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Carole McCue

Carole McCue
Positive Fecal Immunochemical Test Lead to Increased CRC Risk?
Carole McCue, RN, MS, CNE
5/11/2017  0
Screening can detect cancer at an earlier stage before it becomes symptomatic, and the detection and removal of colorectal lesions can prevent cancer. Several screening tests can be ...

Marijke Vroomen Durning

Marijke Vroomen Durning
Anal Cancer Cases on the Rise in North America
Marijke Vroomen Durning, RN
11/15/2016  0
While most people can tell you of people they know who have had breast cancer or prostate cancer, perhaps even colon cancer or leukemia, it's unlikely that many can tell you that ...

Lori Smith

Lori Smith
Nurses Helping to Reduce the Incidence of Stomach Cancer
Lori Smith, BSN, MSN, CRNP
5/12/2016  0
Whether it's counseling a diabetic patient, guiding a patient struggling with obesity, or educating a postoperative patient, most nurses will unanimously agree that they counsel ...

Marijke Vroomen Durning

Marijke Vroomen Durning
Colorectal Cancer in Minorities Often Diagnosed at More Advanced Stages
Marijke Vroomen Durning, RN
1/14/2016  0
Racial, cultural, and language disparities in healthcare has been an ongoing concern for healthcare providers in the United States. Since 2003, the Agency for Healthcare Research ...

Marijke Vroomen Durning

Marijke Vroomen Durning
FDA Approves Generic Gleevec
Marijke Vroomen Durning, RN
12/14/2015  0
Imatinib mesylate (Gleevec), oral treatment for chronic myeloid leukemia (CML), will soon be available in generic form, following the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval ...

Lori Smith

Lori Smith
Should We Obtain CA 19-9 Levels on All Pancreatic Cancer Patients?
Lori Smith, BSN, MSN, CRNP
11/16/2015  0
For years, the standard approach to treating operable pancreatic cancer was to perform surgery, then give subsequent chemotherapy; however, researchers now say that this strategy ...

Marijke Vroomen Durning

Marijke Vroomen Durning
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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Marijke Vroomen Durning

Marijke Vroomen Durning
New Guidelines on How to Help Colorectal Cancer Survivors
Marijke Vroomen Durning, RN
9/23/2015  0
With early detection and better treatment, more people than ever before are surviving colorectal cancer (CRC). In 2014, there were more than 1.2 million CRC survivors in the United ...

Monica Key

Monica Key
A Different Treatment Option for Metastatic Colorectal Cancer
Monica Key, APRN, CCRN, AOCNP
5/20/2015  0
At the recent 2015 ONS Congress meeting in Orlando, I attended an oncology surgical tumor board session discussing the use of a hepatic artery infusion pump (HAIP) for patients who ...

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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