Lisa Schulmeister

Monday, May 08, 2017
At the 2017 ONS Annual Congress, nurses from John Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center reported on their study involving vincristine infused via minibag infusions.
Monday, May 01, 2017
Seven professional organizations came together to issue a new position statment on recommendations for treating patients with aromatase-inhibitor-related bone loss (AIBL).
Monday, April 24, 2017
For patients receiving oral chemotherapy, satisfaction with communication may enhance adherence.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Several patient-related risk factors for chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV) have been identified and compiled into a CINV prediction tool.
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
As prevalence of HPV within the population rises, incidence of HPV-related cancers is expected to rise.
Thursday, April 06, 2017
A recent meta-analysis found that the most effective treatments for cancer-related fatigue are exercise and psychological interventions.
Monday, March 27, 2017
A recent study found that by using standardized criteria, a more objective assessment of patients and their families’ palliative care needs can be made, which can lead to improvement in multiple quality measures.
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
A recent study found that out-of-pocket costs could be a barrier to timely initiation of TKI therapy among individuals with Medicare coverage.
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
The benfits of imatinib persisted over time and long-term administration of the drug was not assicationed with unacceptable toxic effects in patients with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML).
Tuesday, March 07, 2017
A recent study found that online cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) intervention led to an improvement in sexual functioning for patients with breast cancer experiencing adverse effects.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
A recent study aimed to evaluate whether patients were willing and able to report their adverse events while on a clinical trial.
Thursday, February 23, 2017
Researchers have found that the incidence of lung cancer in people who have never smoked is increasing
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
A recent survey evaluated the use of stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) in radiation oncologists.
Tuesday, February 07, 2017
World Cancer Day encourages people internationally to raise awareness about cancer prevention and early detection, such as through "Support through Sport."
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Cancer-related post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) could affect as many as 30% to 60% of patients with cancer. 
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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