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Work is underway to identify gaps in the cancer nursing workforce and define clear skills, competencies and career paths for specialist nurses as part of a major drive to improve cancer care in England.
Rachel Thomas has been appointed as a mesothelioma clinical nurse specialist at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust in London, a charity has announced.
Women with a higher body mass index (BMI) are at an increased risk of not detecting their breast tumour until it has become large, according to a new study.
Researchers from leading UK universities and NHS trusts are to carry out a major new project to develop and test a talking-based therapy for cancer survivors.
Discount price deals for two similar new breast cancer drugs have seen them approved for routine NHS use, under draft guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.
A new mesothelioma clinical nurse specialist has been appointed to support the high number of patients with the condition across Merseyside and Cheshire.
Specialist nurses in Leicester will be promoting e-cigarettes to the public later this month, as part of efforts to boost smoking cessation.
Women may only need three cervical screens in their lifetime if they have been given the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, according to UK researchers.
The long-term use of proton pump inhibitors, commonly used to treat acid reflux, is linked to a more than doubling in the risk of developing stomach cancer, according to researchers.
A cancer patient has thanked her nurse for the “beautiful kindness” she has shown while being treated at University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust.