Oncology Nursing News Top Stories: August 2020

Jessica Skarzynski

Each month, we take a look back at the most popular Oncology Nursing News® stories. Here are the top 5 stories from August 2020.

Each month, we take a look back at the most popular Oncology Nursing News® stories. Here are the top 5 stories from August 2020.

5. Identifying Colorectal Cancer by Blood Test

Learn more about how the novel multimodal FirstSightCRC test has shown promise in identifying colorectal cancer, as well as precancerous polyps and advanced adenomas.

4. Build Your Resilience Muscle, Stat

As a nurse, recognize that developing or improving your resilience is not only one that is ethically necessary to care for patients in difficult situations, but a crucial personal journey. Here, one nurse offers some tips on how to take care of yourself.

3. HER2+ Breast Cancer Treatment Continues to Change: Expert Weighs In

With two exciting drug approvals in less than 1 year, the HER2-positive breast cancer treatment paradigm is constantly changing. Learn more about the newest options available for patients in this web exclusive.

2. CAR T-Cell Therapy: Promising, But Not Perfect

While the advent of CAR T-cell therapy is a “game changer for blood cancers,” according to Kelly Garvin, MA, BSN, RN, they do have potentially lethal adverse events that nurses should be aware of. Learn more about this and more in this update from SONO 2020.

1. Mitigating Compassion Fatigue and Nurse Burnout Amid COVID-19

The issue of burnout is now a well-known and well-researched phenomenon. Here, look at how oncology nurses are at high risk for suffering from its effects, but they are also learning that even amid a pandemic, there is reason to hope, lessons to learn, and strength to be found.

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