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.
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.
Patients with lung cancer are increasingly receiving targeted therapies that induce complete disease remissions, but they can also develop resistance to these drugs. New efforts are now underway to discover and develop new options for patients experiencing drug resistance.
Results of a single-institution study found the risk for fracture among survivors of hematopoietic stem-cell transplantation increased by nearly eight times.
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.