Young people who have had cancer can suffer with severe exhaustion for months or even years after their treatment has ended, according to new UK research.
Cancer services are destined for a “worryingly bleak future”, unless urgent action is taken to boost the specialist workforce, a charity chief has warned.
Women with diabetes have a dramatically increased risk of developing cancer, according to a study involving UK researchers.
Experts have encouraged black women to visit their GP if they notice any changes in their breasts, in the wake of research suggesting breast cancer is often perceived as a “disease of whiteness”.
Differences approaches take by clinical teams to the active treatment of lung cancer across England may be cutting short the lives of hundreds of patients with the disease every year, warn researchers.
The update of routine breast cancer screening by women in England has reached its lowest level in 10 years, reveal latest figures.
Unintended weight loss is the second highest risk factor for some forms of cancer, according to the UK authors of the first “robust” research analysis to examine the link between the two.
Professor Steven Ersser, from York University, is to receive an award later this year in recognition of his contribution to nursing research, especially in the area of dermatology and skin care.
A leading hospital trust has been forced to reassure cancer patients their chemotherapy treatment will continue as normal after an internal memo suggested it could be cut or delayed due to nursing staff shortages.
An oncology nurse, described as an “expert” in placing peripherally inserted central catheter lines and as “key” in helping set up a new hospital unit, is to retire after five decades.