Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing

  • Immunotherapy in Pediatric Oncology: An Overview of Therapy Types and Nursing Implications

    CJON 2018, 22(6), 649-655 DOI: 10.1188/18.CJON.649-655

    Background: By using the body’s own protective system to fight cancer, immunotherapy is not only effective but also is associated with fewer side effects than chemotherapy.

  • HPV and Oral Cancer: The Need to Integrate Oral Health Practices Into Nursing Education

    CJON 2018, 22(6), E166-E173 DOI: 10.1188/18.CJON.E166-E173

    Background: Human papillomavirus (HPV)–associated oropharyngeal cancer has increased in recent decades. With a shortage of dental professionals, nurses may be key in detecting oral cancer and educating patients.

  • 5-Fluorouracil and Capecitabine: Assessment and Treatment of Uncommon Early-Onset Severe Toxicities Associated With Administration

    CJON 2018, 22(6), 627-634 DOI: 10.1188/18.CJON.627-634

    Background: Uncommon early-onset severe toxicities from 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) and capecitabine can be fatal if early warning signs are not recognized and treated promptly.