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    May Is Oncology Nursing Month

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on May 1, 2017 11:29:33 AM

    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 and selfless" care that oncology nurses provide to patients and their families. According to ONS,

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    Topics: cancer nursing, Barbara Holmes Gobel, Connie Henke Yarbro, Debra Wujcik, Gail M. Wilkes, Margaret Barton-Burke, nursing, oncology, oncology nursing drug handbook, Oncology Nursing Month

    The Gold Standard in Cancer Nursing Returns with a New Edition

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Sep 22, 2016 3:53:55 PM

    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 reference on the rapidly changing science and practice of oncology nursing for more than 25 years.

    Completely updated and revised to reflect the latest research and developments in the care of patients with cancer, the Eighth Edition includes new chapters on the biology of cancer, sleep disorders, and palliative care across the cancer continuum.

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    Topics: cancer nursing, New Edition, Barbara Holmes Gobel, Connie Henke Yarbro, Debra Wujcik, nursing, oncology, oncology nursing

    Today is World Cancer Day

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Feb 4, 2016 4:08:24 PM

    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 world to take action." This year’s theme is "We can. I can." Its goal is to draw attention to the ways that we can address cancer individually, communally, and internationally.

    According to Professor Tezer Kutluk, President of the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC),

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    Topics: cancer nursing, Barbara Holmes Gobel, Connie Henke Yarbro, Debra Wujcik, nursing, oncology, UICC, Union for International Cancer Control, WCD, World Cancer Day

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