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Pain Management Improved by Caregiver Education

Educating caregivers via a nurse-led intervention can improve end-of-life care for patients with cancer.

Virtual Reality Use in Hospice Care

The Royal Trinity Hospice in London is using virtual reality (VR) to enrich their hospice care.

Treating the Other "Patient"

The person with cancer is not always the oncology nurse's only patient.

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

Understanding Your Patient

Identifying which archetypical profile fits your patient can help oncology nurses individualize support needs.

Explore a combination therapy

Read about a triplet-based therapy for multiple myeloma patients who have received at least one prior treatment.

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General Oncology

History of Periodontal Disease Increases Risk of Cancers in Women

A study on a cohort of women enrolled in the WHI-OS shows that those with a history of periodontal disease had a higher risk for developing some cancers.

General Oncology

Super-Elders: An Emerging Challenge for Radiation Oncology

A look at the significant influence of age-adjusted prognoses and treatment priorities for radiation therapy in the oldest patients with cancer.

Advisor Forum

Value of Type and Crossmatch Prior to Daratumumab Administration

Value of Type and Crossmatch Prior to Daratumumab Administration

If type and crossmatch is obtained before initiating treatment with daratumumab, what good would that do if a transfusion is required a month later?

Type and Crossmatch Needed Before Initiating Treatment With Daratumumab

Type and Crossmatch Needed Before Initiating Treatment With Daratumumab

Why is a type and crossmatch needed before starting patients on treatment with daratumumab (Darzalex)?

Recommendations for Vaccine Administration During Chemotherapy

Recommendations for Vaccine Administration During Chemotherapy

Which vaccines should be avoided in patients receiving chemotherapy?

Fact Sheets

"Light" Cigarettes and Cancer Risk (Fact Sheet)

"Light" Cigarettes and Cancer Risk (Fact Sheet)

This fact sheet examines so-called "light" cigarettes, associated cancer risks, and tar yield ratings.

Immune Thrombocytopenia (Fact Sheet)

Immune Thrombocytopenia (Fact Sheet)

This fact sheet examines immune thrombocytopenia (ITP), including patient outlook, treatment, and ITP in pregnancy.

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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