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Genetic Factors & Environmental Exposure
Stephanie Wiseman  
11/13/2012   7 comments
Community editor Stephanie Wiseman discusses a new genome-wide association study (GWAS) on never-smoking Asian women and their increased risk for lung cancer.
November: Lung Cancer Awareness Month
Teresa Brown  
11/6/2012   11 comments
Teresa Brown shares the stigma attached to lung cancer and offers some suggestions on how nurses can help patients move past it.
'Miracle' Survivor Hopes for Another Miracle
Michael Kaufman  
11/2/2012   10 comments
Michael Kaufman shares the story of Matthew Hiznay, and how he went from Stage IV lung cancer to cancer free in two months thanks to crizotinib.
Cancer Patients With Advanced Diseases May Expect a Cure
Michelle Bragazzi  
10/26/2012   22 comments
Community editor Michelle Bragazzi states that cancer patients with advanced diseases may be overly optimistic about a cure.
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.
Using Breath Analysis to Help Diagnose Lung Cancer
Michelle Bragazzi  
9/17/2012   10 comments
Community editor Michelle Bragazzi says breath analysis may be able to help doctors diagnose lung cancer.
Marriage May Help Improve Cancer Survivorship
Michelle Bragazzi  
9/14/2012   5 comments
Community editor Michelle Bragazzi explains that spousal support may help to extend cancer survivorship.
Veterans Still Facing a Fight
Michelle Bragazzi  
9/10/2012   7 comments
Community Editor Michelle Bragazzi explains why military veterans are at an increased risk for cancer
32nd Annual Oncology Nurses Symposium
Calendar  
8/21/2012  
HPV May Have a Presence in Lung Cancer
Monica Key  
8/6/2012   6 comments
Monica Key shares emerging research that suggests HPV plays a role in the most common type of malignancy globally, lung cancer.
Improving Outcomes for Lung Cancer Patients
Dianna Ellison  
7/31/2012   6 comments
Dianna Ellison shares what her facility did to help prevent issues such as "lost to follow-up" among lung cancer patients.
Lung Cancer Patient Presents With Confusion, Lethargy & Excessive Thirst
Quick Quiz  
7/23/2012   4 comments
Ms. PJ was recently diagnosed with small-cell lung cancer. She was subsequently admitted to the hospital for superior vena cava (SVC) syndrome. After receiving her first chemotherapy she developed confusion, became lethargic, and complained of excessive thirst. What is the likely concern for this patient?
Bless Your Heart: Southern Women & Lung Cancer Death
Stephanie Wiseman  
6/28/2012   11 comments
Community editor Stephanie Wiseman discusses a new study that shows an increase in lung-cancer related death among southern and midwestern women born in the 1950s and 1960s.
CDC's New Anti-Smoking Campaign
Stephanie Wiseman  
4/10/2012   17 comments
Community editor Stephanie Wiseman wonders if the new anti-smoking campaign is worth the investment -- or is the CDC simply preaching to the choir?
Quick, I'm Dying! Call Palliative Care!
Nicole Haines  
3/29/2012   13 comments
Nicole Haines discusses the NCCN adding palliative care to treatment guidelines for lung cancer and wonders whether they are just adding to the confusion.
'I Just Focus on the Positives!'
Tami Borneman  
3/27/2012   7 comments
Tami Borneman discusses the conflicting evidence behind the power of a positive attitude to help patients with advanced cancer to cope.
Cigarettes Go High-Tech
Michelle Bragazzi  
3/16/2012   24 comments
Our community editor ponders the safety of electronic cigarettes.
Targeting Lung Cancer
Stephanie Wiseman  
3/8/2012   9 comments
Community editor Stephanie Wiseman reviews a new study that reveals a new "target" for drugs treating lung cancer.
'I Just Have No Motivation Whatsoever!'
Tami Borneman  
3/7/2012   8 comments
Tami Borneman offers some great resources to help patients identify and cope with cancer-related fatigue.
ASCO Annual Meeting
Calendar  
1/27/2012  
Harms of Smoking and Health Benefits of Quitting
Resources for Your Patients  
1/27/2012  
Secondhand Smoke and Cancer
Resources for Your Patients  
1/27/2012  
Obesity and Cancer Risk
Resources for Your Patients  
1/27/2012  
Menopausal Hormone Therapy and Cancer
Resources for Your Patients  
1/27/2012  
Human Papillomaviruses and Cancer
Resources for Your Patients  
1/27/2012  
HIV Infection and Cancer Risk
Resources for Your Patients  
1/27/2012  
Helicobacter pylori and Cancer
Resources for Your Patients  
1/27/2012  
Cell Phones and Cancer Risk
Resources for Your Patients  
1/27/2012  
BRCA1 and BRCA2: Cancer Risk and Genetic Testing
Resources for Your Patients  
1/27/2012  
Lung Cancer (Small Cell)
Resources for Your Patients  
1/27/2012  
Lung Cancer (Non-Small Cell)
Resources for Your Patients  
1/27/2012  
NCCN Guidelines for Patients / Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Resources for Your Patients  
1/27/2012  
Lung Carcinoid Tumor
Resources for Your Patients  
1/27/2012  
What You Need to Know About Lung Cancer
Resources for Your Patients  
1/27/2012  
Thoracic Oncology Symposium
Calendar  
1/27/2012  
Oncology Nursing Society Congress
Calendar  
1/27/2012  
Myths & Facts About Lung Cancer: What You Need to Know
Resources for Your Patients  
1/18/2012  
This 55-page booklet provides patients with basic information on lung cancer, including chapters outlining the causes, methods of diagnosis, and treatment options. It contains information that patients need to work with their doctors to identify treatment goals and weigh the benefits, risks, consequences, and possible outcomes of various treatments.
Myths & Facts About Chronic Pain and Cancer Pain: What You Need to Know
Resources for Your Patients  
1/18/2012  
This 3-page booklet will provide your patient with all that they need to know about chronic pain and cancer pain—including a description of how pain is evaluated and types of pain, and describes both pharmacologic management of pain as well as alternative and complementary pain management tools.
Myths & Facts About Cancer Fatigue: What You Need to Know
Resources for Your Patients  
1/18/2012  
This 40-page handbook will provide a resource for your patient on the most commonly experience side effect of cancer—fatigue. Included are discussions of what fatigue syndrome is, how it is clinically measured, and complementary and alternative treatments for it. Special attention is also given to caregiver fatigue.
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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 .

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 12:00 PM EDT
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Wednesday, April 10, 2013 12:00 PM EDT
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Marijke Vroomen Durning, RN,
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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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