2014 ONS Annual Congress
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Nurses at the Frontline of Important Discussions of Treatment-Related Sexual Side Effects
Nurses at the Frontline of Important Discussions of Treatment-Related Sexual Side Effects
Nearly half of cancer patients do not discuss sexuality with their healthcare providers, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t a concern for them.
Advancements in Melanoma Present New Challenges for Nurses
Advancements in Melanoma Present New Challenges for Nurses
Advances in precision medicine for the treatment of melanoma include novel small-molecule inhibitors targeting signal transduction pathways in BRAF and NRAS mutations and cutting-edge drugs in the area of immune-modulation, whereby the patient’s own immune system is mobilized to attack the tumor.
“Get Up, Get Moving” Campaign Urges Nurses to Promote Physical Activity
“Get Up, Get Moving” Campaign Urges Nurses to Promote Physical Activity
Attendees at the 2014 ONS Annual Congress were encouraged to "Get Up, Get Moving" by recommending physical activity to improve patient outcomes.
Nurses Can Adapt Programs From Other Conditions to Improve Oral Therapy Adherence
Nurses Can Adapt Programs From Other Conditions to Improve Oral Therapy Adherence
With an increasing number of cancer therapies being delivered orally, the importance of adherence continues to grow, and efforts to adapt adherence programs from other conditions like HIV could lead to better outcomes.
Communication Tools Help Patients Know What to Expect Before and After Cancer Treatment
Communication Tools Help Patients Know What to Expect Before and After Cancer Treatment
Effectively communicating with patients about what to expect before and after cancer treatment is an essential element of patient care.
Making the Case for Holistic Therapies in Your Practice to Improve Patient Outcomes
Making the Case for Holistic Therapies in Your Practice to Improve Patient Outcomes
Oncology practitioners and patients are increasingly looking to holistic interventions, such as aromatherapy, healing touch, guided imagery, and massage, to improve patient outcomes.
“You Are All Leaders”— Empowering Oncology Nurses to Dream Big and Inspire Others
“You Are All Leaders”— Empowering Oncology Nurses to Dream Big and Inspire Others
Oncology nurses attending today’s keynote at the 2014 ONS Annual Congress received a rousing call to action from speaker Devon Harris, who told a packed arena at the Anaheim Convention Center that recognizing and deploying their own considerable leadership skills can reap manifold benefits for their patients, their peers, and their practices.
ONS Congress Showcases Practical Tools and Peer-to-Peer Insights
ONS Congress Showcases Practical Tools and Peer-to-Peer Insights
The 39th Annual ONS Congress opens in Anaheim May 1 with an array of presentations and interactive programs aimed at offering attendees practical tips and tools they can use right away in their practices.
2014 ONS Congress Abstract Wrap: Managing Treatment-Related Adverse Events
2014 ONS Congress Abstract Wrap: Managing Treatment-Related Adverse Events
Each year, the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Annual Congress showcases leading nursing research to advance evidence-based practice, and this year’s meeting is no exception.
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