TON - December 2023 Vol 16, No 6

We are pleased to present the December issue of The Oncology Nurse-APN/PA, a journal specifically designed to educate and inform nurses, navigators, and advanced practice providers who work tirelessly to care for patients affected by cancer. Read More ›

This section provides a brief overview of new cancer drugs and new indications approved by the FDA between October 11, 2023, and November 16, 2023. Read More ›

Mayo Clinic, the largest integrated, not-for-profit medical group practice in the world, has been serving patients for more than 100 years. Read More ›

Philadelphia, PA—Patients with pancreatic cancer who took the benzodiazepine lorazepam (Ativan), commonly prescribed to treat anxiety during cancer treatment, had a shorter progression-free survival than patients who did not, according to results published in Clinical Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. Read More ›

The American Society of Clinical Oncology has issued an update to its guidelines for the practical assessment and management of vulnerabilities in patients aged ≥65 years receiving systemic cancer treatment. Read More ›

Washington, DC—On September 6, 2023, the Association for Accessible Medicines, the leading trade association for generic and biosimilar manufacturers, released its 2023 U.S. Generic & Biosimilar Medicines Savings Report highlighting the value of generic and biosimilar medicines. Read More ›

Artificial intelligence chatbots showed mixed results when it came to providing treatment strategies and direct-to-patient cancer advice for a variety of malignancies, according to 2 studies recently published in JAMA Oncology. Read More ›

A cancer diagnosis can increase the risk of infertility in young women. Although a healthy diet is linked to improved fertility and cancer survivorship, more than 90% of young adult cancer survivors do not meet the dietary recommendations. A new study explored how to change this. Read More ›

Drinking alcohol increases the risk of at least 7 types of cancers, can make cancer treatments less effective, and may increase the chances of cancer returning. But results from a new study suggest that this information may not be getting through. Read More ›

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