Latest Conference Articles
Immune-Related Adverse Events: Know What to Look for and How to Act
August 7th 2020, 7:57pm
As immunotherapy continues to move into different tumor types, nurses must familiarize themselves – and their patients – with immune-related adverse events.
Data Breakdowns May Uncover More Cancer Disparities
August 7th 2020, 12:05am
When researchers break ethnic groups down into more specific groups and nationalities, more disparities often become apparent. However, there is a number of reasons why this may not be done, explained Chastity Washington, MPH, CHES.
Cervical Cancer: Symptoms, Treatments, and Outlooks
August 5th 2020, 5:31pm
Cervical cancer is often diagnosed in the later stages, though incidence of the disease is declining thanks to the HPV vaccine.
Get to the Root of Cancer Disparities
August 3rd 2020, 5:50pm
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 2nd 2020, 6:07pm
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 1st 2020, 1:17am
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.
4th Annual School of Nursing Oncology: Virtual Meeting Brings the Latest Updates to Oncology Nurses
July 24th 2020, 10:00pm
The virtual meeting will cover new therapies, adverse event management, end-of-life care, and much more.
Partial-Breast Radiation Promising for Some Breast Cancer Survivors
September 13th 2019, 12:00am
Partial-breast radiation may be more convenient for patients with breast cancer, and according to recent research, the outcomes aren’t much different than patients who had whole-breast radiation.
Keeping Track of the Most Recent Treatment Updates
September 8th 2019, 7:00pm
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.