Lisa Schulmeister

Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Among long-term CRC survivors, regular use of aspirin is associated with overall survival and use of NSAIDs was significantly associated with improved survival only in individuals with KRAS wild-type tumors.
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
ASCO has released its Clinical Practice Guidelines as an app so clinicians can keep important information at their fingertips.
Monday, June 12, 2017
A recent study has found that a topical nail bed balm may be effective in preventing and mitigating nail damage, a common adverse effect from taxane chemotherapy.
Tuesday, June 06, 2017
A recent study presented at the 2017 ASCO Annual Meeting found that breast cancer survivors who became pregnant had no greater risk of recurrence or death than women who underwent breast cancer treatment but did not become pregnant. 
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
The Environmental Working Group has issued published its 11th annual guide including information on beach and sport sunscreens, moisturizers and lip products containing Sun Protection Factor (SPF).
Monday, May 22, 2017
Overall survival for patient with cutaneous melanoma was significantly lower for non-white patients, indicating a need for more emphasis on screening and awareness in these populations.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Researchers found that tai chi chih, including guided movement and meditation, may be helpful in reducing insomnia experienced by breast cancer survivors.
Monday, May 08, 2017
At the 2017 ONS Annual Congress, nurses from John Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center reported on their study involving vincristine infused via minibag infusions.
Monday, May 01, 2017
Seven professional organizations came together to issue a new position statment on recommendations for treating patients with aromatase-inhibitor-related bone loss (AIBL).
Monday, April 24, 2017
For patients receiving oral chemotherapy, satisfaction with communication may enhance adherence.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Several patient-related risk factors for chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV) have been identified and compiled into a CINV prediction tool.
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
As prevalence of HPV within the population rises, incidence of HPV-related cancers is expected to rise.
Thursday, April 06, 2017
A recent meta-analysis found that the most effective treatments for cancer-related fatigue are exercise and psychological interventions.
Monday, March 27, 2017
A recent study found that by using standardized criteria, a more objective assessment of patients and their families’ palliative care needs can be made, which can lead to improvement in multiple quality measures.
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
A recent study found that out-of-pocket costs could be a barrier to timely initiation of TKI therapy among individuals with Medicare coverage.
Lisa Schulmeister, MN, RN, ACNS-BC, FAAN
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Lisa Schulmeister, MN, RN, ACNS-BC, FAAN is an oncology nursing consultant and editor-in-chief of Oncology Nursing News.
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Lisa Schulmeister, MN, RN, ACNS-BC, FAAN, is the Editor-in-Chief for OncLive Nursing. She is an oncology nursing consultant and adjunct assistant professor of nursing at Louisiana State Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, LA. She provides continuing nursing education to nurses across the Unites States, is active in several professional nursing organizations, and is intrigued by the many ways nurses use technology to communicate.
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