A review of techniques oncology nurses can use to help themselves cope with their feelings as they navigate through the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on their practice, their patients, and themselves.
Many common physical and cognitive impairments experienced by patients with cancer can be addressed by rehabilitation. However, many patients are not aware of how and when its benefits can be had.
A review of the ways that a yoga practice can help patients cope with their cancer and manage the physical symptoms and side effects of treatment.
Not all patients with breast cancer describe their experience the same way. To ensure good communications with these patients, you should allow the patient to define what terms best describe her experience.
A review of significant factors that influence treatment adherence among Hispanic patients.
CancerCare explains how cancer risks and care differ between transgender persons and the general population.
The impact of treatment side effects on self-esteem and what nurses can do to help.
This description of meditation practice, with some simple exercises, can serve as an introduction to its benefits or just help cancer patients and caregivers better cope with disease-related stress.
A novel approach to how patients — and nurses — think about challenges can improve their mood and coping ability during a cancer crisis. Strategies that support better moods are also offered.
These pointers can help oncology nurses broach the topics of fertility and family planning with patients with cancer or the parents of pediatric patients with cancer.