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Investigational RNA Interference Therapy, ARO-HIF2, Yields Encouraging Phase 1 Results in Clear Cell RCC

Investigational RNA Interference Therapy, ARO-HIF2, Yields Encouraging Phase 1 Results in Clear Cell RCC

May 12th 2022, 6:00pm

Patients with clear cell renal cell carcinoma experienced reduced levels of hypoxia inducible factor-2 alpha expression following treatment with ARO-HIF2.

Kate Sandstrom on Ensuring Patient Follow-Up With Radiation Oncology Teams

Kate Sandstrom on Ensuring Patient Follow-Up With Radiation Oncology Teams

May 11th 2022, 6:00pm

ONS Annual Congress

Kate Sandstrom, MSN, APRN-BC, AOCN, discusses the importance of including the radiation oncology team in a patient’s long-term care plan.

Oncology Nurses Drastically Reduce Central Line Infection Incidences Through Peer-to-Peer Observation Strategy

Oncology Nurses Drastically Reduce Central Line Infection Incidences Through Peer-to-Peer Observation Strategy

May 11th 2022, 2:00pm

Oncology nurses at the 2022 ASTCT Meeting shared how a peer-to-peer observation and validation tool helped decrease central line-associated bloodstream infections by 68%.

Study Seeks to Identify Connection Between Cognitive function and Anxiety In Patients Receiving Chemotherapy

Study Seeks to Identify Connection Between Cognitive function and Anxiety In Patients Receiving Chemotherapy

May 10th 2022, 7:02pm

ONS Annual Congress

Unrelieved stress may contribute to cancer-related cognitive impairment and anxiety in patients undergoing chemotherapy.

Established Downtime Procedures Protect Patient Outcomes Against Cyber Attacks

Established Downtime Procedures Protect Patient Outcomes Against Cyber Attacks

May 10th 2022, 2:00pm

ONS Annual Congress

In the age of cyberattacks, establishing and practicing a downtime procedure is crucial to safeguard patient care, according to Kelli-Ann Mancini, MSN, RN, OCN.

Following ADT, Older Patients With Prostate Cancer Are at an Increased Risk of Cardiac Complications

Following ADT, Older Patients With Prostate Cancer Are at an Increased Risk of Cardiac Complications

May 8th 2022, 3:00pm

ONS Annual Congress

Older men who have received androgen-deprivation therapy are an increased risk of heart issues, however, the root of the risk is still not well understood.

Cancer Survivors Struggling With Insomnia May Benefit from Cognitive Therapy

Cancer Survivors Struggling With Insomnia May Benefit from Cognitive Therapy

May 7th 2022, 3:00pm

ONS Annual Congress

Cognitive therapies were found to be effective for helping cancer survivors with insomnia, but more research is needed for patients actively receiving treatment.

Patient Wait Times Reduced by Teaching Oncology Nurses to Insert Ultrasound-Guided Peripheral IV

Patient Wait Times Reduced by Teaching Oncology Nurses to Insert Ultrasound-Guided Peripheral IV

May 6th 2022, 2:00pm

ONS Annual Congress

Oncology nurses may be able decrease peripheral access wait times for patients, however, a change in culture may be necessary to see full results.

Jessica MacIntyre on Utilizing Nurse Navigators to Connect Patients to Nutrition Services

Jessica MacIntyre on Utilizing Nurse Navigators to Connect Patients to Nutrition Services

May 6th 2022, 2:00pm

ONS Annual Congress

Jessica MacIntyre, ARNP, NP-C, AOCNP, discusses empowering oncology nurse navigators to refer patients undergoing chemotherapy or radiation therapy to nutrition services.

Single Nucleotide Polymorphism Genotyping Could Predict Severe Radiation Dermatitis in Breast Cancer

Single Nucleotide Polymorphism Genotyping Could Predict Severe Radiation Dermatitis in Breast Cancer

May 5th 2022, 2:00pm

ONS Annual Congress

Single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) genotyping could be used to predict radiation dermatitis in patients with breast cancer.