Nurse Intervention Helps Patients Maintain Physical Activity, Quality of Life During Cancer TreatmentOctober 26th 2021
The implementation of the Oncology Nursing Society’s new Get Up, Get Moving Program helped patients increase their daily step intake and maintain their health-related quality of life.
Pet Therapy Touches Lives Beyond Patients With Cancer, Including Caregivers and ProvidersSeptember 7th 2021
The impact of animal-assisted therapy is felt by more than just patients with cancer, explained Cynthia Ingram, BS, RN, HN-BC, COHN-S. Service animals like her dog, Tori, can also have a positive impact on the well-being of caregivers and health care providers.
Race, Socioeconomic Factors May Impact Survival Outcome in Limited-Stage Small Cell Lung CancerJuly 31st 2021
African American, Asian, and Hispanic patients with limited-stage small cell lung cancer displayed superior survival outcomes compared with White patients, indicating that race might be linked with survival in this disease.
Descriptive Study to Explore Nurse-Patient Videoconferencing Relationships in Oncology Ambulatory CareJune 23rd 2021
“Looking at how the movement toward videoconferencing visits during the COVID-19 pandemic affects the nurse-patient relationship and the capacity to maintain high quality, supportive cancer care is essential…”
Savor Health Addresses Unmet Medical Need: Nutrition for Patients With CancerMarch 28th 2019
Ninety percent of patients with cancer enter their first oncology appointment with a nutritional issue, according to Susan Bratton. However, Savor Health, who works in conjunctions with Merck’s Your Cancer Game Plan, has set out to combat just that.
Some Women May Benefit From Mammography Screening Beginning at Age 30December 26th 2018
Women between the ages of 30 and 39 who have at least 1 of 3 breast cancer risk factors may benefit from starting their annual mammography screening at age 30, according to results from a large-scale study that was presented at the 2018 Radiological Society of North America Annual Meeting.