Bioimpedance Spectroscopy May Play a Large Role in Proactively Preventing Chronic Lymphedema
Patients who underwent prospective surveillance with bioimpedance
spectroscopy were less likely to develop chronic breast cancer–related
lymphedema compared with patients who were assessed with tape measure.
Will Requiring the DNP Improve the Quality of Oncology Nursing?
Advocacy and opposition continue to grow regarding the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties’ goal of requiring the Doctor of Nursing Practice degree (DNP) for entry-level nurse practitioners.
Durvalumab Outcomes Could Change Treatment Approaches in Cholangiocarcinoma
Adding the immunotherapy to chemotherapy in the frontline setting may improve overall survival for patients with advanced biliary tract cancer.
Nurse Takeaways: 2022 ASCO Genitourinary Cancers Symposium at a Glance
PARP inhibitors emerge as frontline treatment in metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer, immunotherapy combinations improve quality of
life in advanced renal cell carcinoma, and antibody drug conjugates show promise in cisplatin-ineligible urothelial cancer.
2022 ASCO Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium Highlights
Ivosidenib maintains quality of life in cholangiocarcinoma, immunotherapy outperforms chemotherapy in select gastric/gastroesophageal junction adenocarcinoma, and nivolumab induces high response rates are observed among patients with BRAF V600E–mutant metastatic colorectal cancer.
Questions of Accessibility and Inclusion Continue to Draw Attention in Oncology Nursing
No system can properly flourish without constant efforts to diversify, and the nursing field is no exception.
Electronic Health Record Notes May Be Perpetuating Biases
Fixing the problem will involve holding medical institutions accountable for addressing implicit bias among providers.
Caring for an Immunocompromised Bone Marrow Transplant Recipient
Special protocols are required to ensure the safety of patients undergoing bone marrow transplants.
Understanding “Total Pain” in the Context of Oncology Care
Oncology nurses must assess the total pain of their patients by considering the physical, psychological, social, emotional, and spiritual elements.
Decentralized Clinical Trials: Bringing Care Directly to Patients
Evolving technology and adaptability allow for a more patient-centric approach to clinical trials; however, there are some limitations.
The Future of Nursing Must Be Diverse
Inclusion has to be an intentional part of the plan as strategies to diversify the nursing field are adopted.
Olanzapine Significantly Reduces CINV in Patients Receiving MEC
Reimagining Frailty Screenings in Head and Neck Cancer
Screening for Pain and Depression is Not Enough in Cancer Care
Niraparib-Based Triplet Therapy Offers OS Advantage in BRCA1/2+ mCRPC
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