News and practice for cancer nurse specialists
The number of people admitted to hospital for skin cancer has increased by 41% in just five years, new figures show.
Breast and prostate cancer patients could cut their risk of dying by walking just one mile a day, it has been suggested.
Latest research: cancer
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
A pilot programme evaluated the use of outdoor activities in green spaces adjacent to hospitals as part of rehabilitation services for cardiac patients
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
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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
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With the lifetime risk of cancer being one in three, it is now becoming commonplace to see the condition woven into popular television dramas.