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  • 1. CCRC-Current Awareness Bulletin-February 2008 Cancer Care Bilimoria, K. Y.; Stewart, A. K.; Winchester, D. P.; Ko, C. Y. 2008 The National Cancer Data Base: A Powerful Initiative to Improve Cancer Care in the United States. ANNALS OF SURGICAL ONCOLOGY 15 (3) p683-690 Monday 4 February Radio 4-Catching up with Cancer, 11.00-11.30am .Penny Marshall asks why our survival rates are very low compared to those of other European countries, despite record investments in cancer care and huge scientific advances in radiotherapy and chemotherapy. Have you say on the programme’s website. http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/science/catchingupwithcancer.shtml Aiello Bowles, E. J.; Tuzzio, L.; Wiese, C. J.; Kirlin, B.; Greene, S. M.; Clauser, S. B.; Wagner, E. H. 2008 Understanding high-quality cancer care. CANCER VOL 112 (4) p934-942 Onega, T.; Duell, E. J.; Shi, X.; Wang, D.; Demidenko, E.; Goodman, D. 2008 Geographic access to cancer care in the U.S. CANCER 112 (4) p909-918 Aitini, E.; Cavazzini, G. Design and architecture in oncology as supportive care for cancer Patients. TUMORI 93 (6) p645-646
  • 2. Burton, A. 2008 Do family doctors get enough oncology training?. LANCET ONCOLOGY 9 (2) p94-95 Work begins on £8m cancer service project http://www.theherald.co.uk/display.var.2036361.0.0.php?utag=39434 New breed of surgeon training to save rural hospitals http://www.theherald.co.uk/display.var.2033598.0.0.php?utag=39434 NHS/DoH/Policy etc Better Cancer Care - A Discussion A national discussion has been launched on future priorities for cancer care in Scotland. This will give patients, carers, healthcare professionals and the public the opportunity to reflect on the progress made in recent years, acknowledge some of the challenges that remain and help the Scottish Government to focus activity on improving services. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2008/02/06140628/0 http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Health/health/cancer/improving- cancer-care Get Involved- http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Health/health/cancer/improving- cancer-care/get-involved Future of cancer care http://www.scotland.gov.uk/News/Releases/2008/02/12100607 Sturgeon announces cancer care overhaul in bid to tackle rising rates of disease http://news.scotsman.com/latestnews/Sturgeon-announces-cancer- care-overhaul.3770609.jp Sturgeon launches debate on cancer care http://www.theherald.co.uk/display.var.2039461.0.0.php?utag=39434 Views wanted on cancer strategy http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/7240585.stm Sturgeon sets out health spending http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/7235383.stm
  • 3. Sturgeon unveils £10bn Scotland health budget http://www.theherald.co.uk/display.var.2030593.0.0.php?utag=39434 Sturgeon unveils £10bn health spending http://www.theherald.co.uk/display.var.2032100.0.0.php?utag=39434 NHS Scotland Bulletin. Issue 6. February 2008 Centre to improve patient care http://www.scotland.gov.uk/News/Releases/2008/02/04094521 Better Care: Better Lives. Launch of a £20m boost to improve palliative care services for the thousands of children with life-limiting or life- threatening conditions. http://www.dh.gov.uk/en/Publicationsandstatistics/Publications/Publicati onsPolicyAndGuidance/DH_083106 NHS changes 'are yet to deliver' http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/7243379.stm Cancer plan 'needs more funding' (England) http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/7257537.stm EU-wide cancer approach 'needed' http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/7228402.stm News Change of culture demands health becomes a priority http://news.scotsman.com/health/Change-of-culture-demands- health.3805149.jp Is cancer insurance 'voodoo' ? http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/programmes/7189387.stm Scotland: The deeply divided land http://news.scotsman.com/scotland/Scotland-The-deeply-divided- land.3799649.jp Cancer woman in drugs fight win http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/cornwall/7224157.stm Sisters undergo surgery to beat cancer curse
  • 4. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml? xml=/news/2008/02/02/ncancer102.xml Salmond hails cancer care centre http://ukpress.google.com/article/ALeqM5giRElhLdvY_H2XlIBYcB C2t6hckA Cash milestone for cancer centre http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/somerset/7221141.stm Ministers target GPs over hours http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/7223245.stm Plan to boost dying children care http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/7252301.stm Study Finds Cancer Diagnosis Linked to Insurance http://www.nytimes.com/2008/02/18/health/18cancer.html? _r=1&ref=health&oref=slogin Divided Scotland revealed by extensive study http://www.sundayherald.com/display.var.2050618.0.0.php?utag=39434 Bobby Robson in cancer centre drive http://ukpress.google.com/article/ALeqM5g7IsP8e- uTbijAz_hut4XMc12fxQ Burki, T 2008 Film review-The Bucket List. LANCET ONCOLOGY 9 (2) 2008 p103-104 Anti-cancer jab 'could be available in a few years' http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/main.jhtml? view=DETAILS&grid=&xml=/earth/2008/02/04/scicancer104.xml Unborn twins 'kicked out cancer' http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/london/7226730.stm
  • 5. Long Term Conditions Halmin, M. x.; Bellocco, R.; Lagerlund, M.; Karlsson, P.; Tejler, G. x.; Lambe, M. 2008 Long-term inequalities in breast cancer survival - a ten year follow-up study of patients managed within a National Health Care System (Sweden) ACTA ONCOLOGICA 47 (2) p216-224 Lee,M.K. et al 2008 Employment status and work-related difficulties in stomach cancer survivors compared with the general population. British Journal of Cancer. 98 p708-715 Arroyave, W.D.; Clipp, E.C.; Miller, P.E.; Jones, L.W.; Ward, D.S.; Bonner, M.J.; Rosoff, P.M.; Snyder, D.C.; Demark-Wahnefried, W. 2008 Childhood Cancer Survivors' Perceived Barriers to Improving Exercise and Dietary Behaviors. ONCOLOGY NURSING FORUM 35 (1) p121- 130 Survived Cancer, Want Job http://www.newsweek.com/id/109607 Yang HC, Thornton LM, Shapiro CL, Andersen BL. 2008 Surviving recurrence: Psychological and quality-of-life recovery. Cancer Feb 5; In press. Trzcieniecka-Green, A.; Bargiel-Matusiewicz, K.; Borczyk, J. Quality of life of patients after laryngectomy. JOURNAL OF PHYSIOLOGY AND PHARMACOLOGY 58 (SUPP/5) p699-704 Ridner, S.H.; Dietrich, M.S. 2008 Self-Reported Comorbid Conditions and Medication Usage in Breast Cancer Survivors With and Without Lymphedema. ONCOLOGY NURSING FORUM 35 (1) p57-64 Winterling, J.; Glimelius, B.; Nordin, K. 2008 The importance of expectations on the recovery period after cancer treatment. PSYCHOONCOLOGY 17 (2) p190-198 Samson, A.; Siam, H. 2008 Adapting to major chronic illness: A proposal for a comprehensive task-model approach. PATIENT EDUCATION AND COUNSELING 70 (3) pp. 426-429 KYDD, A. 2008 The patient experience of being a delayed discharge. JOURNAL OF NURSING MANAGEMENT 16 (2) p121-126
  • 6. Edmondson, D.; Park, C. L.; Blank, T. O.; Fenster, J. R.; Mills, M. A.2008 Deconstructing spiritual well-being: existential well-being and HRQOL in cancer survivors. PSYCHOONCOLOGY 17 (2) p161-169 Families, Children and Relationships Thastum, M.; Johansen, M.B.; Gubba, L.; Olesen, L.B.; Romer, G.2008 Coping, Social Relations, and Communication: A Qualitative Exploratory Study of Children of Parents with Cancer. CLINICAL CHILD PSYCHOLOGY AND PSYCHIATRY 13 (1) p 123-138 Sandaunet A.G. 2008 The challenge of fitting in: non-participation and withdrawal from an online self-help group for breast cancer patients. Sociology Health and Illness 30(1) p131-44. Jones B.L. 2008 Promoting healthy development among survivors of adolescent cancer. Family and Community Health. 31 Supplement 1pS61-70. Charity ride father loses benefit http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/leicestershire/7228611.stm Schumacher, K.L.; Stewart, B.J.; Archbold, P.G.; Caparro, M.; Mutale, F.; Agrawal, S. 2008 Effects of Caregiving Demand, Mutuality, and Preparedness on Family Caregiver Outcomes During Cancer Treatment. ONCOLOGY NURSING FORUM 35 (1) p49-56 Elmberger, E.; Bolund, C.; Magnusson, A.; Lutzen, K.; Andershed, B. 2008 Being a Mother With Cancer: Achieving a Sense of Balance in the Transition Process. CANCER NURSING 31 (1) 58-66 Juarez, G.; Ferrell, B.; Uman, G.; Podnos, Y.; Wagman, L.D. Distress and Quality of Life Concerns of Family Caregivers of Patients Undergoing Palliative Surgery. CANCER NURSING 31 (1) p10 Shell, J.A.; Carolan, M.; Zhang, Y.; Meneses, K.D. 2008 The Longitudinal Effects of Cancer Treatment on Sexuality in Individuals With Lung Cancer. ONCOLOGY NURSING FORUM 35 (1) p73-80 Stiffler, D.; Haase, J.; Hosei, B.; Barada, B. Parenting Experiences With Adolescent Daughters When Mothers Have Breast Cancer. ONCOLOGY NURSING FORUM 35 (1) p113-120
  • 7. Soliman, H.; Agresta, S.V. 2008 Current Issues in Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Survivorship. CANCER CONTROL 15 (1) p55-62 Stajduhar, K.I.; Martin, W.L.; Barwich, D.; Fyles, G.Factors Influencing Family Caregivers' Ability to Cope With Providing End-of-Life Cancer Care at Home. CANCER NURSING 31 (1) p 77-85 My Crazy Life. Channel 4 Friday 15 Feb 2008, 11:00 Observational documentary series about teenage lives. 19-year-old Ellen lives in two worlds: in one she is a student dancer and in the other she is a cancer patient. While she's been diagnosed with an aggressive form of bone cancer that continues to spread, she is determined to live life to the full. De Bolle, M.; De Clercq, B.; De Fruyt, F.; Benoit, Y. 2008 Self- and Parental Perspectives on Quality of Life in Children with Cancer. JOURNAL OF PSYCHOSOCIAL ONCOLOGY 26 (2) p35-48 Palm, I.; Friedrichsen, M. 2008 The lived experience of closeness in partners of cancer patients. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PALLIATIVE NURSING 14 (1) p6-15 Manii, D.; Ammerman, D. 2008 Men and Cancer: A Study of the Needs of Male Cancer Patients in Treatment. JOURNAL OF PSYCHOSOCIAL ONCOLOGY 26 (2) p87-102 Anon. 2008 A Normal Life With an Unhealthy Body: Self-identity in Adolescents Growing up With Chronic Illness. PEDIATRICS 121 (2) pS103 Tomarken, A.; Holland, J.; Schachter, S.; Vanderwerker, L.; Zuckerman, E.; Nelson, C.; Coups, E.; Ramirez, P. M.; Prigerson, H. 2008 Factors of complicated grief pre-death in caregivers of cancer patients. PSYCHOONCOLOGY 17 (2) p 105-111 Drabe, N.; Zwahlen, D.; Buchi, S.; Moergeli, H.; Zwahlen, R. A.; Jenewein, J. 2008 Psychiatric morbidity and quality of life in wives of men with long-term head and neck cancer. PSYCHOONCOLOGY 17 (2) p199-204 Lewis, F. M.; Cochrane, B. B.; Fletcher, K. A.; Zahlis, E. H.; Shands, M. E.; Gralow, J. R.; Wu, S. M.; Schmitz, K.Helping Her Heal: a pilot study of an educational counselling intervention for spouses of women with breast cancer. PSYCHOONCOLOGY 17 (2) p 131-137
  • 8. Puterman, J.; Cadell, S.Timing Is Everything: The Experience of Parental Cancer for Young Adult Daughters-A Pilot Study. JOURNAL OF PSYCHOSOCIAL ONCOLOGY 26 (2) p103-121 Sandaunet, A. G. 2008 The challenge of fitting in: non-participation and withdrawal from an online self-help group for breast cancer patients. SOCIOLOGY OF HEALTH AND ILLNESS 30 (1) p131-144 Richter, G. 2007 Greater Patient, Family and Surrogate Involvement in Clinical Ethics Consultation: The Model of Clinical Ethics Liaison Service as a Measure for Preventive Ethics. HEALTHCARE ETHICS COMMITTEE FORUM 19 (4) p 327-340 Jackson, R.; Baird, W.; Davis-Reynolds, L.; Smith, C.; Blackburn, S.; Allsebrook, J. 2008 Qualitative analysis of parents' information needs and psychosocial experiences when supporting children with health care needs. HEALTH INFORMATION AND LIBRARIES JOURNAL 25 (1) p31-37 Teenage Cancer Trust Shows http://www.mtv.co.uk/channel/mtvuk/news/21022008/404160/teenage _cancer_trust_shows_announced Davies, B.; Sehring, S.A.; Partridge, J.C.; Cooper, B.A.; Hughes, A.; Philp, J.C.; Amidi-Nouri, A.; Kramer, R.F. 2008 Barriers to Palliative Care for Children: Perceptions of Pediatric Health Care Providers. PEDIATRICS 121 (2) p282-288 Better Care: Better Lives Launch of a £20m boost to improve palliative care services for the thousands of children with life-limiting or life-threatening conditions. http://www.dh.gov.uk/en/Publicationsandstatistics/Publications/Publicati onsPolicyAndGuidance/DH_083106 Plan to boost dying children care http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/7252301.stm A mother's mission. Wendy Gough lost her son to testicular cancer. She now visits schools, raising awareness and saving lives. http://education.guardian.co.uk/egweekly/story/0,,2257751,00.html Inspired to help children abroad after cancer battle
  • 9. http://news.scotsman.com/scotland/Inspired-to-help-- children.3790124.jp Roing,M. Hirsch,J.M. Inger Holmstrom,I. 2008 Living in a state of suspension - a phenomenological approach to the spouse's experience of oral cancer. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences 22(1) p40-7 Jackson, R.; Baird, W.; Davis-Reynolds, L.; Smith, C.; Blackburn, S.; Allsebrook, J. Qualitative analysis of parents' information needs and psychosocial experiences when supporting children with health care needs. HEALTH INFORMATION AND LIBRARIES JOURNAL 25 (1) p31-37 Older People Esbensen, B. A.; Swane, C. E.; Hallberg, I. R.; Thome, B. 2008 Being given a cancer diagnosis in old age: A phenomenological study. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF NURSING STUDIES 45 (3p393-405 Ribeiro, O.; Paul, C. 2008 Older male carers and the positive aspects of care. AGEING AND SOCIETY 28 (2) p165-184 Systematic Symptom Management Kearney,N. and Friese,C. Clinical practice guidelines for the use of colony-stimulating factors in cancer treatment: implications for oncology nurses. European Journal of Oncology Nursing. 12 p14-25 Anonymous 2007 What Is New in Symptom Management? INTERNATIONAL MS JOURNAL 14 (1) p22-27 Findlay M.; von Minckwitz, G.; Wardley, A. 2008 Effective oral chemotherapy for breast cancer: pillars of strength, ANNALS OF ONCOLOGY 19 (2) p212-222 Finch,T.L. 2008 Future patients? Telehealthcare, roles and responsibilities. Health and Social care in the Community. 16 (1) p86-95 King,G. 2008 Adoption of telemedicine in Scottish remote and rural general practices: a qualitative study. Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare. 13 (8) p382-386 Face to face with the future of remote medical consultations
  • 10. http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2008/feb/07/it.research Given, B.; Given, C. W.; Sikorskii, A.; Jeon, S.; McCorkle, R.; Champion, V.; Decker, D. 2008 Establishing Mild, Moderate, and Severe Scores for Cancer-Related Symptoms: How Consistent and Clinically Meaningful Are Interference-Based Severity Cut-Points?. JOURNAL OF PAIN AND SYMPTOM MANAGEMENT 35 (2) p126-135 Farrell, M.J.; Rose, L. 2008 Use of Mobile Handheld Computers in Clinical Nursing Education. JOURNAL OF NURSING EDUCATION 47 (1) p13-19 Bender, C.M.; Engberg, S.J.; Donovan, H.S.; Cohen, S.M.; Houze, M.P.; Rosenzweig, M.Q.; Mallory, G.A.; Dunbar-Jacob, J.; Sereika, S.M. 2008 Symptom Clusters in Adults With Chronic Health Problems and Cancer as a Comorbidity. ONCOLOGY NURSING FORUM 35 (1) p41-48 Hagen, N. A.; Stiles, C.; Nekolaichuk, C.; Biondo, P.; Carlson, L. E.; Fisher, K.; Fainsinger, R. 2008 The Alberta Breakthrough Pain Assessment Tool for Cancer Patients: A Validation Study Using a Delphi Process and Patient Think-Aloud Interviews. JOURNAL OF PAIN AND SYMPTOM MANAGEMENT 35 (2) p136-152 Pud, D.; Ben Ami, S.; Cooper, B. A.; Aouizerat, B. E.; Cohen, D.; Radiano, R.; Naveh, P.; Nikkhou-Abeles, R.; Hagbi, V.; Kachta, O. 2008 The Symptom Experience of Oncology Outpatients Has a Different Impact on Quality-of-Life Outcomes. JOURNAL OF PAIN AND SYMPTOM MANAGEMENT 35 (2) p162-170 Bender, J. L.; Hohenadel, J.; Wong, J.; Katz, J.; Ferris, L. E.; Shobbrook, C.; Warr, D.; Jadad, A. R. 2008 What Patients with Cancer Want to Know About Pain: A Qualitative Study. JOURNAL OF PAIN AND SYMPTOM MANAGEMENT 35 (2) p177-187 Prostate cancer: diagnosis and treatment http://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/index.jsp?action=byID&o=11924 Anonymous. 2008 Remote Monitoring, Telemedicine Expected to Reshape Healthcare Field. BIOMEDICAL INSTRUMENTATION AND TECHNOLOGY 42 (1 Supp) p 7-8 Noh, D. Y.; Nam, S. J.; Ahn, S. H.; Park, B. W.; Lee, E. S.; Lee, M.
  • 11. K.; Kim, S. H.; Kim, Y. M.; Park, S. M.; Yun, Y. H. 2008 Association of clinical experiences with patient-reported outcomes among breast cancer surgery patients: breast cancer quality care study. QUALITY OF LIFE RESEARCH 17(2) p215-225 AstraZeneca stops trial of lung cancer drug http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2008/feb/28/astrazenecabusiness. pharmaceuticals Waiting times for hospital treatment at record low http://www.theherald.co.uk/display.var.2073952.0.0.php?utag=39434 Boost for patients as queues for operations at all-time low http://www.theherald.co.uk/display.var.2075398.0.0.php?utag=39434 Gross, C. P.; Smith, B. D.; Wolf, E.; Andersen, M. 2008 Racial disparities in cancer therapy. CANCER 112 (4) p900-908 Women urged to check for ovarian cancer symptoms http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2008/02/24/2170941.htm Fletcher, B.S.; Paul, S.M.; Dodd, M.J.; Schumacher, K.; West, C.; Cooper, B.; Lee, K.; Aouizerat, B.; Swift, P.; Wara, W. 2008 Prevalence, Severity, and Impact of Symptoms on Female Family Caregivers of Patients at the Initiation of Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer. JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY 26 (4) p599-605 Nekhlyudov, L.; Nicola, M.; Jung, I.; Buechler, E. 2008 Clinicians' Knowledge and Attitudes about Breast Symptom Management: Is There a Use for Clinical Guidelines? JOURNAL OF WOMENS HEALTH 17 (1) p57-65 Koeniger-Donohue, R. 2008 Handheld Computers in Nursing Education: A PDA Pilot Project. JOURNAL OF NURSING EDUCATION 47 (2) p74-77 Billings, D.M. 2008 Quality Care, Patient Safety, and the Focus on Technology. JOURNAL OF NURSING EDUCATION 47 (2) p51-52 Breakthrough in fight with cancer and heart disease http://www.theherald.co.uk/display.var.2028847.0.0.php?utag=39434
  • 12. Involvement See the Policy section for details on how to give feedback on Better Cancer Care Morris, E.; Haward, R.A.; Gilthorpe, M.S.; Craigs, C.; Forman, D. 2008 The impact of the Calman-Hine report on the processes and outcomes of care for Yorkshire's breast cancer patients. ANNALS OF ONCOLOGY 19 (2) p284-291 What's new in patient and public involvement http://www.dh.gov.uk/en/Managingyourorganisation/PatientAndPublicin volvement/DH_077654 Evolving Practice allows health professionals who have been involved in patient focus and public involvement http://www.evolvingpractice.org/ NHS to be given patient feedback http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/tayside_and_central/7224212.stm Lister,G. 2008 Public engagement in health policy: international lessons. Journal of Management and Marketing in Healthcare 1 (2) p154-165 Vogel, B. A.; Helmes, A. W.; Hasenburg, A. 2008 Concordance between patients desired and actual decision-making roles in breast cancer care. PSYCHOONCOLOGY 17 (2) p182-189 Vogel, B. A.; Helmes, A. W.; Hasenburg, A. Concordance between patients desired and actual decision-making roles in breast cancer care. PSYCHOONCOLOGY 17 (2) p182-189 INVOLVE Newsletter: Winter 2007 - 2008 http://www.invo.org.uk/pdfs/Winter2008d2.pdf NICE Guidelines-Community engagement This guidance aims to support those working with and involving communities in decisions on health improvement that affect them. http://www.nice.org.uk/PH009 Kim, Y. D.; Ross, L. 2008 Developing service user involvement in the South Korean disability services: lessons from the experience of community care policy and practice in UK HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE IN THE COMMUNITY 16 (2) p188-196
  • 13. Cotterell, P. 2008 Exploring the value of service user involvement in data analysis: 'Our interpretation is about what lies below the surface'. EDUCATIONAL ACTION RESEARCH 16 (1) p5-17 Savic, B. S.; Pagon, M. 2008 Individual involvement in health care organizations: differences between professional groups, leaders and employees. STRESS AND HEALTH 24 (1) p 71-84 Martin, G. P.`Ordinary people only': knowledge, representativeness, and the publics of public participation in healthcare. SOCIOLOGY OF HEALTH AND ILLNESS 30 (1) 2008 p35-54 Highly Involved Patients Don't Always See Better Health Outcomes http://www.careandhealth.com/Apps/careandhealth/Pages/Story.aspx? EntityID=2695a640-4044-4468-b368- 7efe522ab95b&Email=sara.walker@stir.ac.uk Oliver, S. R.; Rees, R. W.; Clarke-Jones, L.; Milne, R.; Oakley, A. R.; Gabbay, J.; Stein, K.; Buchanan, P.; Gyte, G. 2008 A multidimensional conceptual framework for analysing public involvement in health services. HEALTH EXPECTATIONS 11 (1) p72-84 Monterosso, L.; Kristjanson, L.J. 2008 Supportive and palliative care needs of families of children who die from cancer: an Australian study. PALLIATIVE MEDICINE 22 (1) p59-70 Yalug, I.; Corapcioglu, F.; Fayda, M.; Aksu, G.; Basar, E.; Yalug, K. x.; Aker, T. 2008 POSTTRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER AND RISK FACTORS IN PARENTS OF CHILDREN WITH A CANCER DIAGNOSIS. PEDIATRIC HEMATOLOGY AND ONCOLOGY 25 (1) p27-38 SIGN Patient Network Newsletter http://www.sign.ac.uk/pdf/pnlfeb2008.pdf Craig, G.M 2008 Involving users in developing health services. BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL 7639 p286 Gillian M Craig. 2008 Involving users in developing health services. BMJ 336 (7639) p286-287
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  • 15. Duffy L, Aquino-Russell C. 2007 The lived experience of women with cancer: phenomenological findings expressed through poetry. Canadian Oncology Nursing Journal. 2007 17(4) p193-205 Demir F, Donmez YC, Ozsaker E, Diramali A. Patients' lived experiences of excisional breast biopsy: a phenomenological study. 2008 Journal of Clinical Nursing 2008 17(6) p744-51 King, M.; Jones, L.; Richardson, A.; Murad, S.; Irving, A.; Aslett, H.; Ramsay, A.; Coelho, H.; Andreou, P.; Tookman, A. 2008 The relationship between patients' experiences of continuity of cancer care and health outcomes: a mixed methods study. BRITISH JOURNAL OF CANCER 98 (3) p529-536 Cancer man funding sparks inquiry http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/north_east/7254354.stm Handshake diagnosed brain tumour http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/7246419.stm Palliative/End of Life Care Cancer fund wants better help for terminally ill http://news.scotsman.com/health/Cancer-fund-wants-better- help.3819738.jp Gysels M, Shipman C, Higginson IJ. "I Will Do It If It Will Help Others:" Motivations Among Patients Taking Part in Qualitative Studies on Palliative Care. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. In press. Moffat, P. 2008 Quality of life in patients with cancer. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PALLIATIVE NURSING 14 (1) p 4-5 Stewart, S. 2008 Palliative care consultations in head and neck cancer. BRITISH JOURNAL OF CANCER 98 (2) p515-515 Perkins, P.; Booth, S.; Vowler, S.L.; Barclay, S. 2008 What are patients' priorities for palliative care research? – a questionnaire study. PALLIATIVE MEDICINE 2 (1) p7-12
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