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Navigator Notes Volunteer Programs Designed to Support Cancer Patients at the Very End of Life

Volunteer Programs Designed to Support Cancer Patients at the Very End of Life

NODA and V3 are volunteer programs that provide a compassionate presence for patients who are alone in their final hours.

Hematologic Cancers Managing Adverse Effects From Oral Kinase Inhibitors in Patients With Hematologic Cancers

Managing Adverse Effects From Oral Kinase Inhibitors in Patients With Hematologic Cancers

Ibrutinib, idelalisib, ponatinib, and ruxolitinib are each associated with a variety of potential adverse effects and oncology nurses must be aware of these to successfully monitor for them.

General Oncology GARD: A Move Toward Precision Radiation Therapy

GARD: A Move Toward Precision Radiation Therapy

A new tool may enable oncologists to deliver radiation therapy targeted to a tumor's biology and radiosensitivity, similar to how anticancer agents target specific tumor mutation-affected gene pathways.

Navigator Notes Gastric and Colon Metastasis From Breast Cancer: Case Report, Review of the Literature, and Possible Underlying Mechanisms

Gastric and Colon Metastasis From Breast Cancer: Case Report, Review of the Literature, and Possible Underlying Mechanisms

[Breast Cancer: Targets and Therapy] This research presents a case report of patient with gastrointestinal metastases from breast cancer.

General Oncology Therapeutic Writing in Group Work For Patients With Cancer

Therapeutic Writing in Group Work For Patients With Cancer

Journaling can offer patients with cancer a safe space to express and process emotions without fear of judgment or risk of burdening loved ones.

Survivorship Support Organization Rocks Age-Appropriate Cancer Care for AYA Patients

Support Organization Rocks Age-Appropriate Cancer Care for AYA Patients

Following the lead of a British cancer support organization, Teen Cancer America sponsors age-appropriate cancer center environments as well as peer and community support for adolescents and young adults with cancer.

Navigator Notes Role of Oncology Nurse Navigators Has Evolved and Expanded in 5 Years

Role of Oncology Nurse Navigators Has Evolved and Expanded in 5 Years

Oncology Nursing Society conducted a role delineation survey (RDS) on oncology nurse navigators (ONNs) to determine how the role has evolved since the previous RDS and to determine if an ONN certification is needed.

Oncology Nursing When Noncompliance With Cancer Treatment Isn't Really Noncompliance

When Noncompliance With Cancer Treatment Isn't Really Noncompliance

The patient seemed to demonstrate typical noncompliance behaviors. Until one day her appearance suggested another explanation, prompting an investigation that revealed a surprising cause.

General Oncology Hypnosis and Its Use in Cancer Treatment

Hypnosis and Its Use in Cancer Treatment

A cursory look at hypnosis and where it may be used to offer an alternative and side-effect-free management of several aspects of care that can be beneficial to patients with cancer.

Navigator Notes What You Do Not Know Could Hurt You: What Women Wish Their Doctors Had Told Them About Chemotherapy Side Effects on Memory and Response to Alcohol

What You Do Not Know Could Hurt You: What Women Wish Their Doctors Had Told Them About Chemotherapy Side Effects on Memory and Response to Alcohol

[Breast Cancer: Basic and Clinical Research] This research examines the incidence of alcohol and memory-related side effects of chemotherapy in female cancer patients.

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