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Cancer

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People as concerned about Covid as cancer, reveals survey

People are as concerned about Covid-19 infection as they are about their cancer according to a study.

Pharmacy teams delivering chemo drugs during pandemic

Community pharmacy teams are among the health workers who have delivered chemotherapy drugs to cancer patients during the Covid-19 crisis.

Half a million cancer sufferers 'too scared to leave the house'

Half a million people with cancer in the UK have been too scared to leave the house since lockdown started on 23 March, a survey shows.

Boots launches online cancer consultation service

Boots launches online video cancer consultation service for people shielding at home during the pandemic.

 

Covid-19: Advice for pharmacists on cancer patients

The British Oncology Pharmacy Association has put together advice for community pharmacists on support for cancer patients during Covid-19.

COVID-19 medicines delivery service imminent

The government says it will work with pharmacies to deliver prescriptions to 1.5 million "extremely vulnerable" patients.

Lower income families less likely to recognise cancer risks

Individuals from a lower-income household brackets have been found less likely to recognise cancer risk factors.

Use pharmacies to support cancer patients, says RPS

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society calls for pharmacies to be utilised to support people with cancer.

Public would talk to community pharmacist before GP about cancer

Many people would talk to a community pharmacist more often than a GP about the early warning signs of cancer.

Boys to be offered HPV vaccine for first time

Boys aged 12 and 13 will be offered the free HPV vaccine from September for the first time.

Obesity trumps smoking as cause of some cancers

Obesity has trumped cancer as the leading cause of four cancers.



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