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.
Best Practices | September 16, 2022
An analysis of the CONNECT study sought to find out if adding palliative care to oncology care could reduce nurse burnout.
GI Cancer | September 16, 2022
Cannabis use is associated with a lower risk of bladder cancer and RCC in women, and lower risk of prostate cancer in men.
Gyn-Onc | September 16, 2022
Women who take nonselective beta-blockers at the time of ovarian cancer surgery can result in greater two-year survival.
News | September 9, 2022
There are pros and cons to becoming a travel nurse, such as extra freedom and working in chaotic environments.
Patient Voice | September 9, 2022
Modifiable risk factors can potentially cause the worsening of already diagnosed cancers, or can be the cause of diagnosis.
Hematology & Blood Cancer | September 1, 2022
The tablet form of blood cancer drug acalabrutinib has been FDA approved, making administration easier for certain patients.
Lung Cancer | September 1, 2022
The plant-based compound berberine has been found to be effective at halting the growth of lung cancer cells.
Treatment | August 29, 2022
Various vaccines and immunotherapies such as sipuleucel-T and BCG are important to consider in preventive cancer care.
GI Cancer | August 26, 2022
Gastroparesis occurs in 60% of patients with advanced pancreatic cancer, and is frequently overlooked in upper GI tumors.