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Yes! Tumor Boards Have a Place at All Major Oncology Meetings

Multidisciplinary tumor boards have become an essential component for the care of patients with cancer. Many countries require all hospitals that take care of patients with cancer hold tumor board meetings. A large number of countries even require tumor board decisions in order to have surgeries or medications approved. Comprehensive cancer centers, standalone cancer...

Set Up Your Collaborative Team for Success: A Guideline for Advanced Practice Provider/Physician Team-Based Care in Oncology

By Tammy Triglianos, DNP, ANP-BC, AOCNP, Ethan Basch, MD, MSc, FASCO, and Matthew Milowsky, MD, FASCONot only are the number of advanced practice providers (APPs) practicing in oncology continuing to increase, but the role of APPs caring for patients with cancer continues to expand. APPs have significant roles in providing continuity of patient care...

Aggressive Cancer Care at End of Life Common in Nursing Homes

The widespread use of aggressive care at the end of life for nursing home residents with metastatic cancer suggests the increased emphasis on less intensive care is not getting through, suggests US research. Medscape Medical News

Cancer Infusion Centers Lack Staff, Struggling With Demand

A survey of cancer infusion centers has found that 40% need to physically expand their space to keep up with the current demand, and more than two thirds are struggling to maximize nursing capacity. Medscape Medical News

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...

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