A review of cancer-related PTSD, its causes, and steps oncology nurses can take to ease the burden of this adverse effect on patients and their caregivers.
In 2 randomized clinical trials, investigators sought to determine if use of vitamin D supplements improved PFS and RFS for patients with digestive tract cancers.
This data analysis examined the effect of alcohol consumption on the risk of lethal prostate cancer in men at risk of the disease, and those who developed nonmetastatic prostate cancer during follow-up.
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…
Researchers find that total neoadjuvant therapy has a significant impact on survival for patients with borderline resectable or locally advanced PDAC.
A group of researchers explored the value of using an exercise program designed for cancer survivors to help them increase their daily activity levels.
A review of the 2nd edition of the American Cancer Society’s What to Eat During Cancer Treatment, and catching up with Chef Pnina Peled at New York-Presbyterian Hospitals.
Use of a computerized brain exercise program designed to help people sharpen their cognitive function was found to be effective against chemobrain in breast cancer survivors.
In a 2-pronged study, researchers determined that antiperspirant/deodorant use is a significant part of quality of life for patients with breast cancer, and the practice does not increase risk of skin reactions in the axilla.
A nurse-led study explored the significance of nurse navigators for patients with lymphoma approaching their transition from acute care to survivorship care.