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Deborah A. Boyle

Deborah A. Boyle
Should I Tell My Son To Come?
Deborah A. Boyle, RN, MSN, AOCNS, FAAN
8/24/2017  0
Prognostication of impending death is an important variable in end-of-life cancer care. Many families ask nurses for their thoughts about terminal timeframes as they question ...

Deborah A. Boyle

Deborah A. Boyle
Onco-Palliative Care: The Standard Has Been Set
Deborah A. Boyle, RN, MSN, AOCNS, FAAN
6/19/2017  0
In 2012, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) wrote a provisional clinical opinion on the integration of palliative care into standard cancer care.1 A recent publication ...

Marijke Vroomen Durning

Marijke Vroomen Durning
Saving Costs and Improving Quality of Life at the End of Life
Marijke Vroomen Durning, RN
3/30/2017  0
Costs for end-of-life care for cancer patients may be reduced with oncology medical home, patient navigation, and palliative care models, resulting in new initiatives such as the ...

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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Carole McCue

Carole McCue
ASCO 2016: Strategies to Reduce Overuse of Aggressive Care at the End of Life
Carole McCue, RN, MS, CNE
6/22/2016  125
Several years ago I saw firsthand the amazing effects of palliative care not only on patient outcomes, but family interactions. My uncle, who was fighting invasive bladder cancer, ...

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Carole McCue

Carole McCue
AACN Endorses Palliative Care Competencies and Recommendations for Undergraduate Education
Carole McCue, RN, MS, CNE
2/18/2016  3
Nurses play a key role in caring for seriously ill patients as they assess and manage complicated diseases, monitor multiple technologies, and provide respectful, culturally ...

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Deborah A. Boyle

Deborah A. Boyle
New Tools and Needed Approaches to Address Spirituality in Practice
Deborah A. Boyle, RN, MSN, AOCNS, FAAN
2/2/2016  0
Professionals' sensitivity to patients' spiritual care needs has increased over recent years as greater attention has been paid to holistic approaches. This is especially true in ...

Cathy Cole

Cathy Cole
The Not So Silent Voice of Stage IV Breast Cancer
Cathy Cole, RNC, NP, MPH, CHES, CBPN-IC
9/14/2015  0
When a local 36-year-old woman, who has the BRCA mutation, decided to go public with her stage IV breast cancer, our local paper made her front page news. A valiant woman with a ...

Carole McCue

Carole McCue
Fears of a Cancer Survivor When Making Major Life Decisions
Carole McCue, RN, MS, CNE
6/25/2015  2
How can we support our cancer patient who is planning a major life decision while waiting results of diagnostic test?

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Palliative care
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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
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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