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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Adding Pioglitazone to Imatinib May Improve Response in CML

Researchers evaluated the molecular response in patients with CML-CP treated with pioglitazone in combination with imatinib, the results of which suggest that adding pioglitazone to a kinase inhibitor may have a synergistic effect.

No Differences in Lung Cancer Mutations Between White, Black Patients

Analyses of lung tumor specimens were used to determine whether mutational profiles of lung cancers differ between black and white patients. Such differences could explain differences in prognosis and lead to reductions in outcomes disparities.

Second-line Weekly Nab-paclitaxel Noninferior to Paclitaxel for Gastric Cancer

In a phase 3 trial, researchers determined if weekly nab-paclitaxel was noninferior to weekly solvent-based paclitaxel with respect to overall survival in patients requiring second-line treatment for advanced gastric cancer.

Frailty Classifications Associated With Prognosis Among Older Patients

A comparison of frailty classifications of older patients with cancer was conducted to evaluate their performance in predicting outcomes.

Beach Umbrella Not Enough for Protection from UV Rays

Comparison studied the effectiveness of sun protection offered by a beach umbrella alone with that of sunscreen with a high sun protection factor.