A nationally renowned specialist trust has been rated outstanding following an inspection by the Care Quality Commission.
Specialist nurses caring for women with ovarian cancer are “increasingly stretched”, with many unable to provide the level of support they would like, reveals new research.
Patients believe they cannot get “optimal” support for coping with cancer without having access to nurse-led charity helplines on top of information routinely provided by the NHS, suggests research.
Nurse-led follow-up for cancer patients may be an “attractive” alternative in future to that currently given by consultants, according to Scottish researchers.
There has been an “encouraging rise in survival” among patients with lung cancer, according to a major audit, but contact with nurse specialists remains too low.
Scalp cooling can lessen some chemotherapy-induced hair loss in certain breast cancer patients, according to US researchers.
A new specialist breast care nurse has joined the breast care nursing team at Derriford Hospital in Plymouth thanks to the local breast care charity.
There is a “gulf” between the specialist nursing support available for patients with incurable breast cancer and that accessible for those with the primary stage of the disease, a charity has warned.
Sarah Morgan has been appointed as the only mesothelioma clinical nurse specialist in Wales.
Men and women with heart failure have a higher risk of death than people with some of the most common types of cancer, according to a new UK study.