Importance of sequence in administering premeds with paclitaxel

Importance of sequence in administering premeds with paclitaxel

In what sequence should you administer premedications prior to paclitaxel: Should the antihistamine be given first or the steroid?

Treatment options for HER2-positive breast cancer

Treatment options for HER2-positive breast cancer

What are the treatment options for recurrent metastatic HER2-positive breast cancer after trastuzumab therapy?

Managing venous irritation from fosaprepitant

Managing venous irritation from fosaprepitant

What are the best practices to reduce venous irritation and delayed irritation?

Not all grapefruits have the same effect on drug metabolism

Not all grapefruits have the same effect on drug metabolism

The furanocoumarins in grapefruits interact with some medications—does eating a grapefruit allow for lower drug dosages?

Effective calming agents for agitation

Effective calming agents for agitation

What would you recommend for a patient with terminal agitation?

Safety of combining imatinib and radiotherapy

Safety of combining imatinib and radiotherapy

Is combination therapy of imatinib (Gleevec) and radiotherapy safe?

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?

Reducing side effects of everolimus administration

Are there tips nurses can share with patients on avoiding oral therapy-related side effects associated with drugs such as everolimus?

Comparison of medications for managing nausea and vomiting

Is a comparison guide for common medications used for side-effect management, such as constipation, nausea, anxiety, etc. that includes a cost comparison available?

Comparison of constipation management medications

Information on prescription, over-the-counter (OTC), and consumer products for managing constipation.

Vaginal lubricant options for women with hormone-receptor positive (HR+) cancer

What vaginal lubricants are available for for women with hormone-receptor positive (HR+) cancer?

Polyphenols in green tea may interfere with this cancer therapy

What is the rationale for why a patient on bortezomib (Velcade) therapy should avoid green tea?

Importance of sequence in chemotherapy administration

Is sequencing important when administering chemotherapy on the same day?

Impact of vitamins, supplements, and diet on cancer treatment-related hair loss

Can vitamins or supplements help address hair loss caused by cancer therapy?

Reconstituting nab-paclitaxel

Is there a good reason to mix nab-paclitaxel (Abraxane) with warm (not cool) normal saline when reconstituting?

Efficacy of half-strength chemotherapy

Is there any benefit to half-strength chemotherapy given to patients experiencing side effects from the drug or due to decreased functional status?

Vitamin B can ease peripheral neuropathy symptoms

Is there any truth to the theory that vitamin B6 helps with chemotherapy-induced neuropathy?

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