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Cathy Cole

Cathy Cole
Large Meta-analysis Finds Low-Dose Aspirin May Lower HR+/HER2– Breast Cancer Risk
Cathy Cole, RNC, NP, MPH, CHES, CBPN-IC
10/6/2017  0
A large meta-analysis, published in May 2017 by my colleagues at the City of Hope (COH) Comprehensive Cancer Center, indicates that consistent ingestion of low-dose aspirin may play ...

Katherine Mitchell

Katherine Mitchell
FDA Approval of Neratinib for HER2-Positive Breast Cancer: Issues to Consider
Katherine Mitchell, APRN, AOCNP
9/8/2017  1
On July 17, 2017 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved neratinib for extended treatment of early-stage HER2-positive breast cancer following completion of 1 year of ...

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Cathy Cole

Cathy Cole
Should Male Breast Cancer Patients be Given the Same Surgical Options as Women Patients?
Cathy Cole, RNC, NP, MPH, CHES, CBPN-IC
7/5/2017  0
Male breast cancer accounts for about 1% of all breast cancer cases in the United States, therefore it can be a shocking diagnosis. During my career as a nurse practitioner in the ...

Cathy Cole

Cathy Cole
Breast Cancer Reconstruction: 21st Century Tattooing Artistry
Cathy Cole, RNC, NP, MPH, CHES, CBPN-IC
6/29/2017  0
There is probably no greater sense of completion to breast reconstruction than the final phase of tattooing a nipple-areolar complex. I have seen many patients who have waited for ...

Cathy Cole

Cathy Cole
Treating Triple-Negative Breast Cancer in the Elderly
Cathy Cole, RNC, NP, MPH, CHES, CBPN-IC
6/21/2017  0
Lately, our weekly tumor board case reviews have been thought-provoking in that many of our patients brought for discussion are over 85 years of age. There is always great ...

Cathy Cole

Cathy Cole
Tai Chi Chih for Insomnia in Breast Cancer Patients
Cathy Cole, RNC, NP, MPH, CHES, CBPN-IC
6/13/2017  0
When I was in college, I took a class in Tai Chi Chih (TCC). Unbelievably, that was considered a physical education elective and it was like no other class in that department. As a ...

Cathy Cole

Cathy Cole
Rising Breast Cancer Rates Among Asian Women
Cathy Cole, RNC, NP, MPH, CHES, CBPN-IC
5/31/2017  0
In recent years, we have noted a rise in breast cancer among our Asian patient population within our center. Coming across this article in a recent ASCO Post seemed very appropriate.1

Lori Smith

Lori Smith
FDA Warns of Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma
Lori Smith, BSN, MSN, CRNP
4/24/2017  0
The possibility of an association between breast implants and anaplastic large cell lymphoma-a rare type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma-was first recognized by the US Food and Drug ...

Marijke Vroomen Durning

Marijke Vroomen Durning
Breast Cancer Patients Need Better Access to Genetic Counseling
Marijke Vroomen Durning, RN
4/19/2017  1
Genetic counselors are an integral part of the medical team and can play a valuable role in supporting patients with illnesses such as cancer. Genetic counselors are trained not ...

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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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