As nurses, we are trained to bridge the gap between physicians and patients. In fact, we often serve as conduits of information, translating medical jargon into lay terms while simultaneously maintaining the integrity of the original message. Nurses are in the perfect...
Moving the Evidence to the Bedside: Evidence-Based Practice 101 Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014 2 – 3 p.m. CST This webinar will discuss an overview of Evidence Based Practice (EBP) and how it compares and contrasts with nursing research as well as quality improvement....
Research shows that cancer survivors may benefit from weight training. Resistance training is exercise that uses weights, weight machines or elastic bands. The study looked at both men and women who were being treated or had completed treatment for cancer. Early results...
If you are an APHON member provider and/or instructor in good standing, here’s your chance to get involved even further with the program! This committee is tasked with ensuring compliance with educational design criteria...
Doctors in the U.S. have developed a treatment which could prevent more children from losing an eye to cancer. For patients with retinoblastoma, a typical course of treatment is direct ophthalmic artery infusion chemotherapy, a technique which involves inserting a catheter...
They're survivors that beat the odds as children, fighting cancer and winning. But what was once the cure is now the culprit. That same life-saving treatment could kill them later in life. But researchers in Texas are trying to prevent that from happening.
A new computational model may help illuminate the conditions surrounding tumor dormancy and the switch to a malignant state. The so-called cellular automaton model simulated various scenarios of tumor growth leading to tumor suppression, dormancy or proliferation.
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