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ONS 2017

Oncology Nursing Society 2017 Congress

Cancer Network presents exclusive coverage from the Oncology Nursing Society 42nd Annual Congress, held May 4–7 in Denver. We bring you reports on the latest research presented at the meeting and interviews with experts in the field of oncology nursing.

ONS 2017

It is increasingly important that nurses recognize cytokine release syndrome and other side effects that can be triggered by treatment with engineered CAR T-cell therapies.

In this interview we discuss a study that looked at the effect of an 8-week exercise intervention on treatment side effects for patients with prostate cancer.

Oncology nurses must navigate an increasingly complex web of state medical marijuana laws, with varying provisions and roles for healthcare providers.

Women undergoing robotic surgery procedures for gynecologic cancers and nonmalignant conditions report more patient education needs than those undergoing traditional laparotomy.

Oncology nurses and others should pay close attention to their patients’ quality-of-life concerns, but what that means will vary from patient to patient.

Gum chewing might help patients avoid prolonged intestinal motility dysfunction following abdominal cancer surgery, suggested findings reported at the ONS Congress.

Chlorhexidine wipe bathing might help reduce the risk of deadly central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSIs) among cancer inpatients, but barriers can complicate implementation efforts.


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