NHS England (London Region) five-year strategic plan

January 2017

Cancer

Country of origin: UK

The five year strategy to transform cancer services in London was launched recently. Produced in partnership with Londonís CCGs, Public Health England, the Integrated Cancer Systems and charity partners, the strategy sets out key recommendations for health services across the capital. London Cancer, in conjunction with the London Cancer Alliance, lead on the development of the Reducing Variation and Patient Experience work streams.

Resources

Institute of Cancer Research March 2017 The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) new website is designed to serve the needs of a wide audience: the international...
The Role And Value Of Specialist Nurses In Prostate Cancer Care February 2017 Specialist nurses may play an important role in helping to improve the experiences of patients with prostate cancer,...
Transplantation of organs from donors with a history of cancer February 2017 The Advisory Committee on the Safety of Blood, Tissues and Organs (SaBTO) reviewed evidence including the outcomes of...
Website Helps Cancer Patients With Fertility Preservation February 2017 A website to help cancer patients learn more about how they can preserve their ability to have children has been launched...
Manual for Cancer Services: Chemotherapy Measures December 2016 Following a three month consultation period the revised chemotherapy measures were published recently for inclusion in the...
Study finds HPV from Oral Sex is linked to Throat Cancer November 2016 Oral sex increases the risk of transmitting the sexually transmitted human papillomavirus (HPV), suggests a new study...
Asian-language cancer information resource November 2016 About 4 million Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have limited English proficiency, a disadvantage when it comes to...
Living with and beyond cancer - improving future survivorship services November 2016 The National Cancer Survivorship Initiative (NCSI) has published Living with and Beyond Cancer: Taking Action to Improve...
Cancer System Performance November 2016 A website allows cancer patients, their families and health care providers in Ontario, Canada, to access the province's...
Predicting Melanoma Spread October 2016 This online tool will allow doctors to predict how melanoma can spread around the body.

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