Using Hypnosis in Cancer Treatment

Hypnosis may offer an alternate method of managing cancer-related side effects.

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

Value Discussion Addresses High Treatment Costs

The value discussion is an ongoing attempt to assess the value of cancer treatment regimens.

Prostate Cancer Second Opinion Motivations

Patients may be seeking additional information on their condition.

2017 ONA Navigation Summit

Connect with navigators & care coordinators. Register today!

Shared Decision Making and Radiation Oncology

Facilitating shared decision making with patients aids patient-centered radiation oncology.

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Minimizing Chemotherapy-Induced Alopecia

New device may reduce a common side effect.

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Navigator Notes

A More Expansive Role for ONNs

Oncology Nursing Society conducted a role delineation survey (RDS) on oncology nurse navigators (ONNs) to determine how the role has evolved since the previous RDS and to determine if an ONN certification is needed.

Oncology Nursing

Finding a Cause for Patient Noncompliance

The patient seemed to demonstrate typical noncompliance behaviors. Until one day her appearance suggested another explanation, prompting an investigation that revealed a surprising cause.

Advisor Forum

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)?

Understanding Biosimilar Drugs

Understanding Biosimilar Drugs

There is a lot of talk about biosimilar drugs. What makes a drug a biosimilar?

GERD Medications May Affect Absorption of Oral Chemotherapeutic Agents

GERD Medications May Affect Absorption of Oral Chemotherapeutic Agents

What is the interaction between oral chemotherapy and GERD medicines?

Fact Sheets

Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer (Fact Sheet)

Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer (Fact Sheet)

This fact reviews how hormone therapy may be used to treat prostate cancer, treatment options for castration-resistant prostate cancer, and side effects of hormone therapy.

Formaldehyde and Cancer Risk (Fact Sheet)

Formaldehyde and Cancer Risk (Fact Sheet)

This fact sheet examines sources of formaldehyde and possible health risks posed by this chemical.

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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