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Should the Sunshine Act Also Shine Light on Advance Practice Providers?
Monica Key  
9/18/2015   1 comment
Oncology nurse practitioner Monica Key explains what happens when money comes before care.
A Different Treatment Option for Metastatic Colorectal Cancer
Monica Key  
5/20/2015   Post a comment
Oncology nurse practitioner Monica Key talks about a procedure to help treat metastatic colorectal cancer to the liver.
ONS 2015: An Enlightening Option for Oral Mucositis
Monica Key  
5/7/2015   3 comments
Oncology nurse practitioner Monica Key talks about a recent ONS session she attended regarding treatment options for oral mucositis.
ONS 2015: Nurse Practitioner-Led Oncology Clinics
Monica Key  
4/29/2015   2 comments
Oncology nurse practitioner Monica Key wants to know your opinion on nurse practitioner-led clinics.
ONS 2015: Optimizing Oncology Nurse Practitioners
Monica Key  
4/27/2015   2 comments
Oncology nurse practitioner Monica Key talks about a session she attended at the recent ONS meeting on the utilization of advanced practitioners.
A Link Between Breast Cancer & Secondary Thyroid Cancer
Monica Key  
4/15/2015   Post a comment
Oncology nurse practitioner Monica Key explains the risk of secondary thyroid cancer in breast cancer patients.
Determining Lung Cancer Probability With First Screening CT Scan
Monica Key  
4/8/2015   Post a comment
Oncology nurse practitioner Monica Key talks about the risk of false-positive results associated with low-dose CT lung scans.
Annual Lung Cancer Screening Now Covered by CMS
Monica Key  
3/9/2015   3 comments
Oncology NP Monica Key provides an update on the latest in low-dose CT screening for lung cancer.
Taking Cancer Care to Heart
Monica Key  
2/12/2015   12 comments
Oncology nurse practitioner Monica Key stresses the importance of cardiac monitoring before, during, and after cancer treatment.
What Kind of Happy Are You?
Monica Key  
12/31/2014   2 comments
Oncology nurse practitioner Monica Key wants to know how the oncology profession impacts your happiness.
Cancer & Careers: A Resource That Works
Monica Key  
7/30/2014   6 comments
Oncology nurse practitioner Monica Key shares a helpful resource for cancer patients in the workplace.
Options for Brain Tumors
Monica Key  
5/27/2014   5 comments
Oncology nurse practitioner Monica Key wants to know your experience treating patients with primary brain malignancies.
Health Literacy in Crisis
Monica Key  
4/30/2014   3 comments
Oncology nurse practitioner Monica Key explains that health illiteracy can often be the cause of progressive disease.
ACS Annual Report Shows Fewer Cancer Deaths
Monica Key  
4/16/2014   9 comments
Oncology nurse practitioner Monica Key shares the latest statistics report from the American Cancer Society.
When Bleo Takes Our Breath Away
Monica Key  
3/25/2014   14 comments
Oncology nurse practitioner Monica Key explains an unfortunate side effect related to bleomycin toxicity.
When Morcellation Increases Mortality
Monica Key  
3/12/2014   15 comments
Oncology nurse practitioner shares some startling news regarding a surgical procedure known as morcellation.
The Invisible Workforce
Monica Key  
3/5/2014   8 comments
Oncology nurse practitioner Monica Key explains that caregivers of cancer patients require frequent assessment and intervention as well.
Synergy Is the New Treatment in Cancer Care
Monica Key  
2/25/2014   6 comments
Oncology nurse practitioner Monica Key states that collaboration is an important aspect of cancer care.
When Multiple Myeloma Advances
Monica Key  
1/30/2014   10 comments
Oncology nurse practitioner Monica Key explains what happens when multiple myeloma progresses.
Cancer Care in Crisis
Monica Key  
1/22/2014   10 comments
Oncology nurse practitioner Monica Key has a growing concern over the healthcare crisis in our country that may continue to escalate in the area of cancer.
Adrenal Cancers: Rare & Aggressive
Monica Key  
1/8/2014   7 comments
Oncology nurse practitioner Monica Key offers an overview of a rare and potentially deadly cancer originating from the adrenal glands.
Advances & Health Disparities Among Multiple Myeloma Patients
Monica Key  
12/30/2013   8 comments
Oncology nurse practitioner Monica Key shares a few highlights regarding multiple myeloma at her local ONS meeting.
A Different Type of Sarcoma
Monica Key  
12/18/2013   4 comments
Oncology nurse practitioner Monica Key discusses a rare form of sarcoma known as leiomyosarcoma.
Understanding Benign Heterotopic Epithelial Inclusions
Monica Key  
12/10/2013   3 comments
Oncology nurse practitioner Monica Key shares a unique case with a favorable outcome.
National Nurse Practitioner Week
Monica Key  
11/21/2013   15 comments
Oncology nurse practitioner Monica Key celebrates NP Week and shares some information on how practitioners are making an impact.
A Different Kind of Veteran
Monica Key  
11/11/2013   11 comments
Oncology nurse practitioner Monica Key shares the story of one man whose had his share of cancer illness.
When Denial Turns Into Belligerence
Monica Key  
11/7/2013   10 comments
Oncology nurse practitioner Monica Key discusses her unfortunate experience with a patient in possible denial.
Working With Cancer
Monica Key  
10/31/2013   9 comments
Oncology nurse practitioner Monica Key shares a few tips on how we can help employed cancer patients work through treatment.
TNM Staging Update for Lung Cancer
Monica Key  
10/23/2013   5 comments
Oncology nurse practitioner Monica Key shares a few highlights from a recent meeting she attended regarding lung cancer staging.
Atypical Confusion & Ammonia Levels
Monica Key  
10/18/2013   7 comments
Oncology nurse practitioner Monica Key talks about an atypical presentation of confusion relating to ammonia levels.
An Unexpected Side Effect of Cancer Treatment
Monica Key  
10/8/2013   9 comments
Oncology nurse practitioner Monica Key explains an unexpected side effect of tamoxifen.
PTSD in Cancer Survivors Is Real
Monica Key  
9/26/2013   19 comments
Oncology nurse practitioner Monica Key talks about an issue that is often underdiagnosed among cancer patients.
Being Cautious With Patient Communication
Monica Key  
9/18/2013   14 comments
Oncology nurse practitioner Monica Key stresses the need for nurses to maintain their scope of practice when it comes to patient communication.
Thyroid Cancer & Emerging Treatments
Monica Key  
9/10/2013   6 comments
Monica Key discusses the latest information about thyroid cancer in hopes of bringing more attention to thyroid cancer awareness month.
A Classic Presentation of SVC Syndrome
Monica Key  
8/30/2013   8 comments
Nurse practitioner Monica Key shares a case about an oncological emergency that required prompt intervention.
Is Your Patient Really Non-Compliant?
Monica Key  
8/19/2013   19 comments
Monica Key suggests that we may be too quick to use the term non-compliance -- there is a difference between refusal and lack of patient resources.
Being a Nurse Means Advocating
Monica Key  
8/14/2013   8 comments
Monica Key shares her experience from the state capital of Kentucky regarding the autonomy of nurse practitioners.
Lung Cancer Screening Recommendations: To Scan or Not to Scan?
Monica Key  
8/7/2013   6 comments
Monica Key shares the latest screening recommendation for those patients at risk for lung cancer.
FDA Approves 2 New Targeted Therapies for Melanoma
Monica Key  
7/23/2013   13 comments
Monica Key shares information on two new melanoma drugs that will be available for patients diagnosed with melanoma.
Check Their Skin!
Monica Key  
7/18/2013   11 comments
Nurse practitioner Monica Key encourages nurses to perform thorough skin examinations on new and existing cancer patients.
Tumor Boards: A Collaboration Among Oncology Team Members
Monica Key  
7/10/2013   18 comments
Monica Key asks what your experience is with tumor boards and if you find them to be beneficial.
A Positive Outlook for Patients Experiencing Chemo-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy
Monica Key  
6/26/2013   11 comments
Monica Key discusses a future treatment option for patients experiencing chemo-induced peripheral neuropathy.
Dual Anti-HER2 Therapy May Decrease Traditional Chemotherapy Use
Monica Key  
6/20/2013   9 comments
Monica Key shares a recent study with us regarding the use of targeted therapies only for HER2-positive breast cancer.
This Is Not Your Grandmother’s Mammography
Monica Key  
6/13/2013   12 comments
Monica Key shows us the latest technology in breast cancer screening.
Passing the AOCNP Exam – I Can Finally Breathe Again
Monica Key  
5/29/2013   31 comments
Oncology nurse practitioner Monica Key shares her experiences along the way as she receives her most recent certification.
Celebrities Attempting to Decrease Their Cancer Risk
Monica Key  
5/21/2013   7 comments
Monica Key talks about celebrities making the decision to lower their cancer risk with prophylaxis.
Who’s on First?
Monica Key  
5/9/2013   15 comments
Monica Key explains the confusion that patients may experience about the roles of various members of the cancer care team.
Feeling Like the Perpetual Neophyte
Monica Key  
4/30/2013   7 comments
Monica Key shares some information on an exciting new drug now available for HER2/Neu positive metastatic breast cancer patients.
Remembering That Chemotherapy Does Have Risks: Final Diagnosis
Monica Key  
4/22/2013   6 comments
Monica Key explains a rare cardiac side affect precipitated by stress in the cancer patient.
Remembering That Chemotherapy Does Have Risks
Monica Key  
4/15/2013   7 comments
Nurse practitioner Monica Key shares her encounter with a patient experiencing a rare side effect from chemotherapy.
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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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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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