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Blogs
Content posted in February 2016
Medical Breast Nurse Practitioners Improving Patient Outcomes
Cathy Cole  
2/28/2016   2 comments
Breast cancer nurse navigator and nurse practitioner Cathy Cole explains the benefits of having a NP in a multidisciplinary breast cancer program.
Socioeconomic Disparities Impacting Patients With Hodgkin Lymphoma
Lori Smith  
2/26/2016   Post a comment
Nurse practitioner and health writer Lori Smith talks about a recent study evaluating the effects of socioeconomic status on Hodgkin lymphoma patients.
Have You Ever Experienced Moral Distress?
Carole McCue  
2/24/2016   Post a comment
Registered nurse Carole McCue wants to know if you're familiar with moral distress.
New Data Show Women Increasingly Having Outpatient Mastectomies
Cathy Cole  
2/22/2016   Post a comment
Breast cancer nurse navigator and nurse practitioner Cathy Cole talks about inpatient versus outpatient mastectomies.
New Staging System Proposed for HPV-Positive Oropharyngeal Cancer
Marijke Vroomen Durning  
2/19/2016   Post a comment
Health writer and registered nurse Marijke Vroomen Durning discusses a new staging system for oropharyngeal cancer.
AACN Endorses Palliative Care Competencies and Recommendations for Undergraduate Education
Carole McCue  
2/18/2016   3 comments
Registered nurse Carole McCue provides an update on the AACN palliative care education plan for undergraduate nursing students.
Chronic Pain, GVHD Linked With Depression Fatigue in HCT Survivors
Michelle Bragazzi  
2/16/2016   Post a comment
TheONC editor Michelle Bragazzi discusses a study linking HCT and depression fatigue.
New Indication Approved for Emend in Patients With CINV
Marijke Vroomen Durning  
2/10/2016   Post a comment
Health writer and registered nurse Marijke Vroomen Durning talks about the recent expanded indication for Emend.
FDA Expands Opdivo and Yervoy Approval for Patients With Advanced Melanoma
Carole McCue  
2/8/2016   Post a comment
Registered nurse Carole McCue talks about the recently expanded approval for two melanoma drugs.
New Tools and Needed Approaches to Address Spirituality in Practice
Deborah A. Boyle  
2/2/2016   Post a comment
Oncology clinical nurse specialist Deborah Boyle provides some great resources to help address spirituality in cancer care.




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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