Oncology Nursing Society Annual Congress

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Granisetron patch prevents CINV for patients with hematologic malignancies

May 24, 2016
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Bedside sitting improves patient–nurse communication

May 17, 2016
Sitting at the bedside of patients with cancer improved patient–nurse communication, according to the results of a study presented at the…
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AUA antibiotic prophylaxis guidelines reduce infectious complications from prostate biopsy

May 16, 2016
Implementation of American Urology Association best practice guidelines reduced the number of different antibiotics used and the incidence of…
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Majority of women affected by physical changes during breast cancer treatment

May 13, 2016
The majority of women reported that changes to their physical appearance during treatment for breast cancer affected their self-esteem, according to…
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Ibrutinib dose adherence associated with higher PFS for CLL

May 4, 2016
Taking ibrutinib at full dose and on schedule improved PFS among patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia, according to an analysis of the RESONATE…
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Oncology nurses showcase ‘passion for excellence’ at 40th ONS Congress

HemOnc Today, June 25, 2015
Paula T. Rieger, RN, MSN, CAE, FAAN
The Oncology Nursing Society 40th Annual Congress brought together more than 3,000 nurses with a passion for excellence in the care they provide, as…
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Nurses play critical role in radium-223 administration for prostate cancer bone metastases

May 8, 2014
Radium-223 dichloride improved survival, pain and quality of life in patients with symptomatic bone metastases and castration-resistant prostate…
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Nilotinib improved imatinib-related adverse events in CML

May 7, 2014
Patients with chronic phase chronic myeloid leukemia who experienced treatment-related adverse events with imatinib demonstrated improved quality of…
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Chemotherapy reductions, interruptions more likely in metastatic breast cancer

May 5, 2014
Among women with advanced breast cancer, those with distant metastases were more likely to experience chemotherapy dose alterations due to increased…
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Gabapentin delayed narcotic use for mucositis from oropharyngeal cancer

May 5, 2014
Patients with oropharyngeal cancer undergoing radiation therapy experienced delayed initiation of narcotic use for pain from mucositis when treated…