Ann Culkin, MD, discusses how to ease patient fears of cancer treatment-related side effects.
Ann Culkin, RN, OCN, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discusses the important points of treating a patient undergoing chemotherapy.
The most important thing for a patient to understand, Culkin says, is that their pain and suffering will be managed to the best of the medical team’s ability while they are in chemotherapy. Nurses can acknowledge the side effects that a patient fears going into chemotherapy and reassure them. There is also the ever-growing survivorship care that is often part of a nurse’s responsibility.
Oncology Nurses Provide Patients an Avenue to Supportive CareNovember 12th 2019
Palliative care is often associated with a patient entering end of life treatment and giving up on their treatment, but that isn't the reality of what id can do for patients. And oncology nurses can help guide patients to the right supportive care for them.
Hyman B. Muss Discusses the Importance of Nurses in Treating Pregnant Women With Breast CancerMarch 23rd 2016
Hyman B. Muss, MD, professor of medicine at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, discusses the vital roles that nurses play when it comes to treating pregnant women with breast cancer.
Kimberly J. Van Zee on Nomograms Helping in DCIS Treatment Decision-MakingMarch 18th 2016
Kimberly J. Van Zee, MS, MD, FACS, attending surgeon at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discusses the institution's newly-developed nomogram that can help women make treatment decisions about ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS).
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