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Cancer Nursing

News and practice for cancer nurse specialists



NHS staffing pressures risk ‘stifling’ cancer research

19-May-2015

The daily pressure facing nurses and other clinicians is having a serious impact on the ability of the NHS to support world leading research into cancer, a leading charity has warned.

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Twitter follows a day in the life of hospital cancer nurse

12-May-2015

Patients and the public have had the chance to follow a day in the life of a nurse on Twitter as part of activity to mark International Nurses’ Day today.

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Letterkenny Hospital, Ireland - Safe seamless nursing care for cancer patients at home – a hospital/community initiative



One study found support groups did not effectively address psychosocial needs

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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

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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

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Do student nurses need telling how great they are?

18-May-2015

Last week we had the pleasure of hosting our fourth Student Nursing Times Awards.

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New prostate cancer treatment has promising results in mice

“Prostate cancer resistant to conventional treatment could be all but wiped out by a therapy that boosts the immune system,” the Daily Mail reports.

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


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