A review of significant factors that influence treatment adherence among Hispanic patients.
An ONN describes her journey as her role for a patient with FAP transitioned from nurse to navigator to friend to mentor.
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.
Hypofractionated radiotherapy (HRT) offers quality-of-life outcomes similar to conventional radiation therapy for men with low-risk prostate cancer, according to recently published results of a phase 3 randomized study. HRT offers a less expensive and more convenient treatment option for some patients, and in light of the new findings about quality of life, should be considered…
A close-up look at the cost of cancer care, current legislative actions, and tools clinicians can use to help ease patients’ financial burden.
An expert panel convened by MASCC/ISOO and ASCO updated the clinical practice guidelines for prevention and management of medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaw.
What can be done to help with taste changes during chemotherapy?
Oncology nurses discuss the importance of ongoing education on the treatments, symptoms, and available information on MPNs for patients, and oncology nurses.
An international study sought to determine whether patients with advanced cancer found massage, aromatherapy, and/or reflexology to be effective.
Should aloe vera be used on the skin to prevent radiodermatitis?
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.
CancerCare explains how cancer risks and care differ between transgender persons and the general population.
What can be done to avoid misinformation and establish trust between the patient and caregiver and the oncology nurse?
The term noncompliant assumes in part that the patient has accepted the premise of what they are instructed to comply with.
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.
A presentation of a patient navigation model that functions as a multidisciplinary team effort.
An overview of safe handling concerns regarding handling and administration of a recently approved receptor-binding radionuclide.
Researchers sought to measure adherence to topical management regimens among patients with HFSR due to treatment with regorafenib.
Are generic chemotherapy drugs as effective as the brand name drug?
A pilot study revealed the effectiveness of the DLQI in assessing quality of life measures in women with breast cancer treatment-related radiodermatitis.