Articles from the TRIP database

Effect of radiotherapy after breast-conserving surgery on 10-year recurrence and 15-year breast cancer death: meta-analysis of individual patient data for 10,801 women in 17 randomised trials. (Lancet) Abstract available – Full text articles may be ordered from other libraries in the region.

MRI for breast cancer screening, diagnosis, and treatment. (Lancet)  (Abstract only)

Colorectal cancer: the diagnosis and management of colorectal cancer (National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence – Clinical Guidelines (UK))

King’s Fund reports on Breast Cancer Care

Improving outcomes and experiences for older women with breast cancer
This briefing focuses on the key issues for older women affected by breast cancer and presents recommendations for service improvements in three main areas: early diagnosis; treatment and assessment; and information and support.

Merseyside & Cheshire Cancer Network religious needs resources

 Extract from Trust News

The Merseyside & Cheshire Cancer Network have developed a dedicated website as a guide for individual spiritual and religious needs assessment, in supportive, palliative and end of life care.

View it for yourself at: http://www.eastcheshire.nhs.uk/Our-Services/Palliative-care.htm   or alternatively you can go directly to http://www.queenscourt.org.uk/spirit/