CE articles from Oncology Nurse Advisor

Oncology Nurse Advisor, a journal for oncology nurses, delivers high-quality CE articles with each issue. See below for a list of Oncology Nurse Advisor CME articles available on myCME. Click here to visit Oncology Nurse Advisor's web site.

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Selectively ordering breast biomarker tests could save millions in health care dollars

Selective use of biomarker testing for patients with breast cancer has the potential to save millions of dollars in health care spending without compromising care.

Rate of new prostate cancer diagnoses drops

New diagnoses of prostate cancer have declined in the U.S. following the 2011 USPSTF draft recommendation regarding the use of prostate-specific antigen (PSA)-based screenings.

Nonsurgical management of lung nodules with CT

Annual low-dose computed tomography (CT) screening can be employed to monitor nonsolid lung nodules safely.

New procedure tested to relieve pain from cancer that has spread to spine

A new study is testing a new combination treatment that uses directly applied radiation to ease the pain from cancer that has spread to the spine.

Comorbid conditions associated with worse lung cancer survival

Lung cancer patients with comorbid conditions, such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or diabetes, had a greater risk of death than lung cancer patients without these conditions.