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.
How often should a patient be desensitized to medications?
The impact of treatment side effects on self-esteem and what nurses can do to help.
This support program is designed to help women with metastatic breast cancer who are coping with a disease that has no potential for cure.
Nursing takes courage. Sometimes that courage is needed to respond to a difficult patient or case; other times it is needed to respond to your own reactions and needs.
This description of meditation practice, with some simple exercises, can serve as an introduction to its benefits or just help cancer patients and caregivers better cope with disease-related stress.
These study results illustrate a need to educate survivors of childhood cancers on an ongoing potential risk for venous thromboembolism (VTE) beyond 5 years postdiagnosis.
These cancer medication experts serve both as a resource for cancer care teams and as a liaison for patient needs.
A group of researchers explored the value of using an exercise program designed for cancer survivors to help them increase their daily activity levels.
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.