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Marijke Vroomen Durning

Marijke Vroomen Durning
Yoga Helps Reduce Side Effects During Radiotherapy for Prostate Cancer
Marijke Vroomen Durning, RN
4/12/2017  0
Men who undergo radiotherapy for treatment of prostate cancer are at risk for several side effects, including fatigue, erectile dysfunction (ED), and urinary incontinence (UI). ...

Carole McCue

Carole McCue
Exercise as a Strategy to Alleviate Cancer-Related Fatigue
Carole McCue, RN, MS, CNE
3/22/2017  0
Cancer-related fatigue is reported in 14% to 96% of patients undergoing cancer treatment. Fatigue experienced as a side effect of cancer treatment is differentiated from fatigue ...

Carole McCue

Carole McCue
Reflexology for Cancer Patients
Carole McCue, RN, MS, CNE
2/10/2017  1
Reflexology is a homeopathic massage practice that dates back to 300 BC in China. This therapeutic method stimulates predefined pressure points on feet and hands. The controlled ...

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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 ...

Marijke Vroomen Durning

Marijke Vroomen Durning
Yoga Improves QOL for Children Undergoing Cancer Treatment
Marijke Vroomen Durning, RN
1/16/2017  2
Practicing yoga during active cancer treatment seems to improve the well-being of both children with cancer and their parents, according to a study recently published in the journal ...

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Deborah A. Boyle

Deborah A. Boyle
Advising Patients About Herbs and Botanicals
Deborah A. Boyle, RN, MSN, AOCNS, FAAN
9/7/2016  0
There is increasing evidence of patient use of herbal supplements during all phases of the cancer trajectory.1-4 Patients may choose to utilize herbs and botanicals for numerous ...

Marijke Vroomen Durning

Marijke Vroomen Durning
Adding Music Therapy to Cancer Treatment Can Improve Quality of Life
Marijke Vroomen Durning, RN
8/31/2016  49
When people are diagnosed with cancer, first thoughts usually turn to prognosis, treatment options, and how they and their families are going to cope with this new and unexpected ...

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Carole McCue

Carole McCue
The Impact of Spirituality and Religion in Cancer Patients
Carole McCue, RN, MS, CNE
10/20/2015  0
Cancer places many demands on our patients and can threaten a person's sense of meaning to life. The cancer patient must deal with physical symptoms, treatment-related side effects, ...

Carole McCue

Carole McCue
Do You Know if Your Geriatric Oncology Patients are Using CAM?
Carole McCue, RN, MS, CNE
9/21/2015  2
A recent study published in the Journal of Geriatric Oncology found that 26% of senior oncology patients were using complementary or alternative medications. Complementary or ...

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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
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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