Chapter 13. Palliative Care Issues for People with Cancer

  1. Elaine Stevens programme leader Chair1,
  2. Susan Jackson lecturer programme leader Chair Nurse Specialist2 and
  3. Stuart Milligan PhD nurse Lecturer3
  1. Susan Jackson lecturer programme leader Chair Nurse Specialist

Published Online: 14 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444322705.ch13

Palliative Nursing: Across the Spectrum of Care

Palliative Nursing: Across the Spectrum of Care

How to Cite

Jackson, S. (2009) Palliative Care Issues for People with Cancer, in Palliative Nursing: Across the Spectrum of Care (eds E. Stevens, S. Jackson and S. Milligan), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444322705.ch13

Editor Information

  1. 1

    The Ayrshire Hospice and The University of The West of Scotland, UK

  2. 2

    School of Health, Nursing and Midwifery of the University of West of Scotland, UK

  3. 3

    University of the West of Scotland, UK

Author Information

  1. School of Health, Nursing and Midwifery of the University of West of Scotland, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 DEC 2009
  2. Published Print: 27 APR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405169974

Online ISBN: 9781444322705

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Keywords:

  • Cancer – an illness of many;
  • Cancer as a chronic disease;
  • Palliative care for specific cancers;
  • Advanced breast cancer – an overview;
  • Skeletal complications of bone metastases;
  • Psychosocial support and communication issues;
  • Haematological malignancies – an overview;
  • Integrating two different philosophies of care

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Learning outcomes

  • Cancer – an illness of many

  • Cancer as a chronic disease

  • Palliative care for specific cancers

  • Conclusion

  • References

  • Further reading