What should nurses be aware of when administering denosumab? What are the best strategies for managing vaginal dryness caused by hormonal therapy for breast cancer?
What role does medication play in managing fatigue? Can neuropathy from oxaliplatin therapy be effectively treated or prevented?
This month’s questions: Giving Neulasta on the day of chemotherapy and strategies for managing opioid induced constipation.
Studies show that alternate dosages of fulvestrant may be efficacious, and adverse effects are similar in all regimens.
This month’s questions: retreating with rituximab after an allergic reaction and administering the new prostate cancer immunotherapy.
A few simple practices can help patients dispose of old and unused medications in a way that is safest for people, pets, and the environment.
The author summarizes the uses of methadone for cancer pain and olanzapine for chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting.
Doctors may be able to use pretreatment PET imaging to better fight aggressive cancers, according to a study presented at the 2010 Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancer Symposium in Chandler, Arizona.