Nurses Who Stick Together
Rebecca Crane-Okada, PhD, RN, CNS, AOCN 12/10/2013 5
Recently, my husband and I attended a friend's eightieth birthday celebration. We didn't know many of the guests, but I found a semi-vacant table and claimed two seats next to two ...
Understanding Benign Heterotopic Epithelial Inclusions
Monica Key, APRN, CCRN, AOCNP 12/10/2013 1
A few of us at our cancer institute were scratching our heads about a situation not readily heard of and not frequently published. But first, let me provide some background.
Open on the Holidays: Hindrance or Convenience for Cancer Patients?
Julianna Paradisi, RN, OCN 12/9/2013 4
The holidays, whichever you choose to celebrate, demand time beyond our normal routine. If you are a cancer care provider working on an inpatient oncology unit or in an oncology ...
Findings Herald Dawn of New Era for Stem-Cell Research
Michael Kaufman, Medical Journalist 12/6/2013 3
Researchers at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot, Israel, have reported a breakthrough in stem-cell research that may overcome a major roadblock to the use of human stem ...
The Break Room: These Are a Few of My Favorite Things
Michelle Bragazzi, BS, RN 12/6/2013 7
Whether you are celebrating the holiday season or the spirit of winter solstice, many of us look forward to certain kinds of food this time of year.
Linda M. Gorman
Linda M. Gorman, RN, MN, PMHCNS-BC, CHPN, FPCN, OCN 12/6/2013 3
Working in hospice and palliative care, I did my share of follow-up bereavement phone calls to the family members of my patients who had died in the past weeks or months. Honestly, ...
Putting the Kibosh on Inaccurate Nutritional Information
Sharlene Bidini, RD, CSO 12/5/2013 6
A few years ago, an email hoax regarding nutrition and cancer spread like wildfire. The message contained reports of patients with multiple types of cancer being cured with ...