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New treatment approach may be effective for aggressive ovarian cancer
Approximately 80% of ovarian cancers are classified as a high-grade serous subtype, an aggressive form that usually isn't diagnosed until advanced stages. Because of this, long-term survival rates are usually low. However, researchers in a new study have found a new treatment approach that may ...
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Discarded excess U.S. cancer drugs cost $1.8 billion per year. What can be done about this? 
Infused cancer drugs that are dosed according to patient weight are often available only in single-size vials. Many patients need only part of a second or third vial, and the remaining drug must be discarded. According to researchers, for the top 20 infused cancer drugs in the United States, ...
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Agreed! CHANGE NEEDS TO HAPPEN!
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Can't make it to ONS Congress this year? No problem! Live stream selected sessions from your home or workplace.
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"Treat hazardous drugs with knowledge and respect, but don’t fear them. Managers, employers, and staff need to collaborate to create a team that’s committed to safety."
A recent article on the Scrubs website, “Chemotherapy Drugs are Killing Nurses” shared important facts and concerns regarding the handling of hazardous drugs. It also highlighted the need for comprehensive education and collaboration to establish a culture of safety around the use of these drugs ...
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The way to disclose a cancer diagnosis has evolved, and psycho-oncology has developed a more prominent place in cancer care. This study analyzed provider and patient communication and how to maintain patient satisfaction.
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Teach patients how to manage ostomies to lessen physical, emotional, social, and spiritual side effects.
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"Being a part of the oncology culture places us in a web of significance."
I recently read the book Service Fanatics by Jame Merlino, MD, Chief Experience Officer (CXO) at Cleveland Clinic. Merlino's role focuses on “putting patients at the center of everything we do.” This concept isn't new to oncology nurses. I daresay the people we care for are always our focus.
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Finally something almost everyone can agree on: New study shows more than 8 out of every 10 people asked were in support of a purposed 20% increase in cancer research funding
Working in oncology sometimes means working inside of a bubble that the general public might not always enter. Likely, you're aware of new treatment developments, oncology-related governmental policies, and the latest, greatest clinical trials. But if you stopped the average individual on the ...
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Do you have an idea to advance cancer research for the National Cancer Moonshot Initiative? Members of the scientific community and general public are encouraged to submit their scientific ideas!
FDA Releases Draft Guidelines for Biosimilar Product Labeling. Biosimilar products are biologic pharmaceutical drugs that have similar active properties as an already-existing product. Until recently, all biologic products had to receive separate approval from the U.S. Food and Drug ...
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As many as 60% of women with early-stage breast cancer may receive unnecessary imaging tests, a new study finds
As many as 60% of women with early-stage breast cancer may receive unnecessary imaging tests such as computed tomography, bone, and positron-emission tomography scans, researchers reported after a new study. The findings were shared during the American Society of Clinical Oncology Quality Care ...
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#ONS members present at breast cancer conference in #Singapore, talk about the similarities and differences between treatment and healthcare practices in the region 
Image Courtesy of Photopin; license. Through its international work, ONS has become known for providing quality care information and content to oncology nurses around the globe. One recent example is the Asia-Pacific Breast Cancer Summit, held in Singapore from February 26–28, 2016, ...
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"Oncology nurses can learn to use simple #yoga techniques for themselves and as interventions with their patients."
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The Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) is a professional association of more than 35,000 members committed to promoting excellence in oncology nursing and the transformation of cancer care. Since 1975, ONS has provided a professional community for oncology nurses, developed evidence-based education programs and treatment information, and advocated for patient care, all in an effort to improve quality of life and outcomes for patients with cancer and their families. 

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