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US Pharmacopeia Revises Chapter on Handling Hazardous Drugs

US Pharmacopeia Revises Chapter on Handling Hazardous Drugs

What is the USP and what do I need to know about it as an oncology nurse?

Common Oncologic Emergencies That Occur With Multiple Myeloma

Common Oncologic Emergencies That Occur With Multiple Myeloma

What are the common oncologic emergencies seen in patients with MM?

Bacteria in Probiotics Carry Potential Risks for Immunocompromised Patients

Bacteria in Probiotics Carry Potential Risks for Immunocompromised Patients

Should patients receiving chemotherapy take probiotics?

New Class of Clinical Trial Enhances Research on Cancer Care Delivery

New Class of Clinical Trial Enhances Research on Cancer Care Delivery

What is a CCDR clinical trial and how does it differ from clinical trials that test new drugs?

Treating Intractable Hiccups in Advanced Cancer, Palliative Care Setting

Treating Intractable Hiccups in Advanced Cancer, Palliative Care Setting

Intractable hiccups can be especially problematic in the advanced cancer and palliative care settings. Dr Thompson, an oncology pharmacist, reviews options for effective medical management of this condition.

Value of Type and Crossmatch Prior to Daratumumab Administration

Value of Type and Crossmatch Prior to Daratumumab Administration

If type and crossmatch is obtained before initiating treatment with daratumumab, what good would that do if a transfusion is required a month later?

Monoclonal Antibody Is a New Option for Patients With Multiple Myeloma

Monoclonal Antibody Is a New Option for Patients With Multiple Myeloma

What is the new drug called Empliciti and how does it differ from other drugs used to treat multiple myeloma?

Perspectives on Being an Oncology Nurse

Perspectives on Being an Oncology Nurse

How do you define being an oncology nurse? Read what your colleagues have to say, then send us your perspective.

Handling Closed System Device-Incompatible Chemotherapy Agents

Handling Closed System Device-Incompatible Chemotherapy Agents

How can accidental exposure/leaks when handling chemotherapy drugs that incompatible with the closed system device (CSD) be prevented?

FOLFIRINOX Regimen Sequence

FOLFIRINOX Regimen Sequence

What is the correct sequence for infusing FOLFIRINOX?




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