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posted in June 2013
Older Female Patient With Advanced Lung Cancer Is Receiving Doxorubicin Peripherally
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6/24/2013   7 comments
Mrs. G is a 76-year-old female newly diagnosed with advanced non-small cell lung cancer who is receiving single agent doxorubicin (vesicant) with palliative intent. She has multiple co-morbidities consisting of insulin-dependent diabetes, mild congestive heart failure, and Reynaud’s disease. The patient has refused a chest port because she is unsure how long she will continue with the therapy.
A Female Patient With Advanced Lung Cancer Experiences Extreme Change With Her Treatment Goals
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6/18/2013   6 comments
A 78-year-old female patient with stage 4 non-small-cell lung cancer is experiencing a variety of symptoms including pain and depression. She is currently receiving palliative chemotherapy with the goal of prolonging her life. She knows she has a terminal illness but was hoping to live long enough to see her granddaughter graduate from medical school in four months. She has morphine at home for pain but has told her husband that she wants to go to sleep and not wake up.

Webinar Series
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 12:00 PM EDT

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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