Over eight in 10 women with breast cancer in England are not told about the possibility of developing long-term anxiety and depression by healthcare professionals, charities have warned.
A paediatric nurse has said young cancer patients are missing out on vital sexual health information due to embarrassment among care professionals.
An actress whose husband and father of her two daughters died of a brain tumour last year has paid tribute to the “incredible” hospice nurses who supported the family in his final days.
A specialist Macmillan nurse in neuro-oncology at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge has stressed the importance of using plain terminology when breaking devastating news to seriously ill patients and their families.
The Royal College of Nursing has condemned new figures showing that more cancer patients are missing a key government target than at any time since records began.
A research grant of £8,000 has been awarded to clinical nurse specialist, Karen Lord, to study the realities of living well with cancer.
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receive support and information from a specialist clinical nurse to help them adapt to physical changes, according to draft guidance.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.
A nurse researcher has been has awarded a grant worth £25,000 to study improving follow-up care for the asbestos-related cancer mesothelioma.
Cancer patients face a 20% higher risk of suicide than the general population, according to the first study of its kind for England.
The “outrageous” five‐year survival rate in England for patients with the most common type of pancreatic cancer ‐ pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) ‐ has been revealed for the first time in a study, commissioned by the charity Pancreatic Cancer UK
Adults with some incurable diseases are not receiving palliative care from hospices early enough during their illness because of the timing of referrals from other services according to researchers.