; Cleary, P. D. (2009) Older People's Experiences of Patient-Centered Treatment for Chronic Pain: A Qualitative Study. Pain Medicine 10 (3):521-530. Blowers, E.; Hall, K. Adverse events in bevacizumab and chemotherapy: patient management. British Journal of Nursing 18 (7):424-428. Doctors Face Fiscal Squeeze for Treatment http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/15/business/15pillbar.html?_r=1&emc=tnt&tntemai l1=y Insurance Lags as Cancer Care Comes in a Pill http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/15/business/15pill.html?_r=1&emc=tnt&tntemail1 =y Promising Test for Dendreon’s Prostate Cancer Drug http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/15/business/15cancer.html?_r=1&emc=tnt&tntemai l1=y Boy's treatment 'may save others' http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/leicestershire/7979409.stm Luctkar-Flude, M.; Groll, D.; Woodend, K.; Tranmer, J. (2009) Fatigue and Physical Activity in Older Patients With Cancer: A Six-Month Follow-Up Study. Oncology Nursing Forum 36 (2):194-202.
  6. 6. Spall, K. (2009) NICE is making life difficult for cancer patients. British Journal of Nursing 18 (6):344. Moore, K. N.; Frank, S. G.; Alward, E. K.; Landrum, L. M.; Myers, T. K.; Walker, J. L.; Gold, M. A.; McMeekin, D. S.; Vesely, S. K.; Mannel, R. S. (2009) Adjuvant chemotherapy for the "oldest old" ovarian cancer patients. Cancer 115 (7):1472- 1480. More may not be better for bladder cancer: study http://www.reuters.com/article/scienceNews/idUSTRE5375X120090408 Blowers, E.; Hall, K. (2009) Managing adverse events in the use of bevacizumab and chemotherapy. British Journal of Nursing 18 (6):351-358 Long Term Conditions/Survivorship Weide, R.; Mergenthaler, U.; Pandorf, A.; Arndt, H.; Heymanns, J.; Thomalla, J.; Koppler, H. Improved Survival of Patients with Metastatic Breast Cancer in Routine Care: Results of a Retrospective Study in a Community-Based Oncology Group Practice 1995-2005. Onkologie 32 (3):107-113. Lau-Walker, M.; Thompson, D. R. (2009) Self-management in long-term health conditions-A complex concept poorly understood and applied? Patient Education and Counseling 75 (2):290-292. Rachet, B.; Maringe, C.; Nur, U.; Quaresma, M.; Shah, A.; Woods, L. M.; Ellis, L.; Walters, S.; Forman, D.; Steward, J. (2009) Population-based cancer survival trends in England and Wales up to 2007: an assessment of the NHS cancer plan for England. Lancet Oncology 10 (4):351-369. Zhao, L.; Portier, K.; Stein, K.; Baker, F.; Smith, T. (2009) Exploratory Factor Analysis of the Cancer Problems in Living Scale: A Report from the American Cancer Societys Studies of Cancer Survivors. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management 37 (4):676-686. Seibaek, L.; Petersen, L. K. (2009) Nurse-led rehabilitation after gynaecological cancer surgery. Supportive Care in Cancer 17 (5):601-605. Sanda, M. G. (2009) Live longer but not better yet. Lancet Oncology 10 (4):313-314. Chambers, S.K.; Lynch, B.M.; Aitken, J.; Baade, P. Relationship Over Time Between Psychological Distress and Physical Activity in Colorectal Cancer Survivors. Journal of Clinical Oncology 27 (10):1600-1606. Anon. (2009) Experiences of living as a cancer survivor. Nursing Times 105 (12- Supp):4-5.
  7. 7. Anon. (2009) How can nurses support cancer survivors? Nursing Times 105 (12- Supp):6-7. Anon. (2009) Self-management programmes for survivors. Nursing Times 105 (12- Supp): 8-9. Anon. (2009) The long-term effects of cancer treatment. Nursing Times 105 (12- Supp):10-11. Anon. (2009) Caring for the carers. Nursing Times 105 (12-Supp): 12-13. Anon. (2009) Smoothing the move to adult services. Nursing Times 105 (12-Supp): 14 Anon. (2009) Filling the gaps in research. Nursing Times 105 (12-Supp): 15-15 Stevinson, C.; Capstick, V.; Schepansky, A.; Tonkin, K.; Vallance, J. K.; Ladha, A. B.; Steed, H.; Faught, W.; Courneya, K. S. (2009) Physical activity preferences of ovarian cancer survivors. Psychooncology 18 (4):422-428. Pinto, B. M.; Rabin, C.; Dunsiger, S. (2009) Home-based exercise among cancer survivors: adherence and its predictors. Psychooncology 18 (4):369-376. Takken, T.; van der Torre, P.; Zwerink, M.; Hulzebos, E. H.; Bierings, M.; Helders, P. J.; van der Net, J (2009) Development, feasibility and efficacy of a community- based exercise training program in pediatric cancer survivors. Psychooncology 18 (4):440-448. .Snyder, D. C.; Morey, M. C.; Sloane, R.; Stull, V.; Cohen, H. J.; Peterson, B.; Pieper, C.; Hartman, T. J.; Miller, P. E.; Mitchell, D. C. (2009) Reach out to ENhancE Wellness in Older Cancer Survivors (RENEW): design, methods and recruitment challenges of a home-based exercise and diet intervention to improve physical function among long-term survivors of breast, prostate, and colorectal cancer. Psychooncology 18 (4):429-439 Rogers, L. Q.; Markwell, S. J.; Verhulst, S.; McAuley, E.; Courneya, K. S. (2009) Rural breast cancer survivors: exercise preferences and their determinants. Psychooncology 18 (4):412-421. Harrison, S.; Hayes, S. C.; Newman, B. (2009) Level of physical activity and characteristics associated with change following breast cancer diagnosis and treatment. Psychooncology 18 (4):387-394. Emery, C. F.; Yang, H. C.; Frierson, G. M.; Peterson, L. J.; Suh, S. (2009) Determinants of physical activity among women treated for breast cancer in a 5-year longitudinal follow-up investigation. Psychooncology 18 (4):377-386 Coups, E. J.; Park, B. J.; Feinstein, M. B.; Steingart, R. M.; Egleston, B. L.; Wilson, D. J.; Ostroff, J. S (2009) Correlates of physical activity among lung cancer survivors. Psychooncology 18 (4):395-404.
  8. 8. Cadmus, L. A.; Salovey, P.; Yu, H.; Chung, G.; Kasl, S.; Irwin, M. L. (2009) Exercise and quality of life during and after treatment for breast cancer: results of two randomized controlled trials. Psychooncology 18 (4):343-352. Hawkes, A. L.; Gollschewski, S.; Lynch, B. M.; Chambers, S. (2009) A telephone- delivered lifestyle intervention for colorectal cancer survivors `CanChange': a pilot study. Psychooncology 18 (4):449-455. Perkins, H. Y.; Baum, G. P.; Carmack Taylor, C. L.; Basen-Engquist, K. M. (2009) Effects of treatment factors, comorbidities and health-related quality of life on self- efficacy for physical activity in cancer survivors. Psychooncology 18 (4):405-411. Courneya, K. S. (2009) Physical activity in cancer survivors: a field in motion. Psychooncology 18 (4):337-342. Christina Applegate, what are you smoking?! You're a cancer survivor! http://www.nydailynews.com/gossip/2009/04/10/2009-04- 10_christina_applegate_whatre_you_smoking.html Snyder, C. F.; Frick, K. D.; Peairs, K. S.; Kantsiper, M. E.; Herbert, R. J.; Blackford, A. L.; Wolff, A. C.; Earle, C. C. (2009) Comparing Care for Breast Cancer Survivors to Non-Cancer Controls: A Five-Year Longitudinal Study. Journal of General Internal Medicine 24 (4):469-474 Rosedale, M. Survivor Loneliness of Women Following Breast Cancer. Oncology Nursing Forum 36 (2):175-184. Rehwaldt, M.; Wickham, R.; Purl, S.; Tariman, J.; Blendowski, C.; Shott, S.; Lappe, M. (2009) Self-Care Strategies to Cope With Taste Changes After Chemotherapy. Oncology Nursing Forum 36 (2):157. Clayton, M.F.; Dudley, W.N. (2009) Patient-Centered Communication During Oncology Follow-Up Visits for Breast Cancer Survivors: Content and Temporal Structure. Oncology Nursing Forum 36 (2):159. Tan, T.; Brett, S.J.; Stokes, T.; Guideline Development Group. (2009) Guidelines: Rehabilitation after critical illness: summary of NICE guidance. British Medical Journal 7697:767-769. Anon (2009) Embracing life to the full: The Living Well Centre provides support, such as art sessions, counselling and complementary therapies, to meet cancer survivors' long-term needs. Cancer Nursing Practice 8 (2):12-15. Berry, L. (2009) Survivors need support to adjust to life after diagnosis. Cancer Nursing Practice 8 (2):3. Anon. (2009) Providing appropriate information about the risk of recurrence of breast cancer. Cancer Nursing Practice 8 (2):37-39
  9. 9. Anon (2009) The benefits of a nurse and dietician-led follow-up clinic in head and neck cancer. Cancer Nursing Practice 8 (2):23-27. Involvement Newsletter from the NHS Centre for Involvement (NCI) http://www.nhscentreforinvolvement.nhs.uk/docs/Newsletter%2016%20- %20April%202009.pdf Kreindler, S. A. (2009) Patient involvement and the politics of methodology Canadian Public Administration 52 (1):113-124. Maher, L.; Baxter, H. (2009) Working in partnership with service users. British Journal of Health Care Management. 15 (4):172-175. Milligan, J. (2009) The burden of choice: Some patients want the experts to decide. Nursing Standard 23 (32):2. Joining up-Involving people can be a joy not a chore, says Richard Wilson http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/joepublic/2009/apr/08/second-thoughts Heldal,F.; Steinsbekk,A. (2009) Norwegian Healthcare Professionals' Perceptions of Patient Knowledge and Involvement as Basis for Decision Making in Hematology. Oncology Nursing Forum 36 (2):161. Mauri,E.; Vegni,E.; Lozza,E.; Parker,P.A.; Moja,E.A. (2009) An exploratory study on the Italian patients' preferences regarding how they would like to be told about their cancer. Supportive Care in Cancer. Epub ahead of print. Experiences Thousands watch Goody's funeral http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/7982970.stm Cancer sufferers are facing poverty, says charity http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/glasgow_and_west/8003067.stm 'I’m confident that my mother had the best death possible' http://www.theherald.co.uk/display.var.2504841.0.0.php?utag=39434 Ensuring compassionate care http://www.kingsfund.org.uk/research/projects/improving_patients_experience_the_p oint_of_care/compassion/ Actress Fawcett reassures fans http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/7985008.stm Actress Fawcett leaves hospital
  10. 10. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/7994786.stm Voices of Lung Cancer http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/04/22/voices-of-lung-cancer/ Bullen,K.; Matthews,S.; Edwards,S.; Marke,V. (2009) Exploring men's experiences of penile cancer surgery to improve rehabilitation. Nursing Times 105 (12):20-4. Teno, J.M.; Lima, J.C.; Lyons, K.D. (2009) Cancer Patient Assessment and Reports of Excellence: Reliability and Validity of Advanced Cancer Patient Perceptions of the Quality of Care. Journal of Clinical Oncology 27 (10):1621-1626. Health: 'I feel my brain is not my own'. After chemotherapy, patients can experience huge cognitive problems. For many, it's the last straw. Lucy Atkins reports http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/2009/apr/21/chemotherapy-cancer- chemobrain Bullen, K.; Matthews, S.; Edwards, S.; Marke, V. (2009) Exploring men's experiences of penile cancer surgery to improve Rehabilitation. Nursing Times 105 (12):20-25. Harrington, J.M.; Jones, E.G.; Badger, T. (2009) Body Image Perceptions in Men With Prostate Cancer. Oncology Nursing Forum 36 (2):167-174. Happy talking-Giving people with learning disabilities a say in their hospital treatment is helping transform services http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2009/apr/08/learning-disabilities Katz, A. (2009) Gay and Lesbian Patients With Cancer. Oncology Nursing Forum 36 (2):203-208. Donelle, L.; Hoffman-Goetz, L. Functional health literacy and cancer care conversations in online forums for retired persons. Informatics for Health and Social Care 34 (1):59-72. Newsnight-Cancer On Monday, 6 April, 2009 Newsnight will broadcast a special programme on cancer. We will be examining how effective cancer care is in the UK compared with the rest of Europe, and look at the latest scientific breakthroughs that offer new hope to sufferers. We will also be assessing how attitudes have changed to the disease with the help of Woman's Hour's Jenni Murray. To help us we would like you to tell us, in no more than one sentence, your reaction to the word cancer. http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/newsnight/fromthewebteam/2009/03/cancer.html UK still behind on cancer targets http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/programmes/newsnight/7985214.stm
  11. 11. In Cancer, a Deeper Faith. New York Times editor Dana Jennings writes each week about coping with an aggressive form of prostate cancer. http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/04/07/in-cancer-a-deeper-faith/ Jayadevappa,R.; Chhatre,S.; Wein,A.J.; Malkowicz,S.B. (2009) Predictors of patient reported outcomes and cost of care in younger men with newly diagnosed prostate cancer. Prostate Epub ahead of print Cause celeb: Landale on lymphoma http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/7968603.stm A Bond Shaped by Illness, but Not Defined by It http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/21/health/21case.html?nl=8hlth&emc=hltha1 http://video.nytimes.com/video/2009/04/20/science/1194839151935/cases-dana- jennings.html?nl=8hlth&emc=hlthb3 Information Mc Parland, N.A. Addressing the information needs of patients with prostate cancer: A literature review. Journal of Radiotherapy In Practice 8 (1):23-34. Palliative/End of Life Care Dignitas defends assisted suicide http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/7977017.stm Morita, T.; Murata, H.; Kishi, E.; Miyashita, M.; Yamaguchi, T.; Uchitomi, Y. (2009) Meaninglessness in Terminally Ill Cancer Patients: A Randomized Controlled Study. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management 37 (4):649-658. Call over support for the dying http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/8003147.stm Assisted suicide 'danger' claim http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/8008736.stm The One Show Broadcaster and writer John Humphrys makes a poignant visit to his boyhood home, and talks about his new book ‘The Welcome Visitor: Living well, dying well’ about how we approach death. http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b00jkrlb/The_One_Show_02_04_2009/ My father deserved a better way to die By turning a blind eye to those choosing assisted suicide abroad, we ignore the wishes of many here. http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2009/mar/29/john-humphrys-assisted- suicide
  12. 12. The Welcome Visitor: by John Humphrys and Dr Sarah Jarvis: review http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/books/bookreviews/5060333/The-Welcome- Visitor-by-John-Humphrys-and-Dr-Sarah-Jarvis-review.html Dignitas prepares legal challenge over assisted suicide for healthy people http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2009/apr/02/assisted-suicide-swiss-clinic-dignitas Anon (2009) In depth: palliative care 1: principles and end-of-life care. Nursing Times 105 (13):14-16. Friebert, S. (2009) Pain management for children with cancer at the end of life: Beginning steps toward a standard of care. Pediatric Blood and Cancer 52 (7):749- 750. Lundstrom, S. Treating Cancer-Related Pain in Palliative Care. Journal of Pain and Palliative Care Pharmacotherapy 23 (1):76-78. George, R.; Craig, F. Palliative care for young people with cancer. Cancer Forum 33 (1):28-33. Yoo, J. S.; Lee, J.; Chang, S. J. (2009) Family Experiences in End-of-Life Care: A Literature Review. Asian Nursing Research 2 (4):223-234. Risk/Prevention/Screening NHS under pressure for new cervical cancer test provision http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2009/apr/02/cervical-cancer-india-test-smear Mutation 'sparks most melanoma' http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/7985323.stm Cancer screening could save 140 lives http://www.theherald.co.uk/display.var.2499029.0.0.php?utag=39434 The, L. (2009) Breast cancer on the night shift. Lancet 373 (9669):1054. How infection may spark leukaemia http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/7973678.stm One 20-year-old a day diagnosed with dangerous skin cancer http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/2009/apr/08/skin-cancer-research-young- women-danger-sun-beds Screening may bring end to cancer biopsies http://www.theherald.co.uk/display.var.2501577.0.0.php?utag=39434 ‘Jade Goody effect’ increases waiting times for cervical cancer screening results
  13. 13. http://www.nursingtimes.net/5000842.article Paying a Price for Loving Red Meat http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/28/business/28glaxo.html?_r=1&emc=tnt&tntemail 1=y Women Who Keep Ovaries Live Longer http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/28/health/research/28ovar.html?_r=1&emc=tnt&tnt email1=y Paying a Price for Loving Red Meat http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/28/health/28brod.html?_r=1&emc=tnt&tntemail1= y Walnuts may prevent breast cancer http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/8009647.stm Walnuts may lessen breast cancer risk http://www.theherald.co.uk/display.var.2503440.0.0.php?utag=39434 Overcooking meat linked to cancer http://www.theherald.co.uk/display.var.2503424.0.0.php?utag=39434 Cancer is ‘not bad luck but lifestyle’, says expert http://www.theherald.co.uk/display.var.2502966.0.0.php?utag=39434 Alsina, D. (2009)We must action to address the barriers to bowel screening. Nursing Times 105 (12):11. Fox, S. A.; Heritage, J.; Stockdale, S. E.; Asch, S. M.; Duan, N.; Reise, S. P. (2009) Cancer screening adherence: Does physician-patient communication matter? Patient Education and Counseling 75 (2):178-184. 'Wi-fi in schools may give children cancer' http://news.scotsman.com/education/39Wifi-in-schools-may-give.5156371.jp Lack of breast cancer knowledge ‘alarming’ http://www.theherald.co.uk/display.var.2502292.0.0.php?utag=39434 Women 'unaware' of breast cancer http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/8001167.stm Bracelet could 'warn' of sunburn http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/7997639.stm Alcohol flush 'shows cancer risk' http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/7961943.stm One speck of blood or tissue may be enough to diagnose cancer http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/uk/science/article6082812.ece
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