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Blogs
Content posted in June 2014
Personification of Men’s Health Month
Michael Kaufman  
6/25/2014   6 comments
In recognition of Men's Health Month, Michael Kaufman shares a personal story on why it's important to take part in regular health screenings.
Teaching Patients How to Live Through Treatment
Melissa Scott  
6/23/2014   6 comments
Oncology nurse Melissa Scott helps a patient to understand the importance of cancer treatment.
Lighting Up First Thing May Increase the Risk of Lung Cancer
Michelle Bragazzi  
6/20/2014   4 comments
Community editor Michelle Bragazzi discusses another risk factor for lung cancer for those that light up early.
Preserving Fertility in the Young Breast Cancer Patient
Cathy Cole  
6/19/2014   2 comments
Breast cancer nurse navigator Cathy Cole stresses the need for oncology healthcare providers to include fertility as part of the treatment plan conversation.
Coping: Optimism, Negativity & Hope
Rachel Odo  
6/18/2014   5 comments
Oncology social worker Rachel Odo explains cancer patients using hope versus optimism to cope with their diagnosis.
Oncology Nurses Understanding All Uses for Methotrexate
Julianna Paradisi  
6/16/2014   7 comments
Oncology infusion nurse Julianna Paradisi explains that not all chemotherapy treatment is used for cancer.
‘Hidden’ Oncology Nurses
Deborah A. Boyle  
6/12/2014   2 comments
Deborah Boyle discusses the importance of radiation oncology nurses as part of the cancer care team.
How Patients & Doctors Choose to Die
Anne Booms  
6/9/2014   2 comments
Oncology nurse practitioner Anne Booms talks about the importance of good communication with patients with advanced cancer disease.
The Break Room: The Dark Side of Blue Light Exposure
Michelle Bragazzi  
6/6/2014   4 comments
Community editor Michelle Bragazzi explains how light exposure may be affecting our health.
Hanging Out for Male Breast Cancer Awareness
Cathy Cole  
6/5/2014   1 comment
Breast cancer nurse navigator Cathy Cole participates in a social media campaign to help create more awareness for male breast cancer.
Genetic Testing & Me
Kerry Anne McGinn  
6/4/2014   2 comments
Kerry Anne McGinn shares her personal experience with genetic testing, along with the growing options available for the high-risk population.
Mayo Clinic Using Measles Virus to Battle Cancer
Dishon Kamwesa  
6/2/2014   3 comments
Oncology nurse Dishon Kamwesa explains that, while a measles outbreak is escalating in Ohio, some researchers are looking at this virus as a way to fight 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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