Breast Cancer Patients Rely on Friends, Family When Making Treatment Decisions
Lori Smith, BSN, MSN, CRNP 7/7/2017 0
A new study from the University of Michigan revealed that women who are diagnosed with breast cancer are more likely to have a support group that aids them in making treatment ...
Pediatric Brain Tumor Survivors Experience Chemotherapy-Induced Hearing Loss
Lori Smith, BSN, MSN, CRNP 12/8/2015 0
A well-known side effect of platinum-based chemotherapy to treat malignant brain tumors in children is hearing loss secondary to treatment-induced inner ear damage. New research ...
Deborah A. Boyle
Does Cell Phone Use Cause Cancer?
Deborah A. Boyle, RN, MSN, AOCNS, FAAN 7/3/2015 1
Like many of you reading this blog, I have a distinct role in my family and amongst friends as the "owner of answers about anything cancer." Numerous times I have been asked about ...
FDA Grants Multiple Orphan Drug Designation for Aldoxorubicin
Michelle Bragazzi 9/30/2014 1
CytRx Corporation just announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)has granted multiple Orphan Drug designation to the cancer drug aldoxorubicin for the treatment of ...
Research Aids Children With Slow-Growing Optic Pathway Brain Tumors
Michael Kaufman, Medical Journalist 8/18/2014 1
Some children with slow-growing brain tumors may soon be spared the effects of chemotherapy as a result of ongoing research conducted at Tel-Aviv Medical Center's Dana Children's ...
Mayo Clinic Using Measles Virus to Battle Cancer
Dishon Kamwesa, BSN, RN 6/2/2014 3
Here in Ohio, we are known for many things: the Pro Football Hall of Fame, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and now the largest measles outbreak since 1996, according to a Centers ...
Baseball & Brain Cancer: Is There a Link?
Teresa Brown, RN, OCN 8/8/2013 17
Is a lethal form of brain cancer stalking the boys of summer? It sure seemed like it to baseball fans when the news broke of former Phillies catcher Darren Daulton's diagnosis of ...