February 2013

Empowering Patients With Information and Coordinated Care

March 27, 2013

Conference Highlights

Oncology nurses have a crucial role to play in the care of patients with cancer, and central to this effort is an understanding that receiving the right information-at the right time-empowers patients throughout their cancer trajectory.

Rise in Some HPV-Linked Cancers Highlights Need for Vaccination

March 11, 2013

Nurse's Notes

The incidence of cervical cancer, an HPV-associated cancer, declined slightly; however, incidence rates increased for oropharyngeal and anal cancer, which also are considered HPV-associated cancers.

Preparing Nurses for Advanced Practice in Oncology and Palliative Care

March 05, 2013

Partner Perspectives

Barbara Daly, PhD, RN, FAAN, and Helen Foley, MSN, AOCNS®, offer highlights of their institution's oncology and palliative care program, which successfully prepares graduates to assume advanced practice roles in these important areas.