Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing

  • Cancer Anorexia and Cachexia: Screening in an Ambulatory Infusion Service and Nutrition Consultation

    CJON 2018, 22(1), 63-68 DOI: 10.1188/18.CJON.63-68

    Background: Cancer anorexia-cachexia syndrome compromises physical function and nutritional and emotional well-being. Systematic screening followed by nutrition referral for appropriate interventions is rare.

  • Colorectal Cancer: A Collaborative Approach to Improve Education and Screening in a Rural Population

    CJON 2018, 22(1), 69-75 DOI: 10.1188/18.CJON.69-75

    Background: Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer and second leading cause of cancer death for men and women in the United States. Although early detection and diagnosis greatly affect survival rates, only about half of the U.S.

  • Symptom Self-Management: Strategies Used by Older Adults Receiving Treatment for Cancer

    CJON 2018, 22(1), 83-90 DOI: 10.1188/18.CJON.83-90

    Background: Older adults are at high risk for cancer treatment–related symptoms but often accept them as inevitable. This may have a negative impact on patient outcomes.