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Marijke Vroomen Durning

Marijke Vroomen Durning
Approval Granted for Olaratumab/Doxorubicin Combo for Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Marijke Vroomen Durning, RN
10/25/2016  0
Soft tissue sarcoma (STS) is not common compared with some other types of cancer. The National Cancer Institute (NCI) estimates there were about 12,000 new cases of STS diagnosed in ...

Michelle Bragazzi

Michelle Bragazzi
Treating Desmoplastic Small Round Cell Tumor With HIPEC
Michelle Bragazzi
1/9/2015  3
I came across an article recently discussing the use of hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) in patients with desmoplastic small round cell tumor (DSRCT). Since ...

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Michael Kaufman

Michael Kaufman
What’s in a Name?
Michael Kaufman, Medical Journalist
1/10/2014  18
I feel sorry for Hans Christian Gram, the Danish bacteriologist who in 1882 devised the staining technique for distinguishing between classes of bacteria. In recent decades Gram's ...

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Monica Key

Monica Key
A Different Type of Sarcoma
Monica Key, APRN, CCRN, AOCNP
12/18/2013  4
When I hear the word "sarcoma" I often think of a young person or child with this form of malignancy. And since I work with adults, I do not hear the word very often. This was true ...

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Teresa Brown

Teresa Brown
Teen Uses Music to Comfort & Raise Awareness About Osteosarcoma
Teresa Brown, RN, OCN
8/20/2013  8
When 18-year-old Zach Sobiech learned that he was fighting a losing battle with osteosarcoma, he decided to turn to music, not only as a means to comfort his family and friends, but ...

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Kathy Vickers

Kathy Vickers
When Work & Family Collide
Kathy Vickers, RN
4/25/2012  8
A teenage cousin of mine was diagnosed with sarcoma three years ago, and while she's doing well at the moment, thanks to the chemo, the diagnosis raised a lot of questions for me ...

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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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