Lisa Schulmeister

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. 
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.
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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