New CE: Using guideline adherence to manage CINV effectively

Guidelines for managing chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting direct management toward risk assessment and prophylactic antiemetics.

Fact Sheet: Physical Activity and Cancer

The role of physical activity and exercise in cancer prevention and cancer survivorship is an important one.

Importance of balanced diet and physical activity during and after cancer treatment in adolescent patients

Many adolescents with a history of cancer do not meet the recommended guidelines for proper nutrition and physical activity.

Reconstituting nab-paclitaxel

Is there a good reason to mix nab-paclitaxel (Abraxane) with warm (not cool) normal saline when reconstituting?

Navigator Notes: Facing prostate cancer—but not alone

Frank dela Rama talks about helping men with newly diagnosed prostate cancer learn about and prepare to cope with their disease.

Caring for the Nurse

Our latest Oncology Quest mission, Caring for the Nurse, has begun! Learn about compassion fatigue & self-care, and you may earn a spa gift card!

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Issues in Cancer Survivorship

An episode of sudden-onset jaundice signaled pancreatic cancer in a healthy man

After surviving pancreatic cancer, a patient learns the disease metastasized to his liver. But this patient was not ready to give up. With the support of a liver surgeon, he underwent surgery and beat his disease.

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JAK inhibitors promising in colorectal cancer

JAK inhibitors have been found to halt tumor growth in colorectal cancer with a certain genetic mutation, according to a new study.

Pertuzumab adds survival benefit for HER2-positive breast cancer

Patients with HER2-positive breast cancer that has metastasized demonstrate longer survival outcomes if treated with a combination of pertuzumab, trastuzumab, and chemotherapy.

IMPRESS trial fails to find benefit from more tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) treatment after resistance develops

Patients with lung cancer that have developed resistance to the drug gefitinib experience no statistically significant improvement in progression-free survival when continued use of the drug with chemotherapy is utilized.

For patients with cancer, drug-resistant Candida glabrata increases all-cause mortality rates

Researchers identified factors linked with Candida resistance, and association in antifungal resistance.

Half of patients who die from prostate cancer have metastases at diagnosis

Researchers sought to determine which types of patients die from prostate cancer in the modern era.

Healthy lifestyle may increase survival for breast cancer survivors

A healthy lifestyle may improve survival of patients with breast cancer.

Fact Sheets

Physical Activity and Cancer (Fact Sheet)

Physical Activity and Cancer (Fact Sheet)

This fact sheet examines the role of physical activity and exercise in cancer prevention and cancer survivorship.

Tea and Cancer Prevention (Fact Sheet)

Tea and Cancer Prevention (Fact Sheet)

This fact sheet explores the evidence that tea consumption may aid cancer prevention.

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Ann J. Brady, MSN, RN-BC

Jia Conway, DNP, FNP-BC, AOCNP, NP-C

Michele M. Farrington, BSN, RN, CPHON

Donald R. Fleming, MD

Arati Jairam-Thodla, MSN, CNP

Karen MacDonald, RN, BSN, CPON

Marlene McGuire, RN, MA, ANP-C

Kerstin L. McSteen, BSN, MSN, ACHPN, CNS-BC

Helen H. Miller, LCSW, ACSW

Maribel Pereiras, PharmD, BCPS, BCOP

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