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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Chemotherapy-related Bone Loss in Children With ALL Occurs Earlier Than Previously Assumed

Significant bone loss in children receiving chemotherapy for acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) occurs during the first month of treatment.

Data Analysis Shows 8-week Chemoradiotherapy-to-Surgery Timeline Achieves Optimal Tumor Response

Overall survival was best and resection of residual locally advanced rectal tumors most successful when surgery occurred at precisely 8 weeks, or 56 days, after completion of chemoradiotherapy.

Exercise During Neoadjuvant CRT Less Difficult Than Anticipated for Rectal Cancer

Patients with rectal cancer reported aerobic exercise during neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy to be more enjoyable and less difficult.

Early Onset of Everolimus Adverse Events Requires Thorough Patient Education

Almost half of patients with metastatic HR-positive breast cancer treated with everolimus and exemestane required a dose reduction.

Nanoparticle System Uses Light Waves to Target Release Site of Drug

Nanoparticles that release a drug only when exposed to near-infrared (NIR) light are a promising drug-delivery agent developed by Canadian researchers.