Combating Nutrition Problems With Magic
Ghida Bilani, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist & Diabetes Educator 12/20/2013 0
We all know that cancer and cancer treatments may cause weight loss and malnutrition. In some upper gastrointestinal tract cancers and lung cancers, unintentional weight loss may ...
The Break Room: Move Over Energy Drinks–It's Time to Just Chill
Michelle Bragazzi, BS, RN 12/20/2013 2
For those of you that rely heavily on energy drinks and wish there were more hours in the day, isn't it time we start to calm our senses as well? I had actually never heard of the ...
Treating Poverty as a Disease
Michael Kaufman, Medical Journalist 12/20/2013 3
A growing number of healthcare providers in Canada are recognizing poverty as a disease, "not simply from lifestyle factors such as smoking, but also from the toll the stress of ...
Personalized Vaccine: New Hope for Lymphoma
Carole McCue, RN, MS, CNE 12/19/2013 3
As my maintenance treatment with rituximab comes to an end, I began to research any new treatments in the pipeline for recurrence of lymphoma. The literature included personalized ...
Rachel Odo, Clinical Social Worker 12/19/2013 2
Sylvie is a 53-year-old woman who completed treatment, including hysterectomy, chemotherapy, and brachytherapy, for endometrial cancer. She did well with treatment, both physically ...
A Different Type of Sarcoma
Monica Key, APRN, CCRN, AOCNP 12/18/2013 3
When I hear the word "sarcoma" I often think of a young person or child with this form of malignancy. And since I work with adults, I do not hear the word very often. This was true ...
I Am a Defeater!
Cathy Cole, RNC, NP, MPH, CHES, CBPN-IC 12/18/2013 5
With all the names we have invented to describe our breast cancer patients: survivors, previvors, thrivers, it was a surprise to me to hear my patient proudly state that she felt ...
Cancer Nurses Society of Australia Winter Congress: Connecting Cancer Care
Anne Booms, MeNsgPC, AOCN, CHPN, BCN, CWCN, CHN,CNN, MeNsgNP(Belgium), MHN(Belgium) 12/17/2013 5
I recently attended the 16th annual Cancer Nurses Society of Australia Winter Congress in Brisbane. The theme of the conference was about "Connecting Cancer Care," for health ...