Methotrexate Suspension Approved for Pediatric ALL Patients
Lori Smith, BSN, MSN, CRNP 5/16/2017 0
Xatmep (methotrexate), the first and only oral methotrexate solution, has gained US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval in the treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukemia ...
Positive Fecal Immunochemical Test Lead to Increased CRC Risk?
Carole McCue, RN, MS, CNE 5/11/2017 0
Screening can detect cancer at an earlier stage before it becomes symptomatic, and the detection and removal of colorectal lesions can prevent cancer. Several screening tests can be ...
Marijke Vroomen Durning
Marital Status, Neighborhood Play Role in Leukemia Survival
Marijke Vroomen Durning, RN 5/4/2017 0
Marital status, where you live, and if you have health insurance may play a role in survival following a diagnosis of acute myeloid leukemia (AML), say researchers from the ...
Deborah A. Boyle
Working While Caregiving
Deborah A. Boyle, RN, MSN, AOCNS, FAAN 4/27/2017 6
Informal caregiving is all-consuming. For many, this entails providing direct care to the ill loved one and indirectly overseeing many aspects of treatment. This includes managing ...
FDA Warns of Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma
Lori Smith, BSN, MSN, CRNP 4/24/2017 0
The possibility of an association between breast implants and anaplastic large cell lymphoma-a rare type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma-was first recognized by the US Food and Drug ...