Emily Menendez

Emily Menendez is an assistant editor for Cancer Nursing Today as well as GU Oncology Now, using her experience in copywriting to contribute content on the latest updates in the oncology nursing sphere. Emily received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Central Florida and resides in South Florida.

Articles by Emily Menendez

Emily MenendezOther Tumor Types | January 3, 2023
Most men with prostate cancer report that active surveillance improves anxiety and quality of life, but not all.
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Emily MenendezTreatment | January 3, 2023
Reduced auditory function is common with taxane- and platinum-based treatments. Here's how you can help your patients.
Emily MenendezBreast Cancer | January 3, 2023
Though treatment has improved, outcomes have diverged since the mid-1980s. What can be done?
Emily MenendezTreatment | December 28, 2022
The reference database used for testing in these patients lacks necessary diversity. Can more accurate tests be performed?
Emily MenendezLung Cancer | November 21, 2023
A new cancer drug can halt disease progression and has a low rate of toxicity, giving hope to those with RET gene mutations.
Emily MenendezBreast Cancer | November 17, 2023
Hormone replacement therapy is common, but is it safe? What are the risks of estrogen and progesterone therapy?
Emily MenendezSkin Cancer | November 17, 2023
Can a topical gel remove skin cancer? Investigators at King's College Hospital think so.
Emily MenendezOther Tumor Types | November 20, 2023
The combination of chemo- and radiotherapy can cause oral mucositis. Luckily a remedy may be in the fridge.
Emily MenendezLung Cancer | December 28, 2022
Two efficacious cancer drugs used in combination had an astounding effect on small cell lung cancer in pre-clinical studies.
Emily MenendezTreatment | December 28, 2022
Study shows that nurse-patient relationship improvement can lead to better outcomes. Increased health literacy is one reason.
Emily MenendezLeukemia | November 17, 2023
TKI resistance can cause challenges for patients with CML. New research seeks to identify biomarkers of early resistance.
Emily MenendezNews | November 17, 2023
Health care workers are suffering from burnout now more than ever. But what can be done to improve morale and retain staff?
Emily MenendezMultiple Myeloma | October 17, 2023
Janssen’s Tecvayli has received accelerated approval, while Pfizer’s elranatamab has been designated a breakthrough ...
Emily MenendezOther Tumor Types | November 21, 2023
The smoothened protein-which acts as a cell communication system-blocks a signaling enzyme called the PKA catalytic subunit.
Emily MenendezGU Cancer | December 28, 2022
A study looks at previous adjuvant therapy treatments to determine the future of adjuvant therapy use for localized RCC.
Emily MenendezLung Cancer | November 21, 2023
If lung cancer is detected before it spreads, the likelihood of surviving 5 years or more with lung cancer is 60%.
Emily MenendezBest Practices | December 28, 2022
A key to successful videoconferencing experiences is to form rapport, especially if visits are on a regular schedule.
Emily MenendezNews | December 28, 2022
The NCCN has issued updated recommendations for COVID-19 vaccinations and boosters for immunosuppressed patients.
Emily MenendezGI Cancer | October 19, 2022
Liver cancer accounts for over 700,000 cancer-related deaths each year, making it a leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide.
Emily MenendezBest Practices | December 28, 2022
An analysis of the CONNECT study sought to find out if adding palliative care to oncology care could reduce nurse burnout.