Side-Effect Management

Comparison of medications for managing anxiety

Comparison of medications for managing anxiety

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

Managing oral side effects of irinotecan therapy

Managing oral side effects of irinotecan therapy

Is there an effective way to manage the oral side effects of irinotecan therapy?

Reducing side effects of everolimus administration

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

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?

Using guideline adherence to manage CINV effectively

Using guideline adherence to manage CINV effectively

Guidelines for managing chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting direct management toward risk assessment and prophylactic antiemetics.

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

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

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

Vitamin B can ease peripheral neuropathy symptoms

Vitamin B can ease peripheral neuropathy symptoms

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

Prior diagnosis of depression worsens outcomes in prostate cancer

Prior diagnosis of depression worsens outcomes in prostate cancer

Men with diagnosed depressive disorders are less likely to pursue definitive treatment options for prostate cancer and more likely to have poorer outcomes.

CRF relief: Exercise still trumps pharmaceutical interventions

CRF relief: Exercise still trumps pharmaceutical interventions

Recent studies show the evidence continues to support exercise and holistic measures as the most effective intervention for cancer-related fatigue.

Assessment process evaluation confirms nurse comprehension and improved completion time

Assessment process evaluation confirms nurse comprehension and improved completion time

Pre- and postimplementation surveys are effective tools to confirm staff understanding of and adherence to a new neurologic assessment process for patients receiving high-dose cytarabine.

Eating blueberries daily may decrease blood pressure

Eating blueberries daily may decrease blood pressure

Eating blueberries daily may decrease both systolic and diastolic blood pressures.

Diagnostic grading system developed for cancer-related weight loss

Diagnostic grading system developed for cancer-related weight loss

New grading system for cancer-linked weight loss includes independent prognostic significance of BMI and percent weight loss.

Study reviews LMWH treatment for cancer-related deep vein thrombosis

Study reviews LMWH treatment for cancer-related deep vein thrombosis

Presence of residual vein thrombosis may help determine the optimal duration of anticoagulant therapy in cancer patients with deep vein thrombosis (DVT) of the lower limbs.

Fewer cardiac scans in low-risk childhood cancer survivors can safely reduce costs

A less frequent screening schedule would both reduce health care charges and still protect low-risk childhood cancer survivors from heart ailments caused by drug therapy, according to recently published findings.

Depression treatments for cancer patients reviewed

Depression treatments for cancer patients reviewed

Two classes of antidepressants improve symptoms of depression in cancer patients, according to a comprehensive review of treatments.

Transdermal delivery of SARM drug offers hope for treatment of muscle wasting in cancer patients

Muscle wasting from cancer has a negative impact on the well-being and recovery of millions of patients, especially the elderly.

Patient-centered educational and behavioral program reduces risk of lymphedema

Promoting lymph flow and optimizing BMI after breast cancer surgery had a 97% success rate for patients in the program 1 year after surgery, according to a new study.

Humidifying mouth and throat during radiotherapy reduces mucositis and hospital stay

Head and neck cancer patients who received daily humidification of the mouth and throat region at the beginning of radiation therapy treatment spent half as many days in the hospital to treat side effects, according to new research.

Metal implants may reduce chemotherapy side effects

The chemical composition of commonly used chemotherapy drugs can be altered so that they only become active when they come into contact with palladium, and cancer patients could one day experience fewer side effects from chemotherapy since this discovery opens the door for more targeted treatments.

Silicone dressing prevents skin reactions during radiation

Severe skin reactions during radiation therapy could be prevented by applying a thin transparent silicone dressing to the skin from the first day of treatment, according to clinical research from New Zealand.

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