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Distress in Advanced Cancer May Be Alleviated With Psychedelic-Assisted Psychotherapy

Distress in Advanced Cancer May Be Alleviated With Psychedelic-Assisted Psychotherapy

November 15th 2022, 3:00pm

Psychiatric distress and existential distress are associated with poor outcomes in patients with advanced cancers and treatment options such as psychotherapy have demonstrated limited effectiveness.

Evolving Immunotherapy Data Shed Light on Best Practices in Metastatic Melanoma

Evolving Immunotherapy Data Shed Light on Best Practices in Metastatic Melanoma

November 13th 2022, 5:00pm

During the 40th Annual Chemotherapy Foundation Symposium, Jeffrey S. Weber, MD, PhD, discussesed best sequencing practices in metastatic melanoma.

Ahulwalia on Targeting the Blood Brain Barrier With Novel Immunotherapies and Precision Oncology

Ahulwalia on Targeting the Blood Brain Barrier With Novel Immunotherapies and Precision Oncology

November 11th 2022, 7:00pm

Manmeet Ahulwalia, MD, MBA, underscores how novel treatment approaches in oncology are proving effective in managing brain metastases.

Health Literacy in Cancer Care Begins with the Nursing Staff

Health Literacy in Cancer Care Begins with the Nursing Staff

November 11th 2022, 3:00pm

During the 40th Annual Chemotherapy Foundation Symposium, Sandra Kurtin, PhD, ANP-BC, FAPO, discussed improving health literacy in oncology care.

Verina on Tackling Neurological Toxicities From CAR T-Cell Therapy

Verina on Tackling Neurological Toxicities From CAR T-Cell Therapy

November 10th 2022, 5:09pm

Daniel J. Verina, DNP, RN, MSN, ACNP-BC, underscores how nurses can assess neurological toxicities in both the inpatient and outpatient setting.

Maximizing Potential of Immunotherapy Requires Appropriate irAE Management

Maximizing Potential of Immunotherapy Requires Appropriate irAE Management

November 10th 2022, 3:00pm

Immunotherapy has changed the face of cancer treatment, but requires appropriate irAE management to reach full potential.

Mepitel Film Reduces Severe Radiation Dermatitis in Patients Undergoing Mastectomy

Mepitel Film Reduces Severe Radiation Dermatitis in Patients Undergoing Mastectomy

November 4th 2022, 2:00pm

The rate of severe radiation dermatitis was reduced with the use of Mepital Film in patients with breast cancer undergoing mastectomy.

5-Year Findings Support Xevinapant Plus Chemotherapy in Locally Advanced Head and Neck Cancer

5-Year Findings Support Xevinapant Plus Chemotherapy in Locally Advanced Head and Neck Cancer

October 28th 2022, 6:00pm

A presentation at the 2022 ESMO Congress found that xevinapant plus chemoradiotherapy decreased the risk of death by twice that of placebo for patients with unresectable, locally advanced head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.

Nurse Leaders Must Foster Change to Develop a Healthy Workplace Environment

Nurse Leaders Must Foster Change to Develop a Healthy Workplace Environment

October 20th 2022, 2:00pm

Linda Laskowski-Jones, MS, APRN, ACNS-BC, CEN, NEA-BC, FAAN, discusses how oncology nurse leaders can help improve working environments for their staff.

States With Medicaid Expansion Experience Improved Cancer Care Delivery

States With Medicaid Expansion Experience Improved Cancer Care Delivery

October 13th 2022, 6:00pm

At the 2022 ASCO Quality Care Symposium, researchers discussed how Medicaid expansion was tied to earlier diagnoses, more accessible palliative care, and decreased mortality rates for patients with cancer.