A West Yorkshire trust is piloting a new way to help people to live better with and beyond cancer by offering two support co-ordinator posts, funded by the charity Macmillan.
Hospital trusts will need to boost their specialist nurse numbers to enable the introduction of a raft of new high-quality molecular diagnostic tests for all lung cancer patients, a report has warned.
Over two thirds of young women would not tell a nurse about their smear test worries, suggests a new survey that raises wider concerns around uptake of screening for cervical cancer.
Two medicines for treating diabetes, along with one for advanced breast cancer, have been approved for use by the NHS in Scotland.
An “online toolkit” has been launched by a charity to help secondary breast cancer nurses “develop and improve” the nursing service they offer to patients.
The risk of suicide increases significantly in the first year following a diagnosis of cancer, warn researchers, who also highlight that the rise varies by the type of cancer diagnosed.
Large differences in radiation doses used for computed tomography (CT) scans are mainly due to how the scanners are used by staff rather than differences in patients or machines, a study suggests.
A University of Surrey nursing professor has been awarded an international award for specialists in children’s cancer care, the first time a nurse has received the accolade.
Frontline NHS nurses were left “overwhelmed” and placed under needless added pressure after tens of thousands of women were wrongly told they had missed a routine breast cancer screening, an independent review has today found.
A new clinical nurse specialist role has been created at one of the largest acute trusts in England to offer “vital support” for brain tumour patients as part of an innovative charity initiative.