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Adult nursing
Benefits of a nurse-delivered cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) in patients with cancer to address depression and anxiety
  1. Magalie L Alcindor
  1. Nursing, York College, Jamaica, New York, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr Magalie L Alcindor, Nursing, York College, Jamaica, New York, USA; MAlcindor{at}

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Commentary on: Boxall C, Fenlon D, May C, Nuttall J, Hunter MS. Implementing a nurse-delivered cognitive behavioural therapy intervention to reduce the impact of hot flushes/night sweats in women with breast cancer: a qualitative process evaluation of the MENOS4 trial. BMC Nurs. 2023 Sep 15;22(1):317. doi: 10.1186/s12912-023-01441-3.

Implications for practice and research

  • Collaboration between nurses, primary care and healthcare managers, healthcare partners in breast care will facilitate the role of the breast care nurse in patient care.

  • More research is needed on breast cancer survivors with diverse population at multiple sites, thereby improving the quality of research on cognitive–behavioural therapy.


There is a growing body of evidence that 85% of women experience hot flashes and night sweats after breast cancer …

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  • Provenance and peer review Commissioned; internally peer reviewed.