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Cathy Cole

Cathy Cole
Patient Compliance With Tamoxifen and Letrozole
Cathy Cole, RNC, NP, MPH, CHES, CBPN-IC
6/28/2016  0
Information coming from the Breast International Group (BIG) 1-98 Trial found that women who were not compliant with antihormonal therapy had poorer outcomes in overall disease-free ...

Carole McCue

Carole McCue
ASCO 2016: Strategies to Reduce Overuse of Aggressive Care at the End of Life
Carole McCue, RN, MS, CNE
6/22/2016  38
Several years ago I saw firsthand the amazing effects of palliative care not only on patient outcomes, but family interactions. My uncle, who was fighting invasive bladder cancer, ...

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Deborah A. Boyle

Deborah A. Boyle
A Hard Day’s Night
Deborah A. Boyle, RN, MSN, AOCNS, FAAN
6/20/2016  1
We've heard of intern and resident fatigue, and certainly fatigue in our patients. Finally, there is a report on nurses' fatigue. What does it look like within our ranks?

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Marijke Vroomen Durning

Marijke Vroomen Durning
Earlier Methotrexate Treatment for Childhood ALL May Result in Cognitive Dysfunction Later
Marijke Vroomen Durning, RN
6/16/2016  0
When news of a treatment for pediatric leukemia began to emerge almost 80 years ago, there was likely not too much thought about the long-term effects the treatment may have on the ...

Cathy Cole

Cathy Cole
ASCO 2016: 10 Years of AI Therapy May Not Affect QOL
Cathy Cole, RNC, NP, MPH, CHES, CBPN-IC
6/13/2016  0
A randomized phase III clinical trial (MA.17R) found that postmenopausal women with early breast cancer benefit from extending aromatase inhibitor (AI) therapy with letrozole ...

Carole McCue

Carole McCue
FDA Approves New Targeted Treatment for Bladder Cancer
Carole McCue, RN, MS, CNE
6/9/2016  0
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new drug, atezolizumab (Tecentriq) for the treatment of patients with locally advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma ...

Lori Smith

Lori Smith
Addressing Low Clinical Trial Enrollment Rates in the US
Lori Smith, BSN, MSN, CRNP
6/7/2016  2
In a recent Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center survey, only a meager 35% of Americans were "likely" to enroll in a clinical trial.1 Nationally, however, there is an only 4% ...

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Cathy Cole

Cathy Cole
A Surprise Diagnosis
Cathy Cole, RNC, NP, MPH, CHES, CBPN-IC
6/2/2016  0
She was 25 years old when she was first diagnosed with breast cancer. She was tested and has the BRCA1 mutation. Following chemotherapy, radiation, and tamoxifen, she continued to ...

Deborah A. Boyle

Deborah A. Boyle
Triple Jeopardy: Being an Older, Female Smoker
Deborah A. Boyle, RN, MSN, AOCNS, FAAN
5/30/2016  0
If you are a baby boomer like me (born between 1945 and 1963), you have witnessed a unique public health phenomenon. Our mothers, who lived through the peri-WWII era, were the first ...

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Webinar Series
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 12:00 PM EDT
Archived

Presented by Ellen T. Matloff, MS, CGC , this webinar will highlight:

  • How to determine which patients require genetic counseling
  • How to help prepare your patients for the genetic counseling process
  • Testing options that are now available
  • How you can utilize this data in managing your patients and their family members

Participants will also be able to ask questions during a live question and answer period with speaker Ellen T. Matloff, MS, CGC .

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 12:00 PM EDT
Wednesday, June 26, 2013 12:00 PM EDT
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 12:00 PM EDT
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Lenalor on Cancer Patient Fall Prevention
Lenalor on Cancer Patient Fall Prevention
Lenalor on Cancer Patient Fall Prevention
FDA Approves Onivyde for Advanced Pancreatic Cancer
Marijke Vroomen Durning, RN,
10/27/2015  3
On October 22, 2015, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Onivyde (irinotecan liposome injection, Merrimack Pharmaceuticals, Inc.), in combination with fluorouracil ...
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