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DoH Guidance on the Transfer of Patients Detained under Mental Health Legislation between Hospitals in Northern Ireland and Great Britain
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Subject: Bowel cancer
A detailed guide for bowel cancer patients who have secondary cancer in the liver, lungs or peritoneum. It covers the tests you may undergo, traditional and novel treatment options, both surgical and non-surgical, and clinical??trials.
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Subject: Cancer
Here we provide the latest cancer statistics for the UK, as well as what proportion of cancer cases could be prevented through improved diet, physical activity and body weight. ??
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The RCN's Career and Education Framework for Cancer Nursing for UK nursing staff is the first to incorporate cancer-specific nursing outcomes. The Framework and outcomes are intended to be used as part of professional, education and workforce development to support improvements in the delivery of...
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Subject: Cancer
5 year cancer survival estimates for children aged 0 to 14 years diagnosed from 1990 to 2006 and followed up to 2015.
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Subject: Cancer
1 in 2 people in the UK born after 1960 will be diagnosed with some form of cancer during their lifetime. Females have the highest lifetime risk of breast, lung and bowel cancers. Males have the highest lifetime risk of prostate, lung and bowel cancers.
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Subject: tobacco, Smoking
Cigarette smoking among adults including the proportion of people who smoke including demographic breakdowns, changes over time, and e-cigarettes. ??
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Over the last 40 years cancer survival rates have more than doubled. Today, one in two people diagnosed with cancer will live for more than 10 years.1 Lives are being transformed. This is thanks to improvements in early diagnosis and treatment, coupled with advances in our understanding of cancer...
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Subject: Breast cancer
NICE guidance is designed and developed for the NHS in England and is therefore not automatically applicable to Northern Ireland. On 1 July 2006 the Department established links with NICE whereby all technology appraisals and clinical guidelines published from that date are locally reviewed for...
Subject: health, Lifestyle, Disease
The technique of describing health using a range of measures has been termed 'health profiling'. This article discusses the emergence of health profiling in the UK and Ireland over recent years, led by the public health observatories (PHOs). The steps in developing health profiles are described,...

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