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A qualitative study on the perceived impact of using an integrated community-based supportive cancer service

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Young, J., & Snowden, A. (2019)
A qualitative study on the perceived impact of using an integrated community-based supportive cancer service. European Journal of Cancer Care, 28(3), https://doi.org/10.1111/ecc.13001
Objective ‘Improving the Cancer Journey’ (ICJ) is an original, community based, multidisciplinary service offering holistic support to people diagnosed with cancer in Scotland...

A qualitative study exploring the views, attitudes and beliefs of patients and health professionals towards exercise intervention for people who are surgically treated for lung cancer

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Crandall, K., Maguire, R., Campbell, A., & Kearney, N. (2018)
A qualitative study exploring the views, attitudes and beliefs of patients and health professionals towards exercise intervention for people who are surgically treated for lung cancer. European Journal of Cancer Care, 27(2), e12828. https://doi.org/10.1111/ecc.12828
Surgical removal remains the best curative option for patients diagnosed with early‐stage lung cancer. However, it is also associated with significant morbidity and reduced qu...

Malignant Melanoma: How Do We Meet the Needs of Young People and Their Families?

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McInally, W. (2018)
Malignant Melanoma: How Do We Meet the Needs of Young People and Their Families?. Comprehensive Child and Adolescent Nursing, 1-4. https://doi.org/10.1080/24694193.2018.1424418
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Effectiveness of Online Cancer Education for Nurses and Allied Health Professionals; a Systematic Review Using Kirkpatrick Evaluation Framework

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Campbell, K., Taylor, V., & Douglas, S. (2017)
Effectiveness of Online Cancer Education for Nurses and Allied Health Professionals; a Systematic Review Using Kirkpatrick Evaluation Framework. Journal of Cancer Education, https://doi.org/10.1007/s13187-017-1308-2
Embedding online learning within higher education can provide engaging, cost-effective, interactive and flexible education. By evaluating the impact, outcomes and pedagogical ...

Design and evaluation of novel fluorogenic probes and prodrugs in cancer.

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Mather, S. Design and evaluation of novel fluorogenic probes and prodrugs in cancer. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/1034936
Despite major advances in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, there remains a paucity of biomarkers for early detection (poor selectivity and specificity). Legumain [aspara...

Design and synthesis of novel prodrugs to modulate GABA receptors in cancer

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Zhang, H. Design and synthesis of novel prodrugs to modulate GABA receptors in cancer. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/978678
GABA (gamma-amino butanoic acid) is the main inhibitory neurotransmitter in the mammalian central nervous system. GABA has been found to play an inhibitory role in some cancer...

Recruitment to the “Breast—Activity and Healthy Eating After Diagnosis” (B-AHEAD) Randomized Controlled Trial

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Pegington, M., Adams, J. E., Bundred, N. J., Harvie, M. N., Campbell, A., Howell, A., …Harvey, M. (2018)
Recruitment to the “Breast—Activity and Healthy Eating After Diagnosis” (B-AHEAD) Randomized Controlled Trial. Integrative Cancer Therapies, 17(1), 131-137. https://doi.org/10.1177/1534735416687850
Excess weight at breast cancer diagnosis and weight gain during treatment are linked to increased breast cancer specific and all-cause mortality. The Breast—Activity and Healt...

Development and feasibility of a Swallowing intervention Package (SiP) for patients receiving radiotherapy treatment for head and neck cancer—the SiP study protocol

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Wells, M., King, E., Toft, K., MacAulay, F., Patterson, J., Dougall, N., …Roe, J. (2016)
Development and feasibility of a Swallowing intervention Package (SiP) for patients receiving radiotherapy treatment for head and neck cancer—the SiP study protocol. Pilot and Feasibility Studies, 2(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s40814-016-0079-6
Background Head and neck cancer (HNC) is the sixth most common cancer worldwide, and the functional, psychological and social consequences of HNC cancer and its treatment can...

Design and evaluation of novel theranostic fluorogenic dual probe-prodrug in cancer

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Mathur, S., Mincher, D., Turnbull, A., Stevens, C., & Poole, A. (2016)
Design and evaluation of novel theranostic fluorogenic dual probe-prodrug in cancer. European Journal of Cancer, 61, S142. https://doi.org/10.1016/s0959-8049%2816%2961501-0
Background: In spite of major advances in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, there remains a paucity of biomarkers for early detection. Legumain is a potential cancer biom...

Why, when and how to update a meta-ethnography qualitative synthesis

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France, E. F., Wells, M., Lang, H., & Williams, B. (2016)
Why, when and how to update a meta-ethnography qualitative synthesis. Systematic Reviews, 5, 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13643-016-0218-4
Background: Meta-ethnography is a unique, systematic, qualitative synthesis approach widely used to provide robust evidence on patient and clinician beliefs and experiences a...