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Oncology Nursing

Patients with lung and colorectal cancer who understood that chemotherapy would not cure them were no less likely to receive chemotherapy at the end of life.

Many women with breast cancer do not understand the details of their tumor characteristics or how they relate to specific treatment options, according to a new study.

ONS has released a position paper on palliative care, emphasizing its importance throughout cancer treatment and the critical role of nurses.

Group exercise programs can improve the physical and mental well-being of prostate cancer patients, as well as providing emotional and social support.

Risk for febrile neutropenia was high among patients with metastases from a variety of common cancers and was associated with numerous clinical and economic consequences, including increased morbidity and mortality.

A large trial showed that treatment-emergent vasomotor and/or joint symptoms do not correlate with any improvement in recurrence-free survival in postmenopausal breast cancer patients treated with aromatase inhibitors.

Data from the Women’s Intervention Nutrition Study found a reduction in dietary fat intake resulted in lower death rates in ER- and PR-negative breast cancer.

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