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Cancer Nursing

News and practice for cancer nurse specialists

Colchester Hospital

Investigators find 'no evidence' of bullying over Colchester cancer data


An independent investigation has found no evidence of staff being instructed to manipulate cancer waiting times data at Colchester University Hospital Foundation Trust.

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NICE backs new drug for advanced kidney cancer in draft guidance


A new drug for treating advanced kidney cancer has been backed in draft guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.

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How to identify signs of brain tumours in children

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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

Supportive care after breast cancer surgery

Supportive care after breast cancer surgery Subscription Required

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

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Nurses are a lifeline over the festive period


When I visited my mother in hospital on Christmas Day I felt very grateful to the staff, who were working as hard as always. My mother’s needs were as acute on that day as on any other.

UK 'among worst' for cancer linked to obesity

UK 'among worst' for cancer linked to obesity

“Britain almost the worst in the world for obesity-fuelled cancer,” reports The Daily Telegraph.

Excellence in Oncology Nursing


The Excellence in Oncology Nursing videos by Novartis Oncology highlight how nurses can improve patient experience and outcomes.

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