Read the latest news stories, features and articles about breast cancer for healthcare professionals, including selected pieces from Nursing Network News magazine.

Breast cancer and sleep

June 2018

Neil Stanley, an independent sleep expert, looks at the effects of cancer and its treatments on quality of sleep.

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Makeup tutorials for women who have had treatment for breast cancer

February 2018

Covering a range of themes, from applying a makeup base and lip makeup to cleansing and moisturising sensitive skin, the tutorials aim to answer common beauty questions and share handy tips.

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Helping patients to move forward with Breast Cancer Now's BECCA app

November 2017

Hear from a breast care nurse and a patient about what they think of Breast Cancer Now's app for people moving forward after breast cancer.

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A unique partnership to support women with secondary breast cancer in NHS Highland

November 2017

Breast Cancer Care's Living with Secondary Breast Cancer course has launched in the Highlands.

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Minding the health literacy gap

March 2017

When it comes to health information, it's vital that it is clear and easily understood by all those reading it. We've developed some new resources as part of a project addressing different levels of literacy.

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The challenges of supporting people with cancer and dementia

January 2017

Cancer specialists are treating an increasing number of patients with both cancer and dementia. Lorraine Burgess, Macmillan Dementia Nurse Consultant, talks about her two-fold role in supporting people with both diseases.

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Free business cards for breast care nurses

November 2016

Breast Cancer Care is excited to offer free personalised business cards to members of its Nursing Network. Having these cards available in clinics will ensure that patients know who to contact in the breast unit, and at the same time raises awareness of Breast Cancer Care.

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My role as a clinical nurse specialist at Breast Cancer Care

October 2016

Jackie Harris is leaving Breast Cancer Care after 14 years, and reflects on her time as a CNS. Read more to find out about current vacancies in the clinical team.

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Annual Royal Marsden Breast Cancer Meeting: Hot Topics in Breast Cancer

July 2016

The ninth annual Royal Marsden Breast Cancer Meeting will be held on Friday 7 October 2016 at The Royal College of Physicians, London NW1 4LE. The meeting is open to all professionals who are involved in looking after women with breast cancer, including clinicians and senior nurses.

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Revalidation and Breast Cancer Care

July 2016

Revalidation requires a significant level of evidence to meet new requirements. Breast Cancer Care can help.

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Breast Cancer Care's spinal cord compression alert card

March 2016

Breast Cancer Care has developed an alert card to remind at-risk patients with symptoms of MSCC to seek medical attention straight away, rather than waiting until their next hospital appointment.

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