Guidelines for managing chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting direct management toward risk assessment and prophylactic antiemetics.
Is there any truth to the theory that vitamin B6 helps with chemotherapy-induced neuropathy?
Men with diagnosed depressive disorders are less likely to pursue definitive treatment options for prostate cancer and more likely to have poorer outcomes.
Recent studies show the evidence continues to support exercise and holistic measures as the most effective intervention for cancer-related fatigue.
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.
ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA—Patients with lung cancer can achieve improved dyspnea and fatigue scores when provided with information and support from a nurse-led symptom management program, according to a study presented at the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) 39th Annual Congress.
ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA—Appetite was improved in patients with GI cancer who received acupuncture therapy, according to a study presented at the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) 39th Annual Congress.
Cognitive behavioral therapy can help patients with breast cancer undergoing radiotherapy to manage fatigue, often their most debilitating side effect.
Has any medicine or supplement been shown to help lessen the severity of vincristine-related peripheral neuropathy?
Soy and soy isoflavones are alleviating skin and lung toxicities from thoracic radiotherapy in preclinical study models; however, researchers stress the need for further studies.
New grading system for cancer-linked weight loss includes independent prognostic significance of BMI and percent weight loss.
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.
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.
Two classes of antidepressants improve symptoms of depression in cancer patients, according to a comprehensive review of treatments.
Muscle wasting from cancer has a negative impact on the well-being and recovery of millions of patients, especially the elderly.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Breast cancer survivors taking AIs, such as anastrozole, letrozole, and exemestane, experienced a reduction in joint pain if they exercised while on treatment. These results were presented at the 2013 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.
- Study investigating advanced MRI scans to detect prostate cancer set to begin
- TNF-alpha inhibitors associated with uveal melanoma
- Improved survival in pediatric umbilical cord transplants for hematologic cancers
- Radiation exposure linked to aggressive thyroid cancers
- Proton therapy less costly than some alternative radiotherapy techniques
- A New Era is Coming up in the Treatment of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
- Early palliative care can cut hospital readmissions for cancer patients
- ONA Interview: Breaking the barriers to effective palliative care
- Fluorescent tattoos may improve self-esteem in patients receiving radiotherapy for breast cancer
- Cancer prehabilitation: One step toward improved outcomes
- FOLFIRI treatment response not related to colorectal cancer classification by gene expression
- First targeted treatment to boost survival for esophageal cancer
- Fecal testing shows effectiveness for screening of familial colorectal cancer
- Exercise therapy benefits breast cancer survivors
- CT lung screening appears cost-effective
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