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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Risk of breast cancer in transgender persons studied in veterans

A study of breast cancer in transgender veterans has identified 10 new cases, increases the number of recorded cases in transgender individuals.

Chromosomal rearrangement is key to progress against aggressive infant leukemia

Current research indicates that a rare but aggressive subtype of pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) has surprisingly few mutations beyond the chromosomal rearrangement that affects the MLL gene.

Risk of thyroid cancer increases after a breast cancer diagnosis

Breast cancer survivors have a higher risk of developing thyroid cancer, especially within 5 years of their breast cancer diagnosis, according to a national database analysis.

African American cancer patients' depression symptoms often under-recognized

Depressed African American patients with cancer could be more accurately identified if the depression measures used are more culturally sensitive, according to a study.

Advanced thyroid cancer responds to targeted therapy with sunitinib

Sunitinib (Sutent), a drug approved for treatment of several other cancers, may be an effective adjunctive treatment for patients with advanced differentiated thyroid cancer.