Oncology nurse leaders share insights into the care of vulnerable oncology populations—from ED triage to tailored telehealth sessions for homeless populations.
Lori Smith, BSN, MSN, CRNP
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.
Researchers have discovered that genetic mutations associated with Fanconi Anemia may also result in a higher risk for certain cancers, even in patients who don't exhibit symptoms of the disease.
We are fully aware that not all ovarian and peritoneal cancers are alike.
No matter what side of the aisle you sit on, no matter who you voted for and putting all things political aside, I think most of us as healthcare providers want only the best for our patients.
A study out of Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health published results of a study evaluating the United States mortality rate associated with cervical cancer and what they found is concerning, especially for older and black wome