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Lori Smith

Lori Smith
Methotrexate Suspension Approved for Pediatric ALL Patients
Lori Smith, BSN, MSN, CRNP
5/16/2017  0
Xatmep (methotrexate), the first and only oral methotrexate solution, has gained US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval in the treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukemia ...

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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Lori Smith

Lori Smith
HPV Vaccination Schedule Change for Children, Adolescents
Lori Smith, BSN, MSN, CRNP
11/2/2016  0
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Marijke Vroomen Durning

Marijke Vroomen Durning
Progress Made in Pediatric Cancer Research, But Long-Term Effects Still in Question
Marijke Vroomen Durning, RN
9/20/2016  0
Researchers have made great strides in the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric cancers over the past 5 decades, but there is still much to be done, according to a joint report ...

Lori Smith

Lori Smith
Assessing the Mental Health Needs of Pediatric Cancer Survivors
Lori Smith, BSN, MSN, CRNP
7/30/2016  0
Pediatric cancer survivors are a unique population of patients for many reasons, as they have the potential for long-term survival. At times, we forget that many adolescents are ...

Marijke Vroomen Durning

Marijke Vroomen Durning
Earlier Methotrexate Treatment for Childhood ALL May Result in Cognitive Dysfunction Later
Marijke Vroomen Durning, RN
6/16/2016  0
When news of a treatment for pediatric leukemia began to emerge almost 80 years ago, there was likely not too much thought about the long-term effects the treatment may have on the ...

Deborah A. Boyle

Deborah A. Boyle
Investigating Infertility
Deborah A. Boyle, RN, MSN, AOCNS, FAAN
5/9/2016  0
Infertility was one of the first long-term effects identified in childhood cancer survivors. Its prominence continues to be a concern as more than 80% of children with cancer ...

Lori Smith

Lori Smith
Pediatric Brain Tumor Survivors Experience Chemotherapy-Induced Hearing Loss
Lori Smith, BSN, MSN, CRNP
12/8/2015  0
A well-known side effect of platinum-based chemotherapy to treat malignant brain tumors in children is hearing loss secondary to treatment-induced inner ear damage. New research ...

Lori Smith

Lori Smith
First Use of Gene-Edited T Cells in Pediatric ALL
Lori Smith, BSN, MSN, CRNP
11/18/2015  0
While leukemia is generally treated successfully with chemotherapy, there are certain patients in whom the aggressive nature of their cancer can become hidden or drug resistant. ...

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Pediatrics
Nutrition Requirements for Pediatric ...
Nutritionist Sharlene Bidini explains proper nutrition ...
Body Parts: Helping Children Cope in ...
Social worker Maggie Hughes offers some tips for helping ...
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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