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Blogs
Content posted in April 2014
Health Literacy in Crisis
Monica Key  
4/30/2014   3 comments
Oncology nurse practitioner Monica Key explains that health illiteracy can often be the cause of progressive disease.
Creating a Wellness Plan
Rachel Odo  
4/29/2014   6 comments
Oncology social worker Rachel Odo explains that self-care is a lifelong process.
Anorexia & Cachexia in the Cancer Patient
Anne Booms  
4/28/2014   6 comments
Oncology nurse practitioner Anne Booms shares some tips on how we can better treat our cancer patients experiencing nutritional deficiencies.
Assessing for Neutropenia? There's an App for That
AnnMarie Walton  
4/24/2014   7 comments
AnnMarie Walton shares some information on an app that may help practitioners treat neutropenic patients more effectively.
Watch Out Where You Work: Potential Risk Factors for AML
Deborah A. Boyle  
4/23/2014   6 comments
Deborah Boyle explains that your occupation may be putting you at risk for developing an acute form of leukemia.
Beer Marinated Grilled Meat? Yes, Please!
Laura Newton  
4/22/2014   7 comments
Oncology nutritionist Laura Newton explains a safer and healthier way to eat grilled meats.
Feeling to Blame for Cancer
Kerry Anne McGinn  
4/21/2014   9 comments
Kerry Anne McGinn explains that when stigma is attached to a cancer diagnosis it makes for an even more difficult experience for the patient.
The Break Room: Should America Join the Ban Wagon of Forbidden Foods?
Michelle Bragazzi  
4/18/2014   5 comments
Community editor Michelle Bragazzi wants to know why we are not banning these food additives in the US.
Airbus Oncological Emergency: How Prepared Would You Be?
Beth Faiman  
4/17/2014   9 comments
Beth Faiman wants to know how prepared you would be for an emergency outside of your own medical facility.
ACS Annual Report Shows Fewer Cancer Deaths
Monica Key  
4/16/2014   9 comments
Oncology nurse practitioner Monica Key shares the latest statistics report from the American Cancer Society.
Utilizing PleurX Catheters for Malignant Pleural Effusions
Bobbi Freeman  
4/14/2014   13 comments
Lung nurse navigator Bobbi Freeman explains the benefits of lung cancer patients having a PleurX catheter placed.
Just Checking In
Rachel Odo  
4/10/2014   7 comments
Rachel Odo wants to know how you check in on stress.
Depression in Cancer Care
Anne Booms  
4/9/2014   5 comments
Oncology nurse practitioner Anne Booms wants to know how you are currently treating cancer patients experiencing depression.
Is Oxygen Administration Necessary for the End-of-Life Patient?
Linda M. Gorman  
4/8/2014   8 comments
Linda Gorman discusses the need for oxygen supplementation for end-of-life patients.
Beyond the Initial Return to Work: Enduring Problems for Cancer Survivors
Deborah A. Boyle  
4/7/2014   5 comments
Deborah Boyle explains that cancer patients may continue to experience issues beyond the initial return to work or school.
Pain Reported as Primary Symptom by Cancer Patients
Carole McCue  
4/3/2014   5 comments
Carole McCue wants to know if your oncology program keeps track of frequently reported symptoms by cancer patients.
Turning the Titanic of AYA Oncology Care
Joni Watson  
4/2/2014   4 comments
Joni Watson shares many resources to help improve care for the AYA cancer population.
Antidepressants & Breast Tumors: Anxiety Knows No Bounds
Cathy Cole  
4/1/2014   9 comments
Oncology nurse navigator Cathy Cole shares some depressing information about antidepressant medications and breast cancer.




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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