New Research Explores Ovarian Insufficiency and Fertility Preservation
Lori Smith, BSN, MSN, CRNP 7/20/2017 0
Many young women and children with cancer are faced with the reality of fertility complications following treatment. In fact, nearly 11% of female childhood cancer survivors will be ...
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Mixed Up and Confused in the Emergency Department
Deborah A. Boyle, RN, MSN, AOCNS, FAAN 7/18/2017 0
The most common neuropsychiatric symptom in patients with advanced cancer is delirium1; however, it frequently goes undetected and untreated. Most studies of delirium to date have ...
Demystifying Happiness: Tips and Tools to Simply Be Happy Now
Tambre Leighn, MA, CPC, ELI-MP, Founder & CEO, WellBeyondOrdinary.com 7/14/2017 0
Sometimes, maybe even often, the idea of being happy seems contradictive in the healthcare space. As healthcare professionals, most of you deal with the impact of life-altering, ...
Breast Cancer Patients Rely on Friends, Family When Making Treatment Decisions
Lori Smith, BSN, MSN, CRNP 7/7/2017 0
A new study from the University of Michigan revealed that women who are diagnosed with breast cancer are more likely to have a support group that aids them in making treatment ...
Should Male Breast Cancer Patients be Given the Same Surgical Options as Women Patients?
Cathy Cole, RNC, NP, MPH, CHES, CBPN-IC 7/5/2017 0
Male breast cancer accounts for about 1% of all breast cancer cases in the United States, therefore it can be a shocking diagnosis. During my career as a nurse practitioner in the ...
How Informed Are You About Genetic Counseling and Medical Liability?
Cathy Cole, RNC, NP, MPH, CHES, CBPN-IC 7/1/2017 0
Genetic counseling has become an integral part of the comprehensive breast cancer program model. Breast cancer programs are required have an on-site or by-referral process for ...
Breast Cancer Reconstruction: 21st Century Tattooing Artistry
Cathy Cole, RNC, NP, MPH, CHES, CBPN-IC 6/29/2017 0
There is probably no greater sense of completion to breast reconstruction than the final phase of tattooing a nipple-areolar complex. I have seen many patients who have waited for ...