Transgender patients present unique communication as well as clinical challenges for oncology clinicians.
Hands-on roles initially played by nurse navigators and nurse practitioners in the delivery of CAR-T cell therapy have evolved into resource/care coordination roles.
In this study, nurse participants emphasized the connection between the early delivery of prognostic information and the optimal delivery of palliative care.
Homelessness is a significant barrier to cancer care. An oncology social worker gives pointers on addressing barriers and obtaining pertinent information.
Outpatient management via an OFTC resulted in a more specialized, targeted approach to complications/side effects in pediatric patients undergoing chemotherapy and fewer hospital admissions.
The positive influence of nurse navigation program on CRC screenings rates and barriers was demonstrated by a team of researchers in Turkey.
Researchers found that nutrition status and activity levels have a more significant influence on outcomes for participants in phase 1 and 2 clinical trials of cancer drugs than previously believed.
This study revealed difficulties with implementing a lay navigation program that focused on nonclinical issues but operated outside of the clinical cancer team.
Although previous population-based studies have shown worse clinical outcomes for minority patients with DLBCL compared with white patients, this study reported no differences in PFS and OS were seen between the 2 groups.
Using personal experience as a catalyst, this author conducted a literature study to determine how marital status influences recommendations regarding cancer therapy.