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Periodontal Disease and Increased Cancer Risk

Women with a history of periodontal disease have a significantly higher risk of developing several types of cancer.

Growing Older Population Challenges RT Practices

The growing number of "super elders" is impacting radiation therapy practices.

Preventing Body-Trauma Triggers During Radiation Therapy

Somatic experiencing may help patients manage their anxiety during their radiation treatments.

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

Navigators Need Better Systems

The technology used by nurse navigators has not advanced along with cancer care advancements.

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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Brain Cancer

Invisible Burdens: Complexities of Caregiving in Brain Cancer

Caregivers of patients with malignant brain tumors often bear additional burdens in their role, as these patients often experience cognition-related adverse effects as well as the effects of their cancer and its treatment.

Oncology Nursing

Communicating With Nonaccepting Patient Families

When patients and families are holding on to what you don't say, they may use combativeness and being argumentative to keep you — and your words — from bringing them to accept the unacceptable.

Advisor Forum

Difference Between CDK Inhibitors

Difference Between CDK Inhibitors

What is the difference between the CDK inhibitors?

Affect of Daratumumab on Laboratory Blood Test Results

Affect of Daratumumab on Laboratory Blood Test Results

Do monoclonal antibodies other than daratumumab cause false positives in the blood antibody screen and crossmatch obtained prior to a transfusion?

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?

Fact Sheets

A Patient's Guide to Managing Symptoms of Polycythemia Vera (Fact Sheet)

A Patient's Guide to Managing Symptoms of Polycythemia Vera (Fact Sheet)

This fact sheet reviews common symptoms associated with polycythemia vera (PV) and how a patient may address them, along with an overview of more serious symptoms that require medical attention.

Coping With Lymphedema: A Patient Guide (Fact Sheet)

Coping With Lymphedema: A Patient Guide (Fact Sheet)

This fact sheet explains lymphedema and describes ways in which a patient may manage symptoms of this common side effect of cancer treatment.

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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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