Bette Weinstein Kaplan, Author at Oncology Nurse Advisor

Bette Weinstein Kaplan

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Sensitivity of Bioimpedance Spectroscopy Aids Prevention of Lymphedema After Breast Cancer Treatment

For some women with breast cancer, their experience goes beyond the disease and its treatment. They may develop breast cancer-related lymphedema (BCRL), a serious and common adverse effect, after treatment with surgery or radiation. In fact, 20% to 30% of women with breast cancer develop lymphedema, most often as a result of surgery, but it…

Cancer Clinic Specializes in Assessments, Treatment of the Nonfrail Elderly

Oncologist Ashley Rosko, MD, has a unique perspective on patient age: Biological age is more important than chronological age. Dr Rosko is founder and director of the Cancer and Aging Resiliency (CARE) Clinic, a multidisciplinary clinic designed to address the needs of older adults with cancer. The clinic is located in The James Cancer Hospital…