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Blogs
Content posted in March 2015
Another Reason to Lose Weight
Deborah A. Boyle  
3/30/2015   3 comments
Deborah Boyle explains that the obesity epidemic may drive up cancer statistics worldwide.
Minimizing the Colon Cancer Risk With a Vegetarian Diet
Lori Smith  
3/27/2015   1 comment
Lori Smith talks about reducing the risk of colorectal cancer by following a vegetarian diet.
Why Are Male Nurses Making More Than Female Nurses?
Michelle Bragazzi  
3/25/2015   2 comments
Community editor Michelle Bragazzi talks about pay inequality among male and female nurses.
Dating With Cancer
Cathy Cole  
3/23/2015   1 comment
Breast cancer nurse navigator and nurse practitioner Cathy Cole shares some patient questions on dating.
Stress: The Culprit in Poor Work Performance & Engagement
Tambre Leighn  
3/19/2015   4 comments
Certified professional coach Tambre Leighn explains how work-related stress can impact us personally and professionally.
Giving Cancer Patients a Boost With Ginseng
Melissa Scott  
3/17/2015   3 comments
Oncology nurse Melissa Scott explains the use of ginseng for cancer patients experiencing side effects.
Tips for New Oncology Nurses
Michelle Bragazzi  
3/13/2015   9 comments
Community editor Michelle Bragazzi wants to know what advice you would provide to a new oncology nurse.
Overuse of Radioactive Iodine in Thyroid Cancer Patients
Lori Smith  
3/12/2015   1 comment
Lori Smith explains that some thyroid cancer patients may be receiving radioactive iodine unnecessarily.
Going Solo as a Survivor
Deborah A. Boyle  
3/11/2015   3 comments
Deborah Boyle discusses the feeling of isolation that cancer patients experience at the end of treatment.
Annual Lung Cancer Screening Now Covered by CMS
Monica Key  
3/9/2015   3 comments
Oncology NP Monica Key provides an update on the latest in low-dose CT screening for lung cancer.
Interpreting the Words of Breast Cancer
Cathy Cole  
3/6/2015   2 comments
Breast cancer NP and nurse navigator Cathy Cole stresses the need for clear patient communication.
PFS Improved With Kyprolis Over Velcade for Multiple Myeloma
Michelle Bragazzi  
3/4/2015   1 comment
Community editor Michelle Bragazzi explains the effectiveness of Kyprolis in patients with multiple myeloma.
Survey: Occupational Exposure to Anticancer Agents
Michelle Bragazzi  
3/3/2015   Post a comment
Community editor Michelle Bragazzi would like you to take a survey on occupational exposure in the workplace.




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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