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Michelle Bragazzi

Michelle Bragazzi
PFS Improved With Kyprolis Over Velcade for Multiple Myeloma
Michelle Bragazzi, BS, RN
3/4/2015  0
Patients with relapsed multiple myeloma treated with carfilzomib (Kyprolis) in combination with low-dose dexamethasone lived twice as long without their disease worsening, ...

Michelle Bragazzi

Michelle Bragazzi
Survey: Occupational Exposure to Anticancer Agents
Michelle Bragazzi, BS, RN
3/3/2015  0
We know how much you love surveys here on TheONC, and this time we would like to help out a future nurse learn more about occupational exposure in oncology.

Melissa Scott

Melissa Scott
FDA Approves New Multiple Myeloma Drug
Melissa Scott, BSN, RN, OCN
2/27/2015  2
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently expedited approval for another cancer drug. On February 23, 2015, the FDA approved panobinostat (Farydak), a third-line treatment ...

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Michelle Bragazzi

Michelle Bragazzi
Net Worth Impacts Hormone Therapy Compliance in Breast Cancer Patients
Michelle Bragazzi, BS, RN
2/25/2015  4
While white women are more likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer, more black women die from the disease. Furthermore, when it comes to hormone medication for early-stage breast ...

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Linda M. Gorman

Linda M. Gorman
Elusive Advance Care Planning
Linda M. Gorman, RN, MN, PMHCNS-BC, CHPN, FPCN, OCN
2/23/2015  1
Advance care planning remains the missing link in many patients' treatment plans as they face serious illnesses. While there are more resources available these days, such as ...

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Michael Kaufman

Michael Kaufman
FDA Grants Early Approval to Lenvatinib for Treatment of Thyroid Cancer
Michael Kaufman, Medical Journalist
2/19/2015  1
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted expedited approval on February 13, 2015 to the oral kinase inhibitor lenvatinib (Lenvima) for use in patients with progressive, ...

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Lori Smith

Lori Smith
UV ProtectionóIt's Not Just for the Summer Months
Lori Smith, BSN, MSN, CRNP
2/17/2015  2
When we think of skin cancer prevention, most of us automatically think of making sure we have sunscreen on hand when we are at the beach. In all honesty, I never really thought of ...

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Katherine Mitchell

Katherine Mitchell
Neulasta Administration Just Got Easier
Katherine Mitchell, APRN, AOCNP
2/13/2015  3
You are likely familiar with the granulocyte-colony stimulating factor (G-CSF) medication pegfilgrastim (Neulasta), used to help stimulate the bone marrow's production of white ...

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Monica Key

Monica Key
Taking Cancer Care to Heart
Monica Key, APRN, CCRN, AOCNP
2/12/2015  12
This month is abounding with hearts due to Valentine's Day -- and due to the American Heart Association having designated February American Heart Month. How are we, in oncology, ...

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What Do You Know About Cruciferous ...
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Adding Turmeric to Your Diet for Good ...
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Nutrition Requirements for Pediatric ...
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A Lean & Green Superfood: Avocados
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A Recipe Makeover for Taco Tuesday
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Top Nutritional Cancer Prevention ...
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Salmon the Superfood
Nutritionist Ghida Bilani encourages us to eat salmon for ...
Putting Down Roots for Good Health
Nutritionist Ghida Bilani wants you to think about root ...
A Healthy & Tasty Fruit This Holiday ...
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The Health Benefits of Fruit Smoothies
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The Health Benefits of Pumpkin Seeds
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The Anti-Cancer Effects of Spinach
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It's Just the Little Things
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Body Parts: Helping Children Cope in ...
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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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Taking Cancer Care to Heart
Monica Key, APRN, CCRN, AOCNP,
2/12/2015  12
This month is abounding with hearts due to Valentine's Day -- and due to the American Heart Association having designated February American Heart Month. How are we, in oncology, ...
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