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NIH Establishes Genetics Program for Nurses

Important skills for oncology nurses include the ability to describe the genetics/genomics basis for certain biomarker-based treatments to patients.

Fertility and Family Planning: Supportive Conversations

When it comes to a patient's fertility or family planning options, when is the best time to have these discussions?

Targeted Therapy and Advanced Melanoma AEs

Combination therapy with vemurafenib plus cobimetinib after immunotherapy may cause cutaneous adverse events in patients with advanced melanoma.

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Lutetium Lu 177 Dotatate Administration

What is the importance of the amino acid solution given before lutetium Lu 177 dotate?

Oncology Nurses and Communication Practices

The increasing complexity of oncology care underlies the growing need for effective oncology nurse-led patient communication.

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Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia: A Nursing Perspective

Jackie Broadway-Duren, DNP, RN, FNP-BC, presents a nurse-focused look at CLL management.

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From CancerCare

Fertility and Family Planning: Supportive Conversations With Cancer Patients

These pointers can help oncology nurses broach the topics of fertility and family planning with patients with cancer or the parents of pediatric patients with cancer.

General Oncology

Identifying the Needs of Multidisciplinary Team Treating Geriatics Cancer Patients

The objective of this initiative was to identify gaps in oncology clinicians' knowledge, competence, and performance with respect to treatment of geriatric patients with cancer, whether in an academic medical center or community setting.

Advisor Forum

Sharing Personal Contact Information With Patients

Sharing Personal Contact Information With Patients

Some of my oncology nurse colleagues give patients their personal cell phone numbers. Sometimes I feel like I'm the odd one for not giving my number when patients ask if they can text me. Am I behind the times?

Significance of Amino Acid Solution With Lutetium Lu 177 Dotatate

Significance of Amino Acid Solution With Lutetium Lu 177 Dotatate

What is the importance of the amino acid solution given before lutetium Lu 177 dotatate? Which is the difference between a specially compounded solution and a standard solution?

Substitute for Lidocaine

Substitute for Lidocaine

What options are available to minimize the pain associated with goserelin injections?

Fact Sheets

Secondhand Smoke and Cancer (Fact Sheet)

Secondhand Smoke and Cancer (Fact Sheet)

This fact sheet reviews secondhand smoke composition, links between secondhand smoke and cancer, and secondhand smoke emitted from electronic cigarettes.

Hormone Therapy for Breast Cancer (Fact Sheet)

Hormone Therapy for Breast Cancer (Fact Sheet)

This fact sheet reviews the use of hormone therapy in breast cancer therapy and possible side effects of treatment.

Editorial Board

Eucharia Borden, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C

Ann J. Brady, MSN, RN-BC, CHPN

Jiajoyce R. Conway, DNP, CRNP, AOCNP

Marianne Davies, DNP, ACNP, AOCNP

Frank dela Rama, RN, MS, AOCNS

Donald R. Fleming, MD

Leah A. Scaramuzzo, MSN, RN-BC, AOCN

Lisa A. Thompson, PharmD, BCOP

Rosemarie A. Tucci, RN, MSN, AOCN

Kara M.L. Yannotti, MMH, BSN, RN, CCRP





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