A cancer nurse is to investigate patient adherence to exercise before surgery to aid subsequent recovery, as part of a programme to support a wider range of clinical staff to undertake research.
A charity for men affected by prostate cancer has criticised the provision of specialist nursing services in England, in the wake of national patient survey results.
Women can safely use antiperspirants during radiation treatment for breast cancer, despite fears to the contrary, according to a US study.
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.
A decision by government advisors not to recommend extending routine immunisation against human papillomavirus (HPV) to teenage boys has been met with “disappointment” and “dismay”.
A six-week exercise programme helped bowel cancer patients get the sleep they needed to recover from gruelling chemo and prepare for surgery, according to a UK study.
Clinicians must ensure they break the distressing news of a cancer diagnosis in person, a nursing has stated, after new research revealed some patients were told over the phone or in a letter.
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has approved a kidney cancer drug that is expected to benefit around 1,000 patients.
A nurse-led intervention designed to help carers manage pain medication for loved-ones dying from cancer has helped improved understanding and delivery of pain relief, according to results from a trial.
Women who receive human papillomavirus (HPV) testing, in addition to a pap smear, receive a faster, more complete diagnosis of possible cervical pre-cancer, according to UK researchers.