Oncology Nursing News

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Cancer protein could represent good news in pancreatic tumors.(Brief article)
October 1, 2009 ... Gemcitabine (Gemzar), the conventional therapy for pancreatic cancer, may be more effective when a particular protein related to aggressive cancers is present. This stress response protein, Hu antigen R (HuR), is found in the cytoplasm of...

Bereavement photography may help healing.(CONFERENCE NEWS: APHON ANNUAL CONFERENCE)
October 1, 2009 ... LAKE BUENA VISTA, FLA--Photos of a dying or dead baby or child are one way to help loved ones cope with the loss and begin to heal. "Parents say photos are important to them to prove the child existed," explained Tamara Scott, MSN, RN,...

Hospital-acquired infections required comprehensive approach.(PREVENTIVE MEDICINE)
October 1, 2009 ... In 1846, the rate of postbirth mortality among mothers at the First Obstetrical Clinic of the Vienna General Hospital, an Austrian teaching hospital for medical students, was incredibly high. A resident at the hospital, Dr Ignaz Semmelweis,...

Anti-nausea sedative gets boxed warning.(FDA NEWS)(Brief article)
October 1, 2009 ... The FDA has informed manufacturers of promethazine hydrochloride that they must include a boxed warning highlighting the risk of serious tissue injury to patients when the injectable form of this drug is administered incorrectly. ...

Fish-killing toxin could be cancer-killer, too.(Notable & Quotable)(Brief article)
October 1, 2009 ... [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] A mysterious disease that killed more than 21 000 striped bass in the summer of 2002 may also have cancer-killing properties, say US government researchers. An article published online ahead of print on July 15 by...