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TON - December 2020, Vol 13, No 6

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In this issue of The Oncology Nurse-APN/PA, we provide our readers with a variety of articles aimed at helping them stay up to date on important issues facing nursing professionals as they prepare for new opportunities in the upcoming year.
The Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center, Sibley Memorial Hospital, Washington, DC, provides a wide range of healthcare services to the area’s communities. Through integrated care with other Johns Hopkins locations, the center’s healthcare team has access to novel treatments and resources to assist in developing and delivering individualized cancer care to patients.
"Ethical issues and dilemmas are inherent in our practice, especially at the end of life. Fortunately, we have professional codes and standards that serve to assist,” stated Joyce Neumann, PhD, APRN, AOCN, BMTCN, FAAN, Program Director, Stem Cell Transplantation and Cellular Therapy, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, who spoke at the virtual Scripps MD Anderson Cancer Center’s 2020 Cancer Care Symposium.
Anger is a basic human emotion and a natural response to stress. Healthcare professionals should anticipate that patients with cancer may feel and express anger and be prepared to deal with these scenarios.
At the National Comprehensive Cancer Network 2020 Virtual Congress: Hematologic Malignancies, multiple myeloma expert Shaji Kumar, MD, discussed the “bonanza of treatment regimens for multiple myeloma.” Although several new treatments and combination regimens have extended survival in patients with multiple myeloma, this cancer remains an incurable chronic disease, he said.
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