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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

    Jones & Bartlett Learning Publishes 2017 Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Nov 18, 2016 12:08:13 PM

    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 diagnoses, etiologies of toxicities, and key points for nursing assessment, intervention, and evaluation. Updated annually, this essential reference provides valuable information on effective symptom management, patient education, and chemotherapy administration.

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    Topics: New Edition, Gail M. Wilkes, Margaret Barton-Burke, nursing, oncology, oncology nursing

    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

    Review: 2016 Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook "should be in every oncology floor's medication room"

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Feb 26, 2016 4:54:32 PM

    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 is an essential part of any oncology nurse's library and should be in every oncology floor's medication room."

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    Topics: Doody's Review Service, Gail M. Wilkes, Margaret Barton-Burke, nursing, oncology, oncology nursing, oncology, oncology nurse, oncology nursing drug handbook, Pharmacology

    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

    2016 Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook Is Here

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Dec 9, 2015 1:12:20 PM

    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 therapy in terms of the nursing process: nursing diagnoses, etiologies of toxicities, and key points for nursing assessment, intervention, and evaluation.

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    Topics: New Edition, Gail M. Wilkes, Margaret Barton-Burke, nursing, oncology, oncology nursing, oncology, oncology nurse, oncology nursing drug handbook, Pharmacology

    2015 Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook Is Here

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Dec 23, 2014 3:29:16 PM

    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.

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    Topics: New Edition, Gail M. Wilkes, Margaret Barton-Burke, oncology, oncology nursing

    2014 Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook Earns 5-Star Review

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Apr 30, 2014 2:22:53 PM

    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, Lacie D. Filkins, BSN, from the University of New Mexico Hospital, it is,

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    Topics: Doody's Review Service, Gail M. Wilkes, Margaret Barton-Burke, oncology, oncology nursing, Review

    New Review: Cancer Symptom Management, Fourth Edition

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Feb 27, 2014 4:10:16 PM

    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. Doody's Review Service recently published a review praising its "excellent quality" content.

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    Topics: Barbara Holmes Gobel, Connie Henke Yarbro, Debra Wujcik, Doody's Review Service, oncology, Review, oncology, cancer symptom management

    It's World Cancer Day

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Feb 4, 2014 4:47:05 PM

    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 around the disease. Fittingly, this year’s theme is “Debunk the Myths.” The UICC is concentrating specifically dispelling four myths:

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    Topics: oncology, UICC, Union for International Cancer Control, World Cancer Day, oncology

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