Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing

  • Prevalence of Substance Use in Patients With Cancer Receiving Radiation Therapy

    CJON 2016, 20(4), 397-402 DOI: 10.1188/16.CJON.397-402

    Background: Individuals with cancer and risky alcohol and illicit substance use (AISU) are more likely to suffer diminished quality of life and subpar treatment outcomes. The prevalence of AISU in patients with cancer is poorly understood.

  • Update on New Therapies With Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors

    CJON 2016, 20(4), 405-410 DOI: 10.1188/16.CJON.405-410

    Background: Immunotherapy has had a long history in cancer treatment and, with recent breakthroughs, new drugs are available that have shown promising results.

  • Oncology Nurses and the Cancer Moonshot 2020

    CJON 2016, 20(4), 355-356 DOI: 10.1188/16.CJON.355-356

    When Vice President Joe Biden’s son, Beau, died of a brain tumor in May 2015, the Vice President’s grief was profound. Yet, his grief generated an idea, a big idea: Let’s collaborate and focus the talent and resources in our country to eliminate cancer as we know it.