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Lori Smith

Lori Smith
An ACA Repeal May Affect Cancer Screenings in Women
Lori Smith, BSN, MSN, CRNP
2/2/2017  1
No matter what side of the aisle you sit on, no matter who you voted for and putting all things political aside, I think most of us as healthcare providers want only the best for ...

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Lori Smith

Lori Smith
Cervical Cancer Mortality Higher Than Once Thought
Lori Smith, BSN, MSN, CRNP
1/31/2017  0
A study out of Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health published results of a study evaluating the United States mortality rate associated with cervical cancer and what they ...

Lori Smith

Lori Smith
Accelerated Approval of Rucaparib to Treat Ovarian Cancer
Lori Smith, BSN, MSN, CRNP
1/3/2017  0
We all know the devastating effects of ovarian cancer on women globally. With the amount of women being diagnosed with or dying from the disease each year, it is clear that more ...

Lori Smith

Lori Smith
Bevacizumab Plus Chemotherapy Receives FDA Approval for Ovarian Cancer
Lori Smith, BSN, MSN, CRNP
12/14/2016  0
Bevacizumab (Avastin), an intravenous drug manufactured by Genentech, has received US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the treatment of platinum-sensitive, recurrent ...

Lori Smith

Lori Smith
The Role of the Microbiome in Treating Women With Recurrent Ovarian Cancer
Lori Smith, BSN, MSN, CRNP
12/6/2016  1
Ovarian cancer is widely understood to be a challenging cancer to treat, as remission and survival rates are lower than many other gynecologic malignancies. Despite current efforts ...

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Lori Smith

Lori Smith
Sexual Pain in Cancer Survivors: Are You Asking?
Lori Smith, BSN, MSN, CRNP
11/28/2016  0
Are healthcare providers taking cancer survivors' sexual health seriously? Are women (and men) being asked about their sexual health during and/or following treatment? Apparently not.

Lori Smith

Lori Smith
HPV Vaccination Schedule Change for Children, Adolescents
Lori Smith, BSN, MSN, CRNP
11/2/2016  0
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has changed recommendations on the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine schedule in 11- and 12-year-old children from 3 doses to 2 ...

Deborah A. Boyle

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 ...

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Lori Smith

Lori Smith
Ovarian Cancer Risk May Increase in Women With Irregular Menses
Lori Smith, BSN, MSN, CRNP
5/3/2016  2
In 2016, it is estimated that there will be 22,280 newly diagnosed cases of ovarian cancer in the United States. Astonishing as it may seem, the lifetime risk for a woman developing ...

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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
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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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