Position statements: advocacy or futility?


:This introduction lays the groundwork for this issue on a Collection of Oncology Nurses' Position Papers. Position papers developed by professional nursing organizations reflect a theoretical and research foundation. The position papers in this collection are relevant to oncology nurses in various practice settings and discuss how we can use them most effectively in our various roles as patient advocates.


Semin Oncol Nurs


Haylock PJ




Has Abstract


2004-05-01 00:00:00


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  • Commentary: expanding our horizons with an alternative approach to cancer prevention and detection.

    abstract::In order to parallel the advances in cancer prevention science, nurses need to develop alternative approaches to viewing cancer prevention and cancer screening. An alternative cancer prevention model bases prevention and screening on the science of carcinogenesis. ...

    journal_title:Seminars in oncology nursing

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Loescher LJ

    更新日期:1993-08-01 00:00:00

  • Molecular diagnostic testing in breast cancer.

    abstract:OBJECTIVES:An overview of molecular tests used in the treatment of breast cancer, organized by stage and clinical condition. DATA SOURCES:Systematic review of scientific literature, guideline recommendations, and data published by test manufacturers. CONCLUSION:Several molecular tests that analyze expression of cance...

    journal_title:Seminars in oncology nursing

    pub_type: 杂志文章,评审


    authors: Berse B,Lynch JA

    更新日期:2015-05-01 00:00:00

  • Surgical management of patients with primary brain tumors.

    abstract:OBJECTIVES:To provide an overview of the diagnostic work-up, intraoperative technologies, postoperative treatment options, and investigational new therapies in patients with malignant brain tumors. DATA SOURCES:Published textbooks and articles and other reference materials. CONCLUSION:Recent improvements in diagnosti...

    journal_title:Seminars in oncology nursing

    pub_type: 杂志文章,评审


    authors: Bohan E,Glass-Macenka D

    更新日期:2004-11-01 00:00:00

  • Wilms' tumor: a paradigm, a parallel, and a puzzle.

    abstract::Wilms' tumor, a childhood tumor of the kidney, parallels retinoblastoma in several ways. Both malignancies occur in the very young, involve paired organs, arise from embryonal cells, can develop unilaterally or bilaterally, and can occur in hereditary and non-hereditary forms. However, Wilms' tumor rarely occurs in fa...

    journal_title:Seminars in oncology nursing

    pub_type: 杂志文章,评审


    authors: Ruccione KS

    更新日期:1992-11-01 00:00:00

  • Genetic testing and informed consent.

    abstract:OBJECTIVES:To discuss unique issues related to cancer predisposition genetic testing and informed consent. DATA SOURCES:Published professional articles, review articles, research articles, clinical practice, position statements, websites, and textbooks. CONCLUSIONS:The discovery of germline mutations that confer a pr...

    journal_title:Seminars in oncology nursing

    pub_type: 杂志文章,评审


    authors: Rieger PT,Pentz RD

    更新日期:1999-05-01 00:00:00

  • Carcinoma of the bladder.

    abstract::Over the past 20 years, advances in tumor staging, tumor biology, and therapeutic management have positively influenced both cure rates and overall survival of patients with bladder cancer. Treatment recommendations depend on the stage of the disease, the grade of tumor, likelihood of recurrence, and the patient's med...

    journal_title:Seminars in oncology nursing

    pub_type: 杂志文章,评审


    authors: Hossan E,Striegel A

    更新日期:1993-11-01 00:00:00

  • Perspectives on Cancer Pain Assessment and Management in Children.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:To report evidence regarding pain assessment and management for children and adolescents receiving treatment for cancer. DATA SOURCES:Published research and clinical guidelines. CONCLUSION:Children and adolescents experience multiple sources of pain across the cancer continuum. They require developmentally ...

    journal_title:Seminars in oncology nursing

    pub_type: 杂志文章,评审


    authors: Duffy EA,Dias N,Hendricks-Ferguson V,Hellsten M,Skeens-Borland M,Thornton C,Linder LA

    更新日期:2019-06-01 00:00:00

  • Physical well-being of oncology caregivers: an important quality-of-life domain.

    abstract:OBJECTIVES:To provide an overview of research and practice related to the physical well-being of oncology caregivers. DATA SOURCES:Literature retrieved through the PubMed and CINAHL databases. CONCLUSION:Caregivers play an important role in supporting people with cancer at every stage of the illness trajectory. Becau...

    journal_title:Seminars in oncology nursing

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Glajchen M

    更新日期:2012-11-01 00:00:00

  • Culture and the meanings of cancer.

    abstract::This article proposes that the nurse understand culture ideationally in terms of models of reality. A distinction is made between cultural and individual models, and between lay persons' models of sickness and practitioners' models. These are described and discussed in relation to the meanings of cancer. A role for th...

    journal_title:Seminars in oncology nursing

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Donnelly E

    更新日期:1995-02-01 00:00:00

  • The Impact of Home Infusion Therapies on Caregivers.

    abstract:OBJECTIVES:To describe the scope of home infusion therapy in cancer care, expectations related to caregiver involvement in home infusion therapy, literature addressing the impact upon caregivers, and nursing implications. DATA SOURCES:Published data on cancer care and home infusion therapy. CONCLUSION:While the admin...

    journal_title:Seminars in oncology nursing

    pub_type: 杂志文章,评审


    authors: Gorski LA

    更新日期:2019-08-01 00:00:00

  • Syndrome of inappropriate secretion of antidiuretic hormone in malignancy.

    abstract:OBJECTIVES:To provide a review of pathophysiology, epidemiology, signs and symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and nursing management of the syndrome of inappropriate secretion of antidiuretic hormone (SIADH) in malignancy. DATA SOURCES:Research reports, review articles, and book chapters relevant to SIADH. CONCLUSIONS:T...

    journal_title:Seminars in oncology nursing

    pub_type: 杂志文章,评审


    authors: Keenan AM

    更新日期:1999-08-01 00:00:00

  • Guidelines for the recurrence of pediatric cancer.

    abstract:OBJECTIVES:To provide practice guidelines to assist patients and parents in coping with a return of disease. DATA SOURCES:Delphi studies, review, and research articles. CONCLUSIONS:When a child's cancer recurs, the patient and parents are at risk of physical and psychologic difficulties. Guidelines to assist patients...

    journal_title:Seminars in oncology nursing

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Hinds PS,Birenbaum LK,Pedrosa AM,Pedrosa F

    更新日期:2002-02-01 00:00:00

  • The Future of LGBT Cancer Care: Practice and Research Implications.

    abstract:OBJECTIVES:To synthesize state of the knowledge collected in this volume and propose future directions for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) cancer practice, education, research, and advocacy. DATA SOURCES:Current and extant literature. CONCLUSION:Health care disparities that are known but not yet fully e...

    journal_title:Seminars in oncology nursing

    pub_type: 杂志文章,评审


    authors: Rice D,Schabath MB

    更新日期:2018-02-01 00:00:00

  • Overview of clinical trials with epidermal growth factor receptor inhibitors in advanced non-small cell lung cancer.

    abstract:OBJECTIVES:To provide an overview of the clinical development of ZD1839 and other epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) inhibitors in the treatment of advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). DATA SOURCES:Research articles and abstracts. CONCLUSIONS:Increased understanding of cancer biology has led to the devel...

    journal_title:Seminars in oncology nursing

    pub_type: 杂志文章,评审


    authors: Thomas M

    更新日期:2002-11-01 00:00:00

  • Interprofessional Collaboration: The Future of Publishing in Oncology.

    abstract:OBJECTIVES:To explore avenues for establishing or expanding interprofessional (IP) collaboration, to provide guidance on authoring IP oncology publications, and to highlight platforms for IP publishing. DATA SOURCES:Journal articles, organizational guidelines, panel reports, and personal experience. CONCLUSION:As hea...

    journal_title:Seminars in oncology nursing

    pub_type: 杂志文章,评审


    authors: Karlin S,Olson E,Robert A,Koppi N

    更新日期:2018-11-01 00:00:00

  • The arts in spiritual care.

    abstract:OBJECTIVES:To explore the role of the arts in spirituality and spiritual care and the importance of the arts and creativity in health care settings, particularly where individuals are confronting life-threatening illnesses. DATA SOURCES:Professional and lay journals/magazines, and personal experience with oncology and...

    journal_title:Seminars in oncology nursing

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Bailey SS

    更新日期:1997-11-01 00:00:00

  • Sexuality: a quality-of-life issue for cancer survivors.

    abstract:OBJECTIVES:To provide an overview of the broad, multidimensional construct of sexuality addressing physiologic, psychological, and social dimensions. DATA SOURCES:Research articles, abstracts, standards of care, international reports. CONCLUSION:Multiple insults to the physiologic, psychological, and social dimension...

    journal_title:Seminars in oncology nursing

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Tierney DK

    更新日期:2008-05-01 00:00:00

  • Digitally-Enabled Remote Care for Cancer Patients: Here to Stay.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:Digital Technology has become a pervasive, even ubiquitous part of our daily lives, affecting almost every aspect of our lives. Although the uptake of digital technology in health care has lagged behind other sectors, today, digital health is already becoming a cornerstone of developed health systems all over...

    journal_title:Seminars in oncology nursing

    pub_type: 杂志文章,评审


    authors: Kaye R,Rosen-Zvi M,Ron R

    更新日期:2020-12-01 00:00:00

  • Future directions in cancer rehabilitation.

    abstract::Many of the current and future directions in cancer rehabilitation have been briefly discussed; and some of the important areas for development are outlined in Table 1. Implementation of rehabilitation measures may be facilitated by organized and creative multidisciplinary rehabilitation programs. Advances are also de...

    journal_title:Seminars in oncology nursing

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Mellette SJ,Parker GG

    更新日期:1992-08-01 00:00:00

  • Publishing in Oncology Nursing: A Look to the Past, Present, and Future.

    abstract:OBJECTIVES:To review trends and issues in publishing and provide resources on publishing opportunities for oncology nurses. DATA SOURCES:Journal articles, publishers' information for authors, online publishing resources, discussions with journal and textbook editors, personal experience. CONCLUSION:Advances in oncolo...

    journal_title:Seminars in oncology nursing

    pub_type: 杂志文章,评审


    authors: Schulmeister L

    更新日期:2018-11-01 00:00:00

  • What are the Barriers and Enablers to Physical Activity Participation in Women with Ovarian Cancer? A Rapid Review of the Literature.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:Engagement in regular physical activity is recommended for women diagnosed with ovarian cancer due to aggressive treatment approaches, an increased risk of disease recurrence and low survival rates. OBJECTIVES:To synthesize the current available evidence identifying barriers and enablers to participation in...

    journal_title:Seminars in oncology nursing

    pub_type: 杂志文章,评审


    authors: Morrison KS,Paterson C,Coltman CE,Toohey K

    更新日期:2020-10-01 00:00:00

  • Future direction of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) education and research.

    abstract:OBJECTIVES:To identify key educational and scientific tasks for the incorporation of complementary and alternative medical therapies (CAM) into conventional health care. DATA SOURCES:Journal articles, government and special health report, book chapters, and curriculum guidebooks. CONCLUSION:Nursing education programs...

    journal_title:Seminars in oncology nursing

    pub_type: 杂志文章,评审


    authors: Wyatt G,Post-White J

    更新日期:2005-08-01 00:00:00

  • Patient education and compliance issues associated with access devices.

    abstract:OBJECTIVES:To explore the variables impacting patient education and to describe techniques for implementing successful education. CONCLUSIONS:Patients have the inherent right to be informed about all available options, significant risks, and treatment options. Throughout the teaching process, adequate time is needed f...

    journal_title:Seminars in oncology nursing

    pub_type: 杂志文章,评审


    authors: McDermott MK

    更新日期:1995-08-01 00:00:00

  • Beyond the Helix: Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications in Genomics.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:To review ethical, legal, and social implications of genomics, a ground-breaking science that when applied improves cancer care outcomes. DATA SOURCES:PubMed, Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health (CINAHL), Cochrane Library, consensus statements, and professional guidelines. CONCLUSION:Ethical, lega...

    journal_title:Seminars in oncology nursing

    pub_type: 杂志文章,评审


    authors: Hammer MJ

    更新日期:2019-02-01 00:00:00

  • Evidence-based Palliative Care Approaches to Non-pain Physical Symptom Management in Cancer Patients.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:To review effective approaches for non-pain symptom management for cancer patients focusing on treatment of nausea and vomiting, constipation, diarrhea, anorexia/cachexia, fatigue, and dyspnea. DATA SOURCES:Peer-reviewed articles, clinical practice guidelines, professional organization position statements. ...

    journal_title:Seminars in oncology nursing

    pub_type: 杂志文章,评审


    authors: Hagmann C,Cramer A,Kestenbaum A,Durazo C,Downey A,Russell M,Geluz J,Ma JD,Roeland EJ

    更新日期:2018-08-01 00:00:00

  • Palliative care communication.

    abstract:OBJECTIVES:To summarize the challenges of teaching, practicing, and learning palliative care communication and offer resources for improving skills and educating others. DATA SOURCES:A theoretically grounded, evidence-based communication curriculum called COMFORT (Communication, Orientation and opportunity, Mindful pr...

    journal_title:Seminars in oncology nursing

    pub_type: 杂志文章,评审


    authors: Wittenberg-Lyles E,Goldsmith J,Platt CS

    更新日期:2014-11-01 00:00:00

  • Introduction to the law.

    abstract:OBJECTIVES:To provide an introduction to the legal concepts that are involved in negligence suits involving oncology nurses. DATA SOURCES:Medline, Lexis, Westlaw, legal literature and texts. CONCLUSIONS:To avoid liability and guard against negligence or malpractice suits, the oncology nurse must be aware of the legal...

    journal_title:Seminars in oncology nursing

    pub_type: 杂志文章,评审


    authors: Ganschow JR

    更新日期:2002-05-01 00:00:00

  • Assessment of Multiple Co-Occurring Cancer Symptoms in the Clinical Setting.

    abstract:OBJECTIVES:To discuss multiple co-occurring cancer symptoms, review symptom assessment instruments, identify innovative methods to integrate symptom assessment and management in the clinical setting, and examine barriers and facilitators for implementation of symptom assessment and use of clinical practice guidelines. ...

    journal_title:Seminars in oncology nursing

    pub_type: 杂志文章,评审


    authors: Cooley ME,Siefert ML

    更新日期:2016-11-01 00:00:00

  • Nursing research in the Gynecologic Oncology Group.

    abstract:OBJECTIVES:To review nursing science history within the Gynecology Oncology Group (GOG); to discuss challenges of nursing science in the cooperative group (CG) using a current nurse-led protocol (GOG-0259) as an exemplar; and to propose recommendations to advance nursing science in the CG setting. DATA SOURCES:Indexed...

    journal_title:Seminars in oncology nursing

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Donovan HS,Nolte S,Edwards RP,Wenzel L

    更新日期:2014-02-01 00:00:00

  • Energy therapies in oncology nursing.

    abstract:OBJECTIVES:To review the published research related to the interventions of Reiki, Therapeutic Touch, and Healing Touch representing energy therapies in relation to oncology nursing. DATA SOURCES:Peer-reviewed literature. CONCLUSION:There is growing evidence that energy therapies have a positive effect on symptoms as...

    journal_title:Seminars in oncology nursing

    pub_type: 杂志文章,评审


    authors: Coakley AB,Barron AM

    更新日期:2012-02-01 00:00:00