Category Archives: Oncology

May Is Oncology Nursing Month

Today marks the start of Oncology Nursing Month, a month-long celebration of the vital work that oncology nurses do every day. This year, Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) has chosen the theme of “Fearless Commitment. Endless Compassion” to embody the “steadfast … Continue reading

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Jones & Bartlett Learning Publishes 2017 Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook

Fantastic news to share– we just published 2017 Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook by Gail M. Wilkes and Margaret Barton-Burke. Written especially for nurses caring for patients with cancer, it uniquely expresses drug therapy in terms of the nursing process: nursing … Continue reading

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The Gold Standard in Cancer Nursing Returns with a New Edition

We are so proud to announce the publication of Cancer Nursing: Principles and Practice, Eighth Edition by Connie Henke Yarbro, Debra Wujcik, and Barbara Holmes Gobel. With contributions from the foremost experts in the field, it has remained the definitive … Continue reading

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Review: 2016 Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook “should be in every oncology floor’s medication room”

The good reviews have already started for 2016 Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook by Gail M. Wilkes and Margaret Barton-Burke. According to Melissa Mason, BSN, RN, CPN, CPHON, from the University of New Mexico Hospital, writing for Doody’s Review Service, “This … Continue reading

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Today is World Cancer Day

February 4 is World Cancer Day, a global initiative in the fight against cancer. Celebrated annually, World Cancer Day aims to save lives from preventable deaths and raise “awareness and education about the disease, pressing governments and individuals across the … Continue reading

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2016 Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook Is Here

We’re getting a head start on the new year with the publication of 2016 Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook by Gail M. Wilkes and Margaret Barton-Burke. Written especially for nurses caring for patients with cancer and updated annually, it expresses drug … Continue reading

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2015 Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook Is Here

We’re getting a head start on the new year with the publication of 2015 Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook by Gail M. Wilkes and Margaret Barton-Burke. Written especially for nurses caring for patients with cancer, it uniquely expresses drug therapy in … Continue reading

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2014 Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook Earns 5-Star Review

Terrific news to share– 2014 Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook by Gail M. Wilkes and Margaret Barton-Burke just received a 5-star review from Doody’s Review Service. According to reviewer,┬áLacie D. Filkins, BSN, from the University of New Mexico Hospital, it is, … Continue reading

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New Review: Cancer Symptom Management, Fourth Edition

The acclaim continues for Cancer Symptom Management, Fourth Edition by Connie Henke Yarbro, Debra Wujcik, and Barbara Holmes Gobel, our first place award winner in the 2013 AJN Book of the Year Awards in the Palliative Care and Hospice Category. … Continue reading

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It’s World Cancer Day

Today, the world unites to raise awareness and fight cancer. Celebrated every February 4, World Cancer Day is a global initiative of the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) that seeks to improve collective knowledge around cancer while challenging misconceptions … Continue reading

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