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Country-Specific Norms Created for Cancer-Related Quality of Life

Country-Specific Norms Created for Cancer-Related Quality of Life

New data from countries, including the United States, allow for intercountry, intracountry comparisons.

NIH Establishes Educational Program on Genomics, Genetics for Oncology Nurses

NIH Establishes Educational Program on Genomics, Genetics for Oncology Nurses

NIH sought to bridge the gap in oncology nurse training in genomics and genetics to improve patient education and assessment of related risk factors.

The Where and What of Physical Activities Programs for Children With Cancer

The Where and What of Physical Activities Programs for Children With Cancer

An international "environmental scan" sought to determine the number of physical activity programs tailored to improve overall health and quality of life for children with cancer.

Identifying the Needs of Multidisciplinary Team Treating Geriatics Cancer Patients

Identifying the Needs of Multidisciplinary Team Treating Geriatics Cancer Patients

The objective of this initiative was to identify gaps in oncology clinicians' knowledge, competence, and performance with respect to treatment of geriatric patients with cancer, whether in an academic medical center or community setting.

Oncology Nurses Weigh In on Their Patient-Centered Communication Practices, Needs

Oncology Nurses Weigh In on Their Patient-Centered Communication Practices, Needs

Responses to a survey demonstrated oncology nurses' perspectives on their training needs on how to effectively communicate with patients regarding disease prognoses, end-of-life issues, and survivorship care.

Secondhand Smoke and Cancer (Fact Sheet)

Secondhand Smoke and Cancer (Fact Sheet)

This fact sheet reviews secondhand smoke composition, links between secondhand smoke and cancer, and secondhand smoke emitted from electronic cigarettes.

Depression and Adherence to Oral Anticancer Therapy

Depression and Adherence to Oral Anticancer Therapy

A prospective pilot study investigated the impact of depression on adherence to oral anticancer therapy in older patients with a wide range of advanced solid tumors.

Oncologists Have Low Awareness of LGBTQ Issues

Oncologists Have Low Awareness of LGBTQ Issues

Although many acknowledge a lack of knowledge regarding LGBTQ issues, polled oncologists were overwhelmingly interested in learning more.

Terrorist Attack Victims With PTSD Have Higher Cancer Risk

Terrorist Attack Victims With PTSD Have Higher Cancer Risk

Those with PTSD resulting from terrorist-related events displayed a higher risk for neoplasms than those who experience other traumatic events (OTE), researchers found.

Substitute for Lidocaine

Substitute for Lidocaine

What options are available to minimize the pain associated with goserelin injections?

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