Exploring Marriage-related Survival Benefits

News research examines the survival boost that being married provides.

Initiating Palliative Care in the ED

Patients with advanced cancer often seek ED treatment, but palliative care may not be introduced there.

Helping Patients and Families

Some questions can have complex answers.

Using Olanzapine as an Antiemetic

Is olanzapine (Zyprexa) typically used as an antiemetic?

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Bone Metastases Are Impacting More Patients

Bone complications can devastate patients who are already dealing with cancer.

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General Oncology

Implementing a Distress Screening Process for Cancer Patients

Highest points of distress experienced by patients with cancer at 1 institution are identified in this study to better implement distress screening.

General Oncology

Socioeconomic Benefits of Marriage Improve Survival Among Married Patients

A recent study confirms the benefits of marriage on patients with cancer, including socioeconomic status, psychosocial support, and a higher regard for health-related self care.

Advisor Forum

Monoclonal Antibody Is a New Option for Patients With Multiple Myeloma

Monoclonal Antibody Is a New Option for Patients With Multiple Myeloma

What is the new drug called Empliciti and how does it differ from other drugs used to treat multiple myeloma?

Perspectives on Being an Oncology Nurse

Perspectives on Being an Oncology Nurse

How do you define being an oncology nurse? Read what your colleagues have to say, then send us your perspective.


Fact Sheets

Access to Investigational Drugs (Fact Sheet)

Access to Investigational Drugs (Fact Sheet)

This fact sheet explains investigational drugs and the process by which cancer patients may obtain them.

Tumor Markers (Fact Sheet)

Tumor Markers (Fact Sheet)

This fact sheet explains tumor markers and their current use in cancer care.

Editorial Board

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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