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 ...
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.
Oncology Nursing Month With Maria Badillo and Sherry Adkins: Nursing Considerations for CAR T-Cell Therapy
Lyn Brook
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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
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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.  
Oncology Nursing Month With Maria Badillo and Doyle Bosque: The Ever-Changing Opportunities of Research Nursing
Keira Smith
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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. 
Prioritizing Life After Testicular Cancer With Katie Murray, DO
Lyn Brook
Expert Analysis
Oncology Data Advisor™ · Prioritizing Life After Testicular Cancer With Katie Murray, DO For patients with testicular cancer, planning is necessary to ensure that patients feel prepared regarding the implications of their disease in the years after they finish treatment. In this interview in honor of Testicular Cancer Awareness Month, ...
Taking a Nuanced Approach to Testicular Cancer Management With Sam Kaffenberger, MD
Lyn Brook
Expert Analysis
For this interview in honor of Testicular Cancer Awareness Month, Dr. Sam Kaffenberger, an Assistant Professor of Urology at the University of Michigan Health System, explains the importance of taking a nuanced approach to the management of individual patients with testicular cancer, with the goal of minimizing toxicity and achieving the best possi...
Can Digital Health Tools Improve Quality of Life in Multiple Myeloma? Insights from Neha Korde, MD, and Rahul Banerjee, MD
Lyn Brook
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Oncology Data Advisor™ · Can Digital Health Tools Improve Quality of Life in Multiple Myeloma? In this interview in honor of Multiple Myeloma Awareness Month, Dr. Rahul Banerjee, a Clinical Fellow in Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, and member of the Oncology Data Advisor Editorial Board, speaks with Dr. Neha Ko...
Expertise and Knowledge Gains Made for Treatment of Prostate Cancer
Lyn Brook
Practice Patterns
An educational live and enduring activity provided by i3 Health has demonstrated increased expertise and learning outcomes for treatment of patients with prostate cancer. Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in American men, seeing an average of 1 out of 8 men being diagnosed with it within their lifetime. The typical treatment for progressive...
Prioritizing Life After Testicular Cancer With Katie Murray, DO
Keira Smith
Expert Analysis
For patients with testicular cancer, planning is necessary to ensure that patients feel prepared regarding the implications of their disease in the years after they finish treatment. In this interview in honor of Testicular Cancer Awareness Month, Dr. Katie Murray, Assistant Professor at the University of Missouri Department of Surgery-Urology, shares advice for members of the cancer care team on how to counsel their patients on planning for life after testicular cancer.  
Oncology Showdown Activity Tackles Proficiency in Treatment of Advanced Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
Lyn Brook
Practice Patterns
An educational live and enduring activity provided by i3 Health has demonstrated significant learning outcomes for treatment of patients with advanced non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL). The live activity, which was presented virtually at the 4th Annual GLAONS Oncology Care Summit, used a competitive, team-based "game show" format to explore the latest str...
Personalizing the Approach to Testicular Cancer Management With Aditya Bagrodia, MD, FACS
Keira Smith
Expert Analysis
This interview in honor of Testicular Cancer Awareness Month features Dr. Aditya Bagrodia, an Associate Professor of Urology at the University of California, San Diego. Dr. Bagrodia explains the factors that should be considered when selecting treatment options—including surgery, chemotherapy, radiation, or surveillance—for patients with testicular cancer, the future of recent advances such as cancer detection with microRNA, and the importance of taking a multidisciplinary approach to ensure the best possible outcomes for patients with this disease.  
i3 Health and Oncology Data Advisor Announce ODACon 2022, a Rare Hematologic Malignancies Symposium
Keira Smith
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ROCHELLE PARK, NJ—January 12, 2022 – i3 Health and Oncology Data Advisor have announced that ODACon, a Rare Hematologic Malignancies Symposium, will be held on January 29, 2022. This 1-day virtual conference features 5 exclusive sessions on emerging data in hematologic malignancies, including acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), Hodgkin lymphoma (HL...
Applying Recent Advances to Personalized Breast Cancer Care, A Breast Surgical Oncologist’s View: Brigid Killelea, MD, FACS
Keira Smith
Expert Analysis
Brigid Killelea, MD, FACS. Over recent years, numerous developments have occurred in the fields of breast cancer prevention, genetic testing, screening, and surgical procedures. In this interview, Dr. Brigid Killelea, Medical Director of Breast Surgery at Hartford HealthCare, explains strategies for incorporating these advances into the care of patients with breast cancer.  
The Changing Treatment Landscape for Renal Cell Carcinoma: Bradley McGregor, MD
Keira Smith
Expert Analysis
Within the last few years, treatment of renal cell carcinoma has improved dramatically, with FDA approvals of several agents and numerous others in development. In this interview, Bradley McGregor, MD, Clinical Director of the Lank Center for Genitourinary Oncology at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and an Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical Sch...
Patients Need Layers of Support: Oncology Nurse Navigation and Its Role in Breast Cancer Care With Judy Herrick, RN, OCN®, ONN-CG
Keira Smith
Expert Analysis
Judy Herrick, RN, OCN®, ONN-CG. In this interview in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Judy Herrick, RN, OCN®, ONN-CG, the Supervisor of Support Services at UT Southwestern Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center, discusses the role of oncology nurse navigation and support services in ensuring that patients with breast cancer receive optimal care during their treatment. Ms. Herrick also discusses the importance of patient education and shares strategies for utilizing available resources to address all facets of breast cancer care. 
Developments in Breast Imaging and Radiology: A Conversation With Tricia Trammell
Selma Khenissi, MPS
Expert Analysis
Tricia Trammell, BA, CRA, FAHRA, R.T. (R)(M)(QM)(BS), CN-BI.  In this interview, Tricia Trammell, BA, CRA, FAHRA, R.T. (R)(M)(QM)(BS), CN-BI, Breast Center Manager at UT Southwestern Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center, discusses the advancements in breast imaging in relation to screening for breast cancer.
Novel Treatments for Breast Cancer With Samira Syed, MD
Kristin Wright, PharmD
Expert Analysis
Dr. Samira Syed, MD, is an Associate Professor of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center, where she treats patients and focuses on breast cancer research. In this interview, Dr. Syed discusses recent therapeutic advances and future directions in the treatment of patients with breast cancer. This interview has ...
Managing the Care of Patients With Renal Cell Carcinoma During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Advice from Nazy Zomorodian, RNC, MSN, CUNP, CCRC
Sarah Williams, MAT
Expert Analysis
Nazy Zomorodian, RNC, MSN, CUNP, CCRC. At the Greater Los Angeles Oncology Nursing Society (GLAONS) Oncology Care Summit in Los Angeles, California, Oncology Data Advisor spoke with Nazy Zomorodian, NP, a nurse practitioner in the Department of Urology at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) Medical Center, about strategies for optimizing patient experiences during renal cell carcinoma treatment. Ms. Zomorodian discusses the challenges of treating patients with renal cell carcinoma, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic, and shares strategies for promoting adherence and optimizing treatment outcomes.

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