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What are immune checkpoints and how do they work?

What are immune checkpoints and how do they work?

What is a simple explanation of immune checkpoints and how they work?

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?

Appropriate use of tomosynthesis mammography

Appropriate use of tomosynthesis mammography

With the availability of tomosynthesis mammography, should women at high risk for developing breast cancer still undergo annual MRI?

Likelihood of lung cancer screening update

Likelihood of lung cancer screening update

What is the likelihood we will soon see an update to the recommendations for lung cancer screening?

Hydration regimens for cisplatin

Hydration regimens for cisplatin

Is there evidence to support adding potassium magnesium and mannitol to the hydration regimens for cisplatin?

Optimal nurse:patient ratio for patients on IL-2

Optimal nurse:patient ratio for patients on IL-2

What is the best practice recommendation for nurse-to-patient ratio for patients receiving IL-2?

Efficacy of Cathflo at suggested volume

Efficacy of Cathflo at suggested volume

Given reservoir volume and catheter length, 2.2 mL of Cathflo does not seem to be enough volume to reach the tip, thus the sheath/clot. Are there any reports of using larger volumes?

Personal protective equipment (PPE) guidelines for handling monoclonal antibodies (MABs)

Personal protective equipment (PPE) guidelines for handling monoclonal antibodies (MABs)

Is there a new consensus about wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) when handling monoclonal antibodies (MABs) for infusion?

Purity of herbal supplements

Purity of herbal supplements

The purity of herbal supplements has been questioned. How should one advise patients interested in using these products?




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