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
You Are What You Drink
Deborah A. Boyle, RN, MSN, AOCNS, FAAN 10/14/2016 1
For 5 decades, Maine, Vermont, and New Hampshire have reported a 20% higher rate of bladder cancer than the United States overall.1 A recent extensive population-based, case-control ...
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
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 ...
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) ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Understanding the Ins & Outs of Bladder Cancer
Katherine Mitchell, APRN, AOCNP 2/20/2014 13
My first experience with bladder cancer was many years ago, when I was dating the man who is now my husband. His grandmother was diagnosed with the disease. Though she had never ...