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A round up of news for cancer care professionals.
Charity warns of failure to offer timely testing for bowel disease
Lack of adequate surveillance for people at highest risk of developing bowel cancer could lead to more deaths from the disease, a charity has warned.
‘All you can drink’ alcohol offers outlawed in Northern Ireland
A ban on promotions offering unlimited amounts of alcohol - a cancer risk factor - for a fixed price has been announced in Northern Ireland.
Fast-track initiative cuts waiting times for oncology patients
Two clinical nurse specialists (CNSs) have cut waiting times for patients with cancer by setting up a fast-track service.
Campaign targets black and minority ethnic communities
Promoting better understanding of the early signs and symptoms of cancer among black and minority ethnic (BME) communities is the focus of a campaign in England.
Third of cancers in over-70s found on attendance at A&E
Almost one third of cancers in people aged over 70 years are diagnosed each year when they attend the emergency department, according to research.
Nominate a colleague for a prestigious 2013 nurse award
Nurses have until the end of this month to nominate colleagues for next year's Nursing Standard Nurse Awards.
Guidance focuses on treating people with neutropenic sepsis
Patients with suspected neutropenic sepsis should be treated as medical emergencies and offered antibiotics immediately, according to a National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) guideline.
Nurse and cancer survivor spearheads poster campaign
A retired nurse and cancer survivor has been chosen as the face of a Cancer Research UK awareness campaign in Scotland. The Spot Cancer Early campaign features posters of Sue Vipond in the charity’s shops with the message ‘You’re twice as likely to survive cancer today than 40 years ago’.
Australian initiative to offer boys HPV vaccine is a world first
Boys between the ages of 12 and 13 in Australia will be the first in the world to be offered the Gardasil vaccine through a school‑based initiative.
Combined bevacizumab regimen not advised for metastatic breast disease
New guidance on the use of bevacizumab for metastatic breast cancer has been issued by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE).