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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Young adult cancer survivors experience increased rate of hospitalization

Despite treatment advances for adolescents and young adults with cancer, they still experience a higher rate of hospitalizations than the general public.

Progesterone may improve breast cancer survival rates

Receptors that mediate activity of the female sex hormones (estrogen and progesterone) interact with DNA to control the growth of a large majority of breast cancers, research indicates.

Blood tests advancing in their ability to predict recurrence of pancreatic cancer

Results of blood tests to detect DNA shed from tumors were found to predict cancer recurrence far earlier than standard imaging methods.

Skin cancer marker related to tumor growth

The protein keratin 17 is not just a biomarker for the disease, but may play a larger role in tumor growth.

Protein associated with spread of osteosarcoma

A simple protein may enable cancer cells to endure the rigors encountered during metastasis.