***NEWS*** CCRC Library Catalogue
The CCRC's library catalogue is now available online and can be
accessed via our website:
The catalogue contains over 200 books on a range of subjects including
patient experiences/biographies, involvement, cancer nursing, research,
palliative care, symptoms, treatment, and books for children about cancer.
Cancer Care Research Centre Current Awareness Bulletin
Health minister Lord Darzi quits
Death toll from common cancers at new low
Common cancer deaths 'falling'
Third of breast cancer 'harmless'
Brain tumour research funding attacked
Cameron: Patients should store health records with Google or Microsoft
The Political Slot
Monday 13 Jul 09, 19:55 (5 mins)
Lucy Powell, prospective Labour candidate for
Manchester Withington, visits the Christie Cancer
Hospital, which is at the centre of a huge local
campaign to get back over 6.5 million pounds of
charity money lost to the Icelandic bank collapse
One third of patients encounter problems with NHS
Patients fear being labelled ‘difficult’
£1m ‘one-stop shop’ boosts cancer care
Thomas, B.; Groff, S.; Tsang, K.; Carlson, L. (2009) Patient ethnicity: a key
predictor of cancer care satisfaction. Ethnicity and Health 14 (4):351-358.
The, L. (2009) UK falling behind on cancer care. Lancet 374 (9683):2.
Cook,C.; Towler,L. (2009) Quicker cancer care: reshaping patient pathways.
Nursing Management 16 (4):20-23.
Goss, E.; Lopez, A.M.; Brown, C.L.; Wollins, D.S.; Brawley, O.W.; Raghavan,
D. (2009) American Society of Clinical Oncology Policy Statement:
Disparities in Cancer Care. Journal of Clinical Oncology 27 (17):2881-2885.
Anon. (2009) Social care's role with cancer patients. Community Care 776:
Ferris, F.D.; Bruera, E.; Cherny, N.; Cummings, C.; Currow, D.; Dudgeon, D.;
JanJan, N.; Strasser, F.; von Gunten, C.F.; Von Roenn, J.H.Palliative Cancer
Care a Decade Later: Accomplishments, the Need, Next Steps -From the
American Society of Clinical Oncology. Journal of Clinical Oncology 27
*Hubbard,G.; *Forbat,L.; *Illingworth,N.; *McCann,L.; *Cayless,S.; *Kidd,L.;
*Wengström,Y.; *Kearney,N. (2009) Abstracts of the IPOS 11th World
Congress of Psycho-Oncology-Individual Lectures-IL 1.1.2. Disrupted lives
and threats to identity: The experiences of people with cancer within the first
year following diagnosis. Psycho-Oncology 18 (Suppl. 2):S35.
'I saw the fear in his eyes'. When Kirsty Wark lost her father to lung cancer,
she was moved to become a patron of Maggie's - an inspirational charity
which offers a haven in the weeks after a critical diagnosis.
Breast cancer: the dying days . As her mother succumbed to cancer, the
young Jane Rusbridge found it impossible to face up to the truth .
Black,N. and Jenkinson,C (2009) Measuring patients’ experiences and
outcomes. BMJ 339: b2495. doi: 10.1136/bmj.b2495.
van Weert JC, Jansen J, de Bruijn GJ, Noordman J, van Dulmen S, Bensing
JM (2009) QUOTE(chemo): A patient-centred instrument to measure quality
of communication preceding chemotherapy treatment through the patient's
eyes. European Journal of Cancer. [Epub ahead of print]
My Breasts Could Kill Me
Monday 13 Jul 09, 23:00 (60 mins)
Sky One Mix
Two-part documentary in which Dawn Porter takes a personal look at breast
cancer, a disease that claims the lives of almost 12,000 women in Britain
each year. Porter's mother and great-grandmother died from breast cancer
while they were young, and her family history prompts Dawn to undergo tests
to find out whether she is genetically predisposed to developing it. She also
meets a number of women, and men, whose lives have been changed by the
Friday 17 Jul 09, 19:30 (90 mins)
Intimate documentary chronicling the final two years of Charlie's Angels star
Farrah Fawcett's life, filmed by the actress herself and her family and friends.
The film documents her time spent in both Los Angeles and Germany, where
she decided to undergo stem cell treatment to help her fight against the
cancer that ultimately claimed her life
George Melly's Last Stand
Monday 13 Jul 09, 00:00 (60 mins)
Moving, unexpectedly funny and completely frank documentary about the last
months of the larger-than-life jazz singer and writer George Melly. Diagnosed
with vascular dementia and lung cancer, George is determined to keep on
entertaining to the very end. Cared for by Diana, his wife of 44 years, he
prepares for a new set of concerts with a finale at the 100 Club, the venue
where he launched his career 60 years earlier
Cancer death inspires family to quit smoking
Better Together: Scotland's Patient Experience Programme: Patient Priorities
for Inpatient Care Report No. 5/2009
Fitch,M.I.; Armstrong,J.; Tsang,S. (2009) Patients' experiences with cognitive
changes after chemotherapy. Canadian Oncology Nursing Journal 18
One in 8 Million: The Medical Tourist
Mary Elizabeth O’Donnell-Moore has lived in Manhattan during her treatment
for a rare cancer.
Campbell, H. S.; Sanson-Fisher, R.; Taylor-Brown, J.; Hayward, L.; Wang, X.
S.; Turner, D. (2009) The cancer Support Persons Unmet Needs Survey.
Cancer 115 (14):3351-3359.
Payout for asbestos cancer case
Cornwell,J. (2009) Exploring how to improve patients' experience in hospitals
at both National and local levels. Nursing Times 105 (26):12-15.
Anon (2009) How are we doing? Nurses are seeking patients' opinions on the
care they receive. Nursing Standard 23 (43):24-25.
Radio 4-Thursday 16 July
Inside the Ethics Committee, 9.00-9.45am, repeated 9.00-9.30pm 1/4.
Hospital phobias. Joan Bakewell and a panel of experts debate a real-life
case of a young man diagnosed with kidney cancer, but who cancels his
hospital appointments because he’s terrified of going under anaesthetic.
Cancer patient in £2.5m lotto win
Reeve,G.; Mackay-Thomas,S.A (2009) patient's journey: The invisible worm:
ovarian cancer It took nine months for Gill Reeve's GP practice to diagnose
her symptoms as ovarian cancer. She wants to know why it took so long.
British Medical Journal 7709:1498-1499.
Hartson resumes cancer treatment
Hartson told cancer also in lungs. Former Wales, Arsenal and Celtic striker
John Hartson has had emergency surgery on his brain after being diagnosed
Cancer delays Beastie Boys album
Twin sisters: Varied cancer treatment
'They took out 95% of my tumour'
*Kidd,L.; *Hubbard,G.; O’Carroll,R.; *Kearney,N. (2008) Perceived control
and involvement in self care in patients with colorectal cancer. Journal of
Clinical Nursing 18 (16):2292-2300.
On 2 June 2009, the National Association for Patient Participation and the
NHS Alliance launched a national campaign called Growing Patient
Participation. They have produced a collection of essays that celebrate the
importance of Patient Participation Groups (PPGs) in general practice -
Growing patient participation - promoting quality and responsiveness in
general practice, a leaflet Growing patient participation - 21 ways to help your
practice thrive and Getting started - a step-by-step guide for PCTs to setting
up a Patient participation Group in general practice. For more information and
copies of the documents go to www.growingppgs.com
The NHS Centre for Involvement newsletter, Issue 18, July 2009
Philip, J.; Gold, M.; Schwarz, M.; Komesaroff, P. (2009) Patients' views on
decision making in advanced cancer. Palliative and Supportive Care 7
Olsson,L.E.; Hansson,E.; Ekman,I.; Karlsson,J. (2009) A cost-effectiveness
study of a patient-centred integrated care pathway. Journal of Advanced
Nursing 65 (8):1625-1635.
Hampton, G. (2009) Narrative policy analysis and the integration of public
involvement in decision making. Policy Sciences 42 (3):227-242.
Gallagher, A.; Horton, K.; Tschudin, V. (2009) Exploring the views of patients
with cancer on what makes a good nurse : a pilot study. Nursing Times 105
Rellon, L. (2009) Rules of engagement : reaching out to communities.
Nursing Management. 16 (3)18-21.
Palliative/End of Life Care
Aubry,R. (2009) When does palliative care begin and who decides? Revue
Du Pratcien 59 (6):774-775.
Assisted suicide: A Christian argument
The greatest gift we have is the ability to make moral decisions for ourselves,
including the decision to help end suffering, says John Cartwright
End of life care strategy: First annual report
Suicide couple reignite debate
MS woman wins right-to-die fight
Victory for Debbie Purdy after historic ruling in right-to-die legal battle
Debbie Purdy will get the clarity she needs
Palliative care and suicide not linked
Higginson,I.J. and Foley,K.M. (2009) Palliative Care: No Longer a Luxury But
a Necessity? Journal of Pain and Symptom Management 38 (1):1-3.
Jocham, H. R.; Dassen, T.; Widdershoven, G.; Halfens, R. Reliability and
validity of the EORTC QLQ-C30 in palliative care cancer patients. Central
European Journal of Medicine 4 (3):348-357.
Koffman, J.; Morgan, M.; Edmonds, P.; Speck, P.; Higginson, I.J.
Vulnerability in palliative care research: findings from a qualitative study of
black Caribbean and white British patients with advanced cancer. Journal of
Medical Ethics 35 (7):440-444.
Assisted suicide: I watched as my parents faced their dignified, peaceful
death – together. When the conductor Sir Edward Downes and his terminally
ill wife Joan decided to end their lives, their daughter Boudicca was one of the
first to be told. She tells why she supported them and describes their last
moments at the Dignitas clinic in Zurich.
Assisted suicide: What I think about Sir Edward Downes' decision to 'die with
dignity'. The great conductor's decision to end his life in Zurich with Dignitas
still doesn't make me think assisted suicide is right, says Alexander
Pooler,J. (2009) Patients need to be provided with real choice in end-of-life
care. Nursing Times 105 (25):11-11.
Nissim, R.; Gagliese, L.; Rodin, G. (2009) The desire for hastened death in
individuals with advanced cancer: A longitudinal qualitative study. Social
Science and Medicine 69 (2):165-171.
Selman,L.E.; Beattie,J.M.; Murtagh,F.E.; Higginson,I.J. (2009)
Palliative care: Based on neither diagnosis nor prognosis, but patient and
family need. Commentary on Chattoo and Atkin. Social Science and Medicine
Gourdji,I.; McVey,L.; Purden,M.A. (2009) Quality End of Life from a Palliative
Care Patient's Perspective. Journal of Palliative Care 25 (1):40-50.
De Jong,J.D.; Clarke,L.E. (2009) What Is a Good Death? Stories from
Palliative Care. Journal of Palliative Care 25 (1):61-67.
Monroe,B. (2009) Psychosocial Issues in Palliative Care. Journal of Palliative
Care 25 (1):77.
Sand,A.M.; Harris,J.; Rosland,J.H. (2009) Living with Advanced Cancer and
Short Life Expectancy: Patients' experiences with managing medication.
Journal of Palliative Care 25 (1):85-91.
Pinkowish,M.D. (2009) End-of-Life Care: Communication and a Stable
Patient-Physician Relationship Lead to Better Decisions. CA Cancer Journal
for Clinicians 59 (40):217-219.
Assisted suicide: Lords to vote on right to die issue
Upper house could amend law on relatives accompanying a family member to
countries where suicide is legal
Lords reject assisted dying law
Wednesday 22 Jul 09, 16:30 (30 mins)
BBC Radio 4
Dr Mark Porter explores how to improve communication between the medical
profession and patients. He joins cancer specialist Dr Pauline Leonard as she
runs a course for other cancer doctors to train them in how to give bad news
in a more caring way. He finds out if doing role plays with actors can really
change senior specialists' approaches to patients
Risk, Prevention, Screening and Health Behaviour
Binge-tanning Scots 'use chip fat' to fry
Pinkowish,M.D. (2009) Promoting Colorectal Cancer Screening: Which
Interventions Work? CA Cancer Journal for Clinicians 59 (4):215-217.
Key,T.J.; Appleby, P.N.; Spencer,E.A.; Travis,R.C.; Allen,N.E.; Thorogood,M.;
Mann,J.I. (2009) Cancer incidence in British vegetarians. Social Science and
Medicine 69 (2).
Ornish, D. (2009) Intensive lifestyle changes and health reform. Lancet
Oncology 10 (7):638-639.
Kearins, O.; Walton, J.; O Sullivan, E.; Lawrence, G. (2009) Invitation
management initiative to improve uptake of breast cancer screening in an
urban UK Primary Care Trust. Journal of Medical Screening 16 (2):81-84.
Waters, E.A.; Sullivan, H.W.; Nelson,W.; Hesse,B.W. (2009) What Is My
Cancer Risk? How Internet-Based Cancer Risk Assessment Tools
Communicate Individualized Risk Estimates to the Public: Content Analysis
Journal of Medical Internet Research 11(3):e33
Rogers, L. Q.; Malone, J.; Rao, K.; Courneya, K. S.; Fogleman, A.; Tippey, A.;
Markwell, S. J.; Robbins, K. T. (2009) Exercise preferences among patients
with head and neck cancer: Prevalence and associations with quality of life,
symptom severity, depression, and rural residence. Head and Neck 31 (8):
Ovary Removal Linked to Increased Lung Cancer Risk
Calories in iced coffees increase risk of cancer, experts find
Taskila, T.; Wilson, S.; Damery, S.; Roalfe, A.; Redman, V.; Ismail, T.; Hobbs,
R. (2009) Factors affecting attitudes toward colorectal cancer screening in
the primary care population. British Journal of Cancer 101 (2):250-255.
'No doubt' sunbeds cause cancer
Fewer 'planning to quit smoking'
‘No evidence’ to support smear tests for all under 25
LETTERS. Cancer Screening: Will It Hurt?
Key, T. J.; Appleby, P. N.; Spencer, E. A.; Travis, R. C.; Allen, N. E.;
Thorogood, M.; Mann, J. I. (2009) Cancer incidence in British vegetarians.
British Journal of Cancer 101 (1):192-197.
Bad teeth could be a health warning
In Push for Cancer Screening, Limited Benefits
Study Cites Hormones as Cancer Risk
'Growing worry' on sunbed salons
Genetic clue to brain cancer risk
Breast cancer risk lower in migraine sufferers
Mole check offer sparks concern
Heath,I. (2009) It is not wrong to say no to breast screening. British Medical
Beckford-Ball, J. (2009) Editorial Stiff upper lip is driving male cancer rates.
British Journal of Nursing 18 (12):713.
Mole genes can double the risk of skin cancer
The Claim: Sunscreens Can Increase the Risk of Melanoma
‘Shockingly poor’ standards put sunbed users at risk
Treatment, Symptom Improvement, and Telehealth
Amgen Cites Benefits of Osteoporosis Drug
Secret wait for cancer patients
Loiselle, C.; Rockhill, J. (2009) Radiation, chemotherapy, and symptom
management in cancer-related cognitive dysfunction. Current Pain and
Headache Reports 13 (4):271-276.
Ho, K.F.; Farnell, D.J.J.; Routledge, J.A.; Burns, M.P.; Sykes, A.J.; Slevin,
N.J.; Davidson, S.E. (2009) Developing a CTCAEs patient questionnaire for
late toxicity after head and neck radiotherapy. European Journal of Cancer
Anon. (2009) Febrile neutropenia Recommendations on preventing and
managing the complications of chemotherapy. Cancer Nursing Practice 8
Reid, J.; McKenna, H.; Fitzsimons, D.; McCance, T. (2009) Fighting Over
Food: Patient and Family Understanding of Cancer Cachexia. Oncology
Nursing Forum 36 (4):439-445.
Herceptin discovery may lead to new treatment
Chan, C.W.H.; Chair, S.Y.; Chui, Y.Y. End of Life Experience of Symptom
Cluster and Their Management in Hong Kong Chinese Patients with Lung
Cancer Who Receive Palliative Radiotherapy. Chinese Journal of Lung
Cancer 12 (5):361-368.
Harrison, J. D.; Young, J. M.; Price, M. A.; Butow, P. N.; Solomon, M. J.
What are the unmet supportive care needs of people with cancer? A
systematic review. Supportive Care In Cancer 17 (8):1117-1128.
Newlon, C.M.; Hu, C.-C.A.; Stratton, R.M.; McDaniel, A.M.Design of a Web-
Based Symptom Management Intervention for Cancer Patients. Lecture
Notes in Computer Science 5619:775-784.
Gourin, C.G.; Conger, B.T.; Sheils, W.C.; Bilodeau, P.A.; Coleman, T.A.;
Porubsky, E.S.The Effect of Treatment on Survival in Patients with Advanced
Laryngeal Carcinoma. Laryngoscope 119 (7):1312-1317.
Thalidomide lung cancer 'failure'
CyberKnife gives fresh hope in fight against pancreatic cancer
Texas town's healthcare conundrum. In the country that reveres the free
market, competition is supposed to drive quality up and costs down. But not
in healthcare - and not in McAllen, Texas.
In Health Reform, a Cancer Offers an Acid Test (USA)
Dahm, P.; Rosser, C. J.; McKiernan, J. M. (2009) Quality of care for testis
cancer. Urologic Oncology 27 (4):448-453.
Potent cancer drug hopes raised
LETTERS-Prostate Cancer and Health Care Reform
Considering Longer Chemotherapy
Lewis RA, Neal RD, Hendry M, France B, Williams NH, Russell D, Hughes
DA, Russell I, Stuart NS, Weller D, Wilkinson C. (2009) Patients' and
healthcare professionals' views of cancer follow-up: systematic review.
British Journal of General Practice 59 (564):e248-59.
Royer, H.R.; Phelan, C.H.; Heidrich, S.M. Older Breast Cancer Survivors'
Symptom Beliefs. Oncology Nursing Forum 36 (4):463-470.
Morgan, M.A. (2009) Cancer Survivorship: History, Quality-of-Life Issues, and
the Evolving Multidisciplinary Approach to Implementation of Cancer
Survivorship Care Plans. Oncology Nursing Forum 36 (4):429-438.
Whitehead, S.; Lavelle, K. (2009) Older Breast Cancer Survivors' Views and
Preferences for Physical Activity. Qualitative Health Research 19 (7):894-
Smith, S. K.; Zimmerman, S.; Williams, C. S.; Zebrack, B. J. (2009) Health
status and quality of life among non-Hodgkin lymphoma survivors. Cancer
Lewis, R.A.; Neal, R.D.; Williams, N.H.; France, B.; Hendry, M.; Russell, D.;
Hughes, D.A.; Russell, I.; Stuart, N.S.A.; Weller, D. (2009) Follow-up of
cancer in primary care versus secondary care: systematic review. British
Journal of General Practice 59 (564):525-532.
Bennett, J. A.; Brown, P.; Cameron, L.; Whitehead, L. C.; Porter, D.;
McPherson, K. M. (2009) Changes in employment and household income
during the 24 months following a cancer diagnosis. Supportive Care in
Cancer 17 (8):1057-1064.
Armstrong, G. T.; Liu, Q.; Yasui, Y.; Huang, S.; Ness, K. K.; Leisenring, W.;
Hudson, M. M.; Donaldson, S. S.; King, A. A.; Stovall, M. Long-Term
Outcomes Among Adult Survivors of Childhood Central Nervous System
Malignancies in the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study. Journal National
Cancer Institute 101 (13):946-958.
Gore,J.L.; Kwan,L.; Lee,S.P.; Reiter,R.E.; Litwin,M.S.Survivorship Beyond
Convalescence: 48-Month Quality-of-Life Outcomes After Treatment for
Localized Prostate Cancer. Journal –National Cancer Institute 101 (12):888-
Hayes, S.C.; Janda, M.; Cornish, B.; Newman, B. (2009) Lymphedema
Following Breast Cancer. Journal of Clinical Oncology 27 (17):2890-2891.
Wiggins, M.S.; Simonavice, E.M. (2009) Quality of Life Benefits in Cancer
Survivorship With Supervised Exercise. Psychological Reports 104 (2):421-
Gore, J. L.; Kwan, L.; Lee, S. P.; Reiter, R. E.; Litwin, M. S. (2009)
Survivorship Beyond Convalescence: 48-Month Quality-of-Life Outcomes
After Treatment for Localized Prostate Cancer. Journal –National Cancer
Institute 101 (12):888-892.
Families, Children and Relationships
*Malcolm,C.; *Knighting,K.; *Forbat,L.; *Kearney,N. (2009) Prioritisation of
future research topics for children’s hospice care by its key stakeholders: a
Delphi study. Palliative Medicine. 23 (5):398-405.
Gibson,F. (2009) Multiprofessional collaboration in children's cancer care:
believed to be a good thing but how do we know when it works well?
European Journal of Cancer Care 18 (4):327-329.
Lutgendorf, S.K.; Laudenslager, M.L.Care of the Caregiver: Stress and
Dysregulation of Inflammatory Control in Cancer Caregivers. Journal of
Clinical Oncology 27 (18):2894-2895.
Crawshaw,M.A.; Glaser,.W.;Hale,J.P. and Sloper,P. (2009) Male and female
experiences of having fertility matters raised alongside a cancer diagnosis
during the teenage and young adult years. European Journal of Cancer Care
Gueguen, J.A.; Bylund, C.L.; Brown, R.F.; Levin, T.T.; Kissane, D.W.
Conducting family meetings in palliative care: Themes, techniques, and
preliminary evaluation of a communication skills module. Palliative and
Supportive Care 7 (2):171-180.
Wong,W.K.T.; Ussher,J. (2009) Strength through adversity: Bereaved cancer
carers' accounts of rewards and personal growth from caring. Palliative and
Supportive Care 7 (2):187-196.
Carter, P.A.; Mikan, S.Q.; Simpson, C. (2009) A feasibility study of a two-
session home-based cognitive behavioral therapy-insomnia intervention for
bereaved family caregivers. Palliative and Supportive Care 7 (2):197-206.
Carlsson, M.E. (2009) Fatigue in relatives of palliative patients. Palliative
and Supportive Care 7 (2):207-212.
Blaauwbroek, R.; Bouma, M. J.; Tuinier, W.; Groenier, K. H.; Greef, M. H.;
Meyboom- de Jong, B.; Kamps, W. A.; Postma, A. (2009) The effect of
exercise counselling with feedback from a pedometer on fatigue in adult
survivors of childhood cancer: a pilot study. Supportive Care in Cancer 17
Anon. (2009) Sexuality and cancer How a new campaign is addressing
relationship problems. Cancer Nursing Practice 8 (6):6-15.
Anon. (2009) Editorial Don't be afraid to broach the subject of sexuality with
patients. Cancer Nursing Practice 8 (6):3-3.
Jonasson, J.M.; Hauksdottir, A.; Valdimarsdottir, U.; Furst, C.J.; Onelov, E.;
Steineck, G. (2009) Unrelieved symptoms of female cancer patients during
their last months of life and long-term psychological morbidity in their
widowers: A nationwide population-based study. European Journal of Cancer
McCabe, M. (2009) Fatigue in children with long-term conditions: an
evolutionary concept analysis. Journal of Advanced Nursing 65 (8):1735-
Anon. (2009) Find time to talk to your patients about sex: A campaign is
encouraging healthcare workers to understand the issues linked with cancer
treatment and to inform and support patients. Cancer Nursing Practice 8 (6):6-
Crom, D.B. (2009) ``I Think You Are Pretty; I Don't Know Why Everyone Can't
See That'': Reflections From a Young Adult Brain Tumor Survivor Camp.
Journal of Clinical Oncology 27 (19):3259-3261.
Badr, H.; Carmack Taylor, C. L.Sexual dysfunction and spousal
communication in couples coping with prostate cancer. Psychooncology 18
Matthews, E. E.; Cook, P. F. (2009) Relationships among optimism, well-
being, self-transcendence, coping, and social support in women during
treatment for breast cancer. Psychooncology 18 (7):716-726
Thompson, A. L.; Marsland, A. L.; Marshal, M. P.; Tersak, J. M. (2009)
Romantic relationships of emerging adult survivors of childhood cancer.
Psychooncology 18 (7):767-774.
Seitz, D. C.; Besier, T.; Goldbeck, L. (2009) Psychosocial interventions for
adolescent cancer patients: a systematic review of the literature.
Psychooncology 18 (7):683-690.
Poder,U.; Von Essen,L.(2009) Perceptions of support among Swedish
parents of children on cancer treatment: a prospective, longitudinal study.
European Journal of Cancer Care 18 (4):350-357.
Norberg,A.L. and Stenby,S. (2009) Experiences of parents of children
surviving brain tumour: a happy ending and a rough beginning. European
Journal of Cancer Care 18 (4):371-380.
McGuigan, D. (2009) A novel approach to the care of children and
adolescents with cancer. Cancer Nursing Practice 8 (6):10
Teenagers Fighting Cancer
Monday 13 Jul 09, 20:00 (60 mins)
Documentary set inside the specialised cancer ward at Queen Elizabeth
Hospital, Birmingham, where teenage patients undergo treatment in the hope
of overcoming their illness. The film covers the stories of 18-year-old
Rebecca, who has just been diagnosed, 24-year-old Adam whose cancer has
returned three times in nine years, and 16-year-old Alex, who is facing a life-
Tucker, D. (2009) Young Adults' Opinions about Hospice and Home Death.
Journal of Palliative Medicine 12 (4):337-342.
Schaefer-Schiumo, K.; Atwood, J. Kristin's Journey Through Breast Cancer: A
Social Constructionist Perspective. American Journal of FamilyTherapy 37
van Dooren S, van Veluw HT, van Zuylen L, Rietjens JA, Passchier J, van der
Rijt CC. (2009) Exploration of Concerns of Relatives During Continuous
Palliative Sedation of Their Family Members with Cancer. Journal of Pain
and Symptom Management Jun 24. [Epub ahead of print].
Tuffrey-Wijne I, Bernal J, Hubert J, Butler G, Hollins S.
920090 People with learning disabilities who have cancer: an ethnographic
study. British Journal of General Practice 59 (564):503-9.
Reeve, B. B.; Potosky, A. L.; Smith, A. W.; Han, P. K.; Hays, R. D.; Davis, W.
W.; Arora, N. K.; Haffer, S. C.; Clauser, S. B. (2009) Impact of Cancer on
Health-Related Quality of Life of Older Americans. Journal-National Cancer
Institute 101 (12):860-868.
Older people: A golden era of ageing policy is no utopian dream
As the baby boomer generation matures, a well-chosen ageing policy would
improve the education, health and wealth of society as a whole
Yogaparan, T.; Panju, A.; Minden, M.; Brandwein, J.; Mohamedali, H. Z.;
Alibhai, S. M. Information needs of adult patients 50 or older with newly
diagnosed acute myeloid leukaemia. Leukemia Research 33 (9):1288-1290.
McKoy, J.M.; Samaras, A.T.; Bennett, C.L. (2009) Providing Cancer Care to
a Graying and Diverse Cancer Population in the 21st Century: Are We
Prepared? Journal of Clinical Oncology 27 (17):2745-2746.
Balducci,L. (2009) Supportive care in elderly cancer patients. Current
Opinion In Oncology 21 (4):310-317.
Medical Research: Which Approach Is Best?
Eiser C, Penn A, Katz E, Barr R. (2009) Psychosocial issues and quality of
life. Seminars in Oncology 36 (3):275-80.
Castelli, L.; Binaschi, L.; Caldera, P.; Torta, R. (2009) Depression in lung
cancer patients: is the HADS an effective screening tool? Supportive Care In
Cancer 17 (8):1129-1132.