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Katherine Mitchell
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“Tumor Paint” Derived From Scorpion Venom Lights Up Cancer Cells
Katherine Mitchell  
10/17/2017   1 comment
The idea of “painting” tumors was borne from the frustration felt by neurosurgeons over the frequent difficulty in distinguishing cancerous from healthy tissue during brain tumor removal.
Another Treatment Option for CINV
Katherine Mitchell  
6/2/2017   1 comment
Christine is a 42-year-old African American female with stage IV colon cancer. She is currently on therapy with FOLFIRI every 21 days. She may win the unwanted prize for having the most struggles with chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting.
What Do You Know About Treatment-Induced Cardiotoxicity?
Katherine Mitchell  
9/22/2016   10 comments
Oncology nurse practitioner Katherine Mitchell asks how much you know about treatment-induced cardiotoxicity.
Study Reports AP Nurses Improve Outcomes for Head and Neck Cancer Patients
Katherine Mitchell  
11/2/2015   Post a comment
Oncology nurse practitioner Katherine Mitchell talks about a recent study on the impact of APNs in cancer care.
Neulasta Administration Just Got Easier
Katherine Mitchell  
2/13/2015   3 comments
Oncology nurse practitioner Katherine Mitchell shows us a new way to administer G-CSF.
Educational Opportunity for New Advanced Practice Oncology Nurses
Katherine Mitchell  
10/22/2014   3 comments
Oncology nurse practitioner Katherine Mitchell is eager to share a new continuing education program for advanced practice nurses.
Rethinking Metastatic Colon Cancer
Katherine Mitchell  
7/10/2014   3 comments
Oncology nurse practitioner Katie Mitchell explains the options available for patients with advanced colon cancer.
An Update on Chemoradiation-Induced Oral Mucositis
Katherine Mitchell  
3/18/2014   13 comments
Oncology nurse practitioner Katie Mitchell provides us with an update on the prevention and treatment of oral mucositis.
Understanding the Ins & Outs of Bladder Cancer
Katherine Mitchell  
2/20/2014   13 comments
Katie Mitchell, an oncology nurse practitioner, helps us understand the diagnosis and treatment modalities associated with bladder cancer.
Educating Patients Before Treatment Begins
Katherine Mitchell  
1/13/2014   14 comments
Oncology nurse practitioner Katherine Mitchell offers some great tips on how to properly educate cancer patients before treatment starts.
Can I Console a Family in an Extreme Situation?
Katherine Mitchell  
11/20/2013   6 comments
Oncology nurse practitioner Katie Mitchell asks how you console those in devastating situations.
Lymphoma Patients Wishing for a Sea of Lime Green
Katherine Mitchell  
10/25/2013   27 comments
Oncology nurse practitioner Katie Mitchell shares her patient's frustration over excessive breast cancer awareness.
Debating Between Anti-Estrogen Therapy
Katherine Mitchell  
10/17/2013   6 comments
Oncology nurse practitioner Katie Mitchell tries to decipher a clear-cut way of treating women with hormone-positive breast cancer.
FDA Approves New First-Line Treatment for Advanced Pancreatic Cancer
Katherine Mitchell  
9/26/2013   7 comments
Oncology nurse practitioner Katie Mitchell discusses a drug recently approved by the FDA for advanced pancreatic cancer.
Determine Prostate Cancer Aggressiveness With a New Predictor Tool
Katherine Mitchell  
9/17/2013   6 comments
Katie Mitchell discusses the use of genetic testing as a predictor tool to determine the aggressiveness of prostate cancer.
Understanding HPV Transmission & Prevention
Katherine Mitchell  
8/21/2013   18 comments
Katie Mitchell explains the prevalence of HPV and educating the public on transmission and prevention.
Targeted Therapy Showing Promise in PFS for Ovarian Cancer Patients
Katherine Mitchell  
8/9/2013   7 comments
Katie Mitchell shares information about a targeted therapy drug currently being trialed for ovarian cancer.
Sexuality & the Cancer Patient
Katherine Mitchell  
7/17/2013   8 comments
Nurse practitioner Katie Mitchell stresses the need for oncology professionals to help minimize the fear of discussing sexual dysfunction with their cancer patients.
Decoding the Alphabet Soup of Biomarkers
Katherine Mitchell  
6/28/2013   9 comments
Katie Mitchell helps us to decipher the most commonly used biomarkers in oncology in regard to diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment.
Using Antihistamines for Neulasta-Induced Bone Pain
Katherine Mitchell  
6/14/2013   22 comments
Katie Mitchell explains that a widely used allergy medication is showing promise for Neulasta-induced bone pain.
The Future of Targeted Therapy: Bioprinting
Katherine Mitchell  
5/23/2013   6 comments
Katie Mitchell shares a story about bioprinting technology and how it may change the future of targeted therapy.
Got Milk?
Katherine Mitchell  
5/17/2013   23 comments
Katie Mitchell asks if you know what's lurking in your dairy products.
Hypomagnesemia in the Patient Undergoing Chemotherapy
Katherine Mitchell  
5/8/2013   10 comments
Nurse practitioner Katie Mitchell discusses the importance of screening patients for hypomagnesemia.
UV Protection & the Cancer Patient
Katherine Mitchell  
3/20/2013   13 comments
Katie Mitchell shares some tips on how we can educate our cancer patients on being safe in the sun as the warm weather season approaches.
Mourning the Death of Patients
Katherine Mitchell  
3/8/2013   26 comments
Nurse practitioner Katie Mitchell wonders whether she is experiencing compassion fatigue or learning how to cope better with patient death.
CAM & the Cancer Patient
Katherine Mitchell  
2/28/2013   12 comments
Katie Mitchell explains how cancer patients may benefit from acupuncture treatment.
Kyprolis: A New Hope for Myeloma Patients
Katherine Mitchell  
2/8/2013   5 comments
Katie Mitchell shares the latest information on a recently FDA-approved drug for multiple myeloma.
A Day When We No Longer Use Coumadin
Katherine Mitchell  
2/1/2013   11 comments
Katie Mitchell discusses the ongoing difficulties associated with managing cancer patients on anticoagulant therapy.
Using Zyprexa as an Off-Label Treatment Option for CINV
Katherine Mitchell  
11/28/2012   9 comments
Katie Mitchell discusses ways chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV) are treated, including using the antipsychotic Zyprexa off-label for breakthrough CINV.
A New Way to Give an Old Drug: Velcade
Katherine Mitchell  
11/8/2012   13 comments
Katherine Mitchell shares how a new delivery for Velcade could lead to fewer incidence of peripheral neuropathy.
Have You Gotten Shot Yet?
Katherine Mitchell  
10/25/2012   11 comments
Katie Mitchell discusses the value of the flu shot to cancer patients (especially those in active treatment) and those around them.
Are You Dense?
Katherine Mitchell  
10/12/2012   8 comments
Katie Mitchell shares the concern of breast density and mammography sensitivity.
Altered Sexuality in Breast Cancer Survivors
Katherine Mitchell  
9/25/2012   18 comments
Katy Mitchell discusses an often taboo subject among breast cancer survivors: sex.
A Promising Treatment for Lung Cancer: Crizotinib
Katherine Mitchell  
9/18/2012   8 comments
Katy Mitchell shares some new study data on the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer.
Thromboembolism: A Common Complication of Self-Care
Katherine Mitchell  
8/30/2012   6 comments
Katie Mitchell discusses a common oncological emergency thromboembolism and how Coumadin is widely used but carries with it complexities of use for the patient and healthcare provider.
Tough Decisions: Choosing Treatment Options
Katherine Mitchell  
8/14/2012   10 comments
Katie Mitchell discusses one of the toughest decisions she's ever had to make: helping a close friend choose her treatment path.
Oral Mucositis: A Life-Altering Side Effect
Katherine Mitchell  
7/26/2012   16 comments
Katherine Mitchell gives a thorough background on oral mucositis and how it can be devastating to head and neck cancer patients.




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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