Mike Hennessy

Articles

When You Hear Hoof Beats, Think Zebras

March 23, 2016

Diagnosing and treating a patient with a less common cancer can be challenging for practitioners, yet with greater awareness and better diagnostics more of these rare cancers are likely to show up in the clinic.

Celebrating a Season of Hope and Progress

December 01, 2015

What a year it has been for FDA approvals in oncology! With the holidays upon us, there is much to be thankful for in the world of cancer research, where advances in understanding tumor biomarkers have ushered in a host of new personalized therapies for many patients.

Caring for the Whole Patient-for Nurses, It Comes Naturally

October 25, 2015

More and more Americans are embracing complementary medicine to help manage their illnesses alongside conventional therapies, and in oncology, nurses know well how important these interventions can be to improving patient and survivor quality of life.

Bringing You the Latest Updates From the Year's Largest Oncology Conference

August 25, 2015

When some 30,000 oncology practitioners, researchers, and patient advocates gather each year for the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), we've come to count on some pretty important research updates emerging from that gathering. This year's meeting-ASCO's 51st-proved no exception.

Immunotherapy-Transforming Cancer Care, Offering Patients New Hope

June 18, 2015

It's really no surprise that the buzz at the major oncology meetings these days centers on how immunotherapy is being deployed in the treatment of many hard-to-treat cancers-moving far beyond the melanoma setting where the approach has already proven so successful.