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Cancer Nursing

News and practice for cancer nurse specialists



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NICE backs drug as second-line option for kidney cancer

25-Feb-2015

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has recommended the use of axitinib (Inlyta) for treating kidney cancer by the NHS.

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust

Trust honours memory of dedicated healthcare assistant

23-Feb-2015

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.

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One study found support groups did not effectively address psychosocial needs

Tailoring cancer support to patients' needs Subscription Required

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.

How to identify signs of brain tumours in children

How to identify signs of brain tumours in children Subscription Required

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

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Launching the Nursing Times app: how Emap listened to the frontline

16-Feb-2015

When the idea of launching a Nursing Times app was floated a few months ago I was cautiously excited.

E-cigarettes may make lungs vulnerable to infection

E-cigarettes may make lungs vulnerable to infection

“Vaping may not be as safe as smokers think, research suggests,” The Guardian reports. 

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