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FDA Grants Multiple Orphan Drug Designation for Aldoxorubicin
Michelle Bragazzi  
9/30/2014   1 comment
Community editor Michelle Bragazzi discusses the recent Orphan Drug designation approval for a modified version of doxorubicin.
Are You Ready to Implement a Distress Screening Program for Your Cancer Patients?
Carole McCue  
9/24/2014   Post a comment
Carole McCue discusses the upcoming requirement for distress screening of cancer patients in order to maintain CoC accreditation.
Prostate Cancer Awareness Month: Time for the Dreaded DRE
Michael Kaufman  
9/23/2014   4 comments
Medical journalist Michael Kaufman is still hoping for an alternative to the dreaded digital rectal examination.
Unusual Nursing Jobs – Is Oncology Nursing One of Them?
AnnMarie Walton  
9/22/2014   6 comments
AnnMarie Walton talks about the various opportunities available within the nursing profession.
Thyroid Cancer Cases on the Rise in Pennsylvania
Michelle Bragazzi  
9/19/2014   3 comments
Community editor Michelle Bragazzi talks about the growing number of thyroid cancer cases, specifically in the state of Pennsylvania.
An Aspirin a Day May Keep Ovarian Cancer Away
Teresa Brown  
9/18/2014   2 comments
Teresa Brown explains that a common household medication may help prevent ovarian cancer.
Assuming Personal Power During Survivorship: Use of Complementary Approaches
Deborah A. Boyle  
9/16/2014   2 comments
Deborah Boyle stresses the need for complementary therapy throughout treatment and into survivorship.
Prescription Safety for the Visually Impaired
Michelle Bragazzi  
9/15/2014   2 comments
Community editor Michelle Bragazzi wants to know how you address prescription safety for your visually impaired patients.
Ch-Ch-Changes…. to ONS
Beth Faiman  
9/11/2014   4 comments
Nurse practitioner Beth Faiman talks about the changes taking place at the ONS and additional resources for advanced practitioners.
Where Did They Go?
Nicole Haines  
9/10/2014   3 comments
Nurse navigator Nicole Haines wants to know if you are frequently left wondering what happens to your cancer patients beyond treatment.
Managing Breathlessness in Oncology Palliative Care
Anne Booms  
9/8/2014   3 comments
Oncology nurse practitioner Anne Booms explains the proper management of cancer patients experiencing shortness of breath.
September Is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month: Are We Doing Enough?
Michelle Bragazzi  
9/6/2014   9 comments
Community editor Michelle Bragazzi takes a closer look at the lack pediatric cancer support.
FDA Grants Accelerated Approval for Advanced Melanoma Drug
Michelle Bragazzi  
9/5/2014   4 comments
Community editor Michelle Bragazzi discusses a new melanoma biotherapy drug recently approved by the FDA.
Guiding Patients & Caregivers Through Anticipatory Grief
Rachel Odo  
9/4/2014   3 comments
Oncology social worker Rachel Odo talks about patient's preparing for death by effectively addressing personal concerns.
Cancer Advocacy Has a Unifying Potential
Cathy Cole  
9/2/2014   1 comment
Breast cancer nurse navigator Cathy Cole explains the importance of cultural respect among cancer patients and colleagues.

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
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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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