Linda Jacobs, PhD, CRNP, director of the Cancer Survivorship Center, comments on the incidence of erectile dysfunction in childhood cancer survivors.
Lori Smith, BSN, MSN, CRNP
Breast and gynecologic cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy may experience improvement in cancer-related fatigue with integrative medicine approaches.
For patients undergoing primary treatment for head and neck cancer, sexuality was significantly impacted in many patients both prior to and during cancer treatment.
Cancer patients with a documented history of depressive symptoms prior to hospital admission experience an extended hospital stay.
Oncology nurse leaders share insights into the care of vulnerable oncology populations—from ED triage to tailored telehealth sessions for homeless populations.
Quit rates reported by a smoking-cessation program at Duke Cancer Center increased from 17% to 34% in the 2 years since it was implemented.
After non-oncology units received comprehensive safety kits for handling oral hazardous drugs, chemo handling precautions at Maine Medical Center increased significantly.
Detailed education and other initiatives related to CHG cloth use boosted bathing compliance rates by 95% in 14 months, and decreased CLABSI by 8%.
A streamlined nursing protocol reduced delays related to treatment with oral formulations of chemotherapy and immunotherapy, and increased patient satisfaction.
In this slide show we highlight some of the top news from the past year on genetic testing for cancer, including gene signatures for identifying different sub-types of breast cancer, the influence of genetics on RCC outcomes, and the utility of liquid biopsies.