News and practice for cancer nurse specialists
Cases of prostate cancer are increasing but significant advances have been made in the diagnosis and management of this condition
End of life care
As the majority of patients with urological cancers die in hospital, urology and continence nurses have an important role to play in the end-of-life care team
A charity has launched surgery support packs to help nurses guide men through the side effects of prostate cancer surgery.
Many carers don’t realise there is support available to help them in their role. So as one of the people they may turn to, you’re vital in helping us to identify and support them.
Welcome to the first in a series of Excellence in Oncology Nursing videos, brought to you in association with Novartis Oncology.
When you meet someone with cancer are you confident to talk to them about their condition and its effect on their life?
I spent a day last week experiencing the adult student nurse programme at City University in London. The student nurses on that programme will be spending time on placement on the same wards that I trained on 35 years ago.
Behind the Headlines
“New test for breast cancer that could spare thousands needless treatment,” the Daily Mail reports. Researchers have identified a molecule – integrin avß6 – that appears to be associated with the development of invasive breast cancer.