This review of polypharmacy in older patients with cancer highlights the adverse effects these patients may experience due to multiple simultaneous prescriptions.
Researchers at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center conducted a study to determine which diet is better at reducing cancer risk and improving health: keto or plant-based.
A review of geriatric assessment tools and their role in assessing older patients with cancer before and after treatment.
The Oncology Nursing Society developed guidelines recommending patient support programs to improve patient adherence to oral medication regimens.
A review of patient records revealed that survivors of some cancers do not undergo routine distress screening, regardless of race, age, ethnicity, and other characteristics.
This review article discusses how cancer care may cause survivors of sexual trauma to re-experience their trauma and offers tips on how to mitigate this potential.
A secondary analysis of the CONNECT study sought to determine if providing palliative care could reduce the experience of burnout over time for nurses.
A research project at health system sought to increase the rate of serious illness conversations between clinicians and patients with cancer.
A patient case highlights the need to ensure that patients and their families understand the distinction between the roles of the patient and the “decision maker,” as they pertain to end-of-life care decisions.
Researchers sought to determine the effectiveness of using electronic health record prompts to assess patients for smoking, desire to quit, and access to smoking cessation programs.
Researchers in Denmark sought to determine whether in utero exposure to maternal cancer increased risks of overall mortality, somatic diagnoses, and psychiatric diagnoses.
A literature review sought to determine which interventions more effectively helped patients to adhere to their oral anticancer medication regimens.
Researchers sought to determine the feasibility of a web-based self-management program for adolescents with cancer.
Researchers sought to determine which of 3 food insecurity interventions would best improve treatment completion among patients with cancer.
This retrospective, observational study sought to determine the effect of time to postdischarge follow-up on ED visits and readmission in patients with cancer transitioning to outpatient care.
A Dutch study sought to explore factors that influence perception of quality of life in women with breast cancer.
A well-known cancer patient support organization offers tips on helping patients prepare for their return to the workforce.
A process improvement project sought to evaluate the use of saline for tunneled central venous catheters rather than heparin in pediatric patients with cancer.
This case illustrates how easy it is to jump over “the space between” your patient’s question and your response, and why a pause before answering is important.
A survey study measured the clinical and personal experience oncology clinicians have with substance use disorders and their knowledge and understanding of how to handle this issue in patients.