Annual School of Nursing Oncology

Get to the Root of Cancer Disparities

August 03, 2020

In order to achieve health equity for patients with cancer, physicians must first understand the root cause of heath disparities, many of which may be invisible. Broadening conversations about health and equity, drawing attention to gaps in care, and prompting urgency on the issues that influence health care are crucial first steps to turn conversation into action.

Cancer and Genetic Testing: Expert Answers Common Questions

August 02, 2020

Genetic testing is more important now than ever before, as biomarker-driven cancer treatments continue to receive approval across many tumor types. While these personalized treatments are improving outcomes, navigating the landscape of genetic testing can leave patients with questions for their providers.

AE Management and Adherence Is Key in Breast Cancer Treatment

August 01, 2020

One of the most important tasks that oncology nurses face is ensuring that patients are taking their medications consistently and correctly, and that adverse events (AEs) are properly managed—specifically in those patients with breast cancer, according to Patricia Jakel, RN, MN, AOCN.

Keeping Track of the Most Recent Treatment Updates

September 08, 2019

There are a lot of treatment updates for various malignancies happening seemingly all at once. We had the chance to speak with Laura S. Wood, RN, MSN, OCN, for her take on why these updates are coming so rapidly.

Where New Updates in Genitourinary Cancer Continue to Come From

September 06, 2019

The genitourinary cancer space has seen a lot of updates in the past 5-10 years, but where are they all coming from so suddenly? Oncology Nursing News spoke with Michael Lai, ARNP, a nurse practitioner at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, about how the genitourinary cancer space has been able to have so many updates recently.

Understanding the Evolving Treatment of Breast Cancer

August 30, 2019

At the 3rd Annual School of Nursing Oncology, Oncology Nursing News had the chance to sit down with Madelaine Kuiper, MSN, RN, and talk about what nurses need to understand about the evolving landscape of breast cancer treatment.