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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). ...

Marijke Vroomen Durning

Marijke Vroomen Durning
Less PSA Testing Resulting in More Prostate Cancer Deaths
Marijke Vroomen Durning, RN
1/9/2017  0
It's estimated that one in seven men in the United States (US) will be diagnosed with prostate cancer at some point in their life time; it's a common form of cancer in men.1 One in ...

Deborah A. Boyle

Deborah A. Boyle
You Are What You Drink
Deborah A. Boyle, RN, MSN, AOCNS, FAAN
10/14/2016  1
This page has moved. Click here to go to the new page. 1 A recent extensive population-based, case-control study sought to evaluate suspected risk factors for these ...

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Carole McCue

Carole McCue
FDA Approves New Targeted Treatment for Bladder Cancer
Carole McCue, RN, MS, CNE
6/9/2016  0
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new drug, atezolizumab (Tecentriq) for the treatment of patients with locally advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma ...

Marijke Vroomen Durning

Marijke Vroomen Durning
Western Diet May Negatively Affect Prostate Cancer Mortality
Marijke Vroomen Durning, RN
6/12/2015  1
With so much research, past and present, looking at diets and their effects on health, it may be no surprise to learn that a new study has found that following a Western diet may ...

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Lori Smith

Lori Smith
Testicular Cancer Risk Associated With Muscle Building Supplementation
Lori Smith, BSN, MSN, CRNP
4/20/2015  1
A recent study published in the British Journal of Cancer reports that there may be a 65% increased risk of testicular cancer in men who take muscle-building supplements (MBS) ...

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Michael Kaufman

Michael Kaufman
Prostate Cancer Awareness Month: Time for the Dreaded DRE
Michael Kaufman, Medical Journalist
9/23/2014  4
My friend Dominick joined a Jack LaLanne gym a few decades ago with a "lifetime membership" that guaranteed the annual fee would stay fixed at $99 -- as long as he renewed before ...

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Cathy Cole

Cathy Cole
Cancer Screening of the Transgender Patient
Cathy Cole, RNC, NP, MPH, CHES, CBPN-IC
8/13/2014  6
A recent article posted in the Oncology Times discussed the screening and care of the transgender patient and how our current guidelines may need to be adapted to this population of ...

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Monica Key

Monica Key
When Bleo Takes Our Breath Away
Monica Key, APRN, CCRN, AOCNP
3/25/2014  14
As oncology professionals, we know there are possible adverse side effects to any type of treatment. It is when the side effects are delayed that causes us to pause and hold our ...

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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
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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