Week of June 13 - 19, 2021
Role of Radiation Therapy for Multiple Myeloma
This article describes the role of radiation therapy for multiple myeloma.
Infigratinib (Truseltiq™) is a kinase inhibitor used to treat some cases of cholangiocarcinoma.
MET Inhibitor Swelling (Edema)
MET Inhibitors are a group of medicines used to treat a few types of cancer that can cause swelling (edema) in the feet, legs, hands, and arms.
What is the Role of a Child Life Specialist?
This article describes the role of a child life specialist and how they can provide support to you and your child.
Tips for Sleeping in the Hospital
Having cancer can make it hard to sleep and being in the hospital can make it even harder. This article includes tips for helping you sleep while in the hospital.
Loncastuximab tesirine-lpyl (Zynlonta™)
Loncastuximab tesirine-lpyl (Zynlonta™) is an antibody-drug conjugate used in the treatment of B-cell lymphoma.
Dostarlimab-gxly (Jemperli®) is a type of monoclonal antibody therapy. It works as a form of immunotherapy by binding to either the programmed death receptor-1 (PD-1) or PD-ligand 1 (PD-L1) found on T-cells. Your tumor will need to be tested for and have a certain genetic mutation called Deficient mismatch repair (dMMR).
Radiation Safety for Internal Radiation (Brachytherapy)
This article covers radiation safety for internal radiation.
General Anesthesia for Pediatric Radiation Oncology
This article provides an overview of general anesthesia in pediatric radiation oncology.
Pelvic Physical Therapy for Oncology Patients
Pelvic floor therapy is a special type of physical therapy used to help manage side effects that affect the bladder, bowel, and sexual function.
Idecabtagene Vicleucel (Abema®)
Idecabtagene Vicleucel (Abema®) is a medication used in the treatment of some cases of multiple myeloma.
Heart Healthy Diet
Caroline Meehan, RDN, LDN, presents information about a heart healthy diet and how what you eat can affect your heart health.