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 ...
The Power of Connection
Tambre Leighn, MA, CPC, ELI-MP, Founder & CEO, WellBeyondOrdinary.com 8/15/2017 0
A recent study by Kaiser showed that breast cancer survivors with supportive social connections had improved survival rates. This shouldn't be a surprise given years of research ...
The Who, What, How, and Why of Guiding Patients and Caregivers to Psychosocial Support Solutions
Tambre Leighn, MA, CPC, ELI-MP, Founder & CEO, WellBeyondOrdinary.com 8/7/2017 1
Given the incredible demands health care providers face every day, it's impossible to be and do all things for all people. Health care providers-nurses in particular-tend to be ...
How View of Prognosis Affects Terminally Ill Cancer Patients
Carole McCue, RN, MS, CNE 8/3/2017 0
A patient's understanding of their illness is key when making informed treatment decisions. According to a study recently published in the The Oncologist, 60% of terminally ill ...
Deborah A. Boyle
Living On After Transplant
Deborah A. Boyle, RN, MSN, AOCNS, FAAN 8/1/2017 1
Numerous contemporary advances within the specialty of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) are responsible for improved survival rates and the expanded use of this ...
Marijke Vroomen Durning
Cancer Patients Benefit From Ongoing Distress Screening
Marijke Vroomen Durning, RN 7/28/2017 2
Patients undergoing treatment for cancer who receive distress screening and follow-up tend to visit emergency rooms and be hospitalized less often than patients not provided with ...
New Research Explores Ovarian Insufficiency and Fertility Preservation
Lori Smith, BSN, MSN, CRNP 7/20/2017 0
Many young women and children with cancer are faced with the reality of fertility complications following treatment. In fact, nearly 11% of female childhood cancer survivors will be ...