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Pediatric nurses’ association names president-elect

October 25, 2014

The Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses announced Kathleen Ruccione, PhD, MPH, RN, CPON, FAAN, will serve as president-elect for 2014-15.

Ruccione — who will assume the association’s presidency in September 2015 — is director of the HOPE Resource Center at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles in the Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Diseases.

In the Journals

Maintenance pazopanib extended PFS, not OS in ovarian cancer

October 24, 2014
Maintenance therapy with pazopanib extended PFS by about 45% among women with ovarian cancer whose disease did not progress during first-line chemotherapy, according to…
In the Journals

Brief intervention improved sexual function after oophorectomy

October 24, 2014
Women with the BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations who underwent risk-reducing salpingo oophorectomy and experienced menopause-related sexual dysfunction and associated…
FDA approvals

FDA approves Obizur for acquired hemophilia A

October 24, 2014
The FDA approved Obizur for the treatment of bleeding disorders in adults with acquired hemophilia A.The development of acquired hemophilia A — a non-genetic…
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Treatment Decision-Making through the Spectrum of MDS: Case 2 High Risk MDS

An educational presentation from Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation.

MDS is a difficult disease to diagnose and treat. Frequently it is challenging for healthcare providers to explain to…
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Nomogram predicted recurrence risk among women who underwent APBI

September 26, 2014
Jessica Wobb, MD, senior resident in radiation oncology at Beaumont Health System in Birmingham, Mich., describes how…
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Targeted Therapy and Immunotherapy in the Management of Metastatic Melanoma: 2014 Updates - Monograph

Melanoma remains a challenging condition for clinicians. An array of targeted therapies and immunotherapy are in…
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