Cancer treatment can change patients’ oral and olfactory senses, resulting in loss of appetite, even unintentional weight loss.
All patients in this study reported positive behavioral change as much as 4.5 years after treatment with a single dose of psilocybin.
Using data from the NHIS, researchers found correlations between alcohol use and various demographics among cancer survivors, including age, sex, race, and self-reported health.
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.
Immune-related adverse events are experienced by many patients receiving immune checkpoint modulators (ICMs) and can manifest in a wide range of organ systems.
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.
Severe acute oral mucositis in patients undergoing radiation therapy for head and neck cancer may be associated with an increased risk of developing trismus.
Ann Brady suggests a way to help patients who are asked to make a decision between two difficult options.
Parenteral nutrition showed a higher rate of infection than enteral nutrition, according to results of a recent updated literature review and meta-analysis.
A review of the ways that a yoga practice can help patients cope with their cancer and manage the physical symptoms and side effects of treatment.
What is the role of essential oils in the management of hot flashes and myalgias in patients with breast cancer being treated with endocrine therapies?
We explore how working long hours can affect your productivity and health.
This review seeks to shed light on a relatively common but poorly understood adverse effect of radiotherapy for primary and metastatic brain or head and neck tumors.
Using personal experience as a catalyst, this author conducted a literature study to determine how marital status influences recommendations regarding cancer therapy.
My cancer center doesn’t have an expert dedicated to addressing the financial needs of our oncology patients. What are some trusted, key resources that I can refer patients to?
Oncology nurses are in an ideal position to recommend early palliative care for patients. For this reason, in a recent Canadian study on brokering palliative care, researchers looked at the role of nurses as advocates for early palliation.1 Oncology nurses in Canada have different roles than their counterparts in the United States; staff nurses cannot…
The American College of Sports Medicine reconvened the ACSM Roundtable to update its guidelines for prescribing exercise for patients and survivors of cancers.
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.