Lindsay Fischer

Lindsay Fischer

Lindsay Fischer is the Associate Editor at ONN. She joined MJH life sciences in 2021 after graduating from Rutgers University with majors in both English and Spanish and a minor in creative writing. When she is not writing, or researching the latest oncology nursing news, Lindsay is an amateur backpacker and rollerblader. Email Lindsay at


FDA Approves Rituximab Plus Chemotherapy for Children With Select Previously Untreated Lymphoma, Leukemia

December 03, 2021

The FDA has approved the combination of rituximab plus chemotherapy to treat children aged between 6 months and 18 years who have advanced-stage, CD20-positive diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL), Burkitt lymphoma (BL), Burkitt-like lymphoma (BLL), or mature B-cell acute leukemia (B-AL).

Oncology Nurse Champion: Sarah Donahue

December 02, 2021

Sarah Donahue, MPH, AOCNP, shares what drew her to oncology, the daily challenges she faces as a nurse practitioner, and her advice to new oncology nurses on how to overcome those barriers.

Earlier Palliative Care May Improve Patient Outcomes

November 19, 2021

Joe Contreras, MD, chair of the Institute of Pain and Palliative Medicine, explains how some common misconceptions may be hindering patients from receiving potentially outcome-improving palliative care.