An emphasis on self care leads to better patient care. Nurses should practice good nutrition to help them stay strong and able to cope from beginning to end of their shift.
Evidence now suggests that human colon cells may become cancerous when they lose the ability to produce a specific hormone. For patients with colon cancer, replacing the hormone guanylin might prevent cancer development.
Young men who have a high risk of becoming sterile the option to bank a small piece of testicular tissue prior to cancer treatment.
New research that provides a better understanding of pancreatic cancer may help identify those people at increased risk.
For patients with schizophrenia and breast cancer, initial radical surgery without adjuvant radiation therapy may be preferred.
A new project is working on improving scalp cooling technology that prevents hair loss in cancer patients.
Mixed views have been expressed in relation to explaining the causal role of HPV in oropharyngeal cancer.
Ann J. Brady, MSN, RN-BC
Jiajoyce Conway, DNP, FNP-BC, AOCNP, NP-C
Frank dela Rama, RN, MS, AOCNS
Marianne Davies, DNP, ACNP, AOCNP
Donald R. Fleming, MD
Karen MacDonald, RN, BSN, CPON
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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