March 2016

How Healthcare Hashtags Can Help Nurses Share and Build Resources

March 23, 2016

The Social Nurse

Carol Bush, BS, RN, is an oncology nurse navigator with the Midwest Cancer Alliance. She has a passion for helping medical teams learn to embrace innovation and thrive in a patient-focused environment.

When You Hear Hoof Beats, Think Zebras

March 23, 2016

From the Chairman

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.

Understanding Neuroendocrine Tumors and Carcinoid Syndrome

March 21, 2016

Cover Story

Misdiagnosis of neuroendocrine tumors remains an ongoing challenge, and a recent international study involving more than 100 countries and nearly 2000 patients revealed the average case takes between 5 and 9 years to properly diagnose after the first symptoms appear, and the average patient may see five or six doctors.

Not So Pretty in Pink

March 17, 2016

Nurse's Notes

Men newly diagnosed with breast cancer need a great deal of support, in part because of how rare breast cancer is in men, and because the typical reaction to a breast cancer diagnosis is one of disbelief.