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Carrie Tompkins Stricker, PhD, RN, ANP-BC, CRNP, 2022 Mary Pazdur Award Recipient

Carrie Tompkins Stricker, PhD, RN, ANP-BC, CRNP, executive director of Canopy Cancer Collective and an associate professor at Thomas Jefferson University College of Nursing, was presented with the fifth annual Mary Pazdur Award for Excellence in Advanced Practice by APSHO, the Advanced Practitioner Society for Hematology and Oncology (APSHO). The award recognizes an exceptional leader,...

APSHO Welcomes Two New Members to Board of Directors

The mission of the Advanced Practitioner Society for Hematology/Oncology (APSHO) is to improve the quality of care for patients with cancer by supporting critical issues in educational, clinical, and professional development for advanced practitioners in hematology and oncology. APSHO is excited to welcome two new members to the Board of Directors—Carolyn Grande, CRNP, AOCNP®,...

Remembering Kelly Lisenbee, DNP, ANP-C, AOCN®

We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Kelly Rice Lisenbee, DNP, ANP-C, AOCN®, late February from diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. Dr. Lisenbee was a member of the APSHO Board from 2019 to 2020. Our deepest sympathies go to her husband and two daughters, two stepsons and stepdaughter.Kelly Lisenbee, DNP, ANP-C, AOCN®, was...

The Mary Pazdur Award for Excellence in Advanced Practice in Oncology 2020 Recipient Announced

  Dr. Christina Cone Honored With The Mary Pazdur Award for Excellence in Advanced Practice in Oncology by APSHO ...

Cleveland Clinic’s Beth Faiman Appointed Editor-in-Chief of JADPRO

On August 1, Beth Faiman, PhD, MSN, APRN-BC, AOCN®, FAAN, took the helm as the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of the Advanced Practitioner in Oncology (JADPRO). She succeeds Pamela Hallquist Viale, RN, MS, CNS, ANP, who led the journal as Editor-in-Chief of JADPRO since...

Wendy Vogel, MSN, FNP, AOCNP®, Joins Harborside as Executive Director of APSHO

  Harborside, a market-leading communications company with a focus in oncology, has welcomed Wendy Vogel, MSN, FNP, AOCNP®, as Director of Association Management. Ms. Vogel, a board-certified oncology nurse practitioner with over 20 years of clinical experience, will serve as the Executive Director for the Advanced Practitioner Society for Hematology and Oncology (APSHO). “Wendy has been...

Chemo Is 'Invisible Threat' to Cancer Clinic Staff

It's long been known that handling and administering chemotherapy is a health hazard for cancer clinic staff, especially nurses and pharmacists, owing to its potent toxicity. There is observational evidence that occupational exposure to chemotherapy is associated with conditions ranging from respiratory problems to miscarriage. However, getting health professionals in the United States to fully use...

BBCC-7: International Partnerships for Dissemination of Knowledge and Research

For the seventh year in a row, the American University of Beirut Medical Center (@AUBMC_Official) held its Beirut Breast Cancer Conference (BBCC). BBCC-7 (@myBBCC) was a truly multidisciplinary event with over 350 attendees from all breast cancer-related specialties, including fellows and residents from Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Iraq, Palestine, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, Saudi...

Physicians, Nurses Favor Free Medical School Tuition in Poll

Most physicians, medical students, and nurses/advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) who responded to a Medscape Medical News poll said they are in favor of free tuition for medical students. Among physicians and nurses/APRNs, 72% said they favor or strongly favor the idea. Medical students, perhaps not surprisingly, had the most enthusiastic response, with 90% in...

Dating After Cancer: Who Gives Permission to a Parent?

Going through the process of diagnosis, treatment decision making, and often lengthy treatment without a partner can be challenging. While children, friends, and other family members are supportive, for the single individual, there is no one to talk to in the middle of the night when fear and doubt often surface. I often counsel...

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