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  • This would be interesting, as oral cryotherapy only works for drugs with short half-lives (e.g., melphalan). While BU is also relatively short (2.6 hours), unlike Melphalan, it is given in repeated doses (to prevent decreased AUC issues). Would love to ...

  • I too am looking for information about starting a Rapid response team in the oncology infusion center? ​ ------------------------------ Aprill Baker RN CRNI OCN RMC RN Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital Vero Beach FL ---------------------------- ...

  • Unfortunately I did not pass the first time I took the OCN exam. I have a heavy palliative Care background and now I work as an Oncology Navigator, so the medications were my difficulty. Although I focused mainly on that when studying, it wasn't enough. ...

  • Hi Brittney, I work at a rural hospital with a critical access designation.We infuse chemo and non-chemo.  We have the same situation in that we have patients in our community that travel out of town to see specialists. If the referring physician does ...

  • The package insert is clear about the 3 hour infusion rate for the first dose, but then states to give subsequent doses over 1-2 hours.  What are you doing in your practice and/or how are you determining which rate to use?  Thanks! ------------------------------ ...

  • I am following this topic as well. thank you for posting ------------------------------ Marjorie Spitz, MBA, R.T. (R) (T) (ARRT) Practice Manager Hematology/Oncology Holyoke Medical Center Holoyoke, MA Tel: (413) 534 -2543 Email: spitz_marjorie@holyokehealth.com ...

  • I am also interested in policy. Thank you in advance for sharing. Marian Foehrenbacher, RN OCN Marian Foehrenbacher, RN OCN Oncology Case Manager Lakewood Health System 49725 County 83 Staples, MN 56479 T: 218-894-8750 ...

  • Hi Kerri,  Thank you! That is very helpful for us! Best, MOnica ------------------------------ Monica Chacha RN OCN RN Oncology Coordinator Inova Schar Cancer Institute Sterling VA ------------------------------

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