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https://read.qxmd.com/read/30871842/management-of-gynecologic-cancers-in-relation-to-genetic-predisposition
#21
REVIEW
Sayoni Lahiri Batra
OBJECTIVE: To review hereditary gynecologic cancer syndromes and outline current clinical management considerations. DATA SOURCES: Retrieved articles and guidelines dated 2013-2018 from PubMed, National Comprehensive Cancer Network, American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, American Cancer Society, National Cancer Institute, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and National Institutes of Health databases...
March 11, 2019: Seminars in Oncology Nursing
https://read.qxmd.com/read/30867105/endometrial-cancer-an-overview-of-pathophysiology-management-and-care
#22
REVIEW
Kelly Passarello, Shiney Kurian, Valerie Villanueva
OBJECTIVE: To provide an overview of the etiology, diagnosis, treatment, and survivorship concerns surrounding endometrial cancer. DATA SOURCES: A review of articles dated 2006-2018 from PubMed and NCCN guidelines. CONCLUSION: Endometrial cancer is the most common gynecologic malignancy. Staging and treatment are primarily surgical, with adjuvant radiation and chemotherapy administered as indicated by grade and stage. IMPLICATIONS FOR NURSING PRACTICE: Cancer prevention, response to treatment, and quality of life can be affected by lifestyle factors, including nutrition, exercise, and tobacco use...
March 11, 2019: Seminars in Oncology Nursing
https://read.qxmd.com/read/30867104/ovarian-cancer-an-integrated-review
#23
REVIEW
Christine Stewart, Christine Ralyea, Suzy Lockwood
OBJECTIVE: To provide an overview of the risk factors, modifiable and non-modifiable, for ovarian cancer as well as prevention, diagnostic, treatment, and long-term survivorship concerns. This article will also examine current and future clinical trials surrounding ovarian cancer. DATA SOURCES: A review of articles dated 2006-2018 from CINAHL, UpToDate, and National Comprehensive Cancer Network guidelines. CONCLUSION: There is no screening test for ovarian cancer and with diagnosis often in the late stages, recurrence is high in this population...
March 11, 2019: Seminars in Oncology Nursing
https://read.qxmd.com/read/30867103/fertility-preservation-in-gynecologic-cancer
#24
REVIEW
Deborah Ann Holman
OBJECTIVES: To review current conservative fertility-sparing options for patients undergoing surgical and medical management of cervical, endometrial, and ovarian cancers. Standard and investigational fertility preservation alternatives using assisted reproductive technologies are described. DATA SOURCES: A review of articles dated 2006-2018 from PubMed. CONCLUSION: While a frequently reported concern among female cancer survivors of childbearing potential, fertility preservation education and procedures continue to be an unmet need for this population...
March 11, 2019: Seminars in Oncology Nursing
https://read.qxmd.com/read/30867102/caring-for-survivors-of-gynecologic-cancer-assessment-and-management-of-long-term-and-late-effects
#25
REVIEW
Grace Campbell, Teresa H Thomas, Lauren Hand, Young Ji Lee, Sarah E Taylor, Heidi S Donovan
OBJECTIVE: To define important aspects of survivorship care for the more than 1.2 million survivors of gynecologic cancer currently living in the US. DATA SOURCES: Research articles, reviews, position statements and white papers, and evidence-based guidelines. CONCLUSION: Survivorship care includes a coordinated plan of care, ongoing surveillance, health promotion support, and management of long-term and late effects of treatment. IMPLICATIONS FOR NURSING PRACTICE: Nurses need to be aware of the current guidelines for post-treatment surveillance and health promotion recommendations for survivors of gynecologic cancers...
March 11, 2019: Seminars in Oncology Nursing
https://read.qxmd.com/read/30867101/less-common-gynecologic-malignancies-an-integrative-review
#26
REVIEW
Annamma Sam, Julie George, Boby Mathew
OBJECTIVE: To review current data on vaginal, vulvar, and fallopian tube cancers, including incidence, diagnosis, staging, risk reduction measures, and management. DATA SOURCES: A review of retrieved articles dated 2006-2018 from PubMed. CONCLUSION: Early diagnosis and treatment of rare gynecologic cancers is dependent on a thorough history and examination. Of particular interest is the role of fallopian tube as the location of primary origin of ovarian and peritoneal cancers as well as the potential for vaccination prevention of vaginal and vulvar cancers...
March 11, 2019: Seminars in Oncology Nursing
https://read.qxmd.com/read/30665732/hereditary-colorectal-cancer-syndromes
#27
REVIEW
Carrie Snyder, Heather Hampel
OBJECTIVES: To review the most common hereditary colorectal cancer syndromes with known associated mutated genes, associated cancer risks, and current screening and prevention current. DATA SOURCES: Online search of PubMed, EBSCOhost, and Medline, review of the literature for each syndrome described. CONCLUSION: Hereditary colon cancer accounts for approximately 10% of all colorectal cancers in the United States. There are multiple hereditary colorectal cancer syndromes known with respective associated genetic mutations, cancer risks, and screening and prevention recommendations...
February 2019: Seminars in Oncology Nursing
https://read.qxmd.com/read/30711354/hereditary-breast-and-hereditary-ovarian-cancer-implications-for-the-oncology-nurse
#28
REVIEW
Laura Curr Beamer
OBJECTIVES: To review heredity cancer syndromes involving the breasts, ovaries, or breast and ovaries. To recommend useful professional and patient resources on cancer genetics. A case study of germline BRCA genetic testing after allogeneic bone marrow transplant is presented. DATA SOURCES: National guidelines, evidence-based summaries, peer-reviewed studies, editorials, and professional Web sites. CONCLUSION: Advancing genetic/genomic technology in oncology has led to a renaissance of information about hereditary cancer syndromes...
January 30, 2019: Seminars in Oncology Nursing
https://read.qxmd.com/read/30686496/introduction
#29
EDITORIAL
Patricia A Kelly, Jean F Jenkins
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January 24, 2019: Seminars in Oncology Nursing
https://read.qxmd.com/read/30686495/integrating-genomics-into-oncology-practice
#30
REVIEW
Sharon Flynn, Georgie Cusack, Gwenyth R Wallen
OBJECTIVE: To discuss our clinical research hospital's experience in integrating genomics into nursing practice. DATA SOURCES: Published literature, national guidelines, and Web sites. CONCLUSION: Utilizing a program based on the Method for Introducing a New Competency toolkit and adapted competencies from the Essentials of Genetic and Genomic Nursing, the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center successfully integrated genomics into nursing practice and all major educational programs...
January 24, 2019: Seminars in Oncology Nursing
https://read.qxmd.com/read/30683551/genomic-health-care-today-and-tomorrow-expert-perspectives
#31
REVIEW
Jean Jenkins
OBJECTIVE: To provide expert personal perspectives of genomic health care and what is needed for nursing to prepare for today as well as for the future. DATA SOURCES: Personal interviews and published literature. CONCLUSION: A future that includes genomic information as part of health care is exciting, enlightening, and challenging. Nurses must maintain a holistic vision for implementing genomic health care today and tomorrow. IMPLICATIONS FOR NURSING PRACTICE: Oncology nurses have opportunities to integrate genomic information within their practice, education, and research to improve patient outcomes...
January 22, 2019: Seminars in Oncology Nursing
https://read.qxmd.com/read/30683550/beyond-the-helix-ethical-legal-and-social-implications-in-genomics
#32
REVIEW
Marilyn J Hammer
OBJECTIVE: To review ethical, legal, and social implications of genomics, a ground-breaking science that when applied improves cancer care outcomes. DATA SOURCES: PubMed, Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health (CINAHL), Cochrane Library, consensus statements, and professional guidelines. CONCLUSION: Ethical, legal, and social domains of genomics are not fully delineated. Areas needing further discussion and policies include return of findings, informed consent, electronic health records, and data resources and sharing...
January 22, 2019: Seminars in Oncology Nursing
https://read.qxmd.com/read/30683549/guidelines-based-cancer-risk-assessment
#33
REVIEW
Andrea Forman, Sharon Schwartz
OBJECTIVE: To build skills related to cancer risk assessment including: identification of elevated personal or hereditary cancer risks, incorporation of cancer risk models into clinical care, and reviewing elements of cancer risk education and informed consent. DATA SOURCES: Consensus and professional guidelines and published literature. CONCLUSION: Applying consensus guidelines to cancer risk education, along with building partnerships with other providers, is essential for oncology nurses and will ensure proper patient care and follow-up...
January 22, 2019: Seminars in Oncology Nursing
https://read.qxmd.com/read/30665733/genomics-of-prostate-cancer-what-nurses-need-to-know
#34
REVIEW
Katharine M McReynolds, Laurie M Connors
OBJECTIVE: To review the current state of genomics and genetic testing in prostate cancer. DATA SOURCES: National guidelines, evidence-based summaries, peer-reviewed studies, and Web sites. A case study is presented to illustrate key points. CONCLUSION: Genetic profiling of prostate cancer tumors (somatic) and genetic testing of men with aggressive or metastatic disease (germline) are available. IMPLICATIONS FOR NURSING PRACTICE: Nurses have a role in personalized health care and should be familiar with genetic testing options in prostate cancer because results may have implications for treatment options and at-risk family members...
January 18, 2019: Seminars in Oncology Nursing
https://read.qxmd.com/read/30660358/the-spectrum-of-genetic-testing
#35
REVIEW
Laura Panos Smith
OBJECTIVE: To introduce genetic testing as it relates to oncology and nursing. DATA SOURCES: Peer-reviewed journals, government web sites and resources, published recommendations, and professional experience as a genetic counselor. CONCLUSION: Genetic testing is a major component of oncology health care and with the continued expansion of the application of genetic testing, many patients will have genetic testing throughout their cancer journey...
January 16, 2019: Seminars in Oncology Nursing
https://read.qxmd.com/read/30660357/introduction-to-genomics-a-primer
#36
REVIEW
Sharon Flynn
OBJECTIVE: To review basic oncology genetic/genomic terminology through a 10-question quiz. DATA SOURCES: Published literature, national guidelines, and Web sites. CONCLUSION: Cancer care now requires the integration of genetic/genomic information into the daily practice of oncology nurses. IMPLICATIONS FOR NURSING PRACTICE: Oncology nurses and health care providers can work to improve the care of oncology patients by understanding basic genetics/genomics topics such as cancer risk assessment, hereditary cancer syndromes, pharmacogenomics, epigenetics, and legislation to protect genetic testing results...
January 16, 2019: Seminars in Oncology Nursing
https://read.qxmd.com/read/30660356/somatic-testing-implications-for-targeted-treatment
#37
REVIEW
E Kate Reed, Linda Steinmark, Diane C Seibert, Emily Edelman
OBJECTIVE: To provide an overview of key considerations for somatic testing for the purpose of targeting cancer treatment. DATA SOURCES: Literature; research reports. CONCLUSION: Genomic testing of cancer cells to identify variants that drive the carcinogenic process is becoming common in clinical settings. Providers and patients need to weigh the potential benefits of testing with technologic and logistic issues. IMPLICATIONS FOR NURSING PRACTICE: Testing is available for thousands of genomic variants to identify one or more to guide targeted treatment...
January 16, 2019: Seminars in Oncology Nursing
https://read.qxmd.com/read/30660355/genetic-nondiscrimination-laws-what-oncology-nurses-need-to-know
#38
REVIEW
Mary Beth Steck, Elizabeth Hassen
OBJECTIVE: To review information concerning current federal genetic nondiscrimination laws to increase awareness and knowledge of these laws for oncology nurses. DATA SOURCES: Genetic information nondiscrimination policy research, case law, professional organization Web sites, peer-reviewed journals. CONCLUSION: Genetic nondiscrimination is addressed in four major federal laws. The need continues for comprehensive federal genetic nondiscrimination legislation, applicable to all Americans regardless of their genetic predisposition...
January 16, 2019: Seminars in Oncology Nursing
https://read.qxmd.com/read/30448034/impact-of-cognitive-impairment-in-patients-with-gliomas
#39
REVIEW
Deborah H Allen, Ashlee R Loughan
OBJECTIVES: To address the estimated rates of incidence, potential underlying etiologies, and cognitive domains affected from diagnosis and treatment. To describe potential cognitive function interventions. DATA SOURCES: PubMed. CONCLUSION: Adults with gliomas report that the most distressing, persistent, and greatest negative impact on their lives relates to the cognitive impairment they experience. However, there are several potential interventions that may prevent cognitive decline during treatment or maintain cognitive function long term...
November 14, 2018: Seminars in Oncology Nursing
https://read.qxmd.com/read/30446382/the-role-of-survivorship-care-for-patients-with-glioma
#40
REVIEW
Casey B Brown, Heather E Leeper
OBJECTIVES: To discuss the role of survivorship care and survivorship care plans, including a recently developed neuro-oncology-specific plan care (https://www.soc-neuro-onc.org/SNO/Resources/Survivorship_Care_Plan.aspx) for adult patients diagnosed with primary glial neoplasms and the necessary educational needs of oncology nurses. DATA SOURCES: Published peer-reviewed literature and resources from cancer and neuro-oncology professional organizations and patient advocacy organizations...
November 13, 2018: Seminars in Oncology Nursing
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