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.
A reflection on how nurses guide patients and their families through the cancer journey.
Knowledge, confidence, and skills related to managing complex cancer pain were improved with a 7-module, online APAM program.
Researchers conducted a meta-analysis to determine the incidence of adverse events among patients assigned to placebo-receiving groups in randomized clinical trials.
New joint guideline from ASTRO, ASCO, and AUA offers an alternative to conventional radiation regimens for those patients who opt for treatment instead of active surveillance or surgery.
Some of my oncology nurse colleagues give patients their personal cell phone numbers. Sometimes I feel like I’m the odd one for not giving my number when patients ask if they can text me. Am I behind the times?
Researchers report that diversity in PROM systems leads to inconsistent results across a selection of 41 such systems, despite being able to identify their common features.
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.
This study sought to determine the noninferiority of 2 hours of cryotherapy vs standard 7 hours prior to high-dose melphalan before autologous HSCT.
What is the importance of the amino acid solution given before lutetium Lu 177 dotatate? Which is the difference between a specially compounded solution and a standard solution?
A qualitative study revealed the unique needs of lymphoma survivors transitioning from active care to survivorship.
Responses to a survey demonstrated oncology nurses’ perspectives on their training needs on how to effectively communicate with patients regarding disease prognoses, end-of-life issues, and survivorship care.
The roles and workloads of oncology infusion room nurses may be substantially altered by their participation in the CONNECT intervention.
The American Cancer Society constructed a report designed to identify the changing demographics and needs of cancer survivors in the United States. In this article, we report on its findings.
Researchers sought to identify the support networks for patients with colorectal cancer.
What options are available to minimize the pain associated with goserelin injections?
Study sought to determine the degree of accuracy between patients’ reports and clinicians’ interpretation of CIPN symptoms.
A guide for helping patients assess their social network after a cancer diagnosis and find the supportive resources they may need.
A study conducted in a single institution sought to measure the impact including an oncology nurse navigator in the healthcare team has on patient treatment and outcomes.
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.