Patients will continue to face “unacceptable” waits for treatment unless nursing shortages are addressed, health leaders have warned.
The Teenage Cancer Trust has announced the appointment of an experienced nurse, Dr Louise Soanes, as its director of services.
Working night shifts does not increase the risk of breast cancer, according to a major new analysis by UK researchers who hope their findings will provide reassurance to female employees such as nurses.
The rate of bowel cancer, also known as colorectal cancer, is rising across Europe among younger adults in the 20 to 49 age bracket, according to Dutch researchers, who called on clinicians to be “aware” of the trend.
The chief nursing officer for Northern Ireland is to head up a group charged with developing a new strategy intended to help the country meet its “cancer increase challenge”.
A patient who underwent a stem cell transplant has praised the “incredible” efforts of his specialist nurse – a person he said he “would not have got to this point” in his recovery without.
Many GP practices are failing to make use of potentially life-saving risk assessment tools that can help catch cancer early on, suggests a new study.
An inspirational nurse and lecturer is gearing up for the London Marathon this weekend as part of a drive to use her cancer diagnosis as a force for good.
Thousands of men with prostate cancer are missing out on vital support because of a shortage of specialist nurses, a charity has warned.
Two measures designed to reduce the incidence of cancer have been announced today by the Department of Health in Northern Ireland.