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Cancer Nursing

News and practice for cancer nurse specialists



Immunotherapy targets breast cancer

New immunotherapy approach targets HER2-positive breast cancer

31-Jul-2014

A new technique aimed at harnessing the body’s immune system to attack one of the deadliest forms of breast cancer is being developed by British scientists.

Molecule may reduce cancer treatment effectiveness, research finds

Blood molecule may 'reduce effectiveness of cancer treatment'

28-Jul-2014

Removing a molecule in blood vessels could help increase the effectiveness of cancer treatments, according to new research.

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Latest research: End of life care

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End-of-life care for people with urological cancer Subscription Required

6-Dec-2012

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

Improving services for long-term conditions Subscription Required

6-Dec-2012

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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Are you ready for a cardiac arrest?

28-Jul-2014

Inevitably nurses in some areas such as cardiac care and casualty are more ready than others. Are you ready for such an event?

Vasectomy-associated prostate cancer risk 'small'

Vasectomy-associated prostate cancer risk 'small'

“Men who have the snip increase their risk of suffering fatal prostate cancer, according to research,” the Daily Mail reports. However, while the increase in risk was found to be statistically significant, it was small in absolute terms.

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