ONN's Top 5 Stories: July 2019

August 1, 2019
Jessica Skarzynski

Here are the top 5 Oncology Nursing News stories for July 2019.

Here are the top 5 Oncology Nursing News stories for July 2019.

5. New Guidelines Published for Oral Mucositis Relief

Researchers and clinicians from around the world have issued new guidelines for the treatment of oral mucositis that involve a form of light therapy. Learn more about these updates in this piece.

4. Secondary Cancers in AYA Survivors

Here, we take a closer look at the increased risk of secondary cancers that adolescent and young adult cancer survivors face, and how oncology nurses can help.

3. Oncology Nurses at Risk of Burnout

With the nursing shortage creating problems for oncology nurses everywhere, contributor and oncology nurse Karen Harris takes a look at how nurses will have to take an active role to minimize burnout.

2. Not Just Doctor’s Helpers

A recent study has found that nurse practitioners and physician assistants comprise the largest group of cancer care providers for Medicare beneficiaries in some regions. Learn more, with this piece.

1. FDA Takes Action Against Implant-Associated Cancer

In our top story of the month, learn how the FDA is taking action to protect women from breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma by requiring the implant manufacturers to recall the products in question.