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ASCO 2011: What Nurses Need to Know

Personal perspectives from oncology nurses of abstracts presented at ASCO on research with the potential to change practice, important studies that failed to meet expectations, and topics particularly relevant to oncology nurses.

Onc Nurse > Conference Highlights

Yoga Benefits Patients With Breast Cancer

Patients with breast cancer who undertook yoga following radiotherapy derived physical and emotional benefi ts from the ancient Indian practice, according to research presented at ASCO.

Onc Nurse > Conference Highlights

Breast Cancer Survivors Vulnerable to Long-Term Work Loss

Breast cancer survivors who stop working during chemotherapy may face the loss of long-term employment for several years after their diagnosis.

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Survivorship Care Plans Do Not Improve Outcomes for Patients With Breast Cancer

A randomized trial comparing survivorship care plans with standard oncologist discharge visits in patients with breast cancer found no differences in outcomes among the groups.

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Navigating Transition: Treatment to "Survivor Thriver"

The Breast or Oncology Nurse Navigator (ONN) can be instrumental to ensuring that a patient transitions from active treatment to becoming a 'survivor thriver.'

Onc Nurse > Nurse Navigators 101

State of Mind? Assessing the Psychosocial Needs of Patients With Cancer

Oncologists too often fail to detect the severe distress that can accompany a diagnosis and subsequent treatment.

Oncology & Biotech News > Cover Story

Quality-of-Life Targeted Therapies

In the context of caring for cancer patients, all physicians and nurses trained in oncology receive education in quality-of-life issues; however, prolonging quantity of life remains our ultimate goal.

Oncology & Biotech News > From The Editor

You Don't Know What You're Missing: Why Nursing Conferences Remain Relevant

It's understandable that some nurses are unable to go to nursing conferences, but what about all of the other nurses who can go, but choose to not attend?

Onc Nurse > Nurse's Notes

Advocacy Spotlight: Cancer and Careers

Cancer and Careers is the only program of its kind, dedicated to empowering and educating people with cancer to thrive in their workplace by providing expert advice, interactive tools, and educational events.

Onc Nurse > Advocacy Spotlight

Spotlight on Oral Oncolytics

Oral oncolytic treatment, a self-administered medication, empowers patients with a level of control over their cancer treatment experience.

Onc Nurse > Conference Highlights

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