Cancer Nursing Practice

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Cancer Nursing Practice  
Discipline Nursing
Language English
Publication details
RCN Publishing (United Kingdom)
ISSN 1475-4266 (print)
2047-8933 (web)

Cancer Nursing Practice is a monthly nursing journal which publishes peer-reviewed original research and clinical articles relevant to the practice of oncology nursing. It also publishes news, news analysis and opinion columns on topics relevant to oncology nurses. Cancer Nursing Practice is published by the RCN Publishing Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Royal College of Nursing in the UK. In 2012, it had an ABC audited circulation of 5,838 copies a month. Editor of the journal is Lisa Berry, who is based at the journal's head office in Harrow, London. Consultant editor of the journal is Carole Farrell, a nurse clinician at the Christie NHS Foundation Trust, in Manchester, England. The journal has an editorial advisory board comprising nurses from the UK and also Spain, Sweden, Portugal and Australia. Issues covered in 2013 include the genetics of cancer, nurse-led services, a telephone advice and triage service, cervical screening for hard to reach patients, approaches to producing credible and useful literature reviews, establishing a community-based oncology service, specialist services for patients with secondary breast cancer and how a diagnosis of gynaecological cancer affects women's sexuality. The journal is available by subscription and is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics.

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