31 Jul 12 edition
The “rather not know” attitude by people with cancer in Australia poses the greatest risk to surviving the disease, says the Cancer Institute NSW.
Health professionals and the public now have access to a multilingual online library to educate patients on cancer treatment and support.
06 Mar 12 edition
A trial of prostate cancer nurses may lead to a national roll-out of the support carers, writes Julie Sykes.
Delivering inclusive, culturally sensitive cancer support services for ethnic communities is a pressing challenge for health teams, writes Cannas Kwok.
31 Jan 12 edition
The Royal Flying Doctor Service, in partnership with the McGrath Foundation, has appointed its first breast cancer nurse. Linda Belardi reports.
04 Oct 11 edition
For decades medical science has long focused its research efforts on saving lives, now it's turning its attention to an emerging research field - survivorship. Louise Williams reports.
Sexuality needs to be a central aspect of the breast cancer agenda, and nurses need to be empowered to discuss it, writes Jane Ussher.
06 Jul 11 edition
Cell death genes that are essential for cancer therapy have been identified.
Experiencing cancer from both sides of the bed, one nurse knows how treatment is provided is just as important as the treatment itself. By Annie May.
It's been three years since Jane McGrath's passing and her dream is taking flight, with the 67th McGrath Breast Care Nurse position literally taking to the skies.
06 Jul 10 edition
Better integration of primary and tertiary health care services is needed to improve the care of cancer patients, writes Annie May.
The human side of a cancer is often not understood by health professionals.
02 Jun 09 edition
Education project provides a way forward for the development of the cancer nursing workforce in Australia.
Supporting nurses in expanding their knowledge of cancer care is one of the main functions of the first ever academic chair in cancer nursing for NSW.