Recommendations Promote Better Sun Protection Habits

A new US Preventive Services Task Force Evidence Report suggested increased outreach about the risks of sun exposure.

ONS 2018 Coverage

On-site coverage from the 2018 Oncology Nursing Society's Annual Conference in Washington, DC.

Evolution of HER2-Positive Breast Cancer

A very important component of breast cancer staging is to determine the status of estrogen, progesterone, and HER2.

2018 ONA Navigation Summit

Join us in Chicago, Illinois for the 4th annual Summit.

SDM in Prostate Cancer Screening

Shared-decision making (SDM) is particularly important as recommendations for PSA screening have changed rapidly over previous years.

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General Oncology

Avoiding the ED: Planned Strategies for Unplanned Urgent Cancer Care

Results of a literature review highlighted 5 strategies for improving the management of urgent care situations in patients with cancer.

Skin Cancer

Improving Counseling About Skin Cancer Risks

A new US Preventive Services Task Force Evidence Report is suggesting that greater efforts are needed to educate children and young adults with fair skin about risks of sun exposure. Although the Task Force recommendations are directed at primary care, its members are encouraging oncology nurses to take note of these new findings.

Advisor Forum

Coordinating Roles of ONNs, OSWs on Multidisciplinary Cancer Care Team

Coordinating Roles of ONNs, OSWs on Multidisciplinary Cancer Care Team

Please clarify the role and responsibilities of oncology nurse navigators (ONNs) vs those of the oncology social workers (OSWs).

New Pharmacy Regulations

New Pharmacy Regulations

What impact do the new pharmacy regulations (USP) have on nursing staff?

Mitomycin Extravasation Protocol

Mitomycin Extravasation Protocol

What is the protocol for extravasation of Mitomycin C?

Fact Sheets

Hair Dyes and Cancer Risk (Fact Sheet)

Hair Dyes and Cancer Risk (Fact Sheet)

This fact sheet explores possible links between hair dying and an increased risk of leukemia and other cancers.

Bone Cancer (Fact Sheet)

Bone Cancer (Fact Sheet)

This fact sheet reviews bone cancer, including its possible causes, frequency, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.

Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) Use

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Editorial Board

Eucharia Borden, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C

Ann J. Brady, MSN, RN-BC, CHPN

Jiajoyce R. Conway, DNP, CRNP, AOCNP

Marianne Davies, DNP, ACNP, AOCNP

Frank dela Rama, RN, MS, AOCNS

Donald R. Fleming, MD

Leah A. Scaramuzzo, MSN, RN-BC, AOCN

Lisa A. Thompson, PharmD, BCOP

Rosemarie A. Tucci, RN, MSN, AOCN

Kara M.L. Yannotti, MMH, BSN, RN, CCRP


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