News and practice for cancer nurse specialists
An independent investigation has found no evidence of staff being instructed to manipulate cancer waiting times data at Colchester University Hospital Foundation Trust.
A new drug for treating advanced kidney cancer has been backed in draft guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.
Latest research: cancer
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
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
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
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.
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This article is a story that my lovely dad “Tony” wanted told about living and ultimately dying with cancer.
When you meet someone with cancer are you confident to talk to them about their condition and its effect on their life?