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Living On After Transplant
Deborah A. Boyle  
8/1/2017   1 comment
Methotrexate Suspension Approved for Pediatric ALL Patients
Lori Smith  
5/16/2017   Post a comment
Xatmep (methotrexate), the first and only oral methotrexate solution, has gained FDA approval.
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.
FDA Warns of Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma
Lori Smith  
4/24/2017   Post a comment
Breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma has been noted to occur more commonly in those who have undergone placement of textured surface implants.
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.
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.
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.
New Safety Guidelines for Vincristine Administration
Carole McCue  
11/25/2016   Post a comment
Errors continue with vincristine administration explains Carole McCue.
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.
UV Light Robots Reduce Clostridium Difficile Transmissions
Lori Smith  
10/18/2016   Post a comment
A new device may help decrease C. diff infection rates explains nurse practitioner Lori Smith.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Risk of Developing a Second Primary Malignancy
Carole McCue  
8/10/2016   1 comment
Patients with a history of cancer may be at risk for a secondary malignancy explains registered nurse Carole McCue.
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.
FDA Approves Venclexta for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
Carole McCue  
4/27/2016   Post a comment
Registered nurse Carole McCue shares the recent FDA approval for a new CLL drug.
Intensive Caregiving: The BMT Experience
Deborah A. Boyle  
4/4/2016   3 comments
Oncology clinical nurse specialist Deborah Boyle stresses the need to do a pulse check when it comes to caregivers of BMT patients.
Socioeconomic Disparities Impacting Patients With Hodgkin Lymphoma
Lori Smith  
2/26/2016   Post a comment
Nurse practitioner and health writer Lori Smith talks about a recent study evaluating the effects of socioeconomic status on Hodgkin lymphoma patients.
Chronic Pain, GVHD Linked With Depression Fatigue in HCT Survivors
Michelle Bragazzi  
2/16/2016   Post a comment
TheONC editor Michelle Bragazzi discusses a study linking HCT and depression fatigue.
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.
FDA Approves Empliciti to Treat Multiple Myeloma
Carole McCue  
12/4/2015   1 comment
Registered nurse Carole McCue talks about a new drug approved for multiple myeloma.
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.
First Use of Gene-Edited T Cells in Pediatric ALL
Lori Smith  
11/18/2015   Post a comment
Nurse practitioner and health writer Lori Smith shares the news of the first gene-edited treatment for ALL.
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.
Leukemia & Lymphoma Survivors: Are Their Needs Unique?
Deborah A. Boyle  
9/2/2015   2 comments
Oncology clinical nurse specialist Deborah Boyle discusses the unmet needs of leukemia and lymphoma cancer survivors.
PFS Improved With Kyprolis Over Velcade for Multiple Myeloma
Michelle Bragazzi  
3/4/2015   1 comment
Community editor Michelle Bragazzi explains the effectiveness of Kyprolis in patients with multiple myeloma.
FDA Approves New Multiple Myeloma Drug
Melissa Scott  
2/27/2015   2 comments
Oncology nurse Melissa Scott shares a new FDA approval update for multiple myeloma.
Watch Out Where You Work: Potential Risk Factors for AML
Deborah A. Boyle  
4/23/2014   6 comments
Deborah Boyle explains that your occupation may be putting you at risk for developing an acute form of leukemia.
March Is Myeloma Awareness Month
Beth Faiman  
3/18/2014   10 comments
Beth Faiman wants to know if your cancer center is taking part in any special events for Multiple Myeloma Awareness Month.
Proceed With Caution
Melissa Scott  
2/28/2014   13 comments
Oncology nurse Melissa Scott explains that oral targeted therapy drugs moving quickly through the FDA may require more monitoring on your part.
Understanding Myelofibrosis
Dianna Ellison  
2/26/2014   8 comments
Oncology nurse navigator Dianna Ellison explains a rare hematological malignancy known as myelofibrosis.
Breaking Down Communication Barriers Between Physician & Patient
Carole McCue  
2/24/2014   9 comments
Carole McCue explains some of the reasons patients are reluctant to speak about QOL issues.
Making Personal Information Public? If & When
Melissa Scott  
2/21/2014   15 comments
Oncology nurse Melissa Scott wants to know if you feel celebrities should make their health information public to help raise awareness.
Bryan Fletcher: Cancer Survivor to Sochi Olympian
Maggie Hughes  
2/7/2014   8 comments
Oncology social worker Maggie Hughes is looking forward to watching one cancer survivor face his next challenge -- the Olympics.
An ASH Meeting Update: Bortezomib & Neuropathy
Beth Faiman  
2/5/2014   6 comments
Oncology nurse practitioner Beth Faiman shares a couple updates from the most recent annual ASH meeting.
When Multiple Myeloma Advances
Monica Key  
1/30/2014   10 comments
Oncology nurse practitioner Monica Key explains what happens when multiple myeloma progresses.
Improving Quality Care in Small-Population Cancers
Maggie Hughes  
1/28/2014   13 comments
Oncology social worker Maggie Hughes explains the need for increasing awareness surrounding the small-population cancers, which includes pancreatic cancer.
Nurse in Training: Raising Money to Help Save Lives
Sharon R. Vining  
1/24/2014   7 comments
Sharon Vining tells us how she is exercising for a cause to help raise money for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
What’s in a Name?
Michael Kaufman  
1/10/2014   18 comments
Michael Kaufman explains the foundation for some of our cancer terminology along with a rare syndrome in need of more recognition.
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.
Personalized Vaccine: New Hope for Lymphoma
Carole McCue  
12/19/2013   5 comments
Carole McCue is hoping for the approval of a vaccine indicated for patients diagnosed with lymphoma.
How Much Do You Know About Multiple Myeloma?
Beth Faiman  
12/13/2013   14 comments
Oncology nurse practitioner Beth Faiman explains the hallmark signs and symptoms of multiple myeloma.
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.
Improving Care for Multiple Myeloma Patients With Nursing Leadership
Beth Faiman  
10/24/2013   12 comments
Oncology nurse practitioner Beth Faiman shares her passion to improve care for multiple myeloma patients.
Innovations in Cancer Care
Anne Booms  
10/9/2013   4 comments
Oncology nurse practitioner Anne Booms shares a few highlights from a cancer conference she recently attended in Australia.
September Is Leukemia & Lymphoma Awareness Month
Ashley Leak  
9/16/2013   12 comments
What is your organization doing for leukemia and lymphoma awareness for the month of September?
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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 .

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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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