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Inspiring Others to Make a Difference in the Life of Someone With Cancer
BY SANDRA SHELTON, RN
Finalist for the 2015 Extraordinary Healer Award for Oncology Nursing: Elmeria S. Teffeteller, RN, MSN, APRN, AOCN, University of Tennessee Cancer Institute in Knoxville, Tennessee
American Society of Clinical Oncology Names Immunotherapy
BY GINA COLUMBUS
"No recent cancer advance has been more transformative than immunotherapy," said ASCO president Julie M. Vose.
Physician Says Ninlaro Approval Represents
BY LAURA PANJWANI
In an interview with CURE, Philippe Moreau discusses the significance of Ninlaro's approval and the TOURMALINE-MM1 study.
On World Cancer Day, UICC Asks for Help in Reducing Global Burden of Cancer
BY ANDREW J. ROTH
Held each year on Feb. 4, World Cancer Day aims to unite people from around the world to increase awareness of cancer in a positive and inspiring way.
FDA Approves Single-Dose Emend for Injection for CINV
BY JASON M. BRODERICK
The approval is primarily based on the phase 3 MK-0517-031 study, in which adding single-dose Emend for injection induced a complete response in nearly 80 percent of patients receiving MEC.
Cometriq Demonstrates Survival Benefit After Kidney Cancer Progression
BY SILAS INMAN
Cometriq elicited a statistically significant improvement in survival compared with Afinitor as a treatment for patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma following progression on one prior therapy.
Talking With Our Eyes: Communicating After a Cancer Diagnosis
BY AGHDAS ASHTARI
Finalist for the 2015 Extraordinary Healer Award for Oncology Nursing: Beverly M. Moser, RN, BSN, OCN [Rose Quarter Compass Oncology in Portland, Oregon]
Presence of HPV in Mouthwash Sample May Predict Oral Cancer Risk
BY KELLY JOHNSON
The likelihood of developing oropharyngeal cancer was 22 times higher among individuals with detectable human papillomavirus (HPV)-16 in their mouthwash samples.
A Parent's Nightmare, a Healer's Selfless Strength
BY DENISE BORENSTEIN WEINER
Winner of the 2015 Extraordinary Healer Award for Oncology Nursing: Laura J. Vasquez, RN, CPON [Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) in Los Angeles, California]
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