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Oncology Nursing

Course Description

Adult Cancers is designed to provide learners with an exploration of the etiology, prevention, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment modality and symptom management of specific cancers for the adult individual. Learners will also study the role of the oncology nurse in the support and management of these cancers when caring for patients and families.

Required Readings

El Saghir, N. et al. Breast cancer management in low resource countries (LRCs): Consensus statement from the Breast Health Global InitiativeThe Breast 20 (2011). S3-S11. Doi: 10.1016/j.breast.2011.02.006
Taylor, C. (2012). Best practice in colorectal cancer careNursing Times 108(12). 22-25. 

M.E. Langhorne, J.S. Fulton & S.E.Otto (Eds.). Clinical Management of Major Cancers. In M.E. Langhorne, J.S. Fulton & S.E. Otto (Eds.). Oncology nursing (5th ed.). (79 - 312) St. Louis, MI: Mosby 

Call number: RC 266 .053 2007


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Additional Resources

Oncology Nursing Society eBooks (accessible via intranet):

1. Cancer Basics (2010) 

2. Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Guidelines and Recommendations 4th Ed. (2014)

3. Palliative Practices From A–Z for the Bedside Clinician 2nd Ed. (2008)

4. A Guide to Oncology Symptom Management 2nd Ed. (2015)

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