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Skin Cancer Screening Programs: Effective?

Skin cancer screening programs are intended to improve the chances of early detection, but the evidence of the efficacy remains mixed.

Acrylamide in Food and Cancer Risk

What is acrylamide? Is there an association between acrylamide and cancer?

Navigation: Preoperative oral care

Oncology nurse navigators should consider integrating oral care by a dentist into preoperative care as a way to improve clinical outcomes.

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New Formulations Improve CINV Management

Researchers examine new therapeutic strategies for CINV.

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia: A Nursing Perspective

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

Biggest Challenges Faced by Oncology Nurses

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Features

Skin Cancer

Skin Cancer Screening Programs: Are They Effective?

Skin cancer screening programs have led to diagnoses of melanoma that would have otherwise been missed, but the overall public health benefit of such programs remains unclear.

Navigator Notes

Integrating Preop Oral Care Into Cancer Treatment Plans

Oral care by a dentist was found to reduce pathogenic bacterial plaque thereby decreasing the risk of postoperative pneumonia, a potentially fatal adverse effect, in patients undergoing surgical procedures for cancer.

Advisor Forum

High-Dose vs Standard-Dose Flu Vaccine in Elderly Receiving Chemotherapy

High-Dose vs Standard-Dose Flu Vaccine in Elderly Receiving Chemotherapy

What information is there about using the newer high-dose flu vaccine in patients with cancer?

Antioxidant Interaction With Cancer Therapy

Antioxidant Interaction With Cancer Therapy

What is the concern with antioxidants and chemotherapy or radiation?

Handling Chemotherapy Premedications

Handling Chemotherapy Premedications

Are there resources that outline if chemo premeds must be mixed in the laminar air flow hood?

Fact Sheets

Acrylamide in Food and Cancer Risk (Fact Sheet)

Acrylamide in Food and Cancer Risk (Fact Sheet)

This fact sheet explores the possible cancer risks caused by the chemical acrylamide in foodstuffs and consumer goods.

Paget Disease of the Breast (Fact Sheet)

Paget Disease of the Breast (Fact Sheet)

This fact sheet reviews Paget disease of the breast symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.

Digital Issue

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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