Kelley A. Rone, DNP, RN, AGNP-c


Kelley Rone on the Evolving Role of Immunotherapy in GI Cancers

Kelley A. Rone, DNP, RN, AGNP-c, discusses the advantages associated with immunotherapy in the treatment of patients with gastrointestinal cancers.

University of Arizona Cancer Center


Cancer Center gets $1.1M gift for holistic cancer care

The gift is from the estate of Tom and Catherine Culley, longtime residents of the East Coast and worldwide travelers.

Charles E. Geyer, MD, FACP


Dr. Geyer Highlights Optimal Dosing Strategies for New Olaparib Indication in Breast Cancer

Charles E. Geyer, MD, FACP, discusses dosing strategies and adverse event management with olaparib.

Kimberly A. Spickes, CNP


Advice for New Nurse Practitioners Working With Patients With Endometrial Cancer

Closing their discussion, the panel shares advice for new nurse practitioners caring for patients who have endometrial cancer.

Janelle Wagner, RN, OCN


Setting Boundaries Can Be a Challenge for Nurse Navigators

Janelle Wagner, RN, OCN, Senior Manager of Patient Navigation Program for Community Sites, highlights some challenges commonly associated with nurse navigation, and how nurses can overcome them.

Kate Sandstrom, MSN, APRN-BC, AOCN


Kate Sandstrom on Ensuring Patient Follow-Up With Radiation Oncology Teams

Kate Sandstrom, MSN, APRN-BC, AOCN, discusses the importance of including the radiation oncology team in a patient’s long-term care plan.

Jeffrey Bendix


Electronic Health Record Notes May Be Perpetuating Biases

Fixing the problem will involve holding medical institutions accountable for addressing implicit bias among providers.



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

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.

Martin Dietrich, MD, PhD


Unmet Needs and Future Directions in the Management of CIM

Martin Dietrich, MD, PhD, and Edgardo Santos, MD, FACP, offer closing remarks on unmet needs and future directions in the management of CIM including other disease states where trilaciclib may offer myeloprotective benefit.

Grace Choong, MD


Grace Choong and Matthew Goetz On the Impact of Adjuvant Endocrine Therapy Omission in ER+ Positive Breast Cancer

Grace Choong, MD; and Matthew Goetz, MD, discuss the effect of omitting adjuvant endocrine therapy for patients with estrogen receptor–positive breast cancer who were treated with neoadjuvant chemotherapy.

Alyson Erardy, LMSW


How Mindfulness Can Help Caregivers Cope with Stress and Burnout

Within this intense experience, caregivers can often find themselves physically and emotionally exhausted

Jessica de Paz, BSN, Breast Cancer Survivor


Opinion: Post-Mastectomy Chest Numbness: Oncology Nurses Are Key to Patient Education

Oncology nurses are in a unique position to educate patients with breast cancer about post-mastectomy chest numbness.

Maggie Tibbitt


Heavily Pretreated Patients With Relapsed/Refractory Myeloma Achieve Encouraging Responses With Teclistamab Plus Daratumumab

An expert with the phase 1b TRIMM-2 trial underscores the significance and findings for patients with multiple myeloma.

Yolanda A. Coleman, PhD, MS, RN, FACHE, NEA-BC


The Evolving Role of the APRN in Oncology Care

The APRN position has an important, albeit recent, history.

Jonah Feldman


HRQOL Analysis Favors Tislelizumab Over Sorafenib in Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Patients with hepatocellular carcinoma experienced better health-related quality of life outcomes with tislelizumab vs sorafenib.

Kyle Doherty


Symptom Burden Analysis Supports Ongoing Posttreatment Analysis for Patients With CRC

Major findings demonstrated that patients with colorectal cancer experienced generally low symptom severity with most symptoms remaining stable or improving following treatment.

Nancy C. Long, MSN, AGACNP-BC


Caring for a Patient With Relapsed Mantle Cell Lymphoma Undergoing CAR T-Cell Therapy

CAR T-cell therapy represents a viable treatment option for many patients, but there are potentially serious adverse events.

Anaisys Rueda, MSN, APRN-BC


Challenges Faced by Adolescent and Young Adult Patients With Cancer

Adolescents and young adults who have cancer also have a negative body image, financial toxicity, and concerns about family planning.

Tiffany Klein, RN, BSN


Nurses Hold Power to Change Rhetoric Surrounding Electronic Smoking

Although the long-term effects of e-smoking are still unknown, the percentage of young people developing nicotine dependency is increasing, a Cancer Treatment Centers of America expert explains.

Lisa A. Scholl, MSN, FNP-BC


Considerations for Premenopausal Women With TNBC

Triple-negative breast cancer often occurs in women younger than 40.

Michelle Ashley, MSN/MPH, RN, OCN, CBCN, CN-BN, NCTTP


Oncology Nurses Can Help Prevent the Preventable

Oncology nurses can play a key role in the prevention of certain cancers.

Denise Myshko


Early Trial Suggests that Targeting CLL1-Postive Cells is Effective in Treating Pediatric AML

An early trial evaluated Anti-C-type lectin-like molecule-1 (CLL-1)-based CAR T cells for its safety and efficacy in improving the symptoms of pediatric patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML).

Chastity M. Washington, MPH, CHES


Expert Says Pandemic Put a ‘Lens’ on Health Disparities for People Outside the Medical Field

The director at the Center for Cancer Health Equity, The University of Ohio Comprehensive Cancer Center, discusses how the pandemic put a spotlight on issues of equity within the health care system.

Georgia Cancer Center at Augusta University


Georgia Cancer Center’s Cardio-Oncology program gets the gold

In the United States, only 27 institutions have been awarded the Gold level “Center of Excellence” by the International Cardio-Oncology Society (IC-OS). The Cardio-Oncology Program at the Georgia Cancer Center is proud to be one of those 27 institutions.

William Goeren, LCSW-R, ACSW, OSW-C, SEP


Cancer, COVID-19, and Aging in LGBTQ+ Communities

The reasons for LGBTQ+ health care disparities are complex but unequivocal, founded in many socio-economic and cultural factors.

Sue Stephens, MSW, LCSW, ACSW


Collaboration Between Pediatric Oncology Nurses and Social Workers Decreases Treatment-Related Distress

Pediatric oncology nurses and social workers routinely collaborate not only in the biopsychosocial assessment of families’ psychosocial needs and distress, but in developing interventions that can improve a patient’s and family’s quality of life while in pediatric cancer treatment and in survivorship.

Joe Contreras, MD


Palliative Care Does Not Prevent Patients From Receiving Curative Treatment

The chair of the Institute of Pain and Palliative Care explains how the holistic approach of palliative care makes it a unique treatment modality.

Marjorie Leslie, DNP, ACNP-BC, AOCNP


Normalize Palliative Care as Part of the Oncology Treatment Plan

Advanced practice providers play a critical role in increasing palliative care referrals.

Connie Roth


5 Tips for MSNs Looking to Become Nurse Practitioners

Strategic tips for achieving a Nurse Practitioner certification and advancing your nursing career.

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