Novel program provides patients with a computer tablet preloaded with app and links to information, data, and providers specific to their care.
Survivorship plans should be based on patients' answers to these basic questions about their goals and wishes after treatment ends.
Demonstrating the value of patient navigation programs is essential for sustaining these initiatives in community cancer centers, and nurses play a key role.
Clinicians and even patients themselves tend to undervalue the need for help with nonclinical concerns.
The most effective images for skin self-examination are mole-mapping diagrams, baseline and lesions changing over time photographs.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has announced the launch of a new interactive tool for educating patients, their advocates, and consumers about the processes involved in medication development.
Significant portions of Iowa's population were found to be an excessive distance from full-service cancer care centers, according to a recent study. However, that number drops significantly if visiting consultant clinics in rural hospitals are taken into consideration.
Is there an evidence-based booklet on cancer and diet available for patients undergoing chemotherapy? Is there any evidence that sugar causes cancer?
What are the two most important ingredients to look for in sunscreen?
What criteria are used at facilities to determine which patients receive drugs during an extreme drug shortage when only a limited supply is available within the facility? How is this issue communicated to patients, if at all?
The financial burden of a cancer diagnosis can be significant. Oncology nurses should familiarize themselves with the organizations that can help patients.
Bright IDEAS problem-solving skills training improves mood, anxiety, and posttraumatic stress in mothers of children recently diagnosed with cancer.
This fact sheet offers Spanish-speaking caregivers tips about how to take time to care for themselves.
This fact sheet provides an overview to patients of the general diagnostic tests that are used to determine their tumor type.
The death of a loved one is life-changing. This fact sheet offers tips to caregivers and loved ones focused around caring for themselves during this difficult time.
This fact sheet offers tips for helping teenagers cope with the loss of a parent to cancer.
A new Survivorship Toolkit offers patients posttreatment self-care plans, wallet-sized information cards, and a calendar for keeping track of appointments.
Patients with chronic myelogenous leukemia can use these tips to help manage the emotional challenges of coping with a long-term disease.
This fact sheet contains tips for patients dealing with nausea and loss of appetite resulting from cancer treatment.
These tips can help new cancer patients understand treatment options, learn about side effects, and address any concerns they may have.
A nutritional education program for patients with gastrectomy improved knowledge, oral intake, adherence to diet guidelines, and patient satisfaction compared with patients who received usual nutrition education.
Cancer patients who speak Spanish can learn more about how to communicate to their children about their diagnosis with this fact sheet.
This patient fact sheets provides suggestions for parents who are coping with the death of an adult child.
These tips can help cancer patients deal with weight and muscle loss that may result during the course of their illness.
This fact sheet provides valuable information for patients about improving memory and concentration following cancer treatment.
Information and resources to help patients quit smoking and resources to help patients cope with lung cancer and its treatment.
When opioids or other painkillers prescribed after surgery or an injury are no longer needed, or if a medication was changed, patients may have unused prescription medications in their homes. Is there a safe way for patients to dispose of these leftover prescriptions?
This fact sheet is written in Spanish to help patients cope with nausea and vomiting associated with chemotherapy.
This resource offers tips patients with chemobrain can use to keep their memory sharp and remember things better.
This fact sheet provides tips that patients with chronic myelogenous leukemia can use to stay on schedule with treatment.
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