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Marijke Vroomen Durning
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Over Half of ED Visits by Cancer Patients Could Be Avoided
Marijke Vroomen Durning  
6/7/2017   Post a comment
More than half of ED visits by cancer patients could have been avoided had they received better symptom management tools and access to personalized outpatient care.
Marital Status, Neighborhood Play Role in Leukemia Survival
Marijke Vroomen Durning  
5/4/2017   Post a comment
Marital status, where you live, and if you have health insurance may play a role in survival following a diagnosis of acute myeloid leukemia.
Breast Cancer Patients Need Better Access to Genetic Counseling
Marijke Vroomen Durning  
4/19/2017   1 comment
A study published recently found that while many patients with breast cancer may be tested, they don’t ever see a genetic counselor to discuss the test results and their implications.
Yoga Helps Reduce Side Effects During Radiotherapy for Prostate Cancer
Marijke Vroomen Durning  
4/12/2017   1 comment
A study recently published found that men with prostate cancer who participated in a yoga program while undergoing radiotherapy experienced a decreased severity of side effects.
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.
Ribociclib Plus Letrozole Improves Survival in Metastatic Breast Cancer
Marijke Vroomen Durning  
3/20/2017   Post a comment
A new treatment option has been approved for HR-positive/HER2-negative metastatic breast cancer.
Mapping Endometrial Cancer Metastases With Dye Preferable to Lymphadenectomy
Marijke Vroomen Durning  
2/23/2017   Post a comment
Researchers had found sentinel lymph node mapping to be a better and safer option over lymphadenectomy for most women.
Yoga Improves QOL for Children Undergoing Cancer Treatment
Marijke Vroomen Durning  
1/16/2017   2 comments
Practicing yoga during active cancer treatment seems to improve the well-being of both children with cancer and their parents, explains Marijke Vroomen Durning.
Less PSA Testing Resulting in More Prostate Cancer Deaths
Marijke Vroomen Durning  
1/9/2017   Post a comment
Marijke Vroomen Durning wants to know your thoughts on the benefits of PSA screening.
‘Magic Mushroom’ Substance May Reduce Depression and Anxiety in Cancer Patients
Marijke Vroomen Durning  
12/2/2016   Post a comment
Health writer and registered nurse Marijke Durning shares some recent research on the benefits of what is known as "magic mushrooms."
Anal Cancer Cases on the Rise in North America
Marijke Vroomen Durning  
11/15/2016   Post a comment
Anal squamous cell carcinoma is on the rise in the US explains Health writer and registered nurse Marijke Vroomen Durning.
Approval Granted for Olaratumab/Doxorubicin Combo for Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Marijke Vroomen Durning  
10/25/2016   Post a comment
Health writer and registered nurse Marijke Vroomen Durning talks about a new drug for sarcoma recently approved by the FDA.
Educating Breast Cancer Survivors About Lymphedema, Reducing Its Effects
Marijke Vroomen Durning  
10/12/2016   Post a comment
Health writer and registered nurse Marijke Vroomen Durning explains the lymphedema risk and how researchers are helping to minimize it.
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.
Oncologists Still Need to Get On Board With Antiemetic Guidelines
Marijke Vroomen Durning  
10/3/2016   Post a comment
Health writer and registered nurse Marijke Vroomen Durning wants to know your policy on antiemetic use before chemotherapy administration.
Progress Made in Pediatric Cancer Research, But Long-Term Effects Still in Question
Marijke Vroomen Durning  
9/20/2016   Post a comment
Health writer and registered nurse Marijke Vroomen Durning talks about a recent report on the long-term treatment effects in pediatric cancers.
Adding Music Therapy to Cancer Treatment Can Improve Quality of Life
Marijke Vroomen Durning  
8/31/2016   49 comments
Music therapy should also be considered part of the treatment regimen explains health writer and registered nurse Marijke Vroomen Durning.
New Study Looks at Breast Cancer Incidence and Risk Among African-American Women
Marijke Vroomen Durning  
7/28/2016   Post a comment
Researchers are looking to focus more on health disparities in breast cancer patients explains health writer and registered nurse Marijke Vroomen Durning.
Earlier Methotrexate Treatment for Childhood ALL May Result in Cognitive Dysfunction Later
Marijke Vroomen Durning  
6/16/2016   Post a comment
Health writer and registered nurse Marijke Vroomen Durning discusses the long-term effects of methotrexate treatment among pediatric patients.
Patients With Cancer Who Are HIV-Positive Receive Less Care
Marijke Vroomen Durning  
5/24/2016   Post a comment
Health writer and registered nurse Marijke Vroomen Durning wants to know how we can improve care for HIV patients with cancer.
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.
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.
Senate Increases Effort to Fight Opioid Misuse and Addiction
Marijke Vroomen Durning  
3/15/2016   5 comments
Health writer and registered nurse Marijke Vroomen Durning has concerns over the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act and the impact it may have on cancer patients.
Faslodex Approval Expands for the Treatment of Metastatic Breast Cancer
Marijke Vroomen Durning  
3/4/2016   Post a comment
Health writer and registered nurse Marijke Vroomen Durning talks about the recent FDA expanded approval for Faslodex.
New Staging System Proposed for HPV-Positive Oropharyngeal Cancer
Marijke Vroomen Durning  
2/19/2016   Post a comment
Health writer and registered nurse Marijke Vroomen Durning discusses a new staging system for oropharyngeal cancer.
New Indication Approved for Emend in Patients With CINV
Marijke Vroomen Durning  
2/10/2016   Post a comment
Health writer and registered nurse Marijke Vroomen Durning talks about the recent expanded indication for Emend.
Lung Cancer Patients Still Affected by Stigma
Marijke Vroomen Durning  
1/30/2016   Post a comment
Health writer and registered nurse Marijke Vroomen Durning informs us that stigma is still attached to patients with lung cancer.
Colorectal Cancer in Minorities Often Diagnosed at More Advanced Stages
Marijke Vroomen Durning  
1/14/2016   Post a comment
Health writer and registered nurse Marijke Vroomen Durning talks about the minority population being diagnosed with CRC at a younger age.
FDA Proposes Rules for Indoor Tanning Beds to Protect Children and Teens
Marijke Vroomen Durning  
1/7/2016   Post a comment
Health writer and registered nurse Marijke Vroomen Durning talks about the changes proposed by the FDA when it comes to teens and tanning beds.
Targeting QOL Domains Enhances Management of Older Patients With Cancer
Marijke Vroomen Durning  
12/31/2015   Post a comment
Health writer and registered nurse Marijke Vroomen Durning wants to know if you have specific care plans in place for older patients with cancer.
FDA Approves Generic Gleevec
Marijke Vroomen Durning  
12/14/2015   Post a comment
Health writer and registered nurse Marijke Vroomen Durning informs us of a generic version of Gleevec coming soon.
New App Allows Patients to Monitor Skin Changes, Participate in Research
Marijke Vroomen Durning  
12/10/2015   1 comment
Health writer and registered nurse Marijke Vroomen Durning takes a look at a smartphone app for melanoma.
FDA Approves Cobimetinib Combination Therapy for Metastatic Melanoma
Marijke Vroomen Durning  
12/2/2015   Post a comment
Health writer and registered nurse Marijke Vroomen Durning talks about a recently FDA-approved targeted therapy for melanoma.
Idelalisib Combination Trial for CLL Unblinded One Year Early
Marijke Vroomen Durning  
11/19/2015   Post a comment
Health writer and registered nurse Marijke Vroomen Durning talks about a clinical trial that may benefit patients with CLL.
FDA Approves Expanded Use of Yervoy for Melanoma
Marijke Vroomen Durning  
11/13/2015   Post a comment
Health writer and registered nurse Marijke Vroomen Durning discusses a recent approval by the FDA for melanoma.
One-Stop Shopping for Lung Cancer Clinical Trials
Marijke Vroomen Durning  
11/12/2015   Post a comment
Health writer and registered nurse Marijke Vroomen Durning shows us a more efficient way of accessing lung cancer clinical trials.
FDA Approves Onivyde for Advanced Pancreatic Cancer
Marijke Vroomen Durning  
10/27/2015   3 comments
Health writer and registered nurse Marijke Vroomen Durning discusses a drug just approved by the FDA for pancreatic cancer.
Brentuximab Vedotin Treatment for Older Patients with Hodgkin Lymphoma
Marijke Vroomen Durning  
10/15/2015   Post a comment
Health writer and registered nurse Marijke Vroomen Durning discusses another treatment option for older patients with Hodgkin lymphoma.
Luteinizing Hormone-Releasing Hormone Agonists May Preserve Fertility During Breast Cancer Treatment
Marijke Vroomen Durning  
9/30/2015   2 comments
Health writer and registered nurse Marijke Vroomen Durning discusses the use of luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone to preserve fertility in breast cancer patients.
New Guidelines on How to Help Colorectal Cancer Survivors
Marijke Vroomen Durning  
9/23/2015   Post a comment
Health writer and registered nurse Marijke Vroomen Durning discusses the growing need to provide better survivorship care to CRC patients.
New Drug Approved for Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea & Vomiting
Marijke Vroomen Durning  
9/4/2015   Post a comment
Health writer and registered nurse Marijke Vroomen Durning talks about a drug recently FDA-approved for CINV.
How Will Nurses React to the ANA Position on Immunization?
Marijke Vroomen Durning  
8/31/2015   2 comments
Health writer and registered nurse Marijke Vroomen Durning discusses the ANA position on vaccines for nurses.
Researchers to Target 'Chemobrain' With Nicotine
Marijke Vroomen Durning  
8/26/2015   1 comment
Health writer and registered nurse Marijke Vroomen Durning discusses the role of nicotine in chemobrain.
Planned Parenthood in Texas Losing Government Money for Cancer Screening
Marijke Vroomen Durning  
8/18/2015   3 comments
Health writer and registered nurse Marijke Vroomen Durning discusses the impact that defunding Planned Parenthood may have on cancer screenings.
New Lung Cancer Screening Guidelines Result in Some Smokers Feeling Invincible
Marijke Vroomen Durning  
8/3/2015   Post a comment
Health writer and registered nurse Marijke Vroomen Durning wants to know if your patients are less motivated to quit smoking with new lung screening guidelines.
The Effect of Comorbidities on Lung Cancer Survival
Marijke Vroomen Durning  
7/30/2015   Post a comment
Health writer and registered nurse Marijke Vroomen Durning explains that patients with existing comordities may impact lung cancer survival.
Few Patients With Advanced Larynx Cancer Receive Laryngectomy
Marijke Vroomen Durning  
7/10/2015   Post a comment
Health writer and registered nurse Marijke Vroomen Durning wants to know how your facility goes about treating patients with laryngeal cancer.
Melanoma Rates Doubled, Education Needed to Reverse Trend
Marijke Vroomen Durning  
6/26/2015   Post a comment
Health writer and registered nurse Marijke Vroomen Durning emphasizes the need for more skin cancer prevention education.
Western Diet May Negatively Affect Prostate Cancer Mortality
Marijke Vroomen Durning  
6/12/2015   1 comment
Health writer and registered nurse Marijke Vroomen Durning discusses the impact that diet may have on prostate cancer mortality.
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Webinar Series
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 12:00 PM EDT
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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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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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