Unseen stool blood is linked to a heightened risk of death from all causes, as well as from bowel cancer, according to Scottish researchers.
There has been a significant annual increase in the percentage of cancer patients who say they trust and have confidence in all the nursing staff treating them, according to a national survey.
It is essential that the “very real consequences” of diagnosis and treatment for cervical cancer are recognised, specialist nurses have said in response to a new report.
An actress whose husband and father of her two daughters died of a brain tumour last year has paid tribute to the “incredible” hospice nurses who supported the family in his final days.
A “landmark” deal has been announced on the breast cancer drug trastuzumab emtansine (Kadcyla), meaning that it can now be recommended for routine use by the NHS in England.
A specialist ambulance service, involving a new charity nurse post, is being established to help ensure the wishes of terminally ill patients in the North East are respected.
Women can safely use antiperspirants during radiation treatment for breast cancer, despite fears to the contrary, according to a US study.
Taking an anti-acid reflux medication together with a low dose of aspirin can prevent oesophageal cancer in people with a high risk of the disease, according to a UK trial.
Mistaken belief in “mythical” causes of cancer, such as drinking from plastic bottles and microwave ovens, is rife among the public, according to UK researchers.
Nurses can now access a free online learning course that has the “potential to improve patient care”, according to the blood cancer research charity Bloodwise.