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Oncology Nursing

Oncology Nursing

A phone-based symptom monitoring system using "smart technology" led to improvements in patient quality of life during the final weeks of home hospice care.

A recent survey found that the financial burden of cancer treatment leads many patients to make potentially harmful medical care and lifestyle tradeoffs.

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.

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