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Cardiac Problems Persist Long-Term in Childhood Cancer Survivors January 2017 This population-based cohort study analyzed data from 34,489 individuals who met 5-year survival criteria for a childhood cancer. Long-term cardiac mortality was examined for individuals diagnosed... Read More →
New and Emerging Evidence on the Ongoing Needs of Cancer Survivors December 2016 The British Journal of Cancer has published a supplement on cancer survivorship. Read More →
Promoting better care for cancer patients with urgent medical problems November 2016 A new toolkit from the Royal College of Physicians aims to improve the care of cancer patients admitted to hospital as an emergency with medical problems due to their cancer or their... Read More →
Death Rate From Breast Cancer Continues Decline November 2016 The breast cancer death rate in the US is continuing to drop by about 2% per year, but advances in detection and treatment have benefited some races much more than others, according to Breast Cancer... Read More →
Rare and less common cancers: incidence and mortality in England October 2016 A report, published by Cancer52 and the National Cancer Intelligence Network (NCIN) reports on cancers considered rare and less common. The report contains a list of sites and codes for a large... Read More →
Thyroid cancer cases double in 20 years October 2016 The number of people diagnosed with thyroid cancer in England has doubled since the early 1990s, according to a new data briefing published by the National Cancer Intelligence Network... Read More →
Rare Skin Cancers in England NCIN Data Briefing August 2016 Rare skin cancers are a mixed group in terms of causation, pathogenesis and outcome. A recent NCIN data briefing describes their incidence and highlights the poor outcome for patients with Merkel... Read More →
Practice Guidance on GI Problems Arising From Cancer Treatment August 2016 Practice guidance on the management of acute and chronic GI problems arising as a result of treatment for cancer was published recently published in the BMJ. The guidance aims to help clinicians be... Read More →
Cancer Survival Bulletin Historic August 2016 ONS recently published a bulletin of cancer survival statistics for patients diagnosed with one of the 21 most common cancers in England during 2005-2009 and followed up to December 31, 2010. The... Read More →
Malthus Workbench Tool August 2016 At the recent National Radiotherapy Advisory Group (NRAG) conference, the National Radiotherapy Implementation Group (NRIG) launched a new modelling tool to help support local planning assumptions... Read More →

Resources

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...
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...
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...
Cancer System Performance November 2016 A website allows cancer patients, their families and health care providers in Ontario, Canada, to access the province's...
Achieving world-class cancer outcomes: a strategy for England 2015-2020 October 2016 The Independent Cancer Taskforce has published Achieving world-class cancer outcomes: a strategy for England 2015-2020....
GP Practice Profiles for Cancer October 2016 The GP practice profiles for cancer were produced in support of the National Awareness and Early Diagnosis Initiative. They...
Predicting Melanoma Spread October 2016 This online tool will allow doctors to predict how melanoma can spread around the body.

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Cancer statistics: availability and location September 2016 A recent document aims to provide an overview about cancer statistics, including information on the latest statistics...
Cancer services come of age September 2016 The cancer services coming of age report summarises a series of pilots that tested whether appropriate assessment of older...
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