Deborah A. Boyle
Under the Microscope: The Work of Nurses
Deborah A. Boyle, RN, MSN, AOCNS, FAAN 8/16/2016 1
A long-term critical care nurse friend and colleague recently spent time on a medical-surgical unit as part of her clinical rotation in her acute care nurse practitioner program. ...
The Risk of Developing a Second Primary Malignancy
Carole McCue, RN, MS, CNE 8/10/2016 1
Improved patient outcomes have resulted in a growing population of cancer survivors. According to the American Cancer Society, the number is expected to increase to nearly $20 ...
Deborah A. Boyle
Recognizing and Managing Toxicities Associated With Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors
Deborah A. Boyle, RN, MSN, AOCNS, FAAN 8/9/2016 0
The evolution of a novel immunotherapeutic approaches in recent years has transformed the management of advanced cancer and the lives of patients who previously were offered little ...
Comparing Face-to-Face to Telephone BRCA1/2 Genetic Counseling
Cathy Cole, RNC, NP, MPH, CHES, CBPN-IC 8/5/2016 0
There has been tremendous increase in genetic testing, primarily for BRCA 1/2 partly due to the "Angelina Jolie effect" and partly as we become more sophisticated about our move ...
Cathy Cole, RNC, NP, MPH, CHES, CBPN-IC 8/2/2016 44
I do not do this often. When families invite me to personal events, I usually decline. First, because I do not want to cross the line from professional into friendship in order to ...
Assessing the Mental Health Needs of Pediatric Cancer Survivors
Lori Smith, BSN, MSN, CRNP 7/30/2016 0
Pediatric cancer survivors are a unique population of patients for many reasons, as they have the potential for long-term survival. At times, we forget that many adolescents are ...
Marijke Vroomen Durning
New Study Looks at Breast Cancer Incidence and Risk Among African-American Women
Marijke Vroomen Durning, RN 7/28/2016 0
The statistics about breast cancer in the United States are stark. According to the American Cancer Society, one in eight women will develop invasive breast cancer; 246,660 new ...