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Managing Pain During an Opioid Crisis ...

In the current climate of an opioid crisis plus HCAHPS focus on patient satisfaction, pain treatment is a challenge.

Rolapitant Eases CINV

This agent can help combat delayed chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV), research suggests.

Distress Management Tool Gets Update

A review of the updated NCCN Guidelines is presented with a look at the newly published Guideline for Patients.

ONS 2017 Coverage

On-site news coverage of the Oncology Nursing Society 42nd Annual Congress from Denver, Colorado.

Exercise Improves Outcomes for BC Survivors

Physical activity is proven to improve both physical and mental effects of cancer diagnosis and treatment.

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For the treatment of metastatic non-small

Biomarker testing for epidermal growth factor receptor exon 19 deletions or exon 21 (L858R) substitution mutations is important when considering a first-line therapy

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Featured Resource

A multidisciplinary team (MDT) approach is necessary in treating metastatic breast cancer in order to provide optimal care. This article, published in JNCCN, reviews the findings of an educational needs assessment of the multidisciplinary breast cancer management team.


Features

General Oncology

Rare Cancers Challenge Patients, Clinicians

A diagnosis of a rare cancer is compounded by a greater sense of isolation because patients often struggle to find "someone like me." Support measures need to provide a sense of inclusion as well as meet unique needs.

Breast Cancer

Why Women Opt for Mastectomy vs BCT

Canadian investigators sought to understand the factors that influence the treatment choices of women with early-stage breast cancer.

Advisor Forum

Putting a Name on the Impact of Cancer Treatment Costs

Putting a Name on the Impact of Cancer Treatment Costs

I hear the term "financial toxicity" used more and more when people are discussing the cost of cancer treatments. What exactly is financial toxicity?

Arsenic and APL: Review of Therapy for an Acute Leukemia

Arsenic and APL: Review of Therapy for an Acute Leukemia

I was surprised to see an order for arsenic recently. What is this being used for?

Preventing Tumor Lysis Syndrome in Patients Receiving Venetoclax

Preventing Tumor Lysis Syndrome in Patients Receiving Venetoclax

What precautions should be taken to prevent tumor lysis syndrome (TLS) in patients receiving venetoclax (Venclexta)?

Fact Sheets

Chronic Myeloproliferative Neoplasms Treatment (Fact Sheet)

Chronic Myeloproliferative Neoplasms Treatment (Fact Sheet)

This fact sheet examines the various kinds of chronic myeloproliferative neoplasms, and the tests utilized to detect and diagnose them.

Mammograms (Fact Sheet)

Mammograms (Fact Sheet)

This fact sheet reviews the types of mammograms, false-positive and false-negative results, digital mammography, and tomosynthesis mammography.

Digital Issue

Editorial Board

Ann J. Brady, MSN, RN-BC

Jiajoyce R. Conway, DNP, FNP-BC, AOCNP

Marianne Davies, DNP, ACNP, AOCNP

Frank dela Rama, RN, MS, AOCNS

Donald R. Fleming, MD

Susanne Menon, MP, OCN

Leah A. Scaramuzzo, MSN, RN-BC, AOCN

Lisa A. Thompson, PharmD, BCOP

Rosemarie A. Tucci, RN, MSN, AOCN


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