News and practice for cancer nurse specialists
A midwife who experienced a personal health scare is attempting to raise £3,000 for a range of cancer charities, starting with a sponsored bike ride last week.
A scheme to train practice nurses in managing cancer as a long-term condition is likely to be rolled out across South West London, pending a positive feedback from a pilot scheme.
Latest research: cancer
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.
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
Latest research: End of life care
Palliative care helps people with advanced, progressive, incurable illness to live as well as possible until they die.
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
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