Chapter 10. The Role of the Colorectal Nurse Specialist in the Management of Colorectal Cancer

  1. John H. Scholefield1,
  2. Axel Grothey2,
  3. Herand Abcarian3 and
  4. Tim Maughan4
  1. Jill Dean

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470753231.ch10

Challenges in Colorectal Cancer

Challenges in Colorectal Cancer

How to Cite

Dean, J. (2006) The Role of the Colorectal Nurse Specialist in the Management of Colorectal Cancer, in Challenges in Colorectal Cancer (eds J. H. Scholefield, A. Grothey, H. Abcarian and T. Maughan), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470753231.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor of Surgery, University Hospital, Nottingham, UK

  2. 2

    Professor, Division of Medical Oncology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA

  3. 3

    Turi Josefsen Professor and Chairman, Department of Surgery, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA

  4. 4

    Professor of Cancer Studies, University of Cardiff, Cardiff, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405127066

Online ISBN: 9780470753231



  • colorectal cancer;
  • diagnosis;
  • community;
  • cancer diagnosis;
  • hernia


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Colorectal cancer nursing

  • Development of the multidisciplinary team

  • Core elements of specialist colorectal nursing roles

  • Colorectal cancer nurse

  • Stoma care

  • Colorectal nursing in the MDT meeting

  • Specialist colorectal nursing roles

  • Oncology colorectal nurse

  • Education and training

  • Discussion

  • Summary