Oncology Nursing News Top Stories: May 2020

June 1, 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 May 2020.

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

5. Expert Talks Immunotherapy for Triple Negative Breast Cancer Treatment

The addition of immunotherapy to the triple-negative breast cancer treatment landscape has led to a paradigm shift and sparked an abundance of research with immuno-oncology drugs in new combinations and settings, explained Hope S. Rugo, MD.

4. In Case You Missed It: 5 New FDA Oncology Drug Approvals

The FDA continues to approve new cancer drugs, with multiple treatment regimens getting the agency’s OK within the last week. In case you missed it, here, we share a list of the 5 most recent FDA approvals in the cancer space.

3. Cancer Survivors, Caregivers Say ‘Thank You’ to Oncology Nurses

In conjunction with National Nurses’ Week, readers of Oncology Nursing News’ sister publication, CURE — which is meant for patients, survivors, and caregivers of those with cancer – expressed gratitude for their oncology nurses. In this piece, we shared what some of them had to say.

2. Cellular Therapies Boost Outcomes for Aggressive Lymphomas

While aggressive lymphoma such as mantle cell lymphoma typically end in relapse, precision medicine and cellular therapies are improving outcomes for patients, according to Michael Wang, MD.

1. Not ‘Just a Nurse’

From the bedside to the boardroom, nurses are leaders, practitioners, scientists, and transferors of knowledge. In this piece from our co-editor in chief, Stephanie Jackson, learn more about what makes oncology nurses more than ‘just a nurse’.

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