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Increasing access to cancer screening programmes

08 September 2011

Learning Disability Practice


Uptake of cancer screening by people with learning disabilities in England is poor. Data were collected using a short online questionnaire to estimate awareness of...

In your best interests

27 April 2010

Nursing Standard


Nurses in Birmingham are raising awareness of the national bowel cancer screening programme throughout their diverse community.

The screen team

04 June 2008

Nursing Standard

General article

Breast cancer screening take-up is very low among women with a learning disability. Nurses in Leeds are trying to change the situation.

Presentation, diagnosis and treatment of colorectal cancer

17 August 2018

Nursing Standard


Colorectal (bowel) cancer remains a common disease, particularly in developed countries. If diagnosed early, it has a high five-year survival rate, yet the disease...

How to discuss the human papillomavirus infection with patients in primary care

05 August 2020

Primary Health Care


Human papillomavirus infection is extremely common and is often eliminated by the immune system without being detected or causing harm. However, in some cases, it...