Deborah A. Boyle
Five Interesting Facts: News You Can Use From the Medical Literature
Deborah A. Boyle, RN, MSN, AOCNS, FAAN 9/18/2017 0
A daunting challenge that we face as oncology nurses is the need to stay current with relevant new information, technologies, and trends in cancer care. Given the existence of more ...
The Navigator and the Cancer Registrar: A Symbiotic Relationship
Cathy Cole, RNC, NP, MPH, CHES, CBPN-IC 9/13/2017 0
Whenever I have begun a new job as patient navigator in a hospital or clinic, one of the first colleagues whom I seek out to befriend is the cancer registrar. I have found that ...
FDA Approval of Neratinib for HER2-Positive Breast Cancer: Issues to Consider
Katherine Mitchell, APRN, AOCNP 9/8/2017 0
On July 17, 2017 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved neratinib for extended treatment of early-stage HER2-positive breast cancer following completion of 1 year of ...
AngeróThe Mask That Fear Wore
Tambre Leighn, MA, CPC, ELI-MP, Founder & CEO, WellBeyondOrdinary.com 9/5/2017 0
How often during your day do you find yourself around angry people? You're going about your tasks and somehow end up on the wrong end of a physician, nurse, patient, or caregiver ...
Can CT Screening for Lung Cancer Influence Smoking Cessation?
Carole McCue, RN, MS, CNE 9/1/2017 0
The American Cancer Society estimates that 222,500 new cases of lung cancer will be diagnosed in 2017, with 155,870 resulting in death. Lung cancer is the leading cause of death ...
Opioid Use in Cancer Patients Higher Than the Average Population
Lori Smith, BSN, MSN, CRNP 8/22/2017 0
There is currently an opioid epidemic happening in the United States, with 90 American deaths per day due to overdose. Opioids span from legally and illegally obtained fentanyl and ...
Deborah A. Boyle
The Most Under-Recognized Barrier to Optimum Cancer Care
Deborah A. Boyle, RN, MSN, AOCNS, FAAN 8/18/2017 0
Nonadherence to oral antineoplastic agents is a contemporary and under-researched yet modifiable phenomenon that compromises cancer treatment outcomes. It is multi-factorial in its ...