Oncology patient navigation: Bringing this crucial role to the forefront

This emerging role is leading nurses toward more comprehensive patient care, improved community outreach, and a stronger voice to advocate for patients.

Comparison of medications for managing anxiety

Part 3 of our recent series compares medications for managing anxiety.

Cancer-associated thrombosis: An overview

Cancer and its treatments are well-known risk factors for venous thromboembolism (VTE), the second most frequent cause of death in patients with cancer.

Few oncologists discuss supplement use with patients

Many physicians cite a lack of knowledge as a primary reason for not discussing supplement use with their patients.

Using genomic correlates of radiotoxicity to predict patient outcomes

Radiogenomics is maturing into a predictor of patients' likelihood of experiencing radiotoxicities and late radiation effects.

REGISTER NOW: Oncology Nurse Advisor Navigation Summit

Full website is now live! Get a jump on your CE credits! Sessions are geared towards nurses and social workers.

Patient education with subtitles

The author learned to fully appreciate the significance of inflection and tone, hallmarks of spoken communication, when she faced a new challenge.

Mistletoe: The holiday plant is making headlines as an alternative cancer treatment

U.S. oncologists are discovering a new use for the holiday plant as a CAM treatment for cancer.

Features

From CancerCare

Understanding the male patient with cancer

How men perceive their role within their family dynamic or social circles may impact how they respond to a cancer diagnosis. Often they retreat or shut down, further challenging the efforts of their oncology care providers and loved ones to help them cope.

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Novel tool predicts postoperative liver cancer recurrence after transplant

The risk of disease recurrence in liver cancer patients who have undergone a liver transplant can now be more accurately calculated, thanks to new tool.

New test helps guide treatment for bone marrow transplant patients with GVHD

A new test can assist in the treatment of patients with graft-versus-host disease (GVHD), an often life-threatening complication of bone marrow and stem cell transplants.

New study helps physicians and patients determine prostate cancer risk

Examining more distant relations for prostate cancer can provide important patient history.

No evidence to support use of vitamin C supplementation in cancer

No high-quality evidence to support the use of ascorbate (vitamin C) supplementation to enhance cancer treatment.

Among colorectal cancer survivors, physical activity positively associated with quality of life

Physical activity and health-related quality of life in colorectal cancer who have survived over 2 years since diagnosis.

Smoking Increases Side Effect, Recurrence Risk in Prostate Cancer

Recent study confirmed the effects on smoking on patients with prostate cancer.

Fact Sheets

Psychological Stress and Cancer (Fact Sheet)

Psychological Stress and Cancer (Fact Sheet)

This fact sheet explores the effect of existing stress on cancer risk and cancer outcomes.

Hair Dyes and Cancer Risk (Fact Sheet)

Hair Dyes and Cancer Risk (Fact Sheet)

This fact sheet explores the relationship between use of hair coloring products and possible cancer risk.

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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