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Navigator Notes Fertility Preservation in Male Adolescents and Young Adults With Cancer

Fertility Preservation in Male Adolescents and Young Adults With Cancer

Increasing survival rates for AYA patients with cancer have heightened the importance of discussing fertility preservation options. In this column, we review the options for male patients and the significance of including a discussion of them as part of treatment planning.

Lymphoma A Rare Case of Classical Hodgkin Lymphoma 10 Years After Liver Transplantation

A Rare Case of Classical Hodgkin Lymphoma 10 Years After Liver Transplantation

This case describes management of a 61-year-old male with a history of chronic liver diseases and COPD who developed a posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorder 10 years after a liver transplant.

General Oncology Improving Emergency Department Care for Older Adults With Cancer

Improving Emergency Department Care for Older Adults With Cancer

Researchers at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center sought to determine if observation status may be a better treatment option for older adults with cancer who present to the ED.

Oncology Nursing What SUPPORT Can Do for Families Coping With Cancer During the Holidays

What SUPPORT Can Do for Families Coping With Cancer During the Holidays

As the holidays approach, offering these SUPPORT tips can help caregivers of patients with cancer make the most of the seasonal activities and the time with their loved ones.

Hematologic Cancers Granulocyte Colony-Stimulating Factors: Use, Administration, Adverse Effects

Granulocyte Colony-Stimulating Factors: Use, Administration, Adverse Effects

A review of granulocyte colony-stimulating factors, dosage and administration, adverse effects, and nurse management steps is presented.

Lymphoma Critical Thinking Key to Effective Management of Adverse Effects in Lymphoma

Critical Thinking Key to Effective Management of Adverse Effects in Lymphoma

Nurses' critical thinking perspective is key to recognizing and managing adverse effects in patients with lymphoma, and staying ahead of the curve in a rapidly changing clinical setting.

Issues in Cancer Survivorship Three Factors Impede Cancer Survivorship Care in Primary Care Practices

Three Factors Impede Cancer Survivorship Care in Primary Care Practices

A comparative case study of 12 advanced primary care practices identified the 3 factors that are barriers to integrating comprehensive cancer survivorship services into primary care practices.

General Oncology Statins, Antihypercholesterolemic Drugs Show Potential as Anticancer Agents

Statins, Antihypercholesterolemic Drugs Show Potential as Anticancer Agents

Study results demonstrate that statins have antitumor activity in various solid-tumor cancers and leukemia; however, experts offer these caveats on using them to treat cancer — at least for now.

Oncology Nursing WWW: Navigating Complex Conversations Regarding Patients With Advanced Disease

WWW: Navigating Complex Conversations Regarding Patients With Advanced Disease

WWW is not for the world-wide web, but it is an easy way to remember the 3 w's of communication with patients with advanced disease: wish, worry, wonder.

Lung Cancer A Case of Immunotherapy-Induced Myocarditis Concomitant to MG in Lung Cancer

A Case of Immunotherapy-Induced Myocarditis Concomitant to MG in Lung Cancer

In this case, a female patient with advanced lung cancer experiences a rare episode of nivolumab-induced Herzmyasthenie, emphasizing the need to be aware of the potential for rapid myocarditis concomitant with MG in patients undergoing treatment with anti-PD-1 monoclonal antibodies.

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