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Marijke Vroomen Durning

Marijke Vroomen Durning
Marital Status, Neighborhood Play Role in Leukemia Survival
Marijke Vroomen Durning, RN
5/4/2017  0
Marital status, where you live, and if you have health insurance may play a role in survival following a diagnosis of acute myeloid leukemia (AML), say researchers from the ...

Deborah A. Boyle

Deborah A. Boyle
Working While Caregiving
Deborah A. Boyle, RN, MSN, AOCNS, FAAN
4/27/2017  12
Informal caregiving is all-consuming. For many, this entails providing direct care to the ill loved one and indirectly overseeing many aspects of treatment. This includes managing ...

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Tambre Leighn

Tambre Leighn
The Cancer Continuum: Evolving Roles of Patients, Caregivers, and Healthcare Professionals
Tambre Leighn, MA, CPC, ELI-MP, Founder & CEO, WellBeyondOrdinary.com
4/21/2017  8
The cancer continuum describes a series of phases over the course of the cancer experience initiating at diagnosis. Understanding the phases of the continuum can be helpful for the ...

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Deborah A. Boyle

Deborah A. Boyle
Sexual Rehabilitation: The Role of the Radiation Oncology Nurse
Deborah A. Boyle, RN, MSN, AOCNS, FAAN
3/15/2017  0
This page has moved. Click here to go to the new page. 1-3 Vaginal dilator use is recommended to counter these untoward effects, yet many women fail to use this ...

Carole McCue

Carole McCue
Cancer Patients Changing Prescriptions to Save Money
Carole McCue, RN, MS, CNE
3/14/2017  0
The increasing number of self-administered oral cancer drugs may increase the likelihood that patients with cancer may delay, skip, or even forgo their prescription medications for ...

Deborah A. Boyle

Deborah A. Boyle
Cancer Survivorship in the United States
Deborah A. Boyle, RN, MSN, AOCNS, FAAN
3/10/2017  3
The Lancet Oncology recently published a five-piece issue on cancer survivorship whose aim was to provide an update on the status of this evolving focus in cancer care. Below find a ...

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Deborah A. Boyle

Deborah A. Boyle
Relentless Fatigue
Deborah A. Boyle, RN, MSN, AOCNS, FAAN
1/26/2017  1
Of all the potential toxicities of cancer therapy, fatigue is the one side effect all patients can expect to encounter. It most recently has been the focus of increasing ...

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Marijke Vroomen Durning

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 ...

Marijke Vroomen Durning

Marijke Vroomen Durning
‘Magic Mushroom’ Substance May Reduce Depression and Anxiety in Cancer Patients
Marijke Vroomen Durning, RN
12/2/2016  0
Offering someone "magic mushrooms" may raise eyebrows in most situations, but a substance in these banned hallucinogenics may actually have an appropriate place in medical ...

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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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