Considering CAR T-Cell Therapy Survivorship Care With Sherry Adkins, ANP-C
Keira Smith
Expert Analysis
At the recent 47th Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Congress in Anaheim, California, Sherry Adkins, MSN, ANP-C, Advanced Practice Provider Supervisor at MD Anderson Cancer Center, gave a presentation entitled CAR T-Cell Therapy: Care and Considerations Beyond Day 28. She highlighted the fact that although the most common acute toxicities associated w...
Starting the Conversation About the Cost of Cancer Care With Mateo Banegas, PhD, MPH
Keira Smith
Expert Analysis
At the recent Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Congress in Anaheim, California, Dr. Mateo Banegas of the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) gave a presentation about the financial toxicity of cancer care, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic. In this interview with Oncology Data Advisor, Dr. Banegas shares additional advice for members of the cancer care team on how to engage in conversations about financial costs and well-being with their patients.  
Improving Quality of Care for the LGBTQIA+ Cancer Community With Don S. Dizon, MD
Lyn Brook
Expert Analysis
Oncology Data Advisor™ · Improving Quality of Care for the LGBTQIA+ Cancer Community With Don Dizon In this interview with Oncology Data Advisor, Dr. Don S. Dizon continues the conversation he had at the recent 47th Annual Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Congress, where he and three other professionals held a panel to spearhead the topic of improving quality of care for LGBTQIA+ individuals with cancer.
Utilizing Technology and Social Media in Oncology Research With Dr. Lisa Carter-Harris and Dr. Kelly Brassil
Keira Smith
Expert Analysis
At the recent 47th Annual Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Congress in Anaheim, California, Dr. Lisa Carter-Harris of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Dr. Kelly Brassil of MD Anderson Cancer Center each gave a presentation about ethical considerations in oncology research in light of the latest technological platforms and interventions. Aft...
Raising Awareness About Medical Aid in Dying With Janet Rowe and Lisa Vigil Schattinger
Keira Smith
Expert Analysis
At the recent Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Congress in Anaheim, California, Janet Rowe, RN, and Lisa Vigil Schattinger, MSN, RN, gave a presentation about medical aid in dying and the nurse's role in supporting their terminally ill patients' rights to autonomous decision-making. In this interview with Oncology Data Advisor, Ms. Rowe and Ms. Vigil Schattinger discuss their own experiences with medical aid in dying, explain their work to spread awareness and provide education to the community, and share additional advice for nurses on how to engage patients and families in meaningful conversations about this important issue.  
Improving Safety and Efficiency of Oral Chemotherapy Administration With Cynthia Huff, DNP, RN
Keira Smith
Expert Analysis
At the recent 47th Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Congress in Anaheim, California, Cynthia Huff, DNP, RN, MSN, OCN®, CRNI, CNL®, Manager of the Ambulatory Infusion Center at Long Beach Medical Center, presented two posters about the importance of safe oral chemotherapy administration and the need to ensure proper lab monitoring and follow-up for pa...
Becoming Involved in Oncology Cooperative Groups With Deborah Watkins Bruner, RN, PhD, FAAN
Keira Smith
Expert Analysis
At the recent Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Congress in Anaheim, California, Deborah Watkins Bruner, Senior Vice President of Research at Emory University, gave a presentation to shed light on the value of oncology cooperative groups. In this interview, Dr. Watkins Bruner provides additional insight into the opportunities surrounding cooperative g...
Oncology Nursing Month With Maria Badillo and Diane Barber: How to Build a Diverse Nursing Work Force
Lyn Brook
Expert Analysis
Oncology Data Advisor™ · How to Build a Diverse Nursing Work Force With Maria Badillo and Diane Barber In honor of Oncology Nursing Month in May, Oncology Data Advisor is celebrating the stories of these essential members of the cancer care team. For this interview, editorial board member Maria Badillo, MSN, RN, OCN®, CCRP, speaks with Diane Barber, PhD, ANP-BC, AOCNP®, FAAN, Manager of Advanced Practice Providers at MD Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Barber explains the importance of building a diverse nursing work force and shares ways to spread awareness about the opportunities that a career in nursing can offer.
Enhancing Nurse Well-Being by Building Resiliency to Trauma With Bina Parekh, PhD
Elizabeth Heller, PhD
Expert Analysis
At the recent Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Congress in Anaheim, California, Bina Parekh, PhD, explained the concept of vicarious trauma and empowered nurses with positive personal growth strategies to deal with challenges, fears, and trauma that stem from dealing with patients with cancer. In this interview with Oncology Data Advisor, Dr. Parekh ...
Oncology Nursing Month With Maria Badillo and Doyle Bosque: The Ever-Changing Opportunities of Research Nursing
Lyn Brook
Expert Analysis
Oncology Data Advisor™ · The Ever-Changing Opportunities of Research Nursing In honor of Oncology Nursing Month in May, Oncology Data Advisor is celebrating the stories of these essential members of the cancer care team. For this interview, editorial board member Maria Badillo, MSN, RN, OCN®, CCRP, speaks with Doyle Bosque, RN, Directo...
Improving Quality of Care for the LGBTQIA+ Cancer Community With Don S. Dizon, MD
Lyn Brook
Expert Analysis
In this interview with Oncology Data Advisor, Dr. Don S. Dizon continues the conversation he had at the recent 47th Annual Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Congress, where he and three other professionals held a panel to spearhead the topic of improving quality of care for LGBTQIA+ individuals with cancer. Oncology Data Advisor: Welcome to Oncology D...
Exploring Symptom Science Interventions With Nada Lukkahatai, PhD, MSN, RN, FAAN
Keira Smith
Expert Analysis
 At the recent 47th Annual Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Congress in Anaheim, California, Dr. Nada Lukkahatai of Johns Hopkins School of Nursing gave a presentation about symptom science and her research regarding nonpharmacological interventions to reduce symptom burden. In this interview with Oncology Data Advisor, Dr. Lukkahatai further delves into this research and explains the future of personalized interventions and biomarkers studies for symptom management.
You’re Invited! Special Event: Diagnosis and Evidence-Based Management of T-Cell Lymphoma
Lyn Brook
Expert Analysis
i3 Health would like to cordially invite you to our upcoming event, Diagnosis and Evidence-Based Management of T-Cell Lymphoma, a live CME/NCPD-approved webinar. Due to high demand, we are pleased to offer two dates and times for this expert-led discussion: Monday, June 13, 2022, at 3:00 PM EDT, and Friday, June 17, 2022, at 12:00 PM EDT. T-cell ly...
Oncology Nursing Month With Maria Badillo and Sherry Adkins: Nursing Considerations for CAR T-Cell Therapy
Lyn Brook
Expert Analysis
Oncology Data Advisor™ · Nursing Considerations for CAR T-Cell Therapy With Maria Badillo and Sherry Adkins In honor of Oncology Nursing Month in May, Oncology Data Advisor is celebrating the stories of these essential members of the cancer care team. For this interview, editorial board member Maria Badillo, MSN, RN, OCN®, CCRP, speaks...
Oncology Nursing Month With Maria Badillo and Diane Barber: How to Build a Diverse Nursing Work Force
Keira Smith
Expert Analysis
In honor of Oncology Nursing Month in May, Oncology Data Advisor is celebrating the stories of these essential members of the cancer care team. For this interview, editorial board member Maria Badillo, MSN, RN, OCN®, CCRP, speaks with Diane Barber, PhD, ANP-BC, AOCNP®, FAAN, Manager of Advanced Practice Providers at MD Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Barber explains the importance of building a diverse nursing work force and shares ways to spread awareness about the opportunities that a career in nursing can offer.  
Exploring the Impact of Cemiplimab and Pembrolizumab in Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma With Shaheer Khan, DO
Lyn Brook
Expert Analysis
Oncology Data Advisor™ · Exploring the Impact of Cemiplimab and Pembrolizumab in Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma In honor of Melanoma Awareness Month, Oncology Data Advisor spoke with Dr. Shaheer Khan, an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. Dr. Khan shares the promising results of two recent ...
Oncology Nursing Month With Maria Badillo and Doyle Bosque: The Ever-Changing Opportunities of Research Nursing
Keira Smith
Expert Analysis
In honor of Oncology Nursing Month in May, Oncology Data Advisor is celebrating the stories of these essential members of the cancer care team. For this interview, editorial board member Maria Badillo, MSN, RN, OCN®, CCRP, speaks with Doyle Bosque, RN, Director of Nursing Research Programs at MD Anderson Cancer Center. Mr. Bosque explains the role that he plays in the oversight of clinical trials and shares the exciting opportunities that a career in research nursing can offer. 
Oncology Nursing Month With Maria Badillo and Sherry Adkins: Nursing Considerations for CAR T-Cell Therapy
Keira Smith
Expert Analysis
In honor of Oncology Nursing Month in May, Oncology Data Advisor is celebrating the stories of these essential members of the cancer care team. For this interview, editorial board member Maria Badillo, MSN, RN, OCN®, CCRP, speaks with Sherry Adkins, MSN, ANP-C, Advanced Practice Provider Supervisor at MD Anderson Cancer Center, about her groundbreaking research in the development of chimeric antigen (CAR) T-cell therapies and the critical role that oncology nurses play in caring for patients receiving this novel therapeutic strategy.  
Emerging Checkpoint Inhibitor–Based Strategies for Advanced Endometrial Cancer With Ritu Salani, MD, MBA, and Floor J. Backes, MD
Keira Smith
Expert Analysis
Oncology Data Advisor™ · Emerging Checkpoint Inhibitor–Based Strategies for Advanced Endometrial Cancer Cancer of the uterine corpus, also called endometrial cancer (EC), is the most common cancer of the female genital tract, with an estimated 65,950 new cases diagnosed and 12,550 deaths annually in the United States (ACS, 2022)....
Communicating With Comfort in Oncology Nursing: Joy Goldsmith, PhD, and Elaine Wittenberg, PhD, FACH
Keira Smith
Expert Analysis
Effective and empathetic communication with patients and caregivers can be a challenging aspect of nursing care. The recent Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Congress in Anaheim, California, featured a session focusing on this topic, presented by Joy Goldsmith, PhD, and Elaine Wittenberg, PhD, FACH, two communication specialists who serve as cofounder...

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