Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing

  • Nurse Adherence to Safe-Handling Practices: Observation Versus Self-Assessment

    CJON 2016, 20(6), 617-622 DOI: 10.1188/16.CJON.617-622

    Background: Chemotherapy medications place nurses at risk for occupational exposure, a primary nursing safety concern. No literature was available on adherence to following chemotherapy handling practices and nurses’ perceptions of safe-handling practices.

  • Improving Coordination of Care Among Healthcare Professionals and Patients With Diabetes and Cancer

    CJON 2016, 20(6), 645-651 DOI: 10.1188/16.CJON.645-651

    Background: Patients with diabetes and cancer have higher mortality and morbidity rates, and are more likely to be hospitalized during treatment. In addition, they often prioritize cancer treatment over self-management of diabetes.

  • Community-Based Exercise Programs for Cancer Survivors

    CJON 2016, 20(6), S25-S30 DOI: 10.1188/16.CJON.S2.25-30

    Background: Cancer exercise programming in the community has been emerging in response to the increasing numbers of cancer survivors and social factors favoring movement away from a sedentary lifestyle.