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Oncology Nursing

Oncology Nursing

The FDA has approved combined netupitant and palonosetron (Akynzeo) for the treatment of chemotherapy-related nausea and vomiting in patients with cancer.

In a policy statement on the relationship between cancer and obesity, ASCO called on oncologists to integrate obesity prevention and management into patient care.

Using a simple questionnaire to assess anxiety in breast cancer patients before surgery may help alleviate patients’ fear and uncertainty, and improve outcomes.

Individualized counseling should begin before surgery and continue throughout treatment for breast cancer survivors fearful of developing lymphedema, says a new study.

Involving palliative care teams early in the disease process in the outpatient setting can significantly improve end-of-life care for cancer patients, a recent study found.

Patient navigators can play an important role in helping poor and underserved women overcome barriers to receiving recommended care for breast cancer, a recent study found.

Researchers have developed a tool to measure patients’ risk for financial toxicity following cancer diagnosis and treatment.

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