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Docetaxel for advanced NSCLC

This research examines the efficacy and safety of docetaxel for non-small-cell lung cancer.

Supporting a long-distance caregiver

Providing care is even more difficult for long-distance caregivers.

Diet primes cancer cells for therapy

A diet that starves triple-negative breast cancer cells of an essential nutrient primes the cancer cells to be more easily killed

Early cancer survivors face adult challenges

Young adults with cancer may struggle later with brain and emotional function.

Tomosynthesis mammography usage

Should women at high risk for breast cancer still undergo annual MRI?

Magnetic field exposure and cancer

Examining possible links between exposure to magnetic fields and cancer risk.

XTANDI Practice & Patient Resources

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Answer our poll on nurse workplace safety.

Features

Side-Effect Management

Breakthrough supportive care: Overcoming cancer anorexia/cachexia

A new drug is proven to offer significantly better outcomes for patients with non-small cell lung cancer who experience this debilitating side effect.

From CancerCare

Supporting the cancer patient's long-distance caregiver

Providing care for a loved one with cancer is even more difficult for long-distance caregivers. In this column, an oncology social worker offers tips on helping caregivers overcome these challenges.

Advisor Forum

Port functionality with irinotecan administration

Port functionality with irinotecan administration

Subcutaneous power ports seem to rarely function properly when administering irinotecan but function properly when the regimen changes. Is there an explanation for why this happens?

Standard IV administration of KCL

Standard IV administration of KCL

Is there a standard process for administering KCL through an IV?

Videos

Fact Sheets

Magnetic Field Exposure and Cancer (Fact Sheet)

Magnetic Field Exposure and Cancer (Fact Sheet)

This fact sheet examines the possible links between exposure to magnetic fields and cancer risk.

Acrylamide in Food and Cancer Risk (Fact Sheet)

Acrylamide in Food and Cancer Risk (Fact Sheet)

This fact sheet explores the possible cancer risks caused by the chemical acrylamide in foodstuffs and consumer goods.

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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