Linda M. Gorman
ONS 2014: Proper Pain Management for Cancer Patients
Linda M. Gorman, RN, MN, PMHCNS-BC, CHPN, FPCN, OCN 8/27/2014 0
As a palliative care specialist, I was fortunate enough to attend an education session at the 2014 ONS Annual Congress meeting in Anaheim entitled Advanced Concepts in Pain ...
Kerry Anne McGinn
Breast Cancer Patients Finding Support Through Others
Kerry Anne McGinn, MSN, RN, ARNP 8/25/2014 1
Before my breast cancer diagnosis, I sometimes looked down my nose just a tad at those who needed a support group to get through life's vicissitudes.
Deborah A. Boyle
On the Road With Oncology Nurses
Deborah A. Boyle, RN, MSN, AOCNS, FAAN 8/22/2014 1
In 2007, the first nurse-led mobile chemotherapy unit (MCU) was launched in a rural community in Gloucester, United Kingdom.1 This initiative brought cancer therapy to patients ...
Study Reports Nurse Navigators Make a Difference
Carole McCue, RN, MS, CNE 8/20/2014 3
The term "patient navigator" is an appropriate description of the program whose purpose is to provide patients with a map or guide to prevent them from getting lost in a fragmented, ...
Research Aids Children With Slow-Growing Optic Pathway Brain Tumors
Michael Kaufman, Medical Journalist 8/18/2014 1
Some children with slow-growing brain tumors may soon be spared the effects of chemotherapy as a result of ongoing research conducted at Tel-Aviv Medical Center's Dana Children's ...
Unconventional Care: a Wine Bar for the Terminally Ill
Michelle Bragazzi, BS, RN 8/15/2014 7
Sipping a nice glass of wine is an ongoing tradition in many European countries, especially in France. So it comes as no surprise that one French medical center made the decision to ...
Cancer Screening of the Transgender Patient
Cathy Cole, RNC, NP, MPH, CHES, CBPN-IC 8/13/2014 5
A recent article posted in the Oncology Times discussed the screening and care of the transgender patient and how our current guidelines may need to be adapted to this population of ...
From Hollywood to Healthcare
Tambre Leighn, MA, CPC, ELI-MP, Founder & CEO, WellBeyondOrdinary.com 8/11/2014 5
In 1998, just as our amazing life together working in Hollywood was unfolding, my husband, Gary, was diagnosed with Hodgkin disease. Resources such as StupidCancer and Young ...