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Managing peripheral neuropathy related to vincristine

Managing peripheral neuropathy related to vincristine

Has any medicine or supplement been shown to help lessen the severity of vincristine-related peripheral neuropathy?

Adjuvant endocrine therapy and alopecia

Adjuvant endocrine therapy and alopecia

A patient on adjuvant endocrine therapy for breast cancer is complaining of hair loss. Could the alopecia be due to her endocrine therapy?

Paroxetine and chemoprevention drugs

Paroxetine and chemoprevention drugs

Can the drug paroxetine mesylate (Brisdelle, Paxil) be given to patients taking a chemoprevention drug such as raloxifene (Evista) or any of the aromatase inhibitors?

Secondary cancers: When treatment ­increases the risk of disease

Secondary cancers: When treatment ­increases the risk of disease

Which cancer treatments can cause other cancers later in life?

Managing skin effects of EGFR inhibitor ­therapy

Managing skin effects of EGFR inhibitor ­therapy

Which patients, if any, should receive prophylactic antibiotics when starting therapy with epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) inhibitors?

Neurotoxicity from 
oxaliplatin

Neurotoxicity from 
oxaliplatin

What are some of the potential autonomic issues related to acute neurotoxicity from oxaliplatin?

Proper use of denosumab for skeletal conditions

Proper use of denosumab for skeletal conditions

What should nurses be aware of when administering denosumab?

Consuming regular orange juice during drug therapy

Consuming regular orange juice during drug therapy

Does consumption of regular orange juice cause drug interactions, or should all citrus fruits be avoided?

Splitting or crushing oral cancer medications

Splitting or crushing oral cancer medications

Which medicines can be split or crushed for administration?

Defining the schedules for controlled substances

Defining the schedules for controlled substances

How are drugs classified as controlled substances?


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