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Myeloma: The First Remission Is the Deepest

October 26th 2020, 6:00pm

By Brielle Benyon


Not everyone with myeloma needs to be treated right away, but when they do, there are some important upfront considerations for patients and providers.

Navigating Relationships and Boundaries as a Cancer Caregiver

October 26th 2020, 4:00pm

By Kim Johnson


Caregiving is a journey unto itself, and one that brings in its own nuances and challenges when caring for a family member with cancer regardless of your relationship to them.

Oncology Nurses Tend To The Unspoken Needs Of Patients with Cancer

October 26th 2020, 3:00pm

By Michelle Sottile, B.S.N., RN, OCN


Oncology nurses tend to the needs of patients with cancer with great care, but they also tend to the unspoken needs of their patients.

Don’t Ignore Sleep Problems That Come From Cancer Treatment

October 25th 2020, 6:00pm

By Martha Carlson


Cancer can magnify problems with sleep and introduce new ones, but there are easy changes you can make to get better sleep tonight.

How Oncology Nurses Support Patients And Their Community

October 25th 2020, 2:00pm


Oncology nurses are not just supporting for individual patients, but entire patient communities as well.

Communicating With Family On What You Need As A Patient With Cancer

October 24th 2020, 6:00pm

By Barbara Tako


Communication is key for any relationship, particularly for the changing relationship patients with cancer may have with their family. Here are tips from a cancer survivor on how to navigate this change.

An Oncology Nurse's Mission to Teach

October 24th 2020, 2:00pm


In this Extraordinary Healer® nomination essay, Alicia Castanon, M.S.N., OCN, APRN, FNP-C, proves herself as an exceptional teacher and oncology nurse.

Why Oncology Nurses Are Adored By All

October 23rd 2020, 9:00pm

By Amanda Badal


Oncology nurses are the backbone of cancer care, and here's why they are cherished by patients and fellow nurses alike.

A Look Back at the Movement That Changed the Breast Cancer Journey

October 23rd 2020, 6:00pm

By Mike Hennessy Sr., Chairman


October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and is deeply associated with the color pink, but it wasn't always like that. Here's how the breast cancer awareness movement began.

Vulnerability In Cancer Survivorship And Looking For A ‘Cure’

October 23rd 2020, 4:00pm

By Shira Zwebner


Miracle cures, juice cleanses, even ancient supplements, cancer patients and some survivors often fall victim to people who prey on our vulnerabilities from cancer.