Lisa Schulmeister

Tuesday, January 24, 2017
A recent study sought to evaluate clinician expectations of benefits and harms of treatments, imaging, and screening. 
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
ASCO recently released 7 principles for patient-centered healthcare reform.
Monday, January 09, 2017
The Insight web-based program led to improvements in chemotherapy-induced cognitive symptoms and may be an effective and cost-effective treatment.
Wednesday, January 04, 2017
A recent study links aspirin use to a reduced risk of pancreatic cancer.
Wednesday, December 28, 2016
Incidence and mortality of melanoma in the US has risen steadily. 
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Scalp cooling to reduce, or prevent, chemotherapy-induced hair loss has not been utilized as frequently in the US as elsewhere around the world.
Monday, December 05, 2016
ASCO has released its Criteria for High-Quality Clinical Pathways in Oncology, assessing the quality, utility, and integrity of clinical pathways in oncology.
Monday, November 28, 2016
While palliative care interventions improve patients' quality of life, there is no survival benefit.
Monday, November 21, 2016
With the numbre of deaths from heart disease decreasing and the number of deaths increasing, the CDC predicts that cancer will become the leading cause of death in the US around 2016.
Monday, November 14, 2016
Non-lump and non-breast symptoms of breast cancer occur for 1 in 6 women with breast cancer. For those women, patient intervals to a diagnosis of breast cancer were 1.5 times and 2 times longer.
Monday, November 07, 2016
For women with breast cancer receiving adjuvant endocrine therapy (AET), adherence may depend on socioeconomic status and out-of-pocket costs.
Monday, October 31, 2016
Despite previous thought, working night shifts does not increase the risk of breast cancer. 
Monday, October 24, 2016
A recent study found that many patients do not read prescription drug information, leading to limited recall of risk information.
Monday, October 17, 2016
New ASCO guidelines for cervical cancer screening recommend HPV DNA testing.
Monday, October 10, 2016
Use of PSA tests between 2010 and 2012 at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center did not significantly change despite the 2012 USPSTF recommendation against PSA screenings. 
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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