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VOL 12 NO 1 • JAN/FEB 2021

This issue’s cover illustration depicts how a BCL-2 inhibitor binds to BCL-2 proteins releasing pro-apoptotic proteins that initiate programmed cell death by activation of caspases via the apoptosome. Artwork by Alexandra Webber Baker © 2021, DNA Illustrations, Inc., Asheville, North Carolina.


Approved mRNA Vaccines for SARS-CoV-2

Beth Faiman, PhD, MSN, APRN-BC, AOCN®, FAAN

Every new year brings a time for reflection and optimism for what lies ahead. In December 2020, two newly approved mRNA vaccines were approved—BNT162b2 mRNA Covid-19 vaccine (BioNTech/Pfizer) and mRNA-1273 (Moderna/NIAID)—to protect individuals against severe acute respiratory syndrome coronaviru...

Research and Scholarship

Impact of Adherence to Ibrutinib on Clinical Outcomes in Real-World Patients With Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

Lauren M. Garner, PharmD, BCPPS, Theresa Kline, PharmD, BCPS, BCCP, Jordan Miller, PharmD, BCOP, CPP, Allison Deal, MS, Anqi Zhu, MS, PhD(c), Margaret R. Sketch, PharmD, MPH, Catherine C. Coombs, MD, and Benyam Muluneh, PharmD, BCOP, CPP

Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) is a B-cell neoplasm characterized by clonal expansion of small lymphocytes that are primarily found in the blood and bone marrow with varying involvement of lymph nodes, the liver, and the spleen. This B-cell malignancy is usually slow growing, with many patien...

Research and Scholarship

Development, Implementation, and Patient Perspectives of the Women’s Integrative Sexual Health Program: A Program Designed to Address the Sexual Side Effects of Cancer Treatment

Lori A. Seaborne, MPAS, PA-C, Megan Peterson, DNP, David M. Kushner, MD, Janelle Sobecki, MD, MA, and Joanne K. Rash, MPAS, PA-C

Advanced practitioners (APs) are an increasingly valuable part of the care team in oncology settings. They are being utilized to provide a wide variety of services, including managing acute outpatient issues, prescribing chemotherapy, rounding on inpatients, and assisting in surgery (Corcoran, Du...

Review Article

Roadmap to the Enhanced Thoracic Surgical Journey

TaCharra Y. D. Woodard, MSN, APRN, ACNP-BC, AOCNP®, Carla M. Patel, MSN, APRN, ACNP-BC, and Garrett L. Walsh, MD

The Enhanced Recovery Program (ERP) is a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach that directly impacts the functional recovery and quality of life of patients after surgery. The evidence-based interventions throughout each phase of the perioperative journey synergistically work to improve the p...

Continuing Education

CE Information: Advanced Practice Perspectives on Preventing and Managing Tumor Lysis Syndrome and Neutropenia in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

Advanced Practice Perspectives on Preventing and Managing Tumor Lysis Syndrome and Neutropenia in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Read the certified article Provided by Release date: 1/20/2021 Expiration date: 1/19/2022 Estimated time of completion: 30 minutes Media: Certified journal ar...

Grand Rounds

Advanced Practice Perspectives on Preventing and Managing Tumor Lysis Syndrome and Neutropenia in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

Amy Goodrich, RN, MSN, CRNP

Tumor lysis syndrome (TLS) is an oncologic emergency caused by the rapid release of intracellular contents of tumor cells into the peripheral blood, although it may also occur spontaneously. Laboratory TLS is characterized by hyperuricemia, hyperkalemia, hyperphosphatemia, and hypocalcemia. In la...

Grand Rounds

Metastatic Melanoma With Leptomeningeal Disease

Amanda M. Marinova, MS, PA-C, Jennifer L. Reilly, CRNP, BSN, MSN, RN, AANP, Victoria Wong, MS, PA-C, Stephanie Weiss, MD, and Anthony J. Olszanski, MD

Case Study In 2012, a 43-year-old female underwent an excisional biopsy of a mole that was present on her posterior trunk, near her midline. The pathology report was consistent with an ulcerated 2.9 mm malignant melanoma. She underwent a wide local excision and sentinel lymph node mapping. In th...

Practice Matters

Advance Care Planning and End-Of-Life Communications: Practical Tips for Oncology Advanced Practitioners

Poonam Goswami, DNP, FNP-C, AOCNP®

The 2014 Institute of Medicine report, Dying in America: Improving Quality and Honoring Individual Preferences Near the End of Life, identified an urgent need for improvement in health care at the end of life. To improve care at the end of life, providers and patients must engage sooner in conver...

Prescriber's Corner

Ribociclib and Abemaciclib: CDK4/6 Inhibitors for the Treatment of Hormone Receptor–Positive Metastatic Breast Cancer

Kristina F. Byers, PharmD, BCOP

Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the United States, accounting for 30% of all new cancer diagnoses annually. It is estimated that 279,100 people were diagnosed with breast cancer in 2020. Although the development of newer therapies and better screening methods has increased ...

Diagnostic Snapshot

Is This Patient’s Liver Mass Cancer?

Dietrich Davis, FNP-BC, and Steven H. Wei, MS, MPH, PA-C, DFAAPA

History Ms. BP is a 38-year-old female with a past medical history significant for multiple sclerosis who has been receiving high-dose glucocorticoids and rituximab (Rituxan) treatments for the past 12 years. For the past couple of years, she has been followed by a gastroenterologist for symptom...

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