TON - December 2013 Vol 6 No 11

TON - December 2013 Vol 6 No 11 — December 20, 2013
The Scripps Cancer Center—Stevens Division is located at Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla, California, and is part of the San Diego County–wide Scripps Health cancer care network. Read More ›

TON - December 2013 Vol 6 No 11 — December 20, 2013
The field of ovarian cancer is an active area of research, with a number of potential approaches showing promise in improving outcomes. Targeted therapies have made advances in this disease, and experts are learning how best to exploit these. Read More ›

TON - December 2013 Vol 6 No 11 — December 20, 2013
Angiogenesis is an active area of clinical research in ovarian cancer, but proving that this approach extends overall survival (OS) has been somewhat challenging thus far. Read More ›

TON - December 2013 Vol 6 No 11 — December 20, 2013
I am 60 years old and an ovarian cancer survivor. I’m also an emergency department doctor who usually is treating people, making diagnoses, and being the one in charge. Read More ›

TON - December 2013 Vol 6 No 11 — December 20, 2013
On November 3, Freedom Plaza in Washington, DC, was an emotional center of activity as the third annual National Race to End Women’s Cancer began and ended there. Read More ›

TON - December 2013 Vol 6 No 11 — December 20, 2013
This month’s issue of The Oncology Nurse-APN/PA (TON) has a focus on ovarian cancer. We update you with some of the latest research as presented at the European Cancer Congress (ECCO/ESMO/ESTRO), the Chemotherapy Foundation Symposium, and the AACR-NCI-EORTC International Conference on Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics. Read More ›

TON - December 2013 Vol 6 No 11 — December 20, 2013
Neoadjuvant chemotherapy was found equivalent to primary surgery followed by chemotherapy for patients with advanced ovarian cancer in the Medical Research Council Chemotherapy Or Upfront Surgery (MRC CHORUS) trial reported at the 2013 American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting. Read More ›

TON - December 2013 Vol 6 No 11 — December 20, 2013
As a cancer survivor and advocate, it has bewildered me how differently cancer patients and survivors perceive their cancer journeys. This variation in outlook ranges from being stuck in a state of fear, anger, shame, or blame, to viewing cancer as a “gift.” Read More ›

TON - December 2013 Vol 6 No 11 — December 20, 2013
Writing about ovarian cancer this month provided me with the chance to reflect on how things have changed not only in treatment, but also in research over the past several years since I entered the world of medicine as an advocate. Read More ›

TON - December 2013 Vol 6 No 11 — December 20, 2013
A list of resources arranged and provided for patients, survivors, providers, researchers and supporters in the field of Oncology. Read More ›

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