Cognitive Behavior Therapy Can Combat Fatigue
When patients are experiencing cancer-related fatigue, oncology nurses might want to consider referring them to cognitive behavior therapy (CBT).
Immunotherapy for Patients with Small-Cell Lung Cancer
While some view immunotherapy as limiting in small-cell lung cancer treatment, one expert believes otherwise.
Financial Toxicity Impacts Symptom Burden
Financial toxicity can have an impact on patients' anxiety and depression, but oncology nurses can help.
Lung Cancer Treatment Improves, But Stigma Does Not
While treatment options for lung cancer have vastly improved over the last decade, attitudes toward the disease have actually gotten worse.
Clinical Trials Are Key in Identifying, Eliminating Cancer Disparities
Due to their strict regulations, clinical trials eliminate room for discriminatory practices, and can lend insight to disparities among groups.
Katie Couric's Message to Her Younger Self: On Cancer and Kindness
Don't waste time being upset, and don't try to shield loved ones from their diagnosis.
More Is Needed for Immunotherapy in Lung Cancer
From long-term data to additional clinical trials, more is needed to better understand immunotherapy in lung cancer.
Treatment Approaches for Brain Metastases in Breast Cancer
An expert gives an overview of the different treatment approaches for patients with breast cancer that has metastasized to their brain.
Adverse Events of CAR T-Cell Therapy
It is crucial for nurses to be aware of adverse events that can occur in patients who are receiving CAR T-cell therapy, explained one expert.
Comorbidities Can Affect CML Treatment Decisions
There are certain comorbidities and lifestyle factors that practitioners must consider before prescribing treatment for chronic myelogenous leukemia.
New Lymphedema Treatment Generates Excitement
A new surgical method could help treat lymphedema, according to one expert.
Early-Onset Colorectal Cancer in Minority Populations
Certain racial groups had a higher incidence of early-onset colorectal cancer, according to recent research.
What Constitutes a Grateful Patient?
A grateful patient recognizes all the hard work that goes into their treatment and care, explained former NFL player Rolf Benirschke.
Nurses Make a Huge Impact on Cancer Care, Says Former NHL Referee
Oncology nurses brightened the mood of Kerry Fraser's first oncology appointment.
Challenges and Hopes for Liquid Biopsies in Bladder Cancer
Liquid biopsies and other novel techniques have the potential to change the bladder cancer space. However, unanswered questions remain.
Do BTK Inhibitors Lead to Secondary Cancers?
Patients with CLL prescribed BTK inhibitors may have a higher chance of developing secondary cancers, according to recent research.
Cancer-Related Cognitive Impairment Affects Survivors' Daily Living
Cancer-related cognitive impairments affect many survivors of the disease, and can have major impacts on their daily living.
Should All Patients With Breast Cancer Get Chemotherapy?
One expert discusses findings from the TAILORx study.
Working Together for Optimal Patient Care
Nurses, other clinicians, and outside organizations must work together to ensure that all patients' needs and concerns are being addressed.
Accessing and Analyzing Clinical Data in EMRs
There is so much important and actionable clinical data found in clinicians' notes in electronic medical records (EMRs).
Nurse Answers: Is Your Job Depressing?
Oncology nurses are often faced with the question, "Isn't your job depressing?" Hear what what radiation oncology nurse had to say.
Journalist Katie Couric Opens Up About Cancer
The broadcast journalist discusses how her colleagues rallied together when her husband was diagnosed with colorectal cancer.
Liquid Biopsies in Lung Cancer: Know the Basics
Liquid biopsies are becoming essential in the lung cancer arena.
Can We Predict Osimertinib Resistance?
There are certain indicators for patients with lung cancer who may progress on osimertinib.
Melanoma Advances: Where We Are and Where We're Going
Combination therapy has been the biggest recent advance in the melanoma space, but there is still more work to be done, according to Douglas B. Johnson, MD.
Prostate Cancer Diagnoses Decrease With Lenient Screening Recommendations
After the USPSTF advised against prostate cancer screening for all men, there was a decrease in the incidence of the disease.
Why Patients Are Apprehensive About Genetic Testing
Genetic testing can be very beneficial to patients and their families. However, some people are still unsure about having it done.
Preventing Radiation Dermatitis
Radiation dermatitis is a common adverse event for patients with head and neck cancer undergoing radiation therapy, but a new kind of dressing may help.
Do Targeted Therapies Drive Disparities?
After the widespread use of targeted therapies for breast cancer treatment, there was a wider gap in mortality rates between black and white women with the disease.
Examining CIPN's Effects on Daily Lives
Chemotherapy-induced periphreal neuropathy can affect patients' daily living, and some individuals may be more prone to it than others.
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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