Introduction to The Colorectal Cancer Nurses Group (CRCNG)

The CRCNG was formed in 2007. A group of nursing professionals involved in Colorectal Cancer Nursing met together and found it so useful that we decided to form the CRCNG. It includes interested professionals involved in the screening, diagnosis, treatment or follow up of colorectal patients.

Mission Statement

The CRCNG are committed to the creation of a network of colleagues involved in Colorectal Cancer Nursing.

We anticipate that this network will provide support, allow information exchange and promote the identity of Colorectal Cancer Nursing as a specialty.

Purpose/Objective

  • Promote an awareness of colorectal Cancer Nursing as a specialty.
  • Create a credible network of like minded colleagues to provide support and information exchange.
  • Facilitate links with relevant specialty groups (Stoma Care/Coloproctology/Oncology).

Committee Members

Co-ordinator: Ann White

Co-coordinators: Christine Tobin & Nicki de Zeeuw

Interesting Article:-

Long-term Survival After Chemoradiotherapy Without Surgery for Rectal AdenocarcinomaA Word of Caution        http://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamaoncology/fullarticle/2570083?utm_source=undefined&utm_campaign=content-shareicons&utm_content=article_engagement&utm_medium=social&utm_term=102616#.WBCihM-qOp0.email

Histology Influences Colorectal Cancer Metastatic Pattern   http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/821707?src=emailthis 

                              

CRCNG Links:-

 

National Cancer Registry of Ireland - http://www.ncri.ie

Digestive Disorders Federation 2015 - http://www.acpgbi.org.uk/events/conferences/digestive-disorders-federation-2015/

Macmillan - http://www.macmillan.org.uk

Irish Clinical Oncology Research Group - http://www.icorg.ie

Queensland Government/Health - http://www.health.qld.gov.au

National Cancer Institute - http://www.cancer.gov

National Foundation for Cancer Reasearch - http://www.nfcr.org/rectal-cancer

Medscape - http;//www.medscape.com

St Marks Hospital - http://www.stmarkshospital.org.uk

Irish - http://www.hse.ie

 

Contact Details

Address: PO Box. 1499, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4.

Email: info@iano.ie

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Call us: 086 8227220

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