Supportive Care for Patients With Head and Neck Cancer
Performing frequent assessments and assisting with hygiene is vital to preserving and improving quality of life.
An Intimate Conversation: Cancer and Sexual Health
A veteran nurse offers practical advice for addressing sexual health with oncology patients.
Fast Facts for the Front Line: Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection
Preventing central line–associated bloodstream infections is a top priority for healthcare practitioners, and following basic safety protocols, such as handwashing and line flushing, is essential to the effort.
Fast Facts for the Front Line: Skin Cancer and Sun Protection
Increasing awareness of the dangers of sun exposure involves not only patient and caregiver education, but also nurses setting a positive example themselves.
Fast Facts for the Frontline: Preventing Patient Falls
Some cancer treatments, as well as aging, increase the risk of patient falls. Making these basic steps a routine part of patient care can go a long way in preventing this often life-limiting complication.
Fast Facts for the Frontline: Oral Care and Mucositis During Cancer Treatment
Many anticancer therapies increase the risk of oral mucositis, leading to dose reduction or treatment delays. There are interventions that can help, and more are under study.
Fast Facts for the Frontline: Ostomy Care
Patients new to ostomy often rely on nurses to help them select the appropriate supplies and assist with application.
Fast Facts for the Frontline: Opioid-Induced Constipation
An often over-looked side effect with opioids is opioid-induced constipation. Through communication and collaboration, oncology nurses can help to prevent this adverse event, and manage and correct it when it does occur.
Fast Facts for the Frontline: Wound Care
An oncology nurse's overview of wound care.
Fast Facts for the Frontline: Inflammatory Breast Cancer
An oncology nurse's overview of inflammatory breast cancer.
Fast Facts for the Frontline: Immunotherapy
An oncology nurse's overview of immunotherapy.
Olanzapine Significantly Reduces CINV in Patients Receiving MEC
Reimagining Frailty Screenings in Head and Neck Cancer
Screening for Pain and Depression is Not Enough in Cancer Care
Niraparib-Based Triplet Therapy Offers OS Advantage in BRCA1/2+ mCRPC
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