`This book creates new ground for all health professionals working in cancer care to read, enjoy, look at and question their practice.' Caroline Adcock, Clinical Practice Educator - Haematology and Oncology, Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
Cancer and Cancer Care is a complete study of cancer, the care of people with the disease and its impact on everyday life. Addressing the physical and psychosocial aspects of the illness in detail, it covers all fundamental aspects of cancer diagnosis, treatment, survival and aspects of psychosocial support for all those affected by cancer: patients, their families, and their healthcare providers.
- A review of the latest theory and evidence on over 30 separate topic areas
- Reflective questions which challenge readers to reappraise what they have learned
- Chapter overviews and chapter summaries which highlight the key points
The book is essential reading for all those on cancer care courses at undergraduate and postgraduate level. It will be valuable reading for nurses, oncologists, psychologists, social workers and all healthcare practitioners and researchers working with people affected by cancer.
Preface - Debbie Wyatt and Nicholas Hulbert-Williams Cancer in Context - Debbie Wyatt, Brooke Swash and Nicholas Hulbert-Williams Cancer Risk and Screening - Christine Campbell Cancer Detection and Diagnosis - Daniel Seddon and Paul McKenzie The Biology of Cancer - Debbie Wyatt and Victoria Bates Tumour Pathology: Classification, Grading and Staging - Paul Mansour Lifespan Perspectives: Children, Teenagers and Young Adults - Ruth Sadik and David Wright Lifespan Perspectives: Older Adults - Hazel Brodie Diversity and Equality in Cancer Care - Mark Johnson and Julie Fish Cancer and Mental Illness - Maureen Deacon and Elise Hymanson Cancer and Intellectual Disability - Irene Tuffrey-Wijne Surgery - George Foster, Tina Lightfoot and Dale Vimalchandran Cytotoxic Chemotherapy - Elaine Lennan Radiotherapy - Kate Parker, Ann Maloney and Debbie Wyatt Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation - Colin Thain and Jacqueline Bloomfield Biological Therapy - Anoop Haridass and Helen Neville-Webbe Gene Therapy - Fiona Gibbs Effective Communication in Cancer Care - Catherine Heaven and Claire Green Psychosocial Adjustment to Cancer - Nick Hulbert-Williams and Gill Hubbard Assessment of Psychological Wellbeing and Emotional Distress - Alex J Mitchell The Impact of Cancer on Family Members and Family Caregivers - Eila Watson and Mary Boulton The Impact of Cancer on Body Image and Sexuality - Daniel Kelly and Liz Forbat Psychological Care and Support for People Affected by Cancer - Alex King, Nicholas Hulbert-Williams and Samantha Flynn Survivorship and Self-Management in Cancer Care - Claire Foster Lifestyle Change and Health Promotion in Cancer Survivorship - Lee Hulbert-Williams The Use of Complementary and Alternative Therapies in Cancer Care - Lesley Storey Art and Music Therapy in Cancer Care - Fay Mitchell and Leslie Bunt Spirituality and Existential Angst - Mark Cobb Adjusting to the Palliative Phase and Preparing for End of Life - Alison Conner and Kathryn Mannix Bereavement Support in Cancer Care - Margaret Foulkes Supporting Healthcare Professionals in Cancer Settings - Jan Woodhouse Involving and Engaging People Affected by Cancer - Gill Hubbard, Bill Culbard, Peter McAlear and Liz Forbat Clinical Drug Trials in Cancer Care - Pat Gillis and Emma Whitby Psychosocial Research in Cancer Care - Fiona Kennedy and Nicholas Hulbert-Williams