2017 CBCN® Test Reference List

The following list of primary references identifies the resources used to develop items on the CBCN® test. 

Primary Test References

American Cancer Society. (2015). Cancer facts and figures 2015. Retrieved from http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@editorial/documents/document/acspc-044552.pdf

Babiera, G.V., Skoracki, R.J, & Esteva, F.J. (Eds.). (2012). Advanced therapy of breast disease (3rd ed.). Shelton, CT: People’s Medical Publishing House–USA.

Burke, C.C. (Ed.). (2009). Psychosocial dimensions of oncology nursing care (2nd ed.). Pittsburgh, PA: Oncology Nursing Society.

Calzone, K.A., Masny, A., & Jenkins, J. (Eds.). (2010). Genetics and genomics in oncology nursing practice. Pittsburgh, PA: Oncology Nursing Society.

Esper, P., & Kuebler, K.K. (Eds.). (2008). Palliative practices from A–Z for the bedside clinician (2nd ed.). Pittsburgh, PA: Oncology Nursing Society.

Harris, J.R., Lippman, M.E., Morrow, M., & Osborne, C.K. (Eds.). (2014). Diseases of the breast (5th ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Health.

Iwamoto, R.R., Haas, M.L., & Gosselin, T.K. (Eds.). (2012). Manual for radiation oncology nursing practice and education (4th ed.). Pittsburgh, PA: Oncology Nursing Society.

Mahon, S.M. (Ed.). (2011). Site-specific cancer series: Breast cancer (2nd ed.). Pittsburgh, PA: Oncology Nursing Society.

National Comprehensive Cancer Network. (2015). NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology: Breast cancer screening and diagnosis [v.1.2015]. Retrieved from http://www.nccn.org/professionals/physician_gls/pdf/genetics_screening.pdf

Newton, S., Hickey, M., & Marrs, J. (2009). Mosby’s oncology nursing advisor: A comprehensive guide to clinical practice (2nd ed.). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier Mosby.

Polovich, M., Olsen, M., & LeFebvre, K.B. (Eds.) (2014). Chemotherapy and biotherapy guidelines and recommendations for practice (4th ed.). Pittsburgh, PA: Oncology Nursing Society.

Yarbro, C.H., Wujcik, D., & Gobel, B.H. (Eds.). (2011). Cancer nursing: Principles and practice (7th ed.). Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning.

 

Supplemental Test References

American Cancer Society. (2013). Cancer facts and figures for African Americans 2013–2014. Retrieved from http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@epidemiologysurveilance/docume...

DeVita, V.T., Jr., Lawrence, T.S., & Rosenberg, S.A. (Eds.). (2015). Cancer: Principles and practice of oncology (10th ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Irwin, M. & Johnson, L.A. (Eds.). (2014). PEP Pocket Guide-cancer symptom-management. Putting evidence into practice: Improving oncology patient outcomes. Pittsburgh, PA: Oncology Nursing Society.

National Comprehensive Cancer Network. (2015). NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology: Breast cancer risk reduction [v.2.2015]. Retrieved from http://www.nccn.org/professionals/physician_gls/pdf/breast_risk.pdf

National Comprehensive Cancer Network. (2015). NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology: Breast cancer [v.3.2015]. Retrieved from http://www.nccn.org/professionals/physician_gls/pdf/breast.pdf

National Comprehensive Cancer Network. (2015). NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology: Genetic/familial high-risk assessment: Breast and ovarian [v.2.2015]. Retrieved from http://www.nccn.org/professionals/physician_gls/pdf/genetics_screening.pdf