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Cancer Nursing

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Genetic testing increases following Angelina Jolie mastectomy

Genetic testing increases following Angelina mastectomy

19-Sep-2014

Referrals for genetic breast cancer tests more than doubled in the UK as a result of what doctors have dubbed the “Angelina effect”.

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New blood test can monitor steroid changes in prostate patients

18-Sep-2014

A blood test has been developed that can show when prostate cancer treatments turn bad.

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Understanding and managing myeloma

Understanding and managing myeloma Subscription Required

Non-specialist nurses need to know how to care for patients with myeloma. It is often only detected when patients present with symptoms indicative of other conditions

Using outdoor activities in cardiac recovery

Using outdoor activities in cardiac recovery Subscription Required

A pilot programme evaluated the use of outdoor activities in green spaces adjacent to hospitals as part of rehabilitation services for cardiac patients

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Latest research: End of life care

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End-of-life care for people with urological cancer Subscription Required

6-Dec-2012

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

Improving services for long-term conditions Subscription Required

6-Dec-2012

Providing services to meet need rather than by specialty could mean patients receive better services and would be a more efficient use of NHS resources

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When was the first time you felt that buzz of pride to be a nurse?

15-Sep-2014

Most nurses experience it right at the start. It could be on the bus to your first day of placement, when you have the urge to lean over and tell a stranger that you’re a nurse by the way.

Wearing a bra 'doesn't raise breast cancer risk'

Wearing a bra 'doesn't raise breast cancer risk'

“Scientists believe they have answered the decades long debate on whether wearing a bra can increase your risk of cancer,” reports The Daily Telegraph.

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