Oncology Nursing News Top Stories: April 2021

Each month, we take a look back at the most popular Oncology Nursing News® stories. Here are the top 5 stories from April 2021.

Each month, we take a look back at the most popular Oncology Nursing News® stories. Here are the top 5 stories from April 2021.

5. Caring for the Geriatric Patient: What Oncology Nurses Need to Know

The cover story of our latest issue examines why oncology nurses must consider many factors when treating geriatric patients, from drug-drug interactions to treatment education and functional age.

4. Lurbinectedin Shows Promise in Small Cell Lung Cancer Treatment

Wade T. Iams, MD, discusses the efficacy and safety of lurbinectdin in in patients with small cell lung cancer, the impact of its approval on the paradigm, and remaining questions regarding its use.

3. Breast Cancer Surgery in a Pandemic: What's the Best Approach?

In a recent interview, breast surgeon Cindy Matsen, MD, discusses the best practices for breast cancer surgery during the COVID-19 pandemic.

2. FDA Authorizes Marketing for AI Colon Cancer Detection Device

Earlier this month, the FDA authorized the marketing of the first device that utilizes artificial intelligence based on machine learning to help clinicians detect lesions like polyps or suspected tumors in the colon in real time during a colonoscopy.

1. Approach Health Disparities From All Angles

In honor of National Minority Health Month, this feature highlights the need for health care and community sectors to come together and improve cancer outcomes for underserved populations.

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