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TON - March 2018, Vol 11, No 1

The American Academy of Nursing (AAN) released its position statement in recognition that safe nursing practice requires adequate, high-quality sleep to allow them to contribute to patient care safely.

“There’s a human behind the patient, and he can tell us what he needs. He’s really the expert in the field,” Christine B. Boers-Doets, MSc, Netherlands Leiden University Medical Center, told attendees at the recent ESMO International Consensus Conference for Advanced Breast Cancer.

For the first time, a randomized clinical trial has shown significant tumor shrinkage with a phosphoinositide-3-kinase inhibitor in patients with estrogen receptor–positive, HER2-negative early breast cancer, according to results presented at the 2017 ESMO Congress.

AONN+ is the largest national specialty organization dedicated to improving patient care and quality of life by defining, enhancing, and promoting the role of oncology nurse and patient navigators. This particular meeting was all about metrics.

Treatment with ivosidenib, an IDH1 inhibitor, resulted in an objective response rate of 41.6% in a phase 1 dose-escalation and expansion clinical trial of patients with relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukemia and IDH1 mutation, according to data presented at ASH 2017.

An interrupted time-series analysis by David Merola, PharmD candidate, Bernard J. Dunn School of Pharmacy, Shenandoah University, Winchester, VA, and colleagues, showed a significant increase in missed workdays per month after the initial diagnosis of multiple myeloma among patients who received oral or injectable cancer therapy.

According to the review of approximately 300,000 patients by Sikander Ailawadhi, MD, Oncologist, Division of Hematology-Oncology, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL, and colleagues, there was also significant heterogeneity in practice patterns across all characteristics studied.

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