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Content posted in July 2015
Chemotherapy Use Close to Death Worsens QOL
Deborah A. Boyle  
7/31/2015   3 comments
Deborah Boyle talks about the ongoing issue of chemotherapy administration at the end of life.
The Effect of Comorbidities on Lung Cancer Survival
Marijke Vroomen Durning  
7/30/2015   Post a comment
Health writer and registered nurse Marijke Vroomen Durning explains that patients with existing comordities may impact lung cancer survival.
Cancer Survivors & the Struggle to Adopt
Lori Smith  
7/28/2015   2 comments
Nurse practitioner and health writer Lori Smith explains the struggle cancer patients face when wanting to adopt.
The Debate Over 12-Hour vs. 8-Hour Shifts
Michelle Bragazzi  
7/24/2015   5 comments
Community editor Michelle Bragazzi discusses the impact of shift hours in nursing care.
Grandparents: Unheard Voices in Family Cancer Care
Deborah A. Boyle  
7/22/2015   1 comment
Deborah Boyle explains the role of grandparents in cancer care.
Making Sense of Breast Density Laws
Cathy Cole  
7/20/2015   3 comments
Breast cancer nurse navigator and nurse practitioner Cathy Cole explains the pros and cons of breast density laws.
Another Option for Women Experiencing Treatment-Induced Infertility
Lori Smith  
7/17/2015   Post a comment
Nurse practitioner and health writer Lori Smith talks about a potential future option for women that may experience treatment-induced infertility.
Breast Cancer: An Oncologist's Perspective
Cathy Cole  
7/14/2015   Post a comment
Breast cancer nurse practitioner and nurse navigator Cathy Cole shares an oncologist's personal perspective on breast cancer survivorship.
Few Patients With Advanced Larynx Cancer Receive Laryngectomy
Marijke Vroomen Durning  
7/10/2015   Post a comment
Health writer and registered nurse Marijke Vroomen Durning wants to know how your facility goes about treating patients with laryngeal cancer.
How Can We Best Teach Our Patients About Cancer Treatment?
Carole McCue  
7/9/2015   1 comment
Carole McCue wants to know your education methods for patient teaching.
Clinical Trial Conundrum
Cathy Cole  
7/7/2015   1 comment
Nurse practitioner and navigator Cathy Cole explains the avenues patients take in search of a cure.
Does Cell Phone Use Cause Cancer?
Deborah A. Boyle  
7/3/2015   1 comment
Deborah Boyle wants to know your thoughts on cell phone use and the cancer risk.

Webinar Series
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 12:00 PM EDT

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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