Oncology Nursing History Bibliography
For more about the founding of ONS, read the article "Four Smiles and a Post Office Box."
For a thorough look at the many milestones and achievements during the first 25 years of ONS history, consult the 25th anniversary supplement.
For more information on oncology nursing history:
- Ash, C.R. (1985). Cancer nursing: An international perspective. Oncology Nursing Forum, 12(1, Suppl.), 40–43.
- Barckley, V. (1985). The best of times and the worst of times: Historical reflections from an American Cancer Society national nursing consultant. Oncology Nursing Forum, 12(1, Suppl.), 16–18.
- Craytor, J.K. (1985). Highlights in education for cancer nursing. Oncology Nursing Forum, 12(1, Suppl.), 19–27.
- Forte, K. (2001). Pediatric oncology nursing: Providing care through decades of change. Journal of Pediatric Oncology Nursing, 18(4), 154–163.
- Grant, M.M., & Padilla, G.V. (1985). An overview of cancer nursing research. Oncology Nursing Forum, 12(1, Suppl.), 28–39.
- Greene, P.E. (1985). The Association of Pediatric Oncology Nurses: The first ten years. Oncology Nursing Forum, 12(1, Suppl.), 44–48.
- Guy, J. (2004). Oncology nursing: What a difference three decades make. Oncology Issues, 19(2), 42–43.
- Haylock, P.J. (2011). Cancer nursing: The modern era. Oncology Nursing Forum, 38(0), E7-E14. doi:10.1188/11.S1.ONF.E7-E14
- Haylock, P.J. (2008). Cancer nursing: Past, present, and future. Nursing Clinics of North America, 43(2), 179–203.
- Hilkemeyer, R. (1985). A historical perspective in cancer nursing. Oncology Nursing Forum, 12(1, Suppl.), 6–15.
- Johnson, J., Baird, S., & Hilderley, L. (Eds.). (2001). It took courage, compassion, and curiosity: Recollections and writings of leaders in cancer nursing: 1890-1970. Pittsburgh, PA: Oncology Nursing Society.
- Lusk, B. (2011). Nursing's central role in the care of individuals with cancer: 1900-1940. Oncology Nursing Forum, 38(0), E1-6. doi:10.1188/11.S1.ONF.E1-E6
- Lusk, B. (2005). Prelude to specialization: U.S. cancer nursing, 1920-50. Nursing Inquiry, 12(4), 269–277.
- McDonnell, K. K. (2011). Driving forces that transformed the care of individuals with cancer from 1900-1940. Oncology Nursing Forum, 38(0), E15-20. doi:10.1188/11.S1.ONF.E15-E20
- McGee, R.F. (1989). Oncology nursing: Five decades of growth. Journal of Cancer Education, 4(3), 167–173.
- Murphy, C.M., Jackson, J., & Worrall, L. (1996). Oncology Nursing Society: Development and implementation of practice guidelines. Pharmacy Practice Management Quarterly, 16(1), 39–49.
- Nielsen, B.B., Scofield, R.S., Mueller, S., Tranin, A.S., Moore, P., & Murphy, C.M. (1996). Certification of oncology nurses: A history. Oncology Nursing Forum, 23(4), 701–708.
- Tiffany, R. (1987). The development of cancer nursing as a specialty. International Nursing Review, 34(2), 35–39.
- Wiernikowski, J. (2009). I'm nursing as fast as I can: How the history of cancer and cancer care informs the future of oncology nursing. Canadian Oncology Nursing Journal, 19(2),78–80.
- Wilson, K. (2005). The evolution of the role of nurses: The history of nurse practitioners in pediatric oncology. Journal of Pediatric Oncology Nursing, 22(5), 250–253.
- Yarbro, C.H. (2001). Cancer nursing: Weaving the tapestry for our second century. Canadian Oncology Nursing Journal, 11(3), 130–134.