Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing

  • Radiation Therapy Pain Management: Prevalence of Symptoms and Effectiveness of Treatment Options

    CJON 2019, 23(5), 514-521 DOI: 10.1188/19.CJON.514-521

    Background: The prevalence of pain among patients undergoing radiation therapy (RT) is not well described.

    Objectives: The purpose of this study was to assess the prevalence and management of pain in patients undergoing RT.

  • Transfusion Reactions: A Case Study of an Ocular Adverse Event During Autologous Transplantation

    CJON 2019, 23(5), 509-513 DOI: 10.1188/19.CJON.509-513

    Background: Transfusion of blood products is an integral part of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Because of the risk for myelotoxicity during conditioning regimens, adequate transfusion support is needed.

  • Taxane-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy: Objective and Subjective Comparison Between Paclitaxel and Docetaxel in Patients With Breast Cancer

    CJON 2019, 23(5), 494-501 DOI: 10.1188/19.CJON.494-501

    Background: Taxane-induced peripheral neuropathy (TIPN) is caused by the neurotoxicity of paclitaxel and docetaxel, but the differences between paclitaxel- and docetaxel-induced peripheral neuropathy are understudied.