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Where this surgery information comes from

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This page tells you about the major sources of information that we use to put together this section about surgery.

 

About this page

All our information is checked by cancer specialists. The names of our specialist reviewers are at the end of this list. We also try to find patients to review all our sections. If you have had surgery for cancer, live in the UK, and would like to become a patient reviewer, you can write to us by clicking on contact us.

 

Textbooks

Principles and practice of oncology (9th edition)
De Vita, V.T., Hellman, S. and Rosenberg S.A.
Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 2011.

Oncology Nursing (5th Edition)
Langhorne M, Fulton J and Otto S.
Mosby, 2007

 

UK guidance

Informed consent in health and social care research: RCN guidance for nurses. The Royal College of Nursing, 2011.

 

Websites

National Institute of Clinical Excellence Guidelines
www.nice.org.uk

Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network
www.sign.ac.uk

National Cancer Institute – USA
www.cancer.gov

The Cochrane Library
www.cochrane.org/reviews

PubMed Central
National Institute of Health Medical Archive of Science Literature
www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov

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Updated: 21 March 2014