• 70% Ethanol for Decontamination of Central Venous Lines Exposed to Calcineurin Inhibitors 

      Copacia, Jessica Ann; Taylor, Kimberly; Laudick, Melissa; Abu-Arja, Rolla; Auletta, Jeffery J.; Rangarajan, Hemalatha G.; Pyle-Eilola, Amy; Stanek, Joseph; Pai, Vinta B.; Bajwa, Rajinder (2017-02-23)
      Introduction: Tacrolimus, commonly used for GvHD prophylaxis is usually administered via a dedicated CVL and trough levels drawn from the unexposed lumen.  Being an oil-based medication, it may be adsorbed to the inside ...
    • Caregiver Burden and Quality of Life Factors Affecting Caregivers Caring for Patients with Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma 

      McCann, Sue; Huwe, Jill; Lipner, Cindy; Astley, Elizabeth; Apfel, Abraham; Fabio, Anthony; Akilov, Oleg (3/1/2017)
      Background/Hypothesis:  A unique caregiver burden and quality of life for the caregivers of CTCL patients exists, and as such, there may be unidentified, and thus unmet, caregiver needs.   Objectives: The purpose of this ...
    • Energy Through Motion: An Evidence-Based Exercise 

      Heuther, Katie; Abbott, Linda; Cullen, Laura; Cullen, Liz; Gaarde, Ami (Oncology Nursing Society, 1/11/2017)
      Cancer related fatigue (CRF) is a result of cancer and cancer treatment. CRF can be debilitating for patients during and after treatment. Evidence supports activity as effective for reducing cancer related fatigue. An ...
    • Exercise and Hospitalized Leukemia Patients 

      Delengowski, Anne; O'Connor, Justine; Stinsman, Megan; McHenry, Kate; Mostak, Kaitlin; Silcox, JoAnn; Sweeney, Colleen; Muldoon, Christine; Gilbride, Lauren (12/14/2015)
      Purposes: To determine if patients in a structured, monitored walking program experience less symptom distress than patients receiving the usual standard of care. Background/Significance: Cancer and its treatments are ...
    • Partnering with Families to Validate Questionnaires Assessing Unmet Needs of Children, Adolescents, and Parents/Caregivers at the End of Cancer Treatment 

      Conway, Mary; King, Courtney; Hart, Leigh; Needham, Andrew; Holden, Elizabeth; Ruiz, Tiffany; Lucas, Ruth (8/30/2017)
      Transitioning off cancer treatment is a momentous occasion for pediatric patients and their families, but also brings anxiety and fear, suggesting that there are unmet needs/gaps in services provided at the end of treament. ...
    • Validating the Saligan Fatigue Inventory (SalFI) 

      Dickinson, Kristin; Albrecht, Tara; Wilson, Christina; Raheem, Sumiyya; Zhang, Xuemin; Saligan, Leorey N. (11/30/2017)
      Background: Cancer-related fatigue (CRF) is a very distressing symptom reported by oncology patients. Currently, CRF is measured by self-report instruments. Although clinician-administered questionnaires are more sensitive ...

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