ASCO 2021: Top Nursing Takeaways
This year, there were many takeaways from the American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting that oncology nurses can incorporate into their practice.
Each year at the American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual (ASCO) Congress, researchers from around the globe present on the latest updates in cancer care. Here’s a list of some of the key takeaways for oncology nurses.This year, there were many takeaways from the American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting that oncology nurses can incorporate into their practice
Survival rates were similar between the 2 drugs, but acalabrutinib tended to be more well-tolerated, so nurses might want to consider that when discussing the treatment options for patients with CLL.
While HPV-related cervical cancers have been declining, other HPV-related cancer statistics are increasing, partially because there is a lack of clear screening guidelines.
States without Medicaid expansion tended to have poorer cancer outcomes than those who broadened the eligibility criteria for Medicaid coverage.
Certain prostate cancer treatments can increase a man’s risk of fracture. However, bone-protecting agents may be able to help.
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