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December 2009

Resistance Training and Breast Cancer-Related Lymphedema

May 26, 2010

Columns

Of serious concern among breast cancer survivors is breast cancer-related lymphedema (BCRL), which causes chronic swelling in the arm or hand where axillary lymph nodes were dissected or radiation therapy was administered. The exact etiology and pathophysiology of BCRL is multifactorial and not completely understood.

The importance of supportive care

May 26, 2010

ONCNG Oncology Nursing

The majority of patients with cancer, including those who have completed treatments, experience symptoms related to their cancer or to treatments at some point during their cancer journey.

Discussing Cancer-Related Fatigue and Anemia with Patients

May 26, 2010

Cover Story

Fatigue and anemia often go hand-in-hand in patients with cancer. In fact, anemia is frequently a cause of fatigue. Both conditions may result from the cancer itself, from treatment, or from underlying causes.