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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Robotic inferior vena cava (IVC) thrombectomy successfully removes thrombus associated with kidney cancer

Inferior vena cava (IVC) thrombectomy is typically is performed via a large open incision, but recently the procedure was successfully performed robotically, using only seven small incisions.

Clinical scoring system suggests more precise colon cancer screening is possible

A clinical scoring system for colon cancer risk could help physicians determine which patients require colonoscopies and which could be adequately screened using less invasive methods.

Researchers identify tumor microenvironment of metastasis (TMEM) that allows breast cancer to metastasize

Using high-resolution imaging, scientists have gained a greater understanding of how a doorway in the blood vessel wall allows cancer cells to metastasize.

Race and institutional factors play important roles in pharmacogenomics trial participation

Researchers examined patient participation in the genomic analysis portion of clinical trials.

New tool uses drug spillover to match cancer patients with treatments

A new tool predicts what genetics are truly driving the cancer in any population of cells and helps the user choose the best kinase inhibitor to address the issue.