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Content posted in October 2014
Get Out & Vote… for the Sake of Nursing
AnnMarie Walton  
10/28/2014   3 comments
AnnMarie Walton stresses the need for nurses to get out and vote for the sake of patient care and the profession.
Hot Topics Discussed at Palliative Care in Oncology Symposium
Michelle Bragazzi  
10/24/2014   3 comments
Community editor Michelle Bragazzi discusses some of the highlights from this year's palliative care symposium in Boston.
Educational Opportunity for New Advanced Practice Oncology Nurses
Katherine Mitchell  
10/22/2014   3 comments
Oncology nurse practitioner Katherine Mitchell is eager to share a new continuing education program for advanced practice nurses.
All in Bad Taste
Melissa Scott  
10/20/2014   3 comments
Oncology nurse Melissa Scott provides a few tips for cancer patients experiencing taste changes and poor nutrition.
October Is National Liver Cancer Awareness Month – Do We Need More Awareness?
Michelle Bragazzi  
10/17/2014   2 comments
Community editor Michelle Bragazzi stresses the need for more awareness when it comes to primary liver cancers.
Cancer’s Price Tag Under the Microscope
Deborah A. Boyle  
10/15/2014   7 comments
Deborah Boyle explains that contemporary cancer treatment costs may be out of reach for many Americans.
Are Cancer Patients Still Victims of Cold War Politics?
Michael Kaufman  
10/13/2014   3 comments
Michael Kaufman talks about the role that politics can play in cancer medicine.
The Break Room: What's Lurking in Your Pumpkin Spice Latte?
Michelle Bragazzi  
10/10/2014   7 comments
Community editor Michelle Bragazzi wants you to drink responsibly when it comes to those flavored coffee drinks.
Overtreatment at the End of Life
Linda M. Gorman  
10/9/2014   7 comments
Linda Gorman talks about the need for ongoing conversations with patients regarding cancer treatment goals.
The Pink Juggernaut
Kerry Anne McGinn  
10/8/2014   7 comments
Kerry Anne McGinn feels that it's time for "pinktober" to change its mission.
Palliative Care for Cancer Patients With Intellectual Disabilities
Anne Booms  
10/6/2014   3 comments
Oncology nurse practitioner Anne Booms wants to know your experience treating cancer patients with intellectual disabilities.
The Hazards of Hookah
Katherine Leverence  
10/3/2014   8 comments
Oncology nurse Katherine Leverence verbalizes her concern over the use of hookah -- especially among the younger population.
A Misdiagnosis of Histology Can Make a Difference in Breast Cancer Treatment
Cathy Cole  
10/1/2014   2 comments
Breast cancer nurse navigator Cathy Cole discusses the importance of thorough testing to rule out HER2-positive disease.

Webinar Series
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 12:00 PM EDT

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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FDA Approves Onivyde for Advanced Pancreatic Cancer
Marijke Vroomen Durning, RN,
10/27/2015  3
On October 22, 2015, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Onivyde (irinotecan liposome injection, Merrimack Pharmaceuticals, Inc.), in combination with fluorouracil ...
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