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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Training for Patients with Melanoma and Their Partners on Skin Examinations

Skin self-examination (SSE) training to aid early detection of melanoma recurrence is beneficial for patients with melanoma and their partners, and has additional benefits for those who report having low relationship quality because it gives them activities to do together.

Monitoring the Microbiome in Leukemia Patients Could Reduce Infections During Chemotherapy

A patient's microbial diversity, even before they start cancer treatment, can be linked to risk of infection during induction chemotherapy.

Mammography Performance Is Not Improved With Computer-Aided Detection Technology

Computer-aided detection (CAD) in screening mammography is not associated with improved diagnostic accuracy, according to an analysis of results from a large Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium database of digital screening mammograms.

Primary Care Physicians May Be Key to Meeting the Growing Demand for Cancer Care

Radical improvements in diagnostic services, cancer education, and training, and policies that encourage integration between primary and specialist care, primary care doctors could hold the key to meeting the growing demand for cancer care.

DNA Alterations Occur the Earliest in Lung Cancer Development

Working with tissue, blood, and DNA from six people with precancerous and cancerous lung lesions, scientists identified what they believe are the very earliest premalignant genetic changes that mark the potential onset of lung cancer.