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 ...
Deborah A. Boyle
Are Laws Required To Enforce the Pressing Geriatric Oncology Agenda?
Deborah A. Boyle, RN, MSN, AOCNS, FAAN 7/26/2016 0
I first became aware of the aging and cancer connection in the early 1980s. It was in my early years as an Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist that I distinctly remember being struck ...
Researchers Address Blood Clots in Cancer Patients
Lori Smith, BSN, MSN, CRNP 7/20/2016 1
We've all had a patient at some point with a blood clot or venous thromboembolism (VTE); most of us can unfortunately say we've had many. In the United States, the Centers for ...
Preparing for the Increase in Aging Cancer Patients
Carole McCue, RN, MS, CNE 7/18/2016 0
A new study by the National Cancer Institute projects the aging of the United States (US) population will result in a substantial increase in the number of cancer survivors over the ...
Trial Evaluating the Use of Palbociclib in African American Breast Cancer Patients
Lori Smith, BSN, MSN, CRNP 7/13/2016 0
Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center is looking to enroll 35 African American patients in a phase II study evaluating the safety of palbociclib (Ibrance) -- specifically ...