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Carole McCue

Carole McCue
Massage Therapy May Reduce Side Effects in Breast Cancer Patients
Carole McCue, RN, MS, CNE
1/23/2017  0
Chemotherapy can often result in fatigue, nausea, and sleep disruption. From a personal perspective, I experienced debilitating fatigue and actually questioned my oncologist as to ...

Deborah A. Boyle

Deborah A. Boyle
Adherence to Oral Cancer Drugs: The Key to Optimum Treatment Outcomes
Deborah A. Boyle, RN, MSN, AOCNS, FAAN
1/18/2017  0
I remember more than 2 decades ago having lunch with a radiation oncologist who specialized in breast cancer therapy. In this early era of prophylactic tamoxifen therapy she said to ...

Deborah A. Boyle

Deborah A. Boyle
Recent Lymphedema Evidence-Based Practice Findings for Oncology Providers
Deborah A. Boyle, RN, MSN, AOCNS, FAAN
1/11/2017  0
A major impediment to quality of survival in patients with breast cancer, lymphedema, and its prevention has been hampered by a lack of research to guide practice. Case in point is ...

Cathy Cole

Cathy Cole
Imaging Surveillance After a Breast Cancer Diagnosis
Cathy Cole, RNC, NP, MPH, CHES, CBPN-IC
11/18/2016  0
New findings presented at the 2016 Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons revealed that of the patients diagnosed with breast cancer, nearly one-third are not ...

Anna Azvolinsky

Anna Azvolinsky
Possible Connection Between Vitamin D Blood Levels and Breast Cancer Survival
Anna Azvolinsky, PhD
11/10/2016  0
In a study of breast cancer survivors, higher levels of a blood marker of vitamin D at the time of a breast cancer diagnosis were associated with better overall survival. The study, ...

Lauren Evoy Davis

Lauren Evoy Davis
Q&A With Beckie Gladfelter, Author of ‘My Warrior Mommy’
Lauren Evoy Davis, MA
10/20/2016  0
Beckie Gladfelter was 40 when diagnosed with breast cancer and required surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation. My Warrior Mommy: Our Breast Cancer Journey was written throughout her ...

Deborah A. Boyle

Deborah A. Boyle
You Are What You Drink
Deborah A. Boyle, RN, MSN, AOCNS, FAAN
10/14/2016  1
For 5 decades, Maine, Vermont, and New Hampshire have reported a 20% higher rate of bladder cancer than the United States overall.1 A recent extensive population-based, case-control ...

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Marijke Vroomen Durning

Marijke Vroomen Durning
Educating Breast Cancer Survivors About Lymphedema, Reducing Its Effects
Marijke Vroomen Durning, RN
10/12/2016  0
Lymphedema, chronic edema in one or more limbs caused by excess lymph in the tissue, affects approximately 40% of breast cancer survivors in the US. It may take survivors by ...

Lori Smith

Lori Smith
Counseling Requirements Prior to Genetic Testing
Lori Smith, BSN, MSN, CRNP
9/30/2016  1
We've all encountered the patient with a family history concerning for a genetic mutation, most notably BRCA1/2. These patients present in various ways. For example, you may have a ...

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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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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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