Precautions for Patients Taking Tamoxifen or Aromatase Inhibitors
Tamoxifen and aromatase inhibitors are widely prescribed therapies for the treatment of breast cancer, yet adherence may be challenging for some patients due to issues of drug interactions, proper education, and adverse effects. This article contains patient teaching sheets to aid the advanced practitioner in providing education on these medications.
Understanding Biomarker Testing: A Guide for Patients With Cancer
Looking for information to help your patients understand the role that biomarker testing plays in their cancer journey? This 4-page guide written in plain language can give patients a basic framework to discuss this important topic with the treatment team more confidently. Available in print and digital formats, download the guide today. PLUS: Order 10 or more complimentary print copies to share with your colleagues and patients today.
Biomarker Testing in Cancer: Empowering Patients for Important Discussions With the Care Team
This patient education activity explains the basics about how biomarker testing may help the cancer treatment team make important treatment decisions. Hosted by Laura Okolo, DNP, MSN, FNP-BC, it consists of several short video interviews with cancer professionals, as well as a profile of a patient whose lung cancer treatment has been guided by biomarker testing results—all interspersed with engaging interactive elements. Patients diagnosed with cancer can use the information found in this activity to help guide discussions with their care team.
Make No Bones About It: The Importance of Bone Health in Breast Cancer
Maintaining bone health is important for everyone, but it can be especially critical in people diagnosed with breast cancer. In this educational patient education video, host David Johnson, PA-C, presents clear and compelling information to show exactly why maintaining the integrity of one's skeletal system should be a top priority, and suggests ways patients can work with their treatment team to help maintain optimal bone health.