“The Vitals” is a twice-monthly podcast that delves into research in the field of oncology nursing.

Are Hearing Tests Necessary For Adult Cancer Survivors?

September 15, 2022

In this episode of “The Vitals,” Christine Miaskowski, PhD, RN, discusses research showcasing that adult patients receiving either a platinum-based chemotherapy, taxane alone, or a combined regimen of platinum- and taxane-based treatment may be at risk of hearing loss.

Nursing Perspectives on Managing Toxicities With ADCs in Metastatic Gastric and Breast Cancers

September 01, 2022

In this episode of "The Vitals," Sarah Donahue, MPH, NP, AOCNP; Jamie Carroll, APRN, CNP, MSN; Theresa Wicklin Gillespie, PhD, MA, RN, FAAN; and Elizabeth Prechtel-Dunphy, DNP, RN, ANP-BC, AOCN, exchange clinical pearls for treating patients receiving antibody-drug conjugates.

Stephanie Jackson Unpacks Recent Advances in Leukemia Treatments

August 15, 2022

Stephanie Jackson, DNP, MSN, RN, AOCNP, BMTCN, discusses the trajectory of targeted and CAR T-cell therapies such as ivosidenib and brexucabtagene autoleucel, and what nurses need to know about these treatments to be able to practice at the top of their licensure.

Sarah Donahue Highlights Destiny-Breast04 Trial Takeaways for Patients With HR+, HER2-Low Metastatic Breast Cancer

August 01, 2022

Sarah Donahue, MPH, NP, AOCNP, explains the trial design of the pivotal DESTINY-Breast04 trial and discusses how the promising performance of trastuzumab deruxtecan might impact patients with unresectable or metastatic HER2-low breast cancer.

Key Advances in Cancer Survivorship Toxicity Management

July 15, 2022

In this episode of The Vitals, Lidia Schapira, MD, FASCO, recounts highlights from the 2022 ASCO Symptoms and Survivorship track and underscores key takeaways for practitioners seeking to enhance the delivery of cancer survivorship care.