Prescribing 20 mg of Mozart for Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea
A Michigan State University investigator is preparing to expand on an encouraging pilot study that used a music-listening intervention to influence chemotherapy-induced nausea.
Hospice Professionals Use Mind, Body, and Movement Meditation to Reduce Stress
A program evaluated at Michigan State University has shown that meditation helps combat burnout and promote well-being among health care workers, particularly in hospice settings.
Benefits of Yoga and Meditation for Patients With Cancer
Yoga is a complementary mind–body therapy that may help people manage cancer symptoms or adverse effects of treatments and improve their quality of life.
Eric Vachon on the Effect of Complexity on Adherence with Kinase Inhibitors
Eric Vachon, BSN, PhD candidate, discusses the importance of taking all variables of complexity into account when considering adherence to kinase inhibitors.
Identifying Patients and Families at Risk for Cancer
With approximately 5% to 10% of cancers attributable to a hereditary cancer predisposition syndrome, identifying those patients with cancer who are at risk has significant benefit both to patients and their relatives.
Switching Places: From Nurse to Caregiver
Coordination of care and educating patients and their caregivers needs to be the standard of care.
Chemotherapy-induced cardiotoxicity is defined as a poisonous or detrimental effect upon the heart that can delay cancer treatment, decrease survival, and increase morbidity.
Gwen Wyatt Discusses Conducting a Multisite Randomized Trial
Gwen Wyatt, PhD, RN, FAAN,discusses the challenges associated with conducting a multisite randomized clinical trial.
Rebecca Lehto on Complementary Modalities During Lung Cancer Treatment
Rebecca Lehto, PhD, RN, OCN, discusses patient use of complementary modalities during treatment for advanced lung cancer.
To Prescribe or Not to Prescribe?: Pain Management for Post-Thoracotomy Patients
Many patients choose not to call their providers, stating their fear of being labeled "drug seeking" or a "wimp," believing that since they were given no refills for their pain medication, the expectation must be that they should not need more when they run out.
Ongoing Disparity: Breast Cancer in African American Women
Although white women have a higher incidence of breast cancer than African American women (123.2/100,000 versus 118/100,000), African American women have a 40% higher mortality rate.
Using Mindfulness-Based Therapies for Symptom Management in Cancer
Many cancer patients use complementary therapies for symptom management in conjunction with their standard medical treatment.
Rebecca Lehto Discusses Symptom Burden in Lung Cancer
Rebecca Lehto, PhD, RN, OCN, Assistant Professor, College of Nursing, Michigan State University, discusses symptom burden in lung cancer.
Sandra Spoelstra on Improving Cancer Medication Adherence
Sandra Spoelstra, PhD, RN, assistant professor, Michigan State University, discusses strategies to help improve cancer medication adherence.
Improving Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates Among African Americans
Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer death among African Americans. The CRC mortality rate among African Americans is 29.8% compared with 19.5% among Caucasians.
Improving Glycemic Control in Individuals With Cancer and Diabetes
It is estimated that 8%-18% of all cancer patients will have preexisting diabetes at the time they are diagnosed with cancer.
Rebecca Lehto on Mindfulness Strategies for Cancer Patients
Rebecca Lehto, PhD, RN, OCN, Assistant Professor, College of Nursing, Michigan State University, discusses mindfulness strategies for patients with cancer.
Gwen Wyatt on Reflexology Treatment for Breast Cancer
Gwen Wyatt, PhD, RN, Professor, College of Nursing, Michigan State University, describes reflexology treatment of patients with breast cancer.
Making the Move to Exercise
Amy Hoffman, MSN, PhD, RN, from Michigan State University's College of Nursing, offers practical tips to help initiate a regular exercise strategy for cancer patients and survivors.
Rebecca Lehto on Worry and Cognitive Function
Rebecca Lehto, PhD, RN, OCN, Assistant Professor, College of Nursing, Michigan State University, discusses worry and cognitive function following a lung cancer diagnosis.
Gwen Wyatt Discusses Complementary Therapies
Gwen Wyatt, PhD, RN, Professor, College of Nursing, Michigan State University, discusses the use of complementary therapies in cancer care.
Nurses Leading the Way: Promoting Adherence to Oral Cancer Medications
Spoelstra, PhD, RN, of the Michigan State University
College of Nursing, outlines the essential and
growing role of oncology nurses in helping patients
with cancer to manage their oral regimens
Frontline Olaparib Plus Abiraterone Provides Consistent Clinical Benefit in HRR-Mutated mCRPC
Assessing Subsequent Therapies in mHSPC Confirms OS Benefit From Darolutamide
Long-term Regorafenib Remission in mCRC May Be Linked to ECOG Score, Less Advanced Disease
Abiraterone Plus Prednisone, Apalutamide Improves Prostate Cancer Outcomes Without Impacting HRQoL
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