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Affect of chemotherapy on saliva test results

Affect of chemotherapy on saliva test results

Do cancer treatments alter alleles affecting saliva, thus rendering a Genecept Assay null and void?

Ideal infusion rate for maintaining hydration

Ideal infusion rate for maintaining hydration

In an outpatient cancer infusion center providing IV hydration, is a longer infusion time better for the patient?

Finding a qualified acupuncture practitioner

Finding a qualified acupuncture practitioner

How can patients find a qualified acupuncture practitioner who understands the needs of oncology patients?

Hair dye use during chemotherapy

Hair dye use during chemotherapy

Is it safe to use hair dyes concurrently with chemotherapy?

Assessing patency of an implanted port

Assessing patency of an implanted port

How should a fibrin overgrowth on an internal catheter be managed when there is no blood return from the implanted port?

Maximum tolerated doses of gemcitabine

Maximum tolerated doses of gemcitabine

How much more toxicity and myelosuppression has been associated with gemcitabine (Gemzar) when it is infused over periods longer than 30 minutes?

Comparison of medications for managing anxiety

Comparison of medications for managing anxiety

Is a comparison guide for common medications used for side-effect management, such as constipation, nausea, anxiety, etc. that includes a cost comparison available?

Managing oral side effects of irinotecan therapy

Managing oral side effects of irinotecan therapy

Is there an effective way to manage the oral side effects of irinotecan therapy?

Reducing side effects of everolimus administration

Reducing side effects of everolimus administration

Are there tips nurses can share with patients on avoiding oral therapy-related side effects associated with drugs such as everolimus?

Comparison of medications for managing nausea and vomiting

Comparison of medications for managing nausea and vomiting

Is a comparison guide for common medications used for side-effect management, such as constipation, nausea, anxiety, etc. that includes a cost comparison available?




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