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Katherine Mitchell

Katherine Mitchell
“Tumor Paint” Derived From Scorpion Venom Lights Up Cancer Cells
Katherine Mitchell, APRN, AOCNP
10/17/2017  0
As you may know, I’m a huge fan of the television news program, “CBS Sunday Morning,” because its coverage is often quite intriguing. Recently I watched an ...

Cathy Cole

Cathy Cole
Large Meta-analysis Finds Low-Dose Aspirin May Lower HR+/HER2– Breast Cancer Risk
Cathy Cole, RNC, NP, MPH, CHES, CBPN-IC
10/6/2017  0
A large meta-analysis, published in May 2017 by my colleagues at the City of Hope (COH) Comprehensive Cancer Center, indicates that consistent ingestion of low-dose aspirin may play ...

Lori Smith

Lori Smith
Survivors of Childhood Cancer Face Serious Financial Toxicity That Can Pose New Risks to Their Health
Lori Smith, BSN, MSN, CRNP
9/28/2017  0
Adult survivors of childhood cancer face a multitude of health-related problems in the post-treatment period, due to potential treatment-related side effects such as heart disease, ...

Deborah A. Boyle

Deborah A. Boyle
Patient Preferences When Coping with Advanced Cancer: Who Do They Turn To?
Deborah A. Boyle, RN, MSN, AOCNS, FAAN
9/26/2017  0
I recently read with interest the results of a study from the United Kingdom that entailed episodic (4 -12 week intervals) interviewing of patients with advanced cancer (those with ...

Deborah A. Boyle

Deborah A. Boyle
Soliciting Patient and Family Voices to Improve Cancer Care
Deborah A. Boyle, RN, MSN, AOCNS, FAAN
9/22/2017  0
It is generally agreed that patient- and family-centered care represents a much-needed cultural shift in contemporary healthcare delivery. However, there is uncertainty regarding ...

Carole McCue

Carole McCue
Helping Cancer Patients to Improve Their Spiritual Well-Being and Quality of Life
Carole McCue, RN, MS, CNE
9/21/2017  0
Evaluation of the psychology of quality of life includes the study of how patients adjust to, and cope with, their illness, and of strategies they may use to optimize their quality ...

Deborah A. Boyle

Deborah A. Boyle
Five Interesting Facts: News You Can Use From the Medical Literature
Deborah A. Boyle, RN, MSN, AOCNS, FAAN
9/18/2017  0
A daunting challenge that we face as oncology nurses is the need to stay current with relevant new information, technologies, and trends in cancer care. Given the existence of more ...

Cathy Cole

Cathy Cole
The Navigator and the Cancer Registrar: A Symbiotic Relationship
Cathy Cole, RNC, NP, MPH, CHES, CBPN-IC
9/13/2017  0
Whenever I have begun a new job as patient navigator in a hospital or clinic, one of the first colleagues whom I seek out to befriend is the cancer registrar. I have found that ...

Katherine Mitchell

Katherine Mitchell
FDA Approval of Neratinib for HER2-Positive Breast Cancer: Issues to Consider
Katherine Mitchell, APRN, AOCNP
9/8/2017  0
On July 17, 2017 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved neratinib for extended treatment of early-stage HER2-positive breast cancer following completion of 1 year of ...

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Webinar Series
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 12:00 PM EDT
Archived

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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FDA Approves Onivyde for Advanced Pancreatic Cancer
Marijke Vroomen Durning, RN,
10/27/2015  3
On October 22, 2015, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Onivyde (irinotecan liposome injection, Merrimack Pharmaceuticals, Inc.), in combination with fluorouracil ...
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