This review describes specialized programs for adolescent and young adults with cancer and the process undertaken by a US facility to develop its program.
A study sought to determine if mindfulness-based stress reduction would ease compassion fatigue and burnout among the facility’s pediatric oncology nurses.
Nearly a third of female oncologists surveyed said they experienced some form of discrimination during pregnancy.
The COVID-19 pandemic has hindered the early diagnosis and treatment of cancer, and this may have set back cancer outcomes by almost a decade in Europe, a new report suggests.
Results of a phase 1/2 trial suggest the combination of atezolizumab and R-CHOP does not warrant further study in DLBCL, according to researchers.
Researchers sought to determine the role of lenalidomide in the pathogenesis of therapy-related myeloid neoplasms.
A qualitative study sought to investigate the challenges faced by a surviving parent of dependent children after the cancer-related death of a co-parent.
In the absence of immunosuppression, systemic cancer therapies do not increase the risk of severe COVID-19 or cytokine storm, a study suggests.
A randomized clinical trial sought to determine if high-dose dexamethasone would be an effective palliative treatment of dyspnea in patients with cancer.
Interviews with patients with advanced cancer and their support providers identified concerns they have regarding use of opioids for pain management.
A secondary analysis of the CHOICE trial explored patients’ attitudes toward striving for quality of life and/or length of life throughout their cancer care.
Researchers sought to determine whether implementing inpatient oncologist-led teams could reduce readmission rates and improved discharge to hospice.
The 2022 CDC Clinical Practice Guideline is intended to help clinicians weigh the benefits and risks of opioids and alternative pain treatments for outpatients.
Serious adverse events were reported less frequently among patients enrolled in cancer trials during the first 2 years of the COVID-19 pandemic than among patients enrolled prior to the pandemic.
A retrospective review of electronic health records in 2 large healthcare systems identified patients whose incomplete health information may contribute to disparities in cancer care.
Researchers sought to determine if the combination of PTC-gamma and low-dose antithymocyte globulin could improve efficacy in patients who underwent haplo-PBSCT.
Proton FLASH radiotherapy is feasible, safe, and provides pain relief for cancer patients with bone metastases, according to a first-in-human trial.
The incidence of cutaneous adverse events in cancer patients receiving PI3K inhibitors may be as high as 29%, a meta-analysis suggests.
This review article discusses how cancer care may cause survivors of sexual trauma to re-experience their trauma and offers tips on how to mitigate this potential.
Researchers sought to determine which patient demographics and clinical characteristics affected participation in cancer clinical trials.
Results of an ACCC study revealed advanced practitioners’ greatest challenges when treating cancer patients with combination IV/oral therapies.
COVID-19 vaccination is safe for cancer patients receiving immune checkpoint inhibitors and should not interrupt therapy, according to researchers.
Rolvedon is a long-acting granulocyte colony-stimulating factor.
A poster presentation at JADPRO Live 2022 described the benefits of using simulation training in combination with didactic educational sessions to improve knowledge and confidence for bone marrow transplant APPs.
Intermittent fasting appears safe as an adjunct to chemotherapy, but it is unclear whether this diet can improve cancer outcomes.
Patients with diverticular disease had an increased risk of lung, prostate, breast, hematologic, colorectal, gastric, liver, and pancreatic cancers.
Researchers sought to identify outcomes for adolescents and adults with inborn errors of immunity treated with HSCT.
The SAFER program is helping Ukrainian children with cancers and other blood disorders to continue their therapy in Ukraine at centers in Europe and North America.
Results of an online survey designed to measure gaps between healthcare practitioners knowledge and practice regarding exercise for cancer survivors are presented.
Researchers conducted a literature search to better understand the multidimensionality of pain, its evaluation, and management.
The Society for Integrative Oncology and American Society of Clinical Oncology issued a joint guideline on use of integrative medicine for pain management in oncology.
Medicare’s Oncology Care Model (OCM) did not deter oncologists from prescribing more expensive novel cancer therapies.
Researchers sought to determine whether storing RBCs in a hypoxic environment would improve functional outcomes of RBCs in long-term storage.
Researchers sought to determine the efficacy of endoscopic management of recurrent GVB in patients with MPN.
Researchers sought to determine whether certain subtypes of UBA1 mutations impacted survival outcomes in patients with VEXAS syndrome.
Data suggest that most patients who use medical aid in dying (MAID) have cancer, but some oncology providers do not feel well informed about MAID.
Researchers sought to determine whether creating a pediatric oncodental team would help prevent oral-systemic infection in high-risk children with cancer.
Alymsys is a vascular endothelial growth factor inhibitor.
Researchers sought to measure outcomes for cancer-related fatigue in patients with advanced cancer treated with open-label placebo, compared with a waitlist control group.
Researchers sought to determine whether itacitinib would be an effective therapy for patients with low-risk, acute GVHD.
The 30-day mortality rate was higher before the availability of vaccines, and the use of monoclonal antibodies alone or in combination with antivirals was associated with a lower risk of death.
Researchers discovered a discrepancy between QT interval formulae used to assess heart rhythm and determine chemotherapy doses in a patient with leukemia.
Acupuncture and moxibustion, which are sometimes used together, have shown promise in reducing insomnia in patients with cancer.
Researchers investigated whether bovine colostrum- and Aloe vera-based products would ease severe oral mucositis in patients undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.
New data highlight the high cost of targeted oral anticancer medicines for patients with Medicare Part D coverage.
Being diagnosed with cancer as an adolescent or young adult does not confer an additional risk for stillbirth, a new study suggests.
A longitudinal analysis sought to determine how symptom patterns may be used to plan symptom management for patients with cancer.
Changes to abortion laws in the US could have unintended consequences for cancer patients and others seeking fertility preservation.
Researchers sought to identify the characteristics likely to precipitate ED visits for pain among patients with cancer.
Researchers sought to determine if the risk of developing MGUS was present in a more heterogeneous population of World Trade Center rescue and recovery workers.
Rolvedon is a novel, long-acting granulocyte colony-stimulating factor comprised of 2 protein components, an analogue of G-CSF and an Fc antibody fragment.