News and practice for cancer nurse specialists
A new technique aimed at harnessing the body’s immune system to attack one of the deadliest forms of breast cancer is being developed by British scientists.
Removing a molecule in blood vessels could help increase the effectiveness of cancer treatments, according to new research.
Latest research: cancer
A pilot programme evaluated the use of outdoor activities in green spaces adjacent to hospitals as part of rehabilitation services for cardiac patients
Cases of prostate cancer are increasing but significant advances have been made in the diagnosis and management of this condition
Latest research: 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
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
Behind the Headlines
“Men who have the snip increase their risk of suffering fatal prostate cancer, according to research,” the Daily Mail reports. However, while the increase in risk was found to be statistically significant, it was small in absolute terms.
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The news that NICE are not going to fund a new breast cancer drug had personal resonance for student nurse, Caroline
When you meet someone with cancer are you confident to talk to them about their condition and its effect on their life?
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