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Cancer Nursing

News and practice for cancer nurse specialists



Steep rise in skin cancer figures

Steep rise in skin cancer figures

2-Sep-2014

The number of people admitted to hospital for skin cancer has increased by 41% in just five years, new figures show.

Walking one mile a day improves cancer patients' outcomes

Walking one mile a day improves outcomes for cancer patients

2-Sep-2014

Breast and prostate cancer patients could cut their risk of dying by walking just one mile a day, it has been suggested.

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Understanding and managing myeloma

Understanding and managing myeloma Subscription Required

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

Using outdoor activities in cardiac recovery

Using outdoor activities in cardiac recovery Subscription Required

A pilot programme evaluated the use of outdoor activities in green spaces adjacent to hospitals as part of rehabilitation services for cardiac patients

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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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Improving public health requires a whole-society approach

1-Sep-2014

Public health has long been the poor relation in the healthcare family.

Macmillan finds cancer survival 'postcode lottery'

Macmillan finds cancer survival 'postcode lottery'

“Cancer postcode lottery ‘costs 6,000 lives a year’,” reports The Times.

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