NHS chief urges people to come forward for life saving cancer checks ahead of new campaign
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NHS chief urges people to come forward for life saving cancer checks ahead of new campaign

This article was taken from: https://www.england.nhs.uk/2021/08/nhs-chief-urges-people-to-come-forward-for-life-saving-cancer-checks-ahead-of-new-campaign/   By NHS news     The new head of the NHS in England has today encouraged people with potential cancer symptoms to come forward for lifesaving checks.     Ahead of a new campaign launching next week, NHS England chief executive, Amanda Pritchard said that the NHS is…

NHS cancer patients ‘missing out on basics information’
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NHS cancer patients ‘missing out on basics information’

This article was taken from: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-51439146 By BBC Health news Cancer patients in England are missing out on basic information about their diseases because of staff shortages in the NHS, a charity has warned. Macmillan Cancer Support said at least 120,000 patients a year felt topics including treatments and side effects were not fully explained….

My fight with bureaucracy to work as cancer nurse
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My fight with bureaucracy to work as cancer nurse

This article was taken from: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-51294812 By Nick TriggleHealth correspondent Louisa Doyle should be working for the NHS, caring for cancer patients. She is fully trained to provide vital chemotherapy treatment, having worked for five years in Australia before coming to the UK. But this week, the 31-year-old will fly back home. With about one…

WHO outlines steps to save 7 million lives from cancer
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WHO outlines steps to save 7 million lives from cancer

This article was taken from: https://www.who.int/news-room/detail/04-02-2020-who-outlines-steps-to-save-7-million-lives-from-cancer By WHO News release Geneva, Switzerland The World Health Organization (WHO) today spells out the need to step up cancer services in low and middle-income countries. WHO warns that, if current trends continue, the world will see a 60% increase in cancer cases over the next two decades. The…

Short-staffed NHS failing on bowel cancer detection in England
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Short-staffed NHS failing on bowel cancer detection in England

This article was taken from: https://www.theguardian.com/society/2020/jan/28/nhs-bowel-cancer-detection-england By Denis Campbell Health policy editor Lack of specialists means patients miss out on early diagnoses, charity says The NHS is failing to detect about 1,100 cases of bowel cancer a year in England because diagnostic services are so short-staffed, according to analysis by Cancer Research UK. The charity has said people’s…