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Cancer Moonshot Needs Fuel

Patients are not enrolling in enough clinical trials to fuel cancer research.

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Beneficial for Patients

Negative thoughts can be channeled into positive attitudes.

Factors That Determine Chemo Sequence

What factors influence the need to follow a specific chemo sequence?

Improving Tools for Managing Pain

Ways of measuring pain objectively need improvement, and nursing can be at the forefront.

Aspirin May Protect Against Cholangiocarcinoma

Aspirin may offer protection against bile duct cancer, according to a recent study.

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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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Breast Cancer

PMPS: A Common Late Effect

Postmastectomy pain syndrome (PMPS) is a debilitating late effect of surgery and radiation therapy for breast cancer.

Navigator Notes

Help Patients Overcome the Challenges of Dating

The decision to resume or begin dating after a cancer diagnosis can be particularly stressful.

Advisor Forum

Administering Mannitol With Hydration and Premeds

Administering Mannitol With Hydration and Premeds

At my current clinic, hydration and mannitol are administered before premedications on a cisplatin regimen; at previous clinic, premeds and hydration were administered before mannitol. Does it make a difference?

Factors That Determine Sequence of Administration for Multiple Chemotherapeutic Agents

Factors That Determine Sequence of Administration for Multiple Chemotherapeutic Agents

Chemotherapy agents are sometimes required to be administered in a specific sequence. What factors influence the need to follow a specific sequence?

Flushing the Line Between Medications in IV Administrations of Multiple Agents

Flushing the Line Between Medications in IV Administrations of Multiple Agents

What factors should be considered when calculating an adequate postmedication flush to deliver complete, accurate doses of small-volume IV medications to our patients?

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Fact Sheets

Helicobacter Pylori and Cancer Risk (Fact Sheet)

Helicobacter Pylori and Cancer Risk (Fact Sheet)

This fact sheet explores the links, both negative and positive, that Helicobacter pylori may have with gastric and other cancer types.

Fluoridated Water (Fact Sheet)

Fluoridated Water (Fact Sheet)

Water fluoridation began in the United States in 1945, and possible connections between cancer and fluoridation have been debated since.

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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