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Lori Smith

Lori Smith
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

Deborah A. Boyle
Does Cell Phone Use Cause Cancer?
Deborah A. Boyle, RN, MSN, AOCNS, FAAN
7/3/2015  0
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 ...

Michelle Bragazzi

Michelle Bragazzi
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 ...

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Michael Kaufman

Michael Kaufman
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 ...

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Dishon Kamwesa

Dishon Kamwesa
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 ...

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Monica Key

Monica Key
Options for Brain Tumors
Monica Key, APRN, CCRN, AOCNP
5/27/2014  5
Recently, an older woman I was seeing as a new consult in the hospital setting asked me, "Do I have cancer?"

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Kerry Anne McGinn

Kerry Anne McGinn
Michael’s Passing
Kerry Anne McGinn, MSN, RN, ARNP
1/2/2014  14
One year ago our oldest son, Michael, died of melanoma.

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Teresa Brown

Teresa Brown
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 ...

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Rachel Odo

Rachel Odo
Extreme Caregiving
Rachel Odo, Clinical Social Worker
3/7/2013  13
This is the story of a woman whose husband's cognitive and personality changes after the diagnosis of a right-sided malignant glioma were so severe as to be outright dangerous and ...

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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 .

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 12:00 PM EDT
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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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