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Nicole Haines

Nicole Haines
I Survived Cancer & Now I'm Bankrupt
Nicole Haines, RN
7/21/2014  1
As if the long haul back to good health weren't difficult enough, the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report from June reported the costs for cancer survivors don't stop when ...

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Cathy Cole

Cathy Cole
Mentoring Others
7/18/2014  1
When I was recently asked to mentor several nurses who were interested in becoming certified breast care nurses, I will be honest in saying that I was not eager to take on another ...

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Deborah A. Boyle

Deborah A. Boyle
The Nature of Worry
Deborah A. Boyle, RN, MSN, AOCNS, FAAN
7/16/2014  5
Variables that patients consider in making decisions about cancer therapy was the focus of a recent article in the journal Supportive Care in Cancer. Data on more than 5,000 ...

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Linda M. Gorman

Linda M. Gorman
Understanding Home Palliative Care
7/14/2014  3
The Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC) reports that close to 80% of US hospitals with more than 50 beds have a palliative care program.1 The growth of inpatient palliative ...

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Michelle Bragazzi

Michelle Bragazzi
Skipping the Stirrups: The Debate Continues Over Yearly Pelvic Exams
Michelle Bragazzi, BS, RN
7/11/2014  12
First it was the age of initial mammogram screenings. Now it's how often women should be getting pelvic examinations. Are we increasing the cancer risk by decreasing the frequency ...

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Katherine Mitchell

Katherine Mitchell
Rethinking Metastatic Colon Cancer
Katherine Mitchell, APRN, AOCNP
7/10/2014  3
I once thought patients diagnosed with stage IV colorectal cancer were terminal, without any possible chance for cure. That was until I met my first patient with a solitary liver ...

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Dishon Kamwesa

Dishon Kamwesa
OCN Test Preparation: A Collaborative Effort
Dishon Kamwesa, BSN, RN
7/7/2014  10
Recently, I joined the ranks of oncology certified nurses. This is a certification that I had been meaning to obtain, but for various reasons, I had not applied to take the exam. ...

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Julianna Paradisi

Julianna Paradisi
Measles & Pertussis Are on the Rise: Are Oncology Patients at Greater Risk?
Julianna Paradisi, RN, OCN
7/3/2014  9
Recently, I've adapted the information I provide cancer patients about their risk of infection. Now I ask about their exposure to children, and whether or not the children in their ...

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AnnMarie Walton

AnnMarie Walton
How the Affordable Care Act Affects Nursing
AnnMarie Walton, MPH, RN, OCN, CHES
7/1/2014  7
At the November 2013 ONS Connections Conference in Dallas, I had the opportunity to hear a presentation by Alec Stone, MA, MPA, Health Policy Director of the Oncology Nursing ...

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Clinic Close-Up
What Do You Know About Cruciferous ...
Ghida Bilani, RD, shares some healthy information about ...
Adding Turmeric to Your Diet for Good ...
Ghida Bilani, RD, explains the health benefits behind the ...
Nutrition Requirements for Pediatric ...
Nutritionist Sharlene Bidini explains proper nutrition ...
A Lean & Green Superfood: Avocados
Ghida Bilani, RD, tells us about the health benefits of ...
A Recipe Makeover for Taco Tuesday
Nutritionist Sharlene Bidini shares a taco salad recipe ...
Top Nutritional Cancer Prevention ...
Nutritionist Sharlene Bidini explains some of the top ...
Salmon the Superfood
Nutritionist Ghida Bilani encourages us to eat salmon for ...
Putting Down Roots for Good Health
Nutritionist Ghida Bilani wants you to think about root ...
A Healthy & Tasty Fruit This Holiday ...
Nutritionist Ghida Bilani explains the health benefits ...
The Health Benefits of Fruit Smoothies
Nutritionist Sharlene Bidini shows us a healthy and easy ...
The Health Benefits of Pumpkin Seeds
Nutritionist Ghida Bilani explains the health benefits ...
The Anti-Cancer Effects of Spinach
Nutritionist Sharlene Bidini shows us an easy recipe so ...
It's Just the Little Things
Joni Watson shares a story about one unexpected patient ...
Body Parts: Helping Children Cope in ...
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Managing Side Effects of Targeted Therapies
Sloan-Kettering's Ann Calkin discusses various targeted ...
Webinar Series
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 12:00 PM EDT

Presented by Ellen T. Matloff, MS, CGC , this webinar will highlight:

  • How to determine which patients require genetic counseling
  • How to help prepare your patients for the genetic counseling process
  • Testing options that are now available
  • How you can utilize this data in managing your patients and their family members

Participants will also be able to ask questions during a live question and answer period with speaker Ellen T. Matloff, MS, CGC .

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 12:00 PM EDT
Wednesday, June 26, 2013 12:00 PM EDT
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 12:00 PM EDT
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The Oncology Nurse Community Trivia Game
Michelle Bragazzi, BS, RN,
1/13/2014  6
Are you looking to test your knowledge and have a little fun at the same time? TheONC Trivia Game covers various subjects, including cancer treatments, nutrition, side effects, and ...
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