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Nurse navigator touts proton therapy and solid oncology RN teams

By | 2018-05-23T15:55:52+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|Categories: Nursing news, Nursing specialties|Tags: , , , |

In her role as a proton therapy nurse navigator at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital, Pam DeLongchamp, BSN, RN, OCN, is fortunate to be able to support oncology patients as they face physical and emotional challenges. And her patients benefit from advanced proton therapy treatments such as Hyperscan.

Nurses revisit assessments: Genomics allows the identification of red flags earlier

By | 2013-08-19T09:00:10+00:00 August 19th, 2013|Categories: Archived|Tags: |

By Janice Petrella Lynch, RN, MSN Nurse Editor/Nurse Executive Jan Lynch, RN Over the past several decades, genomics has grown and changed exponentially, with words such as “revolutionary” and “new era” being used to describe the advances. Actress Angelina Jolie recently brought the science center stage with her decision to have a double

Protecting Our Children From The Most Common Cancer

By | 2013-05-01T16:58:41+00:00 May 1st, 2013|Categories: Archived|Tags: |

By: Jennifer Chaikin, RN-BC, MSN, MHA, CCRN Executive Director of Educational Initiatives, Nurse.com Jennifer Chaikin, RN Have you heard? There is a form of cancer out there that is affecting more than two million of us every year, has a higher incidence than breast, prostate, lung and colon cancers combined, and one in

Minding the Gap: Nursing and Healthcare Disparities

By | 2013-02-12T12:43:44+00:00 February 12th, 2013|Categories: Archived|Tags: , |

By: Jennifer Chaikin, RN-BC, MSN, MHA, CCRN Executive Director of Educational Initiatives, Nurse.com Jennifer Chaikin, RN How important is cultural competency to nursing and how does this connect with healthcare rights? Can you answer this question? If you’re not sure, rest assured, you’re not the only one. Cultural and diversity education is weaved