Oncology Nursing Forum

  • Coming of Age With Cancer: Physical, Social, and Financial Barriers to Independence Among Emerging Adult Survivors

    ONF 2018, 45(2), 148-158 DOI: 10.1188/18.ONF.148-158

    Purpose: To explore the transition to self-care among a sample of emerging adult cancer survivors after hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT).

  • Understanding Distress in the Hospital: A Qualitative Study Examining Adults With Cancer

    ONF 2018, 45(2), 206-216 DOI: 10.1188/18.ONF.206-216

    Purpose: To measure the distress of hospitalized adults with cancer and identify strategies and behaviors to manage distress.

    Participants & Setting: 185 adults with cancer hospitalized in a large tertiary hospital in the Midwest.

  • Symptom Dimensions as Outcomes in Interventions for Patients With Cancer: A Systematic Review

    ONF 2018, 45(2), 237-249 DOI: 10.1188/18.ONF.237-249

    Problem Identification: Symptom experience in patients with cancer consists of several dimensions, often measured descriptively within various populations but seldom used as intervention outcomes.