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Improve Your Communication With 4 Easy Tips
Tambre Leighn  
6/16/2017   Post a comment
There are many layers to being a great communicator, but as with most things, the most critical step is stopping to take time to notice how you communicate and the outcomes you are getting.
Don’t Reinvent the Wheel: Nonprofits as a Healthcare Resource
Tambre Leighn  
5/25/2017   Post a comment
Several years ago, while dining with Matthew Zachary, the founder and CEO of Stupid Cancer, the world’s largest nonprofit for young adult cancer survivors, he offered some sage advice to an eager newbie wanting to make a difference.
Nurse Fatigue Is a Pervasive Problem
Lori Smith  
5/22/2017   370 comments
Survey results indicate that within the United States, 93% of RNs are satisfied with their career choice; however, 98% discuss the physical and mental demands of the job, demonstrating that fatigue is a pervasive problem among RNs.
Little Copers
Deborah A. Boyle  
5/18/2017   Post a comment
A recent Swedish study sought to identify how nurses perceived their role in offering support to young children of parents with life-limiting diagnoses.
A Bittersweet Wedding
Cathy Cole  
5/9/2017   Post a comment
It is not unusual to find love at any age, but when a cancer diagnosis places one’s mortality front and center, it does increase in prominence and urgency.
What Do Cancer Patients Die From?
Deborah A. Boyle  
5/2/2017   Post a comment
As long-term cancer survival continues to improve, it is important to identify risk for dying from cancer and other causes.
Working While Caregiving
Deborah A. Boyle  
4/27/2017   33 comments
The tsunami of stress and added demands often evolves with little warning and can tax the most resilient of caregivers.
The Cancer Continuum: Evolving Roles of Patients, Caregivers, and Healthcare Professionals
Tambre Leighn  
4/21/2017   8 comments
Understanding the phases of the continuum can be helpful for the patient, the caregiver, and the healthcare provider.
Making Change Sustainable—The Final Step
Tambre Leighn  
4/10/2017   Post a comment
Tambre Leighn provides us with a seven-step process to help create positive change for patients and healthcare providers.
The Demise of Contemporary Cancer Care
Deborah A. Boyle  
4/6/2017   3 comments
The recent research funding cuts proposed by President Trump may impact future cancer treatments.
Saving Costs and Improving Quality of Life at the End of Life
Marijke Vroomen Durning  
3/30/2017   Post a comment
Efforts to reign in the cancer costs have been difficult, but they may even help to improve quality care at the end of life.
Minding the Gap—Step 6 to Creating Sustainable Change
Tambre Leighn  
3/26/2017   Post a comment
Minding the gap may help healthcare providers and patients create positive change.
Sexual Rehabilitation: The Role of the Radiation Oncology Nurse
Deborah A. Boyle  
3/15/2017   Post a comment
The role of the radiation oncology nurse in patients receiving pelvic radiation therapy.
Being You—Step 5 to Creating Sustainable Change
Tambre Leighn  
3/7/2017   Post a comment
When there is disconnect from our values and our actions, we create additional stress for ourselves.
Oncologic Medication Safety Practices: How Does Your Institution Fare?
Deborah A. Boyle  
2/28/2017   2 comments
The pursuit of safety within cancer care should be a relentless, ongoing initiative composed of a multidisciplinary effort whose intent is improving practice in a proactive manner.
Numbers May Influence Patient Decision-Making
Carole McCue  
2/27/2017   Post a comment
Data can be overwhelming for cancer patients when they can't articulate the math.
The Grief of Teenagers Coping With a Parent's Cancer
Deborah A. Boyle  
2/13/2017   Post a comment
Adolescence represents a highly vulnerable time in one’s developmental evolution and the inclusion of a parent’s cancer within this paradigm requires us to be especially attentive explains Deborah Boyle.
Reporting Our Errors
Deborah A. Boyle  
2/7/2017   Post a comment
Seeking perfection may be one contributing factor that leads to nursing errors explains Deborah Boyle.
What Do You Really Want? – Step 4 in Creating Sustainable Change
Tambre Leighn  
1/27/2017   Post a comment
Professional health coach Tambre Leighn shares tips on how to take the necessary steps to achieve your goals.
Patients Coping With Interferon Alpha-2b Treatment for Melanoma
Melissa Scott  
1/20/2017   2 comments
Oncology nurse Melissa Kelly wants to know how you manage patients receiving interferon for melanoma.
Adherence to Oral Cancer Drugs: The Key to Optimum Treatment Outcomes
Deborah A. Boyle  
1/18/2017   Post a comment
The increasing use of oral cancer therapies demands more patient compliance education.
From Fear to Action: Step 3 for Creating Sustainable Change
Tambre Leighn  
1/5/2017   Post a comment
Professional health coach Tambre Leighn shares ways to help you and your patients minimize fear.
Looking Forward
Deborah A. Boyle  
12/28/2016   17 comments
The holidays are not always a joyous time for healthcare providers and families explains Deborah Boyle.
Explaining Your Profession at the Holiday Party
Rebecca Crane-Okada  
12/21/2016   Post a comment
Oncology clinical nurse specialist Rebecca Crane-Okada wants to know how you explain your role as an oncology nurse at social gatherings.
Nurses’ Contributions to the ‘War on Cancer’
Deborah A. Boyle  
12/13/2016   Post a comment
Deborah Boyle highlights nurses' contribution to fighting cancer.
‘Choice’ as Step 2 for Creating Sustainable Change
Tambre Leighn  
12/9/2016   Post a comment
Professional health coach Tambre Leighn explains how we can shift away from the "why me?" way of thinking.
Choosing Grace in Troubling Times
Tambre Leighn  
11/23/2016   Post a comment
While the demands of healthcare continue to unfold, life coach Tambre Leighn encourages us to choose grace.
Nurses’ Critical Missing Skill Set Education
Deborah A. Boyle  
10/24/2016   21 comments
Oncology nurse specialist Deborah Boyle wants to know how oncology nurses are supposed to learn good communication skills.
7 Critical Steps to Creating Sustainable Change
Tambre Leighn  
10/21/2016   Post a comment
Professional health coach Tambre Leighn provides tips on how to adjust to the ever-changing healthcare environment.
Q&A With Beckie Gladfelter, Author of ‘My Warrior Mommy’
Lauren Evoy Davis  
10/20/2016   Post a comment
Health writer Lauren Davis shares one woman's journey on how to best explain a cancer diagnosis to children.
Recommendations From the Cancer Moonshot Panel
Carole McCue  
10/10/2016   Post a comment
Carole McCue explains the Cancer Moonshot program recommendations and what this may mean for you and your patients.
Clinical Trials Need Patients, But Patients Need to Know About Them
Marijke Vroomen Durning  
10/4/2016   39 comments
Health writer and registered nurse Marijke Vroomen Durning highlights the need for better education and accessibility to cancer clinical trials.
Caring for the Caregiver
Carole McCue  
9/26/2016   23 comments
Registered nurse Carole McCue wants to know your strategies for treating caregivers.
Under the Microscope: The Work of Nurses
Deborah A. Boyle  
8/16/2016   8 comments
The nursing workload still needs a lot of improving explains Deborah Boyle.
Getting Personal
Cathy Cole  
8/2/2016   54 comments
Breast cancer nurse navigator and nurse practitioner Cathy Cole wants to know if you've ever experienced a close relationship with a patient.
Navigating Healthcare
Lori Smith  
6/30/2016   Post a comment
Nurse practitioner and health writer Lori Smith explains how navigators can really make a difference in cancer prevention.
Death From Medical Errors: More Bad News
Deborah A. Boyle  
6/29/2016   Post a comment
Oncology clinical nurse specialist Deborah Boyle discusses the third leading cause of death in the US after cancer.
ASCO 2016: Strategies to Reduce Overuse of Aggressive Care at the End of Life
Carole McCue  
6/22/2016   126 comments
Registered nurse Carole McCue stresses the need for better education when it comes to palliative care.
A Hard Day’s Night
Deborah A. Boyle  
6/20/2016   3 comments
Oncology clinical nurse specialist Deborah Boyle takes a closer look at fatigue among nurses.
Addressing Low Clinical Trial Enrollment Rates in the US
Lori Smith  
6/7/2016   2 comments
Nurse practitioner and health writer Lori Smith wants to know how you approach cancer patients about clinical trials.
Understanding Versus Judging Family Caregivers
Deborah A. Boyle  
5/19/2016   Post a comment
Oncology clinical nurse specialist Deborah Boyle explains caregiver communication styles helpful for oncology nurses.
Embracing Oncology Nurses’ Potential
Deborah A. Boyle  
5/13/2016   Post a comment
Oncology clinical nurse specialist Deborah Boyle wants to know how to go about sharing resources with nurses in other countries who are less fortunate.
ONS 2016: Safe Handling of Hazardous Drugs
AnnMarie Walton  
5/4/2016   Post a comment
Postdoctoral research nurse AnnMarie Walton shares her 2016 ONS presentation on safe handling of hazardous medications in the workplace.
Shedding More Light on the LGBT Cancer Risk
Lori Smith  
4/19/2016   3 comments
Nurse practitioner and health writer Lori Smith addresses the cancer risks associated with the LGBT population.
ASCO Offers New Certification Program for Credit
Marijke Vroomen Durning  
4/15/2016   Post a comment
Health writer and registered nurse Marijke Vroomen Durning discusses a program offered by ASCO which provides oncology education for advanced practitioners.
Cancer Care in America
Deborah A. Boyle  
4/12/2016   1 comment
Oncology clinical nurse specialist Deborah Boyle helps to summarize a recent ASCO report on the state of cancer care in America.
Catching Up With Cancer Prevention
Deborah A. Boyle  
3/30/2016   1 comment
Oncology clinical nurse specialist Deborah Boyle talks about reducing the global burden of cancer with preventative strategies.
The Cancer Moonshot – Let’s Not Forget Education and Prevention
Marijke Vroomen Durning  
3/25/2016   Post a comment
Health writer and registered nurse Marijke Vroomen Durning explains that the "moonshot" program is a multifaceted approach.
Medical Breast Nurse Practitioners Improving Patient Outcomes
Cathy Cole  
2/28/2016   2 comments
Breast cancer nurse navigator and nurse practitioner Cathy Cole explains the benefits of having a NP in a multidisciplinary breast cancer program.
Have You Ever Experienced Moral Distress?
Carole McCue  
2/24/2016   Post a comment
Registered nurse Carole McCue wants to know if you're familiar with moral distress.
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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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