Weight loss associated with bariatric surgery could reduce risk of hormone-related cancers, but an increased risk for colorectal cancer was seen in patients who underwent gastric bypass.
Researchers surveyed random sample of 400 oncologists to asses their views and practices with medical marijuana.
What should be explained to patients regarding placebo use in controlled trials?
Researchers employed a literature search and in-person qualitative interviews to determine the key elements to successful NP-physician comanagement.
Have you ever thought about what is meant — or understood — when you say to a patient "It's going to be okay"? Hearing an exchange between her grandson and a pediatric nurse prompted Ann Brady to reflect on abbreviated communications.
Patient advocacy can lead nurses to take on great challenges in the course of caring for their patients or to brave the elements to retrieve replacements for a patient's missing clothes.
Using a comparator group, researchers sought to determine the impact of a diagnosis of solid tumor on outcomes among postsurgical ICU admissions in patients with cancer vs those without cancer.
This fact sheet examines the possible cancer risks and also possible protective benefits associated with the use of oral contraceptives.
Researchers examine the possible impact that opioid products marketed by the pharmaceutical industry may have on clinician prescribing rates.
This overview provides a snapshot of the shift in cancer care costs and age of patients, reviewing the 4 most commonly diagnosed cancers.
Adherence is a challenge for many patients receiving oral chemotherapy, new data suggests a potential solution.
A multinational retrospective study investigated the long term effects of exercise intensity and frequency on all-cause and cause-specific mortality among adult survivors of childhood cancers.
Mistrust in clinical research and social vulnerability appear to play major roles in resistance to breast cancer screening.
Some patients may be at risk for receiving end-of-life care that is not congruent with their preferences and goals.
Nurses can play a key role in assessing financial strain and involving social workers or financial counselors.
A total of 494,189 men and women aged 20 to 70 years without diabetes and with no history of cancer were followed to evaluate cancer and diabetes development.
Is trastuzumab classified as an immunotherapy? If so, how does it work?
With Theresa Ann Lown, BSN, RN. OCN, ONN-CG
With Cynthia Cantril, RN, MPH, OCN
With Diane L. Baldwin, RN, OCN, CBCN
Various CBCT programs seek to address clinician burnout and compassion fatigue.
With Nik Buescher
With Sangeeta Agrawal, RN, MS
With Rosemarie A. Tucci, RN, MSN, AOCN
With Kelly J. Brassil, PhD, RN, AOCNS, ACNSBC
With Dan Sherman, LCSW
With Judy B. Koutlas, RN, MS, OCN
With Jennifer Ibe, BSN, RN, OCN
The technology will facilitate data entry for patient navigation activities, evaluation of one or more patient navigators (PNs), and generate reports.
With Colleen Palay, RN, BSN
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