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Content tagged with Prostate cancer
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Yoga Helps Reduce Side Effects During Radiotherapy for Prostate Cancer
Marijke Vroomen Durning  
4/12/2017   Post a 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.
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.
Private Practice Implements Prostate Cancer Navigation Program
Quick Quiz  
2/28/2016   Post a comment
Your private practice has decided to implement a patient navigation program specifically for high-volume patients with numerous needs across the cancer trajectory. You are interested in the position of Prostate Cancer Nurse Navigator.
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.
Time to Sprout That Stache for 'Movember'
Michelle Bragazzi  
11/11/2014   11 comments
Community Editor Michelle Bragazzi is asking you to change the face of men's health this month.
Prostate Cancer Awareness Month: Time for the Dreaded DRE
Michael Kaufman  
9/23/2014   4 comments
Medical journalist Michael Kaufman is still hoping for an alternative to the dreaded digital rectal examination.
Cancer Screening of the Transgender Patient
Cathy Cole  
8/13/2014   6 comments
Breast cancer nurse navigator Cathy Cole wants to know your experience working with the transgender patient population.
More Isn't Always Better
Nicole Haines  
1/21/2014   11 comments
Oncology nurse navigator Nicole Haines talks about the need for ongoing survivorship care plan revisions when it comes to prostate cancer research.
Is Robotic-Assisted Prostate Surgery Really Better?
Dishon Kamwesa  
12/4/2013   6 comments
Dishon Kamwesa discusses the use of robot-assisted surgery for men with prostate cancer.
Movember for Men's Health
Sharon R. Vining  
11/5/2013   9 comments
Sharon Vining explains that things are getting a little hairy for Movember.
Cancer Scare Hits Close to Home
Dishon Kamwesa  
10/9/2013   6 comments
Dishon Kamwesa expresses his new found respect for those facing a potential diagnosis of 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.
Ongoing PSA Debate Clouds Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
Michael Kaufman  
9/6/2013   9 comments
Michael Kaufman still feels a bit confused over the use of PSA testing.
Nutrition Tips for Men With Prostate Cancer
Sharlene Bidini  
6/21/2013   8 comments
Sharlene Bidini shares her concern over a study that encourages a diet rich in unsaturated fats for men with prostate cancer.
Study Shows Reduction in PSA Levels Linked to Popular Supplement
Sharlene Bidini  
6/12/2013   14 comments
Nutritionist Sharlene Bidini talks about a supplement that may soon become popular among men with a history of prostate cancer.
Hooray! September Is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
Michael Kaufman  
9/21/2012   5 comments
Michael Kaufman shares some statistics about American men and prostate cancer and gets some encouragement from The Prostate Czech to get his own prostate checked.
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  
The Controversy Over PSA Testing
Michelle Bragazzi  
7/30/2012   6 comments
Community editor Michelle Bragazzi shares a study that illustrates the value of PSA testing.
African-American Males Affected by Prostate Cancer Experience Unmet Psychosocial Needs
Michelle Bragazzi  
6/22/2012   7 comments
Community editor Michelle Bragazzi explains the need for improved psychosocial care among the African-American prostate cancer population and their families.
Celebrating the Spirit of Father's Day
Michelle Bragazzi  
6/15/2012   8 comments
Community editor Michelle Bragazzi reminds us that, as we celebrate Dad this weekend, it's also Men's Health Month, and there are opportunities to raise awareness for prostate, colon, and testicular cancer.
Men: Add a Little Spice to Your Life
Michelle Bragazzi  
4/25/2012   10 comments
Community editor Michelle Bragazzi discusses new findings on the power of oregano in prostate cancer prevention.
New Ultrasound Treatment for Prostate Cancer
Stephanie Wiseman  
4/17/2012   3 comments
A High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound promises to kill prostate cancer cells without destroying nearby tissue.
Men With Prostate Cancer Await More Data After AFFIRM Trial
Michael Kaufman  
2/24/2012   4 comments
Michael Kaufman discusses the dramatic results of a clinical trial for a drug that could improve treatment for castration-resistant prostate cancer.
Prostate Cancer in Younger Men
Michelle Bragazzi  
2/15/2012   4 comments
Michelle Bragazzi tackles the misnomer that prostate cancer is an older man's condition and points out that there are often side effects to the side effects of prostate cancer.
Sexual Health & the Cancer Survivor
Stephanie Wiseman  
2/14/2012   13 comments
One of the biggest hurdles facing cancer survivors is that their cancer care team isn’t talking to them about sex.
ASCO Annual Meeting
Calendar  
1/27/2012  
Prostate Cancer: Should I Get Screened?
Resources for Your Patients  
1/27/2012  
Prostate Cancer Screening: A Decision Guide
Resources for Your Patients  
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  
Prostate Cancer
Resources for Your Patients  
1/27/2012  
What You Need to Know About Prostate Cancer
Resources for Your Patients  
1/27/2012  
NCCN Guidelines for Patients / Prostate Cancer
Resources for Your Patients  
1/27/2012  
Oncology Nursing Society Congress
Calendar  
1/27/2012  
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.




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
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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