In an effort to gather data on hazardous drug exposure, researchers surveyed oncology nurses regarding spills and use of personal protective equipment at 12 participating academic infusion centers.
After identifying bottlenecks at a VA hospital infusion clinic in Alabama, better communications and establishing a fast-track clinic for some patients led to a 23% reduction in infusion clinic wait times.
Updated data from KEYNOTE-010 showed superior outcomes for pembrolizumab compared with docetaxel in patients with PD-L1‒expressing advanced NSCLC.
Results of earlier-phase trials provided support for this phase 3 trial in triple-negative, stage II/III breast cancer.
These findings have implications for the screening of survivors of childhood or young adult-related cancers that are independent of prior abdominopelvic radiation therapy.
The bell-ringing ceremony at the end of cancer treatment can have very unintended effects on patients, even those who can look forward to a cancer-free life.
Mock emergency drills conducted at an ambulatory cancer center focused on scenarios dealing with respiratory distress, stroke, and use of an evacuation chair to ensure staff had experience reacting to these emergencies.
Comprehensive geriatric assessment was shown to effectively identify vulnerability to AEs in patients with HNC across all ages.
The addition of atezolizumab to standard chemotherapy does not appear to increase the treatment burden in patients with extensive-stage small-cell lung cancer.
Cancer treatment can change patients’ oral and olfactory senses, resulting in loss of appetite, even unintentional weight loss.