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Liso-Cel Outperforms Standard Therapy in Improving QoL in Relapsed/Refractory LBCL

December 29th 2021

A comparative analysis indicated that lisocabtagene maraleucel generated superior quality of life in patients with relapsed/refractory large B-cell lymphoma compared with the current standard of care.

Self-Awareness Is Critical in Treating Prescribing Patients With Cancer and Substance Abuse Disorders

December 29th 2021

Kathy Burns, MS, APRN-CNS, AGCNS-BC, of the Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute, comments on the importance of self-awareness as an oncology nurse when working to overcome one’s implicit bias.

Forgoing Select Lymph Node Dissection Linked With Superior Outcomes in Early-Stage Breast Cancer

December 28th 2021

Updates from the ongoing INSEMA trial suggest that patients with early-stage breast cancer maintain superior quality of life by forgoing sentinel lymph node biopsy and axillary lymph node dissection.

Collaboration, Determination Improves Cancer Screenings in Rural Areas

December 28th 2021

Longer travel times and fewer available resources can make rural cancer care particularly challenging, but oncology nurses may play a crucial role in promoting screenings in these areas.

More Research Is Needed in Cisplatin-Induced Hearing Loss in Pediatric Patients With Cancer

December 27th 2021

Bruce Carleton, PharmD, FCP, FISPE, discusses the implications of research findings indicating that very young children are at a higher risk of cisplatin-induced hearing loss.


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