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ONN's Top 5 Stories: April 2019

JESSICA SKARZYNSKI
Wednesday, May 01, 2019
Here are the top 5 Oncology Nursing News stories for April 2019.



5. Sticking to a Checklist to Stay on Target
Learn more about how staff members at Baylor University Medical Center have created a detailed checklist to make sure that CAR-T cell therapy guidelines are followed in this story.

4. Honoring an Extraordinary Healer
In this special Nursing Edition of the CURE Talks Cancer podcast, we sat down with Caitlin Cohen, nurse practitioner and winner of the 2019 Extraordinary Healer Award in Oncology Nursing.

3. Navigating End-of-Life Discussions
One of the unique aspects of oncology nursing is the ability to be present during some of the most dark times patients face, including the end of life. Learn more about how to help patients and their families through these difficult discussions in this story from our latest issue. 

2. Pembrolizumab Shows Promise in Lung Cancer
In this update from the AACR Annual Meeting, learn more about how pembrolizumab was found to show promising antitumor activity in patients with pretreated advanced small cell lung cancer.

1. Meeting the Nutritional Needs of Patients with Cancer
We discuss how nurses factor into a multi-disciplinary approach to nutrition for patients and caregivers before, during and after treatment in this piece. 

And as always, for links to all of our top stories and more, visit OncNursingNews.com

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By: JEANNETTE (JEANNIE) MEYER, MSN, RN, CCRN-K, CCNS, PCCN-K, ACHPN; DANIEL KARLIN, MD; AND CHRISTOPHER PIETRAS, MD
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