Adverse Effect Management

Gastrointestinal Perforation Complicates Management of Mantle Cell Lymphoma

Gastrointestinal Perforation Complicates Management of Mantle Cell Lymphoma

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A patient case illustrates the need for high suspicion of GI perforation and patient education on symptoms of potential adverse effects in certain patients with gastrointestinal lymphoma.

Potential of Fecal Microbiota Transplantation in Managing Immunotherapy-Associated Colitis

Potential of Fecal Microbiota Transplantation in Managing Immunotherapy-Associated Colitis

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Transplanting fecal bacteria from healthy donors might prove to be effective in resolving cancer immunotherapy-triggered colitis, a pair of case reports has suggested.

Fertility Preservation Comes to the Forefront of Radiation Therapy

Fertility Preservation Comes to the Forefront of Radiation Therapy

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Younger age at diagnosis and delayed childbearing are reprioritizing fertility-preserving treatment options.

HNC Survivors Continue to Experience Chronic Systemic Symptoms at 1 Year or More Posttreatment

HNC Survivors Continue to Experience Chronic Systemic Symptoms at 1 Year or More Posttreatment

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Researchers assessed self-reports of chronic systemic symptoms experienced by head and neck cancer survivors at least 1 year posttreatment.

Classical Massage Mitigates CIPN Due to Adjuvant Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer

Classical Massage Mitigates CIPN Due to Adjuvant Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer

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Researchers sought to determine if the complementary practice could prevent CIPN in patients receiving adjuvant chemotherapy for breast cancer.

Managing Dermatologic Adverse Events in Patients Receiving Third-Generation EGFR-TKIs

Managing Dermatologic Adverse Events in Patients Receiving Third-Generation EGFR-TKIs

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An international team reviews osimertinib-associated dermatologic adverse events in patients treated with the third-generation EGFR-TKI.

Assessment Tool for Immunotherapy Side Effects

Assessment Tool for Immunotherapy Side Effects

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My patient is receiving immunotherapy. What is the best tool for assessing side effects?

New Formulations Improve Management of Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting

New Formulations Improve Management of Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting

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In a recent report, researchers evaluate the efficacy of newer 5HT3-RAs for the prevention of CINV in patients with cancer receiving moderately or highly emetogenic chemotherapy.

Oncology Extended Care Clinic Reduced Urgent Cancer-Related ED Visits

Oncology Extended Care Clinic Reduced Urgent Cancer-Related ED Visits

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Oncology extended care clinics were shown to significantly improve urgent care needs of patients with cancer without unnecessarily burdening the ED or compromising patient care, according to a presentation at the 2018 ONS Annual Congress.

Managing Chemo Brain in Pediatric Survivors of Childhood Cancer

Managing Chemo Brain in Pediatric Survivors of Childhood Cancer

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Reintegration to the general environment, particularly to school, can be challenging for survivors of childhood cancers. This review discusses how adverse effects such as chemo brain may present extra challenges for these patients and what can be done to ease patients' anxiety.

Preventing Body-Trauma Triggers During Radiation Therapy for Cancer

Preventing Body-Trauma Triggers During Radiation Therapy for Cancer

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Some patients undergoing radiation therapy may experience traumatic symptoms if they had a prior experience that triggered their "fight, flight, or freeze" response. Somatic experiencing may help these patients manage their symptoms during their radiation treatments.

The Integration of Cannabis in Oncologic Care

The Integration of Cannabis in Oncologic Care

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Despite recent new legislation, medical marijuana as an adjunct to palliative and end-of-life care remains controversial. But a greater acceptance within both the medical community and the lay public is prompting research on how it can be integrated into standard care.

Hypnosis and Its Use in Cancer Treatment

Hypnosis and Its Use in Cancer Treatment

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A cursory look at hypnosis and where it may be used to offer an alternative and side-effect-free management of several aspects of care that can be beneficial to patients with cancer.

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