In Depth


Worried About Nausea? Read This. (November 1, 2010)

Antiemetics help patients avoid a much-feared side effect: chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting. By Kari Bohlke, ScD Nausea and vomiting are among the most feared side effects of chemotherapy. Without... Continue Reading

Red Blood Cell Transfusions: What You Need to Know (February 16, 2010)

Overview Blood transfusions involve the delivery of whole blood or blood components into a patient’s circulation. Each year in the United States, an estimated five million people receive a blood transfusion.[1]... Continue Reading

Conquering Chemotherapy-How advances in the management of neutropenia have led to advances in curative therapy. (February 10, 2010)

By Maria G. Essig, MS, ELS If you were to ask the average person—even the most health conscious of your friends—what their neutrophil count is, chances are you would get a blank stare. But as a cancer... Continue Reading

Blood and Cancer (December 11, 2009)

Advances in the treatment of blood cancers have led to increasingly high survival rates, and current research continues to offer up exciting progress in the field. By Barbara Boughton Treatment of blood... Continue Reading

Successful Treatment Means Staying on Schedule (December 2, 2009)

In order to receive the best possible benefit from your cancer therapy, it is important to follow your treatment as your doctor has prescribed. Even if you’re not able to visit your regular treatment... Continue Reading

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