Teresa Hagan Thomas, PhD, RN, is a nurse and researcher. She is passionate about improving cancer care to ensure patients’ needs and priorities drive the care they receive.
Dr. Thomas has an active program of research integrating patient self-advocacy, symptom management, serious games for health, and palliative care. She also teaches at the undergraduate and graduate level and serves as mentor to nursing students and researchers.
She lives in Pittsburgh, PA, with her husband and two boys.
Best Practices | August 4, 2022
Patient adherence to oral anticancer medications is an increasing concern, as more therapies are available in pill format.
Best Practices | August 3, 2022
Extending the length of time between maintenance port flushes may provide benefits for both patients and oncology nurses.
GI Cancer | July 15, 2022
The Australian study put men with prostate cancer receiving androgen deprivation therapy on an exercise program.
Patient Voice | July 12, 2022
Data highlighted the many ways COVID negatively impacted cancer patients and which demographics were most vulnerable.
Treatment | July 12, 2022
One concern that keeps patients from enrolling in clinical trials is the belief that their quality of life will suffer.
Breast Cancer | April 19, 2022
Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer in women. Approximately 287,850 women in
Patient Voice | April 15, 2022
Immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICIs) are a common form of immunotherapy treatment for patients with melanoma and non-small ...
Best Practices | April 15, 2022
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual (LGBTQIA+) patients frequently receive suboptimal ...
Patient Voice | April 12, 2022
Health applications (“apps”) are proliferating as people seek easily accessible technologies to improve their physical ...