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 ...
FDA Approves Venclexta for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
Carole McCue, RN, MS, CNE 4/27/2016 0
On April 11, 2016, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved venetoclax (Venclexta) for the treatment of patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) who have a 17p ...