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?

Managing skin effects of EGFR inhibitor ­therapy

Managing skin effects of EGFR inhibitor ­therapy

Which patients, if any, should receive prophylactic antibiotics when starting therapy with epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) inhibitors?

Neurotoxicity from 
oxaliplatin

Neurotoxicity from 
oxaliplatin

What are some of the potential autonomic issues related to acute neurotoxicity from oxaliplatin?

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?

New G-CSF approved in Europe, in clinical trials in the U.S.

I am hearing there is a new granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF) coming out on the market. What can you tell us about this product?

Management of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV)

Could a medication indicated for nausea and vomiting in pregnancy resolve the same symptoms in patients undergoing chemotherapy?

Indications for pazopanib

Is pazopanib (Votrient) approved for the treatment of leiomyosarcoma?

Standard of care for delivering bisphophonates

What is the preferred delivery protocol for breast cancer adjuvant bisphosphonates?

Diarrhea management in patients with rectal cancer

What are the best forms of management for diarrhea in patients with rectal cancer?

A career change to radiation oncology nursing

What is the best approach to learning more about the field of Radiation Oncology?

Is gallbladder cancer inherited?

What is the familial incidence of gallbladder cancer?

Hepatocellular carcinoma with no cirrhosis

What is currently known about stage IV well-differentiated liver cancer with no cirrhosis?

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