In this interview we discuss a study that looked at the effect of an 8-week exercise intervention on treatment side effects for patients with prostate cancer.
Oncology nurses and others should pay close attention to their patients’ quality-of-life concerns, but what that means will vary from patient to patient.
Chlorhexidine wipe bathing might help reduce the risk of deadly central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSIs) among cancer inpatients, but barriers can complicate implementation efforts.
In this interview we discuss pain management for cancer patients who are at high risk of opioid abuse.
In this interview we discuss how obesity can affect cancer treatment, and how healthcare providers can better communicate with overweight patients on issues such as diet and exercise.
In this interview we discuss follow-up care and screening for second primary cancers in cancer survivors.
Patients with moderate cancer pain report significantly greater pain relief after taking low-lose morphine as opposed to weaker opioids.
As the lead caregiver at the bedside, the oncology nurse plays a pivotal role in preventing missteps in end-of-life care decisions and ensuring that providers carry out the wishes of patients and families.
Identifying breast cancer patients who are at low risk for chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting before the start of treatment may help avoid unnecessary use of antiemetic medications without compromising quality of care.
A drug commonly given to cancer patients to relieve opioid-induced constipation is capable of slowing tumor growth and may play a role in developing new drug therapies.