News and practice for cancer nurse specialists
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has recommended the use of axitinib (Inlyta) for treating kidney cancer by the NHS.
A tree has been planted during a special hospital memorial service to remember a former healthcare assistant at Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust.
Latest research: cancer
Hospital-based support groups are unable to meet the diverse needs of patients with cancer, and are being phased out in favour of more individualised support.
Diagnosis of brain tumours in children is improving, but the UK still lags behind other western countries. Knowledge of symptoms will allow nurses to improve early diagnosis
Latest research: End of life care
Palliative care helps people with advanced, progressive, incurable illness to live as well as possible until they die.
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
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