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IL-11 Plus Glucocorticoids Safe, Effective for ITP in Adults

IL-11 Plus Glucocorticoids Safe, Effective for ITP in Adults

Recent study results demonstrate that recombinant IL-11 with glucocorticoids is a safe and effective treatment for idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) in adults.

Comprehensive After Surgery Recovery Program Reduces Complication Rates and Improves Surgical Outcomes

Comprehensive After Surgery Recovery Program Reduces Complication Rates and Improves Surgical Outcomes

Postoperative program improves complication rates, opioid prescribing, and hospital mortality and increases home discharge rates after colorectal or hip fracture surgery.

Eradiation of Infection Improves Outcomes for H Pylori+ patients with ITP

Eradiation of Infection Improves Outcomes for H Pylori+ patients with ITP

Approximately 40% of ITP cases are caused by gram-negative H pylori infection; therefore, researchers sought to determine the effectiveness of infection eradication on platelet count in these patients.

Risk of Bladder Recurrence Reduced With Chemotherapy Flush After Tumor Resection

Risk of Bladder Recurrence Reduced With Chemotherapy Flush After Tumor Resection

Flushing the bladder with a chemotherapeutic agent after tumor resection significantly reduced recurrence rates of bladder cancer.

New Safety Concerns in One-Third of FDA-Approved Drugs 3 Years After Approval

New Safety Concerns in One-Third of FDA-Approved Drugs 3 Years After Approval

New safety issues are detected in almost one-third of drugs approved by the US FDA in the first 3 years after approval.

No Improvement in KRAS-Mutation Lung Cancer With MEK Inhibitor Plus Chemotherapy

No Improvement in KRAS-Mutation Lung Cancer With MEK Inhibitor Plus Chemotherapy

A combination treatment of mitogen-activated protein kinase MEK inhibitor and chemotherapy did not improve progression-free survival in patients with advanced lung cancer caused by a KRAS gene mutation.

Home-based Symptom Management With Caregiver Involvement Improves HRQOL in Advanced Breast Cancer

Home-based Symptom Management With Caregiver Involvement Improves HRQOL in Advanced Breast Cancer

Trends in caregiver involvement in home-based patient care are introducing new avenues for symptom management and improved health-related quality of life for patients undergoing chemotherapy for advanced breast cancer.

Vaccine for Cervical Cancer Could Extend Survival in Relapsed Disease

Vaccine for Cervical Cancer Could Extend Survival in Relapsed Disease

Axalimogene filolisbac, an intravenous vaccine currently in clinical trials, could prevent often-fatal cervical cancer relapse.

Drinking Coffee Might Reduce Risk of Developing Prostate Cancer

Drinking Coffee Might Reduce Risk of Developing Prostate Cancer

Men who drank 3 or more cups of Italian style coffee per day had a lower risk of developing prostate cancer.

Significant Reductions in CLABSIs Achieved With Daily Chlorhexidine Bathing in Oncology Population

Significant Reductions in CLABSIs Achieved With Daily Chlorhexidine Bathing in Oncology Population

Daily CHG bathing can safely reduce CLABSIs in oncology patients with central lines, with small variations in efficacy of the practice due to differences in patient population, work processes, and team engagement.

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Standardized Assessment Tool Prevents Chemotherapy-Induced Neurotoxicity

Standardized tool improved efficiency and thoroughness of patient assessment and documentation of neurotoxicity caused by high-dose cytarabine.

CAR T Cells: Keeping Pace With Adverse Effects of an Emerging Therapy

The oncology nurses' role in monitoring and early recognition of the signs and symptoms of CAR T-cell toxicities is significant considering the potential severity of these adverse effects.

Survivorship Care Plans Specific to Head and Neck Cancers Enable Transition to Posttreatment Care

Disease-specific survivorship care plans (SCPs) for head and neck cancer support a successful transition to a healthy lifestyle after curative intent therapy of larynx and oral cavity/pharynx cancer.

Standardized Discharge Education Plan Improves Patient Outcomes, Satisfaction

Preparing patients to manage their care at home enhances patient safety, decreases the frequency of unnecessary emergency center visits and unplanned readmissions, and improves patient satisfaction.

Education and Coaching Are Necessary to Treat Oropharyngeal Cancers After Chemoradiotherapy

A literature review noted improvements in quality of life after patients were coached and educated following radiotherapy for HPV-associated oropharyngeal cancers.

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