Breast cancer surgery is associated with high rates of mortality and hospital readmission, along with loss of functional independence, for frail nursing home residents, according to US researchers.
Bowel cancer patients living in the most deprived areas have up to 13% higher levels of emergency admissions prior to a diagnosis than those in the least deprived areas, according to UK researchers.
Bowel cancer screening in England is set to start at an earlier age of 50 to improve early detection, according to Public Health England.
Women with diabetes have a dramatically increased risk of developing cancer, according to a study involving UK researchers.
Patients on Merseyside are benefitting from a pioneering service that allows them to receive treatment for cancer in their workplace.
School age boys in the UK should be offered vaccination against the cancer causing human papillomavirus (HPV), according to government advisors.
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 are no overall increases in the risk of womb cancer or invasive breast cancer after assisted reproduction, according to a study of over 250,000 British women.
Patients with oesophago-gastric cancer should receive support and information from a specialist clinical nurse to help them adapt to physical changes, according to draft guidance.
Patients with lung cancer live longer, avoid unnecessary hospital admissions and cope better with treatment when cared for by specialist nurses, according to a new study.