Lisa Schulmeister

Monday, November 13, 2017
Breast cancer, the most common cancer diagnosed in women in the United States, is the second leading cause of cancer death among women after lung cancer.
To track trends in disease incidence, mortality, and survival the American Cancer Society (ACS) analyzes data every 2 years.
Tuesday, November 07, 2017
A recent study examined the incidence of liver cancer in many countries around the world and found that although it is among the leading causes of cancer deaths, in most cases, it can be prevented.  
Monday, October 30, 2017

CIPN can be long-lasting and debilitating for a patient and, therefore, disrupt quality of life. It can also potentially lead to dose reduction and, in some cases, discontinuation of the agent causing the CIPN.
Monday, October 23, 2017
On October 10, 2017, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) posted a draft recommendation statement on education about skin cancer prevention.
 
Monday, October 16, 2017
Nearly a month after Hurricane Maria left a path of destruction in Puerto Rico, the island is still trying to pick of the pieces.
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Radical prostatectomy was not associated with significantly lower all-cause or prostate-cancer mortality than observation.
Monday, October 09, 2017
Researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Cancer Institute assessed cancer incidence rates from 2005 to 2014 to identify trends for cancers associated with being overweight or obese.
Thursday, October 05, 2017
In April 2017, the American Society of Clinical Oncology released a position statement, Strategies for Reducing Cancer Health Disparities Among Sexual and Gender Minority Populations, with the goal of educating healthcare providers about challenges faced by LGBTI individuals with cancer.
Monday, October 02, 2017
Survivors of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) are at a greater risk of heart failure than the general population, according to a recent study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
Monday, September 18, 2017
Improved healthcare communication can often lead to better health outcomes for patients.
 
Monday, September 11, 2017
People being treated for cancer often experience “sticker shock” when they learn what charges they will be responsible for paying and/or when they receive billing invoices.
 
Monday, September 11, 2017
Updated United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) guidelines on prostate cancer screening were recently published in Cancer.
 
Tuesday, September 05, 2017
A group of researchers led by a physician from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City examined the natural history and growth kinetics of low-risk papillary thyroid cancer (PTC), defined as intrathyroidal tumors ≤1.5 cm in size.
Monday, August 21, 2017
Clinicians are aware of established guidelines for post-treatment surveillance and follow-up of people who have been treated for cancer. But what do patients expect?
Monday, August 14, 2017
Bladder cancer is uncommon, and is more often diagnosed at an advanced stage because it has symptoms that mimic other disorders.
 
Lisa Schulmeister, MN, RN, ACNS-BC, FAAN
 
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Lisa Schulmeister, MN, RN, ACNS-BC, FAAN is an oncology nursing consultant and editor-in-chief of Oncology Nursing News.
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Lisa Schulmeister, MN, RN, ACNS-BC, FAAN, is the Editor-in-Chief for OncLive Nursing. She is an oncology nursing consultant and adjunct assistant professor of nursing at Louisiana State Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, LA. She provides continuing nursing education to nurses across the Unites States, is active in several professional nursing organizations, and is intrigued by the many ways nurses use technology to communicate.
 
 
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