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Should I Tell My Son To Come?
Deborah A. Boyle  
8/24/2017   Post a comment
Prognostication of impending death is an important variable in end-of-life cancer care.
Living On After Transplant
Deborah A. Boyle  
8/1/2017   2 comments
Pediatric Cancer Around the World
Deborah A. Boyle  
7/11/2017   Post a comment
Chemo at the End of Life: The ‘Deep Dive’ Continues
Deborah A. Boyle  
6/26/2017   1 comment
The aggressiveness of cancer care near the end of life has emerged as both a quality and cost issue of critical importance.
Onco-Palliative Care: The Standard Has Been Set
Deborah A. Boyle  
6/19/2017   Post a comment
The American Society of Clinical Oncology wrote a provisional clinical opinion on the integration of palliative care into standard cancer care.
The Tobacco Tales Trajectory Unfolds
Deborah A. Boyle  
6/9/2017   Post a comment
The prominence of tobacco and its relationship to dying prematurely from cancer cannot be understated
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.
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.
Electronic Cigarettes: New Worries About an Old Threat
Deborah A. Boyle  
4/14/2017   Post a comment
Due to the unregulated paradigm in which e-cigarettes exist, little is known about their safety and efficacy.
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.
Aromatase Inhibitor Endocrine Therapy and Quality of Survival
Deborah A. Boyle  
3/28/2017   Post a comment
AI treatment is associated with arthralgias, which can compromise quality of life and result in premature discontinuation of therapy.
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.
Cancer Survivorship in the United States
Deborah A. Boyle  
3/10/2017   3 comments
The Lancet Oncology recently published a five-piece issue on cancer survivorship whose aim was to provide an update on the status of this evolving focus in cancer care.
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.
Myelodysplastic Syndrome in the Elderly
Deborah A. Boyle  
2/21/2017   Post a comment
Due to population aging projections, the future of cancer care will be characterized by a growing number of older age-associated malignancies.
Elderly Patients’ Experiences in Phase I Clinical Trials
Deborah A. Boyle  
2/15/2017   Post a comment
Older adults deserve the appropriate matching of treatment options with individual risk estimation as cancer therapies are developed and treatment approaches are designed.
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.
Relentless Fatigue
Deborah A. Boyle  
1/26/2017   1 comment
Oncology nurse specialist Deborah Boyle explains that fatigue seems to be higher in the lymphoma patient population.
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.
Recent Lymphedema Evidence-Based Practice Findings for Oncology Providers
Deborah A. Boyle  
1/11/2017   Post a comment
Deborah Boyle explains that oncology nurses need to stay on top of the latest research when it comes to treating patients with lymphedema.
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.
The Death of Tobacco
Deborah A. Boyle  
12/19/2016   Post a comment
Tobacco use is an area nurses could really boost education explains Deborah Boyle.
Nurses’ Contributions to the ‘War on Cancer’
Deborah A. Boyle  
12/13/2016   Post a comment
Deborah Boyle highlights nurses' contribution to fighting cancer.
The Good News/Bad News Hodgkin Lymphoma Chronicle
Deborah A. Boyle  
11/29/2016   Post a comment
When it comes to lymphoma, weighing the risks of treatment versus long-term quality of life can be difficult explains Deborah Boyle.
Understanding the Lymphoma and Leukemia Genetic Landscape
Deborah A. Boyle  
11/22/2016   Post a comment
It's important for oncology nurses to understand the genetic evolution behind lymphoma and leukemia explains Deborah Boyle.
A Novel Treatment Landscape Unfolds: Oncology Nurses Take Note
Deborah A. Boyle  
11/8/2016   Post a comment
Oncology nurse specialist Deborah Boyle explains the future care of CLL patients.
Financial Hardship on Cancer Survivors: The Burden of Stress Continues
Deborah A. Boyle  
10/26/2016   27 comments
Oncology nurse specialist Deborah Boyle explains that financial hardship among cancer patients is a toxicity that still needs addressed.
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.
You Are What You Drink
Deborah A. Boyle  
10/14/2016   1 comment
Deborah Boyle explains the hidden risks behind what you drink.
Multiple Myeloma: The Mysterious Malignancy
Deborah A. Boyle  
9/28/2016   Post a comment
Oncology clinical nurse specialist Deborah Boyle notes that we must understand multiple myeloma and the impact it has on an aging society.
Getting Ready for the Future: Improving Care for the Elderly With AML
Deborah A. Boyle  
9/16/2016   Post a comment
Oncology clinical nurse specialist Deborah Boyle stresses the need for better clinical research for older adults with leukemia.
Advising Patients About Herbs and Botanicals
Deborah A. Boyle  
9/7/2016   Post a comment
Herbal supplementation should be used with caution explains Oncology clinical nurse specialist Deborah Boyle.
When You Don’t Want To Be No. 1
Deborah A. Boyle  
9/6/2016   Post a comment
Deborah Boyle discusses the latest trend in cancer statistics.
The APL Success Story
Deborah A. Boyle  
8/30/2016   Post a comment
Oncology clinical nurse specialist Deborah Boyle discusses the role of arsenic-based treatments for acute promyelocytic leukemia.
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.
Recognizing and Managing Toxicities Associated With Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors
Deborah A. Boyle  
8/9/2016   Post a comment
Oncology clinical nurse specialist Deborah Boyle explains that oncology nurses should be aware of specific side effects associated with immunotherapies.
Are Laws Required To Enforce the Pressing Geriatric Oncology Agenda?
Deborah A. Boyle  
7/26/2016   Post a comment
Oncology clinical nurse specialist Deborah Boyle explains that we need more research when it comes to geriatric oncology.
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.
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.
Triple Jeopardy: Being an Older, Female Smoker
Deborah A. Boyle  
5/30/2016   Post a comment
Oncology clinical nurse specialist Deborah Boyle talks about how smoking is impacting female baby boomers.
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.
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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 .

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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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