Nurses and other healthcare professionals have been urged to ask patients with pancreatic cancer to share the impact of the disease by completing a survey to help improve support in the future.
For the first time, more men are dying from prostate cancer each year than women are from breast cancer, a charity has warned.
The update of routine breast cancer screening by women in England has reached its lowest level in 10 years, reveal latest figures.
Patients with advanced cancer have a better quality of life in the weeks before they die if they receive palliative care early on, according to a new study.
An innovative nurse and consultant-led clinic has helped nearly 350 patients to get a faster diagnosis with cancer and other serious conditions since it opened a year ago.
Bowel scope screening uptake can increase by more than a fifth when patients are sent two additional reminders with a leaflet that addressed common concerns, according to a new study.
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.
Improved NHS cancer care has led to survival rates that have never been higher, with over 2,000 more people surviving cancer every year, according to NHS England.
Louise Gilham has been appointed to a newly created mesothelioma clinical nurse specialist post to support patients across Kent.