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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 ...

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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Marijke Vroomen Durning

Marijke Vroomen Durning
Lung Cancer Patients Respond to Encouragement to Exercise
Marijke Vroomen Durning, RN
5/11/2015  2
It's been known for several decades that exercise and physical activity provide benefits for patients with many types of cancer, while undergoing treatment and after. But for people ...

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Deborah A. Boyle

Deborah A. Boyle
Another Reason to Lose Weight
Deborah A. Boyle, RN, MSN, AOCNS, FAAN
3/30/2015  3
The obesity epidemic is one of grave concern worldwide. Consider the following:

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Rachel Odo

Rachel Odo
Stress Busters: Prioritizing Relaxation
Rachel Odo, Clinical Social Worker
1/23/2015  3
Managing stress often means making a lifestyle change. For many of us in the healthcare field, it may mean assessing our daily schedules and taking note of when and where or if ...

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Julianna Paradisi

Julianna Paradisi
Maintain Good Health During the Harsh Winter Season
Julianna Paradisi, RN, OCN
1/8/2015  3
Studies suggest that a having a consistent exercise program and maintaining appropriate body weight are good strategies for preventing cancer and its recurrence. Regular exercise ...

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Cathy Cole

Cathy Cole
Minimizing the Breast Cancer Risk This Holiday Season
Cathy Cole, RNC, NP, MPH, CHES, CBPN-IC
11/26/2014  3
The holidays are upon us, and it is never too early to discuss key factors that can affect the risks of breast cancer. While I am not a Grinch about the holidays, we need to keep a ...

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Laura Newton

Laura Newton
Stay Off the Couch!
Laura Newton, MA, RD
8/6/2014  5
I recently gave a community presentation on nutrition and exercise for cancer survivors. In preparation for the talk, I came across a recent study that looked at physical activity ...

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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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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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