What is the difference between chemotherapy and targeted therapies?
A conservation and waste reduction approach was used to reduce heparin use at a major medical center.
Many common physical and cognitive impairments experienced by patients with cancer can be addressed by rehabilitation. However, many patients are not aware of how and when its benefits can be had.
How should side effects of 5-HT3 antagonists be managed so patients can take their antiemetic prophylaxis?
Homelessness is a significant barrier to cancer care. An oncology social worker gives pointers on addressing barriers and obtaining pertinent information.
What are some ways to improve oral iron absorption for patients with iron-deficiency anemia?
Inspirational words can help patients with cancer and their loved ones rally, but sometimes what is needed is reflective questioning to help them acknowledge how exhausting the fight is for the patient.
Strontium89 (Strontium Chloride Sr-89 injection), a radiopharmaceutical indicated for the relief of bone pain in patients with painful skeletal metastases, has been made available by Q BioMed.
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?