Cancer patients diagnosed early are far more likely to avoid chemotherapy than those with tumours found at a later stage, according to a major new study based on NHS data.
The winners of this year’s Mary Seacole Leadership and Development Awards, which fund projects to improve the health of people from black and minority ethnic communities, have been revealed.
A Lancashire nurse is back at work just months after undergoing a ground-breaking cancer treatment that will soon be offered at hospitals in the UK.
An inspirational nurse who beat cancer and is now caring for other patients with the condition in Wales in her native tongue is in the running for a top health award.
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.
Nurses on cancer wards could be at risk because of a lack of monitoring by health trusts of contamination from potentially harmful cytotoxic chemotherapy drugs, a new report has claimed.
Nurses can now access a free online learning course that has the “potential to improve patient care”, according to the blood cancer research charity Bloodwise.
Oncology nurses have welcomed a draft ruling by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence that a lung cancer drug should be made available to some patients in England.
It is essential that the “very real consequences” of diagnosis and treatment for cervical cancer are recognised, specialist nurses have said in response to a new report.
A “cancer care passport” has been launched for the capital’s oncology specialist nurses, so they can demonstrate they are qualified and competent to deliver systemic anti-cancer therapy (SACT).