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Content posted in August 2014
ONS 2014: Proper Pain Management for Cancer Patients
Linda M. Gorman  
8/27/2014   2 comments
Linda Gorman, RN, MN, PMHCNS-BC, CHPN, FPCN, OCN, clinical nurse specialist specializing in palliative care, discusses some important tips from an informative education session on pain management at this year's ONS meeting in Anaheim, Calif.
Breast Cancer Patients Finding Support Through Others
Kerry Anne McGinn  
8/25/2014   3 comments
Kerry Anne McGinn explains how her perception of support groups changed after a diagnosis of breast cancer.
On the Road With Oncology Nurses
Deborah A. Boyle  
8/22/2014   3 comments
Deborah Boyle wants to know your thoughts on treating cancer patients in mobile chemotherapy units.
Study Reports Nurse Navigators Make a Difference
Carole McCue  
8/20/2014   3 comments
Carole McCue wants to know what kind of feedback you have received from cancer patients regarding nurse navigators.
Research Aids Children With Slow-Growing Optic Pathway Brain Tumors
Michael Kaufman  
8/18/2014   1 comment
Michael Kaufman discusses a research study regarding chemotherapy use in children diagnosed with slow-growing optic pathway gliomas.
Unconventional Care: a Wine Bar for the Terminally Ill
Michelle Bragazzi  
8/15/2014   8 comments
Community editor Michelle Bragazzi shares a story of one French hospital that's helping patients live out their days one glass at a time.
Medical Apps for Cancer Patients
Ghida Bilani  
8/14/2014   2 comments
Nutritionist Ghida Bilani wants to know what medical apps are helpful for your cancer patients.
Cancer Screening of the Transgender Patient
Cathy Cole  
8/13/2014   6 comments
Breast cancer nurse navigator Cathy Cole wants to know your experience working with the transgender patient population.
From Hollywood to Healthcare
Tambre Leighn  
8/11/2014   5 comments
Professional health coach Tambre Leighn shows us how coaching in oncology can benefit both patients and cancer care team members.
The Break Room: Time for a Little Pillow Talk
Michelle Bragazzi  
8/8/2014   6 comments
Community editor Michelle Bragazzi suggests that you may be sleeping with the enemy -- dust mites, that is.
Stay Off the Couch!
Laura Newton  
8/6/2014   5 comments
Oncology nutrition specialist Laura Newton explains that recommendations from healthcare providers may help boost physical activity in cancer patients.
Understanding Adverse Drug Reactions in Cancer Care
Anne Booms  
8/4/2014   2 comments
Oncology nurse practitioner Anne Booms discusses the issues surrounding adverse drug reactions.
West Nile Virus: Are Your Cancer Patients at Risk?
Michelle Bragazzi  
8/1/2014   5 comments
Community editor Michelle Bragazzi stresses the need for cancer patients to protect themselves during the summer months.

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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