Opinion, analysis and debate
Palliative care is widely accepted as best practice end-of-life care and is concerned with promoting and maintaining the best possible quality of life.
People with rarer cancers deserve the same support and information as those with more common cancers
Cancer is an illness that we all come into contact with, both professionally and personally. I think it would be true to say that we all dread having it ourselves.
Children’s nursing student editor, Gary Williams, reflects on his first experience of caring for someone who died and the available cancer treatments in the UK and abroad.
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A passion for nursing has shaped the last three decades of Susan Nightingale’s life
Health professionals must support the bowel cancer screening programme for it to succeed
Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the UK, with more than 100,000 new cases recorded every year.
According to a study conducted by the Royal College of Physicians, every year second-hand smoke results in more than 165,000 new episodes of disease among children, 300,000 primary care consultations, 9,500 hospital admissions and around 40 sudden infant deaths.
Bernie Wilson is lead chemotherapy nurse at The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre in Merseyside, where she has worked for 28 years.
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Gill Laidlow works with patients who have had cancer treatment - and can draw on her own experiences