A new training tool for practice nurses and other primary care staff is being launched across England in a bid to catch cancers sooner.
The newly expanded human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine programme in England could prevent more than 100,000 cases of cancer by 2058, new figures suggest.
All patients in Scotland living with mesothelioma will be provided with a dedicated clinical nurse specialist under new plans to transform care.
A leading cancer charity has called for “urgent” action from the government to tackle obesity, as new analysis shows that excess weight is causing more cases of certain cancers than smoking.
Women’s awareness of alcohol’s role in boosting breast cancer risk is poor, according to UK researchers.
Patients will continue to face “unacceptable” waits for treatment unless nursing shortages are addressed, health leaders have warned.
The Teenage Cancer Trust has announced the appointment of an experienced nurse, Dr Louise Soanes, as its director of services.
Working night shifts does not increase the risk of breast cancer, according to a major new analysis by UK researchers who hope their findings will provide reassurance to female employees such as nurses.
The rate of bowel cancer, also known as colorectal cancer, is rising across Europe among younger adults in the 20 to 49 age bracket, according to Dutch researchers, who called on clinicians to be “aware” of the trend.
The chief nursing officer for Northern Ireland is to head up a group charged with developing a new strategy intended to help the country meet its “cancer increase challenge”.
A patient who underwent a stem cell transplant has praised the “incredible” efforts of his specialist nurse – a person he said he “would not have got to this point” in his recovery without.
Many GP practices are failing to make use of potentially life-saving risk assessment tools that can help catch cancer early on, suggests a new study.
An inspirational nurse and lecturer is gearing up for the London Marathon this weekend as part of a drive to use her cancer diagnosis as a force for good.
Thousands of men with prostate cancer are missing out on vital support because of a shortage of specialist nurses, a charity has warned.
Two measures designed to reduce the incidence of cancer have been announced today by the Department of Health in Northern Ireland.
Routine vaccination of girls aged 12 or 13 years with the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine in Scotland has led to a dramatic reduction in cervical disease in later life, according to a UK study.
Digital and data experts are to join national cancer and mental health policy teams at NHS England to help them make the best use of technology.
A leading charity has highlighted the importance of supporting pancreatic cancer patients with their psychological health, after a UK survey revealed people’s needs are not being met.
The first mesothelioma clinical nurse specialist in the UK to focus on patients with an armed forces or military background has had her funding extended so she can become whole-time equivalent.
A team of nursing staff in the North West have set up a smear test clinic for hospital employees in a bid to help encourage those who are busy caring for patients, to look after themselves too.