Steve Fiorillo, Author at Oncology Nurse Advisor

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Colorectal Cancer: What Your Patients Need to Know

Although many Americans are at risk of developing colorectal cancer, they may not be aware of their own specific risk factors that they could have for it. What should medical professionals be teaching their patients about on regarding the risks, symptoms, detection, and prevention of colorectal cancer?

Effects of Drugs Targeting Mitochondrial Respiration in Melanoma

Despite relying on glycolysis, there is growing evidence that many tumor types still have high levels of mitochondrial energy metabolism and functioning oxidative phosphorylation. One such subset of tumors is melanoma, potentially playing a role in both tumor progression and resistance to therapy. This has led researchers to wonder whether targeting mitochondrial respiration could be…

Telemedicine and Quality of Life in Patients With Lung Cancer

Telemedicine has become more crucial than ever in the continuing wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Research from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) showed that there was a 50% increase utilization of telehealth services in the first quarter of 2020 compared with 2019, and a 154% increase in week 13 of 2020…

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