Lisa Schulmeister

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.
 
Tuesday, August 08, 2017
Physical activity may be effective in mitigating cancer-related cognitive impairment. Prior studies show this may be a promising treatment. However, sample sizes were small and self-reported measures varied.
Monday, July 24, 2017
Researchers at Mayo Clinic evaluated the use of secreted proteins as markers of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma.
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Hair repigmentation in patients receiving anti-PD-1/anti-PD-L1 treatment may be a response marker. 
Monday, July 10, 2017
Clinicals can use mutiple-gene panels to identify mutations to test for breast cancer and ovarian cancer risk.
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Among long-term CRC survivors, regular use of aspirin is associated with overall survival and use of NSAIDs was significantly associated with improved survival only in individuals with KRAS wild-type tumors.
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
ASCO has released its Clinical Practice Guidelines as an app so clinicians can keep important information at their fingertips.
Monday, June 12, 2017
A recent study has found that a topical nail bed balm may be effective in preventing and mitigating nail damage, a common adverse effect from taxane chemotherapy.
Tuesday, June 06, 2017
A recent study presented at the 2017 ASCO Annual Meeting found that breast cancer survivors who became pregnant had no greater risk of recurrence or death than women who underwent breast cancer treatment but did not become pregnant. 
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
The Environmental Working Group has issued published its 11th annual guide including information on beach and sport sunscreens, moisturizers and lip products containing Sun Protection Factor (SPF).
Monday, May 22, 2017
Overall survival for patient with cutaneous melanoma was significantly lower for non-white patients, indicating a need for more emphasis on screening and awareness in these populations.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Researchers found that tai chi chih, including guided movement and meditation, may be helpful in reducing insomnia experienced by breast cancer survivors.
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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