A new digital program using a Web site and social media aims to meet the unique support needs of women younger than 40 years with breast cancer.
Tips for reputation management include searching for yourself, updating information, and including a professional headshot.
Participants in prosocial versus standard group have higher level of depression, anxiety after intervention.
A video-based educational tool increased comprehension of prostate health terms in patients with a mean literacy level of 7th grade or higher.
Risks groups for early stage non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) stratified by computed tomography (CT) images through novel softwareNovember 10, 2014
Novel software tool that automatically quantitates adenocarcinoma pulmonary nodule characteristics from noninvasive HRCT images in order to stratify patients with non-small cell lung cancer into risk groups with different disease-free survival outcomes.
A summary of site, platform, and social media use by oncologists in 2014.
Twitter is a great way for oncology professionals to interact with their peers and patients, and ONA has recommendations for some feeds you should be following.
Many physicians believe digital communication technologies, including mobile apps, can be of benefit to their patients.
Supercomputer simulations reveal clusters of a protein linked to cancer warp cell membranes — findings that could help design new anticancer drugs.
A pilot program demonstrated that an acuity tool that accounts for more complex ambulatory infusion treatments allows nurses to increase their productivity.
In Alabama, smartphone technology brings regional resources to patients with cancer; in New Jersey, it motivates adolescent survivors to exercise.
Effect of health-related Internet use seen for those with average or less education, health knowledge.
ONS Connections: Computer-tailored intervention increases colon cancer screening in low-income black patientsNovember 18, 2012
A computer-tailored intervention was more effective than a brochure at increasing the completion of fecal occult blood tests and moving low-income black patients toward action.
ONS Connections: Electronic medical record can remind nurses to document post-pain medication scoresNovember 17, 2012
Use of an electronic medical record effectively reminded nurses to document post-pain medication scores, ensuring that prescribed pain medication remains effective.
Identifying symptom patterns can predict variations over time in oropharyngeal and laryngeal cancersMay 09, 2012
Visual graphical analysis can help predict the way individual patients will experience side effects of treatment over time by identifying patterns.
Smart phones or tablets are being used to revolutionize clinical diagnosis and patient care, but they pose a number of risks and benefits.
Nurses living in rural areas can become certified using a telehealth network.
Nurses can improve their documentation of care they provide by using an electronic tool.
Clinical update videos delivered via YouTube help nurses integrate research evidence into clinical practice.
Training clinical nurse specialists in social media and e-Learning widens reach of educational materialsMay 04, 2012
A wider variety of cancer patients can be reached when oncology CNSs are trained in using social media and online learning strategies.
Fatigue, anxiety, and quality of life improve for participating disease-free cancer survivors.
A recent survey of more than 1,000 nurses conducted by Springer Publishing Company found that nurses' use of smartphones, eReaders, and other technology is on the rise.
- Risk of thyroid cancer increases after a breast cancer diagnosis
- Childhood leukemia study reveals disease subtypes and new treatment options
- Chemotherapy before breast cancer surgery increases likelihood of breast-preserving procedure
- Effective management of dietary cholesterol may prevent metastasis in patients with prostate cancer
- Leafy green vegetables may slow mental deterioration
- Treatment guidelines for pediatric Hodgkin lymphoma issued by the International Lymphoma Radiation Oncology Group (ILROG)
- Joint statement offers new recommendations for treating cardiovascular conditions
- Physicians who review patients' meds more likely to achieve health goals
- Patients expect more information regarding radiation-related tests
- Prevalence of childhood cancer survivors increasing
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