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FDA Approves New Drug For Chemo-Related Nausea and Vomiting
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved rolapitant for the prevention of delayed phase nausea and vomiting associated with chemotherapy.
Cancer Survivors Diagnosed as Teens at Risk for Cognitive Problems
Cancer survivors who were diagnosed as teens often experience emotional distress and neurocognitive dysfunction, interfering with social development as adults.
Cancer Survivors May Face Challenges Trying to Adopt
Cancer survivors may face discrimination by adoption agencies, many of which require medical histories and statements of health to be shared with birth mothers.
Practical Management of Adverse Events Associated With Afatinib
In this video from the 2015 ONS meeting, Dr. Sipples talks about effective management of side effects for patients taking afatinib, an oral, targeted agent for lung cancer.
Nurse Practitioners Communicating Bad News to Cancer Patients
In this video from the 2015 ONS meeting, Dr. Gwyn talks about nurse practitioners delivering bad news to patients by utilizing the SPIKES protocol.
Assessment of Colorectal Cancer Screening Awareness, Preferences in Jordan
In this video from the 2015 ONS meeting, Dr. Omran discusses the high-risk of colorectal cancer among the Jordanian population and the need to promote more screening awareness.
Examining the Obesity-Cancer Connection
The topic of obesity and its effect on cancer risk and subsequent treatment was discussed in detail at this year's Oncology Nursing Society annual meeting in Orlando, Florida.
Chemo Education Classes Empower Patients
At ONS Congress 2013, Peggy Scott explains how chemotherapy education classes at The Emily Couric Cancer Center, now in place for 2 years, have put patients at the center of their care and prepared them to start treatment (abstract 129532).
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