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Blogs
Content posted in December 2015
Targeting QOL Domains Enhances Management of Older Patients With Cancer
Marijke Vroomen Durning  
12/31/2015   Post a comment
Health writer and registered nurse Marijke Vroomen Durning wants to know if you have specific care plans in place for older patients with cancer.
FDA Approves First Emergency Treatment for Chemotherapy Overdose
Carole McCue  
12/29/2015   Post a comment
Registered nurse Carole McCue discusses the first drug approved for chemotherapy toxicity.
'Tis the Season to Be Grateful
Cathy Cole  
12/24/2015   1 comment
Breast cancer nurse navigator and nurse practitioner Cathy Cole stresses that the holidays may be a good time to discuss familial-related cancer risks.
The Care Plan Conundrum
Tambre Leighn  
12/23/2015   2 comments
Professional health coach Tambre Leighn talks about the lack of survivorship resources for nurses and patients.
Violence Against Healthcare Workers
Lori Smith  
12/21/2015   Post a comment
Nurse practitioner and health writer Lori Smith wants to know what your facility is doing to help prevent workplace violence.
Coping With High-Intensity Nursing During the Holiday Season
Deborah A. Boyle  
12/16/2015   2 comments
Oncology clinical nurse specialist Deborah Boyle talks about the need for self-care during the stressful holiday season.
FDA Approves Generic Gleevec
Marijke Vroomen Durning  
12/14/2015   Post a comment
Health writer and registered nurse Marijke Vroomen Durning informs us of a generic version of Gleevec coming soon.
Cooling Cap Approved to Minimize Chemotherapy-Induced Alopecia
Carole McCue  
12/11/2015   5 comments
Carole McCue informs us of a new medical device to help minimize treatment-induced hair loss.
New App Allows Patients to Monitor Skin Changes, Participate in Research
Marijke Vroomen Durning  
12/10/2015   1 comment
Health writer and registered nurse Marijke Vroomen Durning takes a look at a smartphone app for melanoma.
Pediatric Brain Tumor Survivors Experience Chemotherapy-Induced Hearing Loss
Lori Smith  
12/8/2015   1 comment
Nurse practitioner and health writer Lori Smith discusses a recent study on treatment-induced hearing loss among pediatric brain cancer patients.
FDA Approves Empliciti to Treat Multiple Myeloma
Carole McCue  
12/4/2015   1 comment
Registered nurse Carole McCue talks about a new drug approved for multiple myeloma.
FDA Approves Cobimetinib Combination Therapy for Metastatic Melanoma
Marijke Vroomen Durning  
12/2/2015   Post a comment
Health writer and registered nurse Marijke Vroomen Durning talks about a recently FDA-approved targeted therapy for melanoma.




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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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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