Why I Am Passionate About Navigation
My story serves as a reminder that every patient and family I meet as an oncology nurse navigator deserves the care I wanted my father to have.
How Healthcare Hashtags Can Help Nurses Share and Build Resources
Carol Bush, BS, RN, is an oncology nurse navigator with the Midwest Cancer Alliance. She has a passion for helping medical teams learn to embrace innovation and thrive in a patient-focused environment.
When You Hear Hoof Beats, Think Zebras
Diagnosing and treating a patient with a less common cancer can be challenging for practitioners, yet with greater awareness and better diagnostics more of these rare cancers are likely to show up in the clinic.
Urgent Visit Program Aims to Reduce ED Admissions
Educating, raising awareness, and implementing an urgent visit program can reduce emergency department use and number of hospitalizations.
Understanding Neuroendocrine Tumors and Carcinoid Syndrome
Misdiagnosis of neuroendocrine tumors remains an ongoing challenge, and a recent international study involving more than 100 countries and nearly 2000 patients revealed the average case takes between 5 and 9 years to properly diagnose after the first symptoms appear, and the average patient may see five or six doctors.
Not So Pretty in Pink
Men newly diagnosed with breast cancer need a great deal of support, in part because of how rare breast cancer is in men, and because the typical reaction to a breast cancer diagnosis is one of disbelief.
What I Wish My Nurse Knew About Anal Cancer
I had anal cancer, and as a registered nurse with over 20 years of experience under my belt, this was unbelievable.
Diagnosing and Treating Myeloproliferative Neoplasms
Myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs) are “still in their infancy in the cancer world,” according to Rebecca N. Claassen, RN, BSN, OCN.
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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