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The ECCO Congress 2017 got off to a dynamic start on Day 1 with a special programme of talks and presentations specifically selected for EONS members.
EONS President Elect Lena Sharp describes how poor leadership is a known ‘risk factor’ which can influence nurses’ decision to leave their role and examines how can this be addressed
During the EONS Session on Day 1, two young cancer nurses, Sara Torcato Parreira, from Portugal, and Merel van Klinken, from the Netherlands, spoke about the needs of a new generation cancer nurses – the ‘millenials’.
Mary Wells, Professor of cancer nursing research and practice at the NMAHP Research Unit, University of Stirling, former EONS board member and current co-chair of the EONS Research Working Group reported on progress with Phase 1 of this important project
Maria Dias, a young cancer nurse from Portugal, speaks about her experience of ECCO 2017
Cath Taylor, Senior Lecturer, Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery, King’s College, London, and co-applicant on this research, explores and explains these ground-breaking opportunities for dialogue
Helena Ullgren, from Sweden, examines the issues
An interview with Anne Marie Rafferty, Professor of Nursing Policy, King's College London, about the issues affecting the UK nursing workforce. Many of them are recognisable in other European countries too
EONS Board Member Andreas Charalambous is a member of ECCO’s Oncopolicy Committee. Here he explains how EONS, with ECCO, is helping to shape the future of cancer care in the best interests of oncology nurses and patients.
EONS members help shape important new colorectal cancer and sarcoma guidelines, playing a key part in developing treatment in two important areas.
Dr Ilana Kadmon reports on a memorable day of celebration, discussion and dance to mark three decades.
EONS President-Elect and faculty member Lena Sharp reports
Guest editorial by ESTRO President Yolande Lievens who introduces a series of articles that shed light on the different aspects of radiation oncology
Daniel Zips, Radiation Oncologist and Chair of the ESTRO Clinical Committee is based in Germany. Here he describes how oncology nurses have gained deep respect from the other disciplines in the multidisciplinary team in recent years
Ingrid Kristensen, a Swedish nurse, tells the story of her career path in radiotherapy, describing how she developed her expertise in this specialism
Annette Boejen and Rikke L. Poulsen from Denmark explore the patient experience, looking at ways to inform and reassure those undergoing radiation therapy
Anita O’Donovan reports from Dublin, Ireland, on the need for greater understanding of the specialised care requirements of older patients
Rianne de Jong, from The Netherlands, describes how radiation therapists have established a greater role in plan selection
Núria Jornet, from Spain, is Chair of ESTRO Physics Committee. Here she provides a fascinating insight into the work of medical physicists in oncology