Marijke Vroomen Durning
Patients With Cancer Who Are HIV-Positive Receive Less Care
Marijke Vroomen Durning, RN 5/24/2016 0
People who have human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and are diagnosed with cancer are less likely to receive cancer treatment than people with the same cancers who don't have the ...
Lessening the Discomfort of Full-Body Skin Assessments
Carole McCue, RN, MS, CNE 5/23/2016 0
It is estimated that one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime.1 Considering this statistic, it's important that folks check their skin on a regular basis for ...
Helping to Minimize Stress Among Breast Cancer Patients
Cathy Cole, RNC, NP, MPH, CHES, CBPN-IC 5/18/2016 0
I have been spending time in the infusion center and on the inpatient oncology unit recently and have seen all types of communications. It is an interesting dynamic. I clearly ...
Nurses Helping to Reduce the Incidence of Stomach Cancer
Lori Smith, BSN, MSN, CRNP 5/12/2016 0
Whether it's counseling a diabetic patient, guiding a patient struggling with obesity, or educating a postoperative patient, most nurses will unanimously agree that they counsel ...
Ovarian Cancer Risk May Increase in Women With Irregular Menses
Lori Smith, BSN, MSN, CRNP 5/3/2016 2
In 2016, it is estimated that there will be 22,280 newly diagnosed cases of ovarian cancer in the United States. Astonishing as it may seem, the lifetime risk for a woman developing ...