Modernising Cancer Services

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Radcliffe Publishing, 2002 - Medical - 208 pages
This book provides a comprehensive overview of major initiatives, introduced by the government and health service professionals, to improve the services and care of cancer patients in the NHS. It charts the progress made in modernising cancer services in the UK, from the publication of the Calman-Hine Report [NHS Executive (1995) Commissioning Cancer Service: Report of the Expert Advisory Group on Cancer. NHS Executive, Leeds.] to the NHS Cancer Plan in 2000.
 

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Contents

The epidemiology of cancer
15
Genetics and cancer
37
Cancer screening
47
Preventing cancer
57
CalmanHine and after
71
Commissioning cancer services
89
Cancer in primary care
117
Postgraduate medical education for modern cancer services
131
What cancer patients need
151
Nursing and cancer care 1 65
165
Information clinical governance and research
193
Index
211
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