This fact sheet reviews the symptoms, treatment, and prognosis statistics for inflammatory breast cancer.
[Cancer Management and Research] In this review, the authors explore barriers to greater use of radiotherapy related to wrong perceptions and lack of knowledge in both physicians and patients that may be contributing to a lack of referrals to radiation oncology.
My patients are asking more and more questions about CBD oil use for the treatment of cancer. Are there any reputable resources of information?
A jovial message from a patient confirmed the value of counseling patients taking opioids for cancer pain on good BM practices.
[OncoTargets and Therapy] This review of proton therapy discusses its physical basis, rationale for its use in patients with lymphoma, and the potential disadvantages and uncertainties that may limit its use; and offers a critical review of the dosimetric studies comparing the risk of latent radiation injuries between proton and photon radiotherapy.
This review discusses nutritional interventions and management of nutritional status in elderly patients with cancer.
What are the recommendations for managing anemia in patients receiving olaparib?
[Breast Cancer: Targets and Therapy] This review discusses the current evidence and future perspectives regarding use of cryoablation, a minimally invasive technique, in the treatment of early breast cancer.
Despite widespread use of other forms of radiation therapy, consensus statements from SGO and ABS support the use of brachytherapy in the treatment of primary and recurrent cervical cancer.
A new study aims to address the conundrum of coagulation risk in patients hospitalized for hematologic malignancies.
Entrepreneuring cancer survivors often use their experience as a catalyst to create unique products that solve the most challenging issues cancer patients face. Oncology Nurse Advisor presents five products designed by and for survivors.
[OncoTargets and Therapy] This review discusses the use of targeted therapies to treat pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma, rare tumors that are created from adrenal or extra-adrenal chromaffin cells. Although usually initially benign and nonmetastatic, these tumors can cause serious organ damage and even death.
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.
How and where can patients and caregivers dispose unused medications safely? — Name withheld on request DEA Drug Take Back Day The Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) Drug Take Back Day is a national event coordinated with community partners and local law enforcement officials to provide an opportunity for patients and caregivers to dispose of unused…
If crowdfunding doesn’t work, here’s how oncologists can help patients with financial toxicity.