A large retrospective study by the National Institute for Health Research has found nationwide variation in the timing of referral to hospice care. Older people were referred closer to death than younger people
This article provides an overview of malignant hypercalcaemia, its aetiology, relationship with cancer, prognosis, symptoms and treatment. It comes with a self-assessment enabling you to test your knowledge after reading it
In Nottingham, hospital nurses offer prostate cancer risk assessment clinics in community centres. How does one go about setting up services that bridge the gap between hospital and community?
The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre offers a set of guidelines to help staff manage immune-related adverse events. This initiative won the Cancer Nursing category in the 2017 Nursing Times Awards
Living with and beyond cancer 2: the role of allied health professionals, support workers and volunteersSubscription
To respond to the differing needs of people living with cancer, teams need a mix of skills and roles. This is part 2 of a two-part series on living with cancer
There are recommended interventions to help people cope with the long-term effects of cancer, but they are not implemented evenly across areas and settings. This is part 1 of a two-part series on living with cancer
Nursing Times 2016 Cancer Nursing Award winners describe how they created an innovative resource to help people with cancer talk to their children about the condition
Newly announced funding to upgrade linear accelerators in England, and more generally advances in radiotherapy techniques, will help provide cutting-edge radiotherapy services to all. What are the implications for professionals?
Better survival rates for a group of haematological cancers known as myeloproliferative neoplasms mean nurses play a bigger role in managing patients with these conditions. Scroll down to read the article or download a print-friendly PDF here
The nurse’s role in therapeutic apheresisSubscription
Apheresis is a vital but little-known procedure that can be undertaken by nurses who have the necessary skills to understand the process and how to perform it successfully