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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 ...

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.

Carole McCue

Carole McCue
The Impact of Increased Cost of Death With Dignity Medications
Carole McCue, RN, MS, CNE
10/31/2016  0
Death with Dignity is an end-of-life option that allows certain terminally ill eligible individuals to legally request and obtain a prescription from their physician to end their ...

Deborah A. Boyle

Deborah A. Boyle
Financial Hardship on Cancer Survivors: The Burden of Stress Continues
Deborah A. Boyle, RN, MSN, AOCNS, FAAN
10/26/2016  27
When the paradigm of surviving beyond active cancer treatment is considered, major dilemmas frequently cited are the fear of recurrence and the possibility of long-term sequelae. ...

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Marijke Vroomen Durning

Marijke Vroomen Durning
Educating Breast Cancer Survivors About Lymphedema, Reducing Its Effects
Marijke Vroomen Durning, RN
10/12/2016  0
Lymphedema, chronic edema in one or more limbs caused by excess lymph in the tissue, affects approximately 40% of breast cancer survivors in the US. It may take survivors by ...

Carole McCue

Carole McCue
Caring for the Caregiver
Carole McCue, RN, MS, CNE
9/26/2016  23
In our clinical practice, while treating cancer patients, we can see firsthand the challenges facing caregivers of these patients. An analysis of data from more than 1,200 ...

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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 ...

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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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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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