Identifying Patients and Families at Risk for CancerAugust 22nd 2016
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.
To Prescribe or Not to Prescribe?: Pain Management for Post-Thoracotomy PatientsDecember 26th 2014
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.
Nurses Leading the Way: Promoting Adherence to Oral Cancer MedicationsApril 27th 2013
Sandra 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