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July 01, 2021
The FDA has approved asparaginase erwinia chrysanthemi (recombinant)-rywn (Rylaze) as a complement of treatment for the most common childhood cancer.
June 18, 2021
Many patients with cancer may feel uneasy about the COVID-19 vaccines, especially as new stories break about potential heart complications. However, most patients should get the shot as soon as possible, says Brahm Segal, MD.
June 15, 2021
After hearing about the difficulties a transgender man faced in receiving a cancer diagnosis, Kelly S. Haviland, PhD, FNP-BC, found her calling.
Amanpour, who is CNN's chief international anchor, announced her diagnosis live on-air, while advocating for cancer screening, too.
June 10, 2021
The FDA approved injectable technetium Tc 99m tilmanocept (Lymphoseek), a radiopharmaceutical agent that targets lymphatic mapping and guiding for sentinel lymph node biopsies (SLNB), for use in pediatric patients with melanoma, rhabdomyosarcoma, and other solid tumors.
This year, there were many takeaways from the American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting that oncology nurses can incorporate into their practice.
Getting an accurate history – and doing so in a comfortable and non-judgmental way – can improve cancer care for LGBTQ patients.
June 04, 2021
The FDA has accepted the biologics license application for a proposed biosimilar for pegfilgrastim, which had been developed by Lupin Limited.
June 03, 2021
Comprehensive geriatric assessment can identify age-related vulnerabilities, determine patient fitness, and confirm physiological age through multidisciplinary evaluations of multiple health domains.
Cultural competence, multidisciplinary efforts with diverse faculty, and high-risk screening programs could help to address critical gaps and cancer disparities.