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Cancer nurse numbers 'reach peak' of more than 3,000

21-Oct-2014

The number of specialist adult cancer nurses in England has reached an all-time high, with more than 3,000 posts in the NHS, newly released figures show.

Hayley Leonard

Blood cancer charity creates new specialist nurse posts

16-Oct-2014

A charity known for its work promoting the bone marrow register has marked a change of policy direction by appointing its first post-transplant specialist nurses.

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Supportive care after breast cancer surgery

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Breast cancer follow-ups were replaced with an education programme. Women had sufficient care and valuable clinical resources were directed to patients in greater need

Individualised homeopathy after cancer treatment

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A community-based evaluation of individualised homeopathy for women after cancer treatment showed positive results for total, physical and emotional wellbeing

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What happens if a naso-gastric tube gets knotted?

20-Oct-2014

Just because a procedure is common, and generally problem free, does not mean there are no dangers that staff need to watch out for

Will a 'wonder drug' be available in 10 years?

Will a 'wonder drug' be available in 10 years?

“Wonder drug to fight cancer and Alzheimer’s disease within 10 years,” is the headline in The Daily Telegraph.

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