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Melissa Scott

Melissa Scott
Do You Discuss Clinical Trial Participation With Your Patients?
Melissa Scott, BSN, RN, OCN
4/22/2015  1
This is a question I received from a patient recently: "Dr. L told me I should do this trial at another hospital. Why did she tell me that? Is it my only option?"

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Lori Smith

Lori Smith
Testicular Cancer Risk Associated With Muscle Building Supplementation
Lori Smith, BSN, MSN, CRNP
4/20/2015  0
A recent study published in the British Journal of Cancer reports that there may be a 65% increased risk of testicular cancer in men who take muscle-building supplements (MBS) ...

Michelle Bragazzi

Michelle Bragazzi
2015 ONS Annual Congress Meeting
Michelle Bragazzi, BS, RN
4/19/2015  2
The Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Annual Congress meeting begins this week in Orlando, Fla., April 23-26, 2015. This year also marks the 40th anniversary of Congress, and the ...

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Marijke Vroomen Durning

Marijke Vroomen Durning
Suppressing TSH May Increase Osteoporosis Risk Among Thyroid Cancer Patients
Marijke Vroomen Durning, RN
4/16/2015  1
The American Thyroid Association (ATA) will be issuing new guidelines this year for the treatment and management of thyroid cancer, which will include a reversal of the 2009 ...

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Michelle Bragazzi

Michelle Bragazzi
Should You Get Screened for Head & Neck Cancer?
Michelle Bragazzi, BS, RN
4/15/2015  1
April 12-18, 2015 is National Oral, Head, and Neck Cancer Awareness Week, and many cancer centers across the US are offering free screening sessions for their local communities.

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Monica Key

Monica Key
A Link Between Breast Cancer & Secondary Thyroid Cancer
Monica Key, APRN, CCRN, AOCNP
4/15/2015  0
Many survivors of breast cancer often struggle with the idea of their primary cancer recurring or even developing a secondary cancer. In general, most breast cancer survivors have ...

Bobbi Freeman

Bobbi Freeman
An Alternative to Open Thoracotomy
Bobbi Freeman, BSN, RN, OCN
4/13/2015  1
When a person is diagnosed with lung cancer, finding out that it is still in an early stage is very fortunate news. But the surgery that follows this news can be more daunting than ...

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Carole McCue

Carole McCue
What Is Your Daily Reminder?
Carole McCue, RN, MS, CNE
4/10/2015  2
I received this most poignant message from a friend, and thought how it is most applicable to both oncology nurses and our cancer patients.

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Monica Key

Monica Key
Determining Lung Cancer Probability With First Screening CT Scan
Monica Key, APRN, CCRN, AOCNP
4/8/2015  0
With the recent announcement from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding counseling sessions and annual screenings for lung cancer with low-dose computed ...

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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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How to Break Into Oncology Nursing
Julianna Paradisi, RN, OCN,
4/1/2015  20
One of the most enjoyable aspects of my recent job transition is meeting new colleagues. Not only are they a great group of nurses, but also for the opportunity to exchange information.
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